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Note for Academic Year 2020 intake:
In light of the COVID-19 situation, please check our Advisory page for the latest updates.

The Academic Calendar* gives you an overview of the dates for the 8 to 10 terms for each incoming undergraduate cohort. 

We have one undergraduate cohort intake in September of each year (before Academic Year 20201, our undergraduate intake was in May of each year). 

Please refer to the respective academic calendars below, for students matriculated from AY2020 onwards, and students matriculated before 2020.

1 Press release: SUTD to Start Academic Year in September 2020, to Preserve Fuller Educational Experience for Incoming Cohort


Academic Calendar (For students matriculated from AY2020 onwards)

2020

Trimester 3 (Terms 1, 3 & 7)

Matriculation for Graduate Students  09 September
Matriculation for Freshmores 09 September
Orientation for Freshmores 10 - 11 September
Week 1 - 6 14 September - 24 October
Week 7 (Recess) 25 October - 01 November
Week 8 - 14 02 November - 19 December
Examinations 16 - 18 December
Vacation for Freshmores & Seniors       20 December 2020 - 03 January 2021
2021

Trimester 1 (Terms 2, 4, 6, 8 & 9)

Matriculation for Graduate Students 20 January
IAP 04 - 22 January
Bootcamp for Freshmores 04 - 15 January
UPOP 18 - 23 January
Week 1 - 6 25 January - 06 March
Week 7 (Recess) 07 - 14 March
Week 8 - 14 15 March - 01 May
Examinations 28 - 30 April
Vacation for Sophmores & Graduates students 02 - 16 May
Vacation/Summer Programme for Freshmores & Juniors 02 May - 12 September
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 17 May - 03 September

Trimester 2 (Terms 5 & 10)

Week 1 - 6 17 May - 26 June
Week 7 (Recess) 27 June - 04 July
Week 8 - 14 05 July - 21 August
Examinations 18 - 20 August
Vacation for Juniors 22 August 2021 - 02 January 2022
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 22 August 2021 - 02 January 2022
Bootcamp for Freshmores 30 August - 10 September

Trimester 3 (Terms 1, 3, 7)

Matriculation for Graduate Students  08 September
Matriculation for Freshmores 08 September
Orientation for Freshmores 09 - 11 September
Week 1 - 6 13 September - 23 October
Week 7 (Recess) 24 - 31 October
Week 8 - 14 01 November - 18 December
Examinations 15 - 17 December
Vacation for Freshmores & Seniors 19 December 2021 - 02 January 2022
2022

Trimester 1 (Terms 2, 4, 6, 8 & 9)

Matriculation for Graduate Students 19 January
IAP 03 - 21 January
Bootcamp for Freshmores 03 - 14 January
UPOP 17 - 22 January
Week 1 - 6 24 January - 05 March
Week 7 (Recess) 06 - 13 March
Week 8 - 14 14 March - 30 April
Examinations 27 - 29 April
Vacation for Sophmores & Graduate Students 01 - 15 May
Vacation/Summer Programmes for Freshmores & Juniors 01 May - 11 September
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 16 May - 02 September

Trimester 2 (Terms 5 & 10)

Week 1 - 6 16 May - 25 June
Week 7 (Recess) 26 June - 03 July
Week 8 - 14 04 July - 20 August
Examinations 17 - 19  August
Vacation for Juniors 21 August 2022 - 02 January 2023
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 21 August 2022 - 02 January 2023
Bootcamp for Freshmores 29 August - 09 September

Trimester 3 (Terms 1, 3, 7)

Matriculation for Graduate Students  07 September
Matriculation for Freshmores 07 September
Orientation for Freshmores 08 - 10 September
Week 1 - 6 12 September - 22 October
Week 7 (Recess) 23 - 30 October
Week 8 - 14 31 October - 17 December
Examinations 14 - 16 December
Vacation for Freshmores & Seniors 18 December 2022 - 02 January 2023
2023

Trimester 1 (Terms 2, 4, 6, 8 & 9)

