Academic Calendar

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For the 2014-2015 Academic Calendar, click here.

Fall 2015

Tuesday, August 11

Late Registration Begins (Fall Semester)

Monday, August 24

Online Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 25

Fall Semester Begins

Monday, August 31

First day of Fall Session A (8 weeks)

Tuesday, September 1

First day of on-campus and online classes

Monday, September 7


Tuesday, September 8

Academic Year Kickoff

Monday and Tuesday Sept. 14, 15

Rosh Hashanah CLOSED

Wednesday, September 16

Drop/Add Deadline

Tuesday, September 22

Erev Yom Kippur CLOSED 3pm

Wednesday, September 23

Yom Kippur CLOSED 

Monday and Tuesday, September 28, 29


Tuesday September 29th through Monday October 5th

Fall online class break

Monday, October 5

Shemini Atzeret CLOSED

Tuesday, October 6

Simchat Torah CLOSED

Monday, October 26

Last day of Fall Session A (8 weeks)

Wednesday, October 28

First day of Fall Session B (8 weeks)

Tuesday, November 3

Final withdrawal date

Wednesday, November 25

Thanksgiving Eve CLOSED 3pm

Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26, 27

Thanksgiving CLOSED

Tuesday, December 22

Last day of on-campus and online classes

Wednesday, December 23

Last day of fall Session B (8 weeks)

Thursday, December 24

Christmas Eve CLOSED 3pm

Friday, December 25

Christmas Day CLOSED

Monday, December 28 to Dec.30

Study week for on-campus classes

Spring 2016

Tuesday, December 22

Late Registration Begins (Spring Semester)

Thursday, December 31

New Year’s Eve CLOSED 3pm

Friday, January 1

New Year’s Day CLOSED
Monday, January 4

Spring Semester Begins

Tuesday, January 5

Online Student Orientation

Monday, January 11

First day of Spring Session A (8 weeks)

Tuesday, January 12

First day of on-campus and online classes

Monday, January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr Day- NO CLASSES

Tuesday, January 26

Drop/Add Deadline

Monday, February 15

President’s Day CLOSED

Friday, March 4

Deadline for Intent to Graduate form

Monday, March 7

Final withdrawal date

Monday, March 7

Last day of Spring Session A (8 weeks)

Wednesday, March 9

First day of Spring Session B (8 weeks)

Friday, April 22

Erev Passover CLOSED

Monday, April 25

Last day of on-line and on-campus classes

Friday, April 29

Passover CLOSED

Wednesday, May 4

Last day of on-campus classes

Friday, May 1

Last day of Spring Session B (8 weeks)

Monday, May 2 to May 4

Study week for on-campus classes

Monday, May 2

Last day work submission May graduates

Sunday, May 15

College Commencement
Spring Semester Ends

Summer 2016

Tuesday, May 3

Session A Begins

Monday, May 16

Summer Semester Begins

Tuesday, May 17

Online Student Orientation

Tuesday, May 24

First day of summer online classes

Thursday, May 30

Memorial Day CLOSED

Tuesday, June 7

Drop/Add Deadline

Monday, June 13

Shavuot CLOSED

Tuesday, June 28

Session A Ends

Wednesday, June 29

Session B Begins

Monday, July 4

Independence Day CLOSED

Tuesday, July 12

MSNPM Classes End

Thursday, July 14

Final withdrawal date

Tuesday, July 19

Last day of summer online classes

Last day to withdraw for Session B

Tuesday, August 23

Session B and Summer Semester Ends

Summer Institute 2016 (On-campus)

Sunday, July 10 to Friday, July 15
Monday July 11

Drop/Add Deadline

*The M.A.Ed. degree is conferred on December 18, 2015, May 15, 2016 and August 19, 2016