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Spring 2021

Syracuse University will begin the Spring 2021 semester, along with residential and online instruction, on Monday, Feb. 8, and conclude on Friday, May 21.

To support the well-being of our community, we are instituting two “Wellness Days” in the Spring 2021 semester for all main campus courses (whether in-person, hybrid or online). On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, and Wednesday, April 21, 2021, no classes will be held, no class work will be due and no exams will

Mask wearing, social distancing, reduced capacity and other public health precautions will continue to be in place when you return .

We will continue to update this page as we plan for the Spring 2021 semester. If you have specific advising-related questions, please contact Karen Baris at kebaris@syr.edu.

general faqs

When does registration for Spring 2021 begin?

Registration begins December 7. Students will be able to view Spring classes in Class Search in MySlice on November 16.

How will classes be delivered?

You will know how a class is being delivered at the time of registration. Class will indicate the teaching modality in MySlice as:

  • In-Person: All meetings of this class section will be held in-person.
  • Online: None of the meetings of this class section will be held in-person. Online classes will meet synchronously (on specific days and times) or asynchronously (meeting online without defined day or time).
  • Hybrid: Meetings of this class section will be a combination of in-person and online. The notes section for the class will provide the in-person attendance model. The online component of the course may be synchronous or asynchronous.