Academic Calendar 2016-2017

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Wed., Aug. 31 First day of classes, School of Jewish Music  
Thurs., Sept. 1 Online fall classes begin
Mon., Sept. 5 Labor Day Campus Closed
Thurs., Sept. 8 Add/Drop period ends for School of Jewish Music campus classes  
Fri., Sept. 9 Add/Drop period ends for online classes  
Fri.-Sun. Sept. 9-11 Rabbinical School/School of Jewish Music Shabbaton Camp Yavneh
Sun., Sept. 11 First day of Prozdor  
Mon., Sept. 12 First day of non-School of Jewish Music campus fall classes and Rabbinical School classes  

Tues., Sept 13

Hakhel (Convocation)

Sun., Sept. 18

First day of fall classes, Prozdor
Mon., Sept. 19 Add/drop period over for non-School of Jewish Music classes & Rabbinical School classes  
Mon.-Tues., Oct. 3-4 Rosh Hashana Campus closed
Oct. 3-12 No classes will be held; campus open on non-holiday dates
Tues., Oct. 11 Erev Yom Kippur Campus closes at 1 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 12 Yom Kippur Campus closed
Mon.-Tues., Oct. 17-18 Sukkot Campus closed
Mon., Oct. 24 Shmini Atzeret Campus closed
Tues., Oct. 25 Simchat Torah Campus closed
Tues., Nov. 1 Spring registration begins  
Thurs./Fri., Nov. 24-25 Thanksgiving Campus closed 
Fri., Dec. 23 Last day of fall semester  
Dec. 24-Jan. 2 Winter break Campus closed
Dec. 24-Jan.1 Hanukkah Campus closed

Date Event Notes
Tues., Jan. 3 Campus reopens   
Monday, Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr., Day Campus closed
Sun., Jan. 22 Last day fall classes, Prozdor  

Mon - Thurs., Jan. 23 - 27

Winter Seminar
Sun., Jan. 29 First day of spring semester classes, Prozdor  
Monday, Jan. 30 First day spring semester (College)  
Monday, Feb. 6 Add/drop ends (College)
Mon., Feb. 20 President's Day  Campus closed
Mon., Feb. 27 College-wide day of learning  
Sun., March 12 Purim Campus closed
Mon - Thurs., April 3 - 6 Pre-Pesach Seminar

No Rabbinical School classes

Friday, April 7 College-wide day of learning with Boston College
Monday, April 10 Erev Pesach Campus closes at 1 p.m.
Tues./Wed.,, April 11-12 Pesach  Campus closed
Thurs.-Fri., April 13-14 Pesach-no classes Campus open
Mon.-Tue., April 17-18 Last two days of Pesach Campus closed
Wed., April 19 Campus reopens, summer registration begins (College)
Mon., May 1 Fall registration begins (College)
Tues., May 2 Yom HaAtzmau't: Day of Learning, school-wide  
Fri., May 19 Last day of spring semester (College)  
Fri., May 21 Last day of spring classes, Prozdor  
Thurs., May 23 JTFGB grant presentation and Prozdor graduation  
Tues, May 23 Presentation of master's students final projects (College)  
Mon., May 29 Memorial Day Campus closed
Tues., May 30,  Erev Shavuot  Campus closes at 1 p.m.
Wed.,/Thurs., May 31-June 1 Shavuot Campus closed
Fri., June 2 Campus open  
Sun., June 4 College Graduation and Ordination Ceremonies