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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

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 21 Last Day of Spring FWS Eligibility
May 28-29 Commencement
June 2 First Day of Summer FWS Eligibility
August 22

Fall Instruction Begins

October 8 

Fall Break Begins

October 12 Instruction Resumes
November 23 Thanksgiving Break Begins
November 28 Instruction Resumes
December 5  Last Day of Instruction
December 6 – 8 Study Period
December 9-17 Scheduled Exams

* 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.