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Class of 2020

It is time to take advantage of what Hofstra has to offer in your Junior year!

Bookmark this page and return often to see updated information.

Your Junior Year

  • Want to study abroad? The fall semester is the time to look at your options for study abroad opportunities.
  • Review your Degree Progress to make sure you on track for completing your intended majors/minors. Contract the Center for University Advisement for an appointment.
  • Visit The Career Center and meet with a career counselor. Don’t wait until your senior year, as you will miss out on a lot of programs, events and opportunities!
  • Prep your resume, practice your interviewing skills and get ready for an internship. Take a look on Handshake to see what opportunities are out there.
  • Join a club or organization, or step up to a leadership position in a club or organization you joined.


Important Dates

3-Sep Monday Labor Day Holiday - University Closed
4-Sep Tuesday Classes Begin
10-Sep Monday Last day to register or add a class online
11-Sep Tuesday Department permission required to add classes. Override form required to register



Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W" grade on transcript.
*Absolute last day to register or add a class
8-Oct Monday Last day to file the Pass/D/D+/Fail form
October 15 & 16 Monday & Tuesday Classes not in session
November 12 Monday Last day to file the Repeat Course form
Last day to withdraw from an individual course - for Undergraduate students
Note: For courses shorter than 15 weeks, the student must withdraw within the first 2/3 of the course.
November 21-25 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break - Classes not in session
10-Dec Monday Last day to completely withdraw for all courses - for Undergraduate students
11-Dec Tuesday Snow/Study/Reading day for Undergraduate classes only. Graduate classes meet.



Snow/Study/Reading day for Undergraduate classes only. Graduate classes meet.
Last day to withdraw from a course - for Graduate students
December 13-19 Thursday-Wednesday Final exams for all classes
19-Dec Wednesday Semester ends
19-Dec Wednesday (Evening) Commencement