Matriculation for Graduate Students 18 January
IAP 03 - 20 January
Bootcamp for Freshmores 03 - 16 January
UPOP 17 - 21 January
Week 1 - 6 23 January - 04 March
Week 7 (Recess) 05 - 12 March
Week 8 - 14 13 March - 29 April
Examinations 26 - 28 April
Vacation for Sophmores & Graduate Students 30 April - 14 May
Vacation/Summer Programmes for Freshmores & Juniors 30 April - 10 September
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 15 May - 01 September

Trimester 2 (Terms 5 & 10)

Week 1 - 6 15 May - 24 June
Week 7 (Recess) 25 June - 02 July
Week 8 - 14 03 July - 19 August
Examinations 16 - 18  August
Vacation for Juniors 20 August 2023 - 01 January 2024
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 20 August 2023 - 01 January 2024
Bootcamp for Freshmores 28 August - 08 September
UPOP 04 - 08 September

Trimester 3 (Terms 1, 3, 7)

Matriculation for Graduate Students  06 September
Matriculation for Freshmores 06 September
Orientation for Freshmores 07 - 09 September
Week 1 - 6 11 September - 21 October
Week 7 (Recess) 22 - 29 October
Week 8 - 14 30 October - 16 December
Examinations 13 - 15 December
Vacation for Freshmores & Seniors 17 December 2023 - 01 January 2024
2024

Trimester 1 (Terms 2, 4, 6, 8 & 9)

Matriculation for Graduate Students 17 January
IAP 02 - 19 January
Bootcamp for Freshmores 02 - 15 January
UPOP 16 - 20 January
Week 1 - 6 22 January - 02 March
Week 7 (Recess) 03 - 10 March
Week 8 - 14 11 March - 27 April
Examinations 24 - 26 April
Commencement TBC
Vacation for Sophmores & Graduate Students 28 April - 12 May
Vacation/Summer Programmes for Freshmores & Juniors 28 April - 15 September
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 13 May - 30 August

Trimester 2 (Terms 5 & 10)

Week 1 - 6 13 May - 22 June
Week 7 (Recess) 23 - 30 June
Week 8 - 14 01 July - 17 August
Examinations 14 - 16  August
Vacation for Juniors 18 August 2024 - 05 January 2025
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 18 August 2024 - 05 January 2025
Bootcamp for Freshmores 02 September - 13 September
UPOP 09 - 13 September

Trimester 3 (Terms 1, 3, 7)

Matriculation for Graduate Students  11 September
Matriculation for Freshmores 11 September
Orientation for Freshmores 12 - 14 September
Week 1 - 6 16 September - 26 October
Week 7 (Recess) 27 October - 03 November
Week 8 - 14 04 November - 21 December
Examinations 18 - 20 December
Vacation for Freshmores & Seniors 22 December 2024 - 05 January 2025
2025

Trimester 1 (Terms 2, 4, 6, 8 & 9)

Matriculation for Graduate Students 22 January
IAP 06 - 24 January
Bootcamp for Freshmores 06 - 17 January
UPOP 20 - 25 January
Week 1 - 6 27 January - 08 March
Week 7 (Recess) 09 - 16 March
Week 8 - 14 17 March - 03 May
Examinations 30 April - 02 May
Commencement TBC
Vacation for Sophmores & Graduate Students 04 - 18 May
Vacation/Summer Programmes for Freshmores & Juniors 04 May - 14 September
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 19 May - 05 September

Trimester 2 (Terms 5 & 10)

Week 1 - 6 19 May - 28 June
Week 7 (Recess) 29 June - 06 July
Week 8 - 14 07 July - 23 August
Examinations 20 - 22  August
Vacation for Juniors 24 August 2025 - 01 January 2026
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 24 August 2025 - 01 January 2026
Bootcamp for Freshmores 01 - 12 September
UPOP 08 - 12 September

Trimester 3 (Terms 1, 3, 7)

