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Cornell University

David M. Einhorn Center for
Community Engagement

An integration of the Public Service Center and
the Office of Engagement Initiatives

Important CWSP Program Dates

Cornell Pay Calendar

To view the Cornell Pay Calendar for student employees, go to Pay Calendars and scroll down to the current year’s “nonexempt biweekly calendar.”

CWSP Calendar for Students and Supervisors

December 7 Last Day of Instruction
December 8-10 Study Period
December 11-18 Scheduled Exams
December 15 Last Day of Fall FWS Eligibility
December 18 Last Day December Graduating Students Can Work
December 18

Recognition Ceremony for December Graduates

December 31 December Degree Date
January 3 Winter Session Begins
January 23 Last Day of Winter Break
January 24 First Day of Spring Term/Instruction Begins
February 26 February Break Begins
March 2 Instruction Resumes
April 2 Spring Break Begins
April 11 Instruction Resumes
May 10 Last Day of Classes
May 14-21 Scheduled Exams
May 21 Last Day of Spring Term
May 28-29 Commencement

* When a federal holiday falls on a Saturday, it is usually observed on the preceding Friday. When the holiday falls on a Sunday, it is usually observed on the following Monday. 

**Although students should work no more than 15-20 hours per week when classes are in session, on breaks and over the summer they may work full-time. Employers should note, however, that students often go away for breaks.