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Term dates

New students normally need to arrive before the beginning of term to take part in orientation activities. For more information, see our welcome pages for new students.

Some courses, particularly postgraduate ones, start on dates earlier than those listed below. Please check with your department for details.

2016/2017

  • Autumn term: 26 September 2016 - 2 December 2016
  • Spring term: 9 January 2017 - 17 March 2017
  • Summer term: Tuesday 18 April 2017 - 23 June 2017 (term begins on a Tuesday as Easter Monday falls on 17 April)

2017/2018

  • Autumn term: 25 September 2017 - 1 December 2017
  • Spring term: 8 January 2018 - 16 March 2018
  • Summer term: 16 April 2018 - 22 June 2018 

Previous years

2015/2016

Autumn term: 28 September 2015 - 4 December 2015
Spring term: 4 January 2016 - 11 March 2016
Summer term: 11 April 2016 - 17 June 2016

2014/2015

  • Autumn term: 29 September 2014 - 5 December 2014
  • Spring term: 5 January 2015 - 13 March 2015
  • Summer term: 13 April 2015 - 19 June 2015

2013/2014

  • Autumn term: 30 September 2013 - 6 December 2013
  • Spring term: 6 January 2014 - 14 March 2014
  • Summer term: 22 April 2014 - 27 June 2014

Who to contact

For enquiries about term dates, please email registry-services@york.ac.uk
If your enquiry is urgent, please call 01904 324643.