Academic Calendar

Aug. 26-Sept. 3 Elul Minimester, Rabbinical School and COSEL  
Fri.-Sun., Aug. 28-30 Shabbaton, Rabbinical School and School of Jewish Music Camp Yavneh
Mon. Aug. 31 Cantor-Educator Program classes begin  
Tues.-Thurs., Sept. 1-3 Drop-in registration and advising, Prozdor  
Thursday, Sept. 3 Orientation, Shoolman School  
Monday, Sept. 7 Labor Day Campus closed
Tuesday, Sept. 8 • First day of fall semester classes, college
• Hakhel (convocation) 
Sunday, Sept. 13 First day of fall classes, Prozdor  
Mon.-Tues., Sept. 14-15 Rosh Hashana Campus closed
Sept. 14-23 No classes held  
Tuesday, Sept. 22 Erev Yom Kippur Campus closes at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 23 Yom Kippur Campus closed
Friday, Sept. 25 Add/drop ends for semester-long courses, college  
Mon.-Tues., Sept. 28-29 Sukkot Campus closed
Wednesday, Sept. 30 Monday classes to be held  
Thursday, Oct. 1 Tuesday classes to be held  
Mon.-Tues., Oct. 5-6 Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah Campus closed
Sun.-Mon., Nov. 1-2 Ta Sh'ma open house  
Thursday, Nov. 19 College-wide day of learning  
Monday, Nov. 16 Spring registration begins, college  
Thurs.-Fri., Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving Campus closed
Dec. 6-14 Hanukkah Campus open
Tuesday, Dec. 22 Last day of fall semester, college  
Thursday, Dec. 24 Winter break begins Campus closes at 1 p.m.
Dec. 25, 2015-Jan. 3, 2016 Winter break Campus closed

Date Event Notes
Monday, Jan. 4 Campus reopens after winter break  
Monday, Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Campus closed
Mon.-Thurs., Jan. 25-29 Rabbinical School Winter Seminar  
Monday, Feb. 1 First day of spring semester classes, college  
Monday, Feb. 8 Add/drop ends for semester-long courses  
Monday, Feb. 15 Presidents Day Campus closed
Tuesday, March 1 Financial aid applications due for continuing students, college  
Thursday, March 10 College-wide day of learning  
Wednesday, March 23 Erev Purim Campus closes at 1 p.m.
Thursday, March 24 Purim Campus closed
Monday, April 11 • College-wide day of learning
• Summer registration begins
Friday, April 22 Erev Passover  
Sat.-Sun., April 23-24 Passover Campus closed
Mon.-Thurs., April 25-28 Passover No classes
Thursday, April 28 Erev seventh day of Passover Campus closes at 1 p.m.
Fri.-Sat., April 29-30 Passover Campus closed
Monday, May 2 Fall registration opens  
Monday, May 9 College-wide day of learning  
Friday, May 20 Last day of spring semester, college  
Thursday, May 26 Presentation of master's students final projects, college  
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day Campus closed
Sunday, June 5 Commencement and ordination ceremonies  
Sun.-Mon., June 12-13 Shavuot Campus closed