Academic Calendar & Catalog

Fall 2018

Wednesday, August 22     First day of Fall Traditional (15 wks) & Sem. A (8 weeks)
Wednesday, August 29     Drop/Add deadline for Fall Semester A
Monday, September 3   LABOR DAY – CAMPUS CLOSED
Wednesday, September 5     Drop/Add deadline for Traditional semester
Monday, Tuesday September 10, 11     Rosh Hashanah- CAMPUS CLOSED
Wednesday, September 12         Final withdrawal date for Semester A
Wednesday, September 19         Yom Kippur CAMPUS CLOSED
Wednesday, September 19 through
Tuesday, September 25
Fall Online Break for all classes
Monday and Tuesday, September 24, 25         Sukkot CAMPUS CLOSED
Monday and Tuesday, October 1, 2   Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah CAMPUS CLOSED
Wednesday, October 17                   Final day to withdraw for Fall Traditional Semester
Tuesday, October 23                     Last day of Fall Semester A (8 weeks)
Wednesday, October 24     First day of Fall Semester B (8 weeks)
Wednesday, October 31     Drop/Add deadline for Fall Semester B
Wednesday, November 14     Final withdrawal date for Fall Semester B
Wednesday, November 21     Thanksgiving Eve CAMPUS CLOSED 3pm
Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22, 23     Thanksgiving CAMPUS CLOSED
Tuesday, December 11     Last day of Traditional Semester (15 weeks)
Tuesday, December 18     Last day of Fall Semester B
Wednesday,, December 19 through Tuesday, Jan. 1     Winter Break
Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January 1     CAMPUS CLOSED

Spring 2019

Tuesday, January 1      New Year’s Day CAMPUS CLOSED
Wednesday, January 2         First day of Spring Trad. (15 weeks) & Sem.A (8 weeks)
Wednesday, January 9   Drop/Add deadline for Spring Semester A
Wednesday, January 16 Drop/Add deadline for Spring Traditional Semester
Monday, January 21     MLK, Jr. Day- CAMPUS CLOSED
Wednesday, January 23      Final withdrawal date for Spring Semester A
Monday, February 18         President’s Day CAMPUS CLOSED
Wednesday, February 20     Final withdrawal date Spring Traditional Semester
Tuesday, February 26     Last day of Spring Semester A
Wednesday, February 27             First day of Spring Semester B (8 weeks)
Wednesday, March 6 Drop/Add deadline for Spring Semester B
Friday, March 8      Deadline for petition to graduate    
Monday, April 15                     Final submissions due for Capstone, Thesis and Final Project students
Tuesday, April 16                      Last day of Traditional Semester
Wednesday, April 17- Tuesday, April 23      Spring break- no online classes
Friday, April 19        Erev Passover CAMPUS CLOSED 3pm
Thursday, April 25     Erev End of Passover CAMPUS CLOSED 3pm
Friday, April 26     Passover –CAMPUS CLOSED
Tuesday, April 30     Last Day of Spring Semester B
Monday, May 1      Final grades due for May graduates
Sunday, May 19   College Commencement

Summer 2019

(Two 8 week sessions, One week intensive on-campus)

Wednesday, May 1     First day of Summer Semester A
Wednesday, May 8  Drop/Add deadline for Summer Semester A
Wednesday, May 22 Final withdrawal date for Summer Semester A
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day CAMPUS CLOSED
Monday, June 10 Shavuot CAMPUS CLOSED
Tuesday, June 25 Last day of Summer Semester A
Wednesday, June 26 First day of Summer Semester B
Wednesday, July 3 Drop/Add deadline for Summer Semester B
Thursday, July 4 Independence Day CAMPUS CLOSED
Sunday, July 14 through Friday, July 19 Summer Institute
Wednesday, July 17 Final withdrawal date for Summer Semester B
Tuesday, August 20 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 summer and fall semesters are invited to the May commencement ceremony.
**Conferral dates for this academic year are December 21, 2018, May 19, 2019, and August 23, 2019.

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