• Calendars

      Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies 

    FALL 2016
    Academic Calendar

     

    Mon-Tue

    Aug. 1- Sept. 6

    Online Registration for Fall 2016 Semester (program changes may not be made online after September 6)

    Mon, Wed, Thurs

    Aug. 29, 31, Sept. 1

    In Person Registration. A late registration fee of $25 begins September 6

    Monday

    August 29

    First Day of Classes

    Monday

    September 5

    Labor Day, No Classes

    Wednesday

    September 14

    Written Comprehensive Exam for September 2016 MA Degree Candidates

    Thursday

    September 15

    Last Day to Submit Work for Fall 2015 Incomplete Grades

    Tuesday

    September 20

    Last Day to Add a Class.  Last Day to Drop a course without a “W”.  Students will be subject to full tuition payment for classes dropped after this date.

    Sun-Wed

    Oct. 2-26

    Rosh Hashanah through Sukkot Recess, No Classes

    Thursday

    October 27

    Classes Resume

    Thursday

    November 3

    Last Day to File for Comprehensive Examination (in Revel office) for January 2017 Degree to be taken on December 15. Last Day to File for January 2017 Degree with the Registrar’s office.

    Thurs-Fri

    November 24-25

    Thanksgiving Recess, No Classes

    Friday

    December 2

    Bernard Revel Memorial Day, 2 Kislev

    Friday

    December 2

    Applications for spring 2017 admission to the MA program and for scholarships for that program (including all supporting documents) filed by this date will receive priority in the granting of financial aid. This also applies to scholarship applications from current MA students. Late applications will be considered.

    Mon-Thurs

    Dec. 5-Jan. 26

    Online Registration for Spring 2016 (program changes may not be made online after January 26)

    Thursday

    December 8

    Last Day to Drop a Course.  Students are obligated to complete the work in any course not officially dropped by this date.

    Thursday

    December 15

    Written Comprehensive Examination for January 2017 MA Degree Candidates

    Monday

    December 19

    Association for Jewish Studies Conference. Instructors may reschedule classes

    Tuesday

    December 20

    Association for Jewish Studies Conference. Instructors may reschedule classes

    Mon-Thu

    Dec. 26-29

    Hanukkah, Classes Meet

    Friday

    December 30

    Last Day to apply for PhD Program for Fall 2017

    Monday

    January 9

    Last Day of Classes

    Tuesday

    January 17

    Harry Fischel Memorial Day, 19 Tevet

    Tuesday

    January 31

    Official Date of Graduation for January 2017

     

       SPRING 2017
    Academic Calendar

      

    Tuesday-Thursday

    December 6-January 26

    Online Registration for Spring 2017 (program changes may not be made online after January 26)

    Monday

    January 2

    Last Day to apply for applications to the Doctoral Program for Fall 2017, including all supporting materials

    Tuesday-Thursday

    January 24-26

    In Person Registration Tuesday and Thursday 10:00-1;

    2-5:30, Wednesday 10:00-1; 4:45-5:30. A late registration fee of $25 begins January 27

    Tuesday

    January 24

    First Day of Classes

    Tuesday

    January 31

    Official Date of January 2017 Graduation 

    Monday

    February 6

    Last Day to Submit Work for Spring 2016 and Summer 2016 Incomplete Grades

    Thursday

    February 16

    Last Day to Add a Class without special permission. 

    Thursday

    March 9

    Ta‘anit Esther, No Classes

    Friday

    March 24

    Preferred date for applications to the Masters Program for Fall 2017 admission, including all supporting documents, by applicants and current students requesting scholarships and fellowships. Late applications will be considered, but priority in the granting of financial aid will be given to those who file by this date

    Friday 

    March 24

    Last Day to File for Comprehensive Examination (in Revel office) for May 2017 degree. Last Day to File for May 2017 Degree with the Registrar’s office  

    Monday

    April 3

    Last Day to Drop a Course. Students are obligated to complete the work in any course not officially dropped by this date

    Monday-Wednesday

    April 10-19

    Passover Recess, No Classes

    Friday

    April 14

    Rabbi Samuel