Full Term Dates for 2022-2023

2022/2023 Full Term
Michaelmas 2022 Tuesday 4 October - Friday 2 December
Lent 2023 Tuesday 17 January - Friday 17 March
Easter 2023 Tuesday 25 Apr - Friday 16 June

General Admission (Graduation):  Friday 30 June 2023 TBC

Term dates and calendars are available from the University website or the Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge. 

Normal Periods of Residence

Downing College operates a system of Normal Periods of Residence (NPR) which allows students to be in residence for a few days at either end of Full Term.

Junior Members wishing to apply for accommodation outside the Normal Periods of Residence (NPR) should complete an application online no fewer than two weeks prior to the first date of requested residence.  Apply for residence outside NPR on our Student Forms portal. 

For NPR dates, please see below:

2022/2023 NPR
Michaelmas 2022 Saturday 1 October - Saturday 10 December*
Lent 2023 Saturday 7 January - Saturday 18 March
Easter 2023 Saturday 15 April - Saturday 24 June

*Please check your room agreement to verify the date you need to vacate your room by in Michaelmas, as for some buildings in College NPR ends a week earlier.  If in doubt, please contact the Accommodation Officer.