Peer Institutions

  • How does our calendar compare to our peer institutions?

All of our peer institutions on a semester system start the fall term in late August/early September and end in December, prior to the winter break.  They have a short fall break (1-3 weekdays) and a Thanksgiving break (2-5 weekdays).  Our peers have an extra week or more of formal instruction, instead of the extended reading period that Princeton allows for students to consolidate their course work.  They allow from 6 to 11 days for the examination period.  Their spring term ends one to two weeks earlier than ours.

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