Matriculation for Graduate Students  10 September
Matriculation for Freshmores 10 September
Orientation for Freshmores 11 - 13 September
Week 1 - 6 15 September - 25 October
Week 7 (Recess) 26 October - 02 November
Week 8 - 14 03 November - 20 December
Examinations 17 - 19 December
Vacation for Freshmores & Seniors 21 December 2025 - 01 January 2026

Academic Calendar (For students matriculated before AY2020)

2020

Trimester 1 (Terms 3, 5, 7)

Matriculation for Graduate Students 22 January
IAP 06 - 24 January
Bootcamp for Freshmores 06 - 17 January
UPOP 20 - 24 January
Week 1 - 6 27 January - 07 March
Week 7 (Recess) 08 - 15 March
Week 8 - 14 16 March - 02 May
Examinations 29 April - 01 May
Vacation for Seniors 03 May - 17 May
Vacation for Juniors 03 May - 13 September
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 18 May - 04 September

Trimester 2 (Term 8 & 9)

Week 1 - 6 18 May - 27 June
Week 7 (Recess) 28 June - 05 July
Week 8 - 14 06 July - 22 August
Examinations 19 - 21 August
Vacation for Senior & Graduate students 23 August - 13 September
Bootcamp for Freshmores 31 August - 11 September
Commencement TBC

Trimester 3 (Terms 4, 6, 10)

Week 1 - 6 14 September - 24 October
Week 7 (Recess) 25 October - 01 November
Week 8 - 14 02 November - 19 December
Examinations 16 - 18 December
Vacation for Sophomores & Juniors 20 December 2020 - 03 January 2021
2021

Trimester 1 (Terms 3, 5, 7)

IAP 04 - 22 January
UPOP 18 - 22 January
Week 1 - 6 25 January - 06 March
Week 7 (Recess) 07 - 14 March
Week 8 - 14 15 March - 01 May
Examinations 28 - 30 April
Vacation for Seniors 02 - 16 May
Vacation for Juniors 02 May - 12 September
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 17 May - 03 September

Trimester 2 (Term 8 & 9)

Week 1 - 6 17 May - 26 June
Week 7 (Recess) 27 June - 04 July
Week 8 - 14 05 July - 21 August
Examinations 18 - 20 August
Vacation for Senior & Graduate students 22 August - 12 September
Commencement 11 September

Trimester 3 (Terms 4, 6, 10)

Week 1 - 6 13 September - 23 October
Week 7 (Recess) 24 - 31 October
Week 8 - 14 01 November - 18 December
Examinations 15 - 17 December
Vacation for Sophomores & Juniors 19 December 2021 - 02 January 2022
2022

Trimester 1 (Terms 3, 5, 7)

IAP 03 - 21 January
UPOP 17 - 21 January
Week 1 - 6 24 January - 05 March
Week 7 (Recess) 06 - 13 March
Week 8 - 14 14 March - 30 April
Examinations 27 - 29 April
Vacation for Seniors 01 - 15 May
Vacation for Juniors 01 May - 11 September
Internship/Exchange for Juniors 16 May - 02 September

Trimester 2 (Terms 8 & 9)

Week 1 - 6 16 May - 25 June
Week 7 (Recess) 26 June - 03 July
Week 8 - 14 04 July - 20 August
Examinations 17 - 19  August
Vacation for Senior & Graduate students 21 August - 11 September
Commencement 10 September

Trimester 3 (Terms 4, 6, 10)

Week 1 - 6 12 September - 22 October
Week 7 (Recess) 23 - 30 October
Week 8 - 14 31 October - 17 December
Examinations 14 - 16 December
Vacation for Sophomores & Juniors 18 December 2022 - 01 January 2023

*Information correct as of 09 July 2020 and is subject to change.

Important Notes:

  • Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of Week 14 are official designated days for final examinations effective September 2019 onwards. Saturday is designated for exam if required.
  • Students are to ensure of their availability during Week 1 - 6, Week 8 - 14, Examination and Freshmore Bootcamp.
  • Public Holidays
    • For an up-to-date listing of Singapore Government gazetted public holidays, please check Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM)'s website.
    • Due to public holidays on weekdays, make-up lessons or examinations may be held on Saturdays.