Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

Wednesday, August 21    First day of Fall Traditional (15 wks) & Sem. A (8 weeks)
Wednesday, August 28    Drop/Add deadline for Fall Semester A
Monday, September 2  LABOR DAY – CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Wednesday, September 4    Drop/Add deadline for Traditional semester
Monday, Sept 30, & Tuesday October 1    Rosh Hashanah- CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Tuesday, September 17        Final withdrawal date for Semester A
Wednesday, October 9         Yom Kippur CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Monday and Tuesday, October 14, 15 Sukkot CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Tuesday, October 15       Last day of Fall Semester A (8 weeks)
Friday, October 18                  Final day to withdraw for Fall Traditional Semester
Wednesday, Oct. 16 through Tuesday Oct. 22 Fall Online Break for all classes
Monday and Tuesday, October 21, 22 Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Wednesday, October 23    First day of Fall Semester B (8 weeks)
Wednesday, October 30 Drop/Add deadline for Fall Semester B
Friday, November 15 Final withdrawal date for Fall Semester B
Wednesday, November 27 Thanksgiving Eve CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED 3pm
Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28, 29   Thanksgiving CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Tuesday, December 10   Last day of Traditional Semester (15 weeks)
Tuesday, December 17 Last day of Fall Semester B
Monday, Dec. 18 through Tuesday, Jan. 7   Winter Break
Tuesday, Dec. 24 through Wed., January 1 CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED

SPRING 2020

Wednesday, Januray 1   New Year’s Day CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Wednesday, January 8   First day Spring Trad (15 weeks)& Spring A (8 weeks)
Wednesday, January 15 Drop/Add deadline for Spring Semester A
Monday, January 20   MLK, Jr. Day-CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Wednesday, January 22 Drop/Add deadline for Spring Traditional Semester
Friday, January 31 Final withdrawal date for Spring Semester A
Monday, February 17 President’s Day CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Tuesday, March 3 Last day of Spring Semester A
Wednesday, March 4 - Tuesday, March 10 Spring break - no online classes
Friday, March 6 Final withdrawal date Spring Traditional Semester
Wednesday, March 11 First day of Spring Semester B (8 weeks)
Friday, March 13 Deadline for petition to graduate in May
Wednesday, March 18 Drop/Add deadline for Spring Semester B
Tuesday, April 7 Final withdrawal date for Spring Semester B
Wednesday, April 8 Erev Passover - CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Thursday, April 9 & Friday, April 10 Passover CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Sunday, April 12 Easter
Tuesday, April 14 Erev End of Passover CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED 3pm
Wednesday, April 15 & Thursday, April 16 End of Passover – CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Friday, April 17 Final submissions due for Capstone, Thesis and Final Project students
Tuesday, April 28 Last day of Traditional Semester
Monday, May 4 Final grades due for June graduates
Tuesday, May 5 Last Day of Spring Semester B
Sunday, June 14 College Commencement

SUMMER 2020
Two 8 week sessions, 1 week intensive on-campus, Traditional semester for THeses

Wednesday, May 6  First day of Summer Sem. A & Traditional
Wednesday, May 13  Drop/Add deadline for Summer Semester A
Wednesday, May 27 Drop/Add deadline for Traditional Semester
Monday, May 25   Memorial Day CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Friday, May 29 Shavuot CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED
Monday, June 1 Final Withdrawal Date for Summer Semester A
Tuesday, June 30 Last day of Summer Semester A
Wednesday, July 1 First day of Summer Semester B Withdrawal date
for Traditional Semester
Saturday, July 4      Independence Day
Wednesday, July 8 Drop/Add deadline for Summer Semester B
Sunday, July 12 through Friday, July 17 Summer Institute
Friday, July 24 Final withdrawal date for Summer Semester B
Tuesday, August 25 Last day of Summer Semester B

*Eligible students in all degree programs can have their degree awarded in fall, spring or summer.However, there is only a single commencement ceremony held each year in May. All spring graduates plus those graduates from the preceding summerand fallsemestersare invited to the June 2020commencementceremony.

**Conferral dates forthis academic year are December 23, 2019, June 14, 2020, and August 21, 2020.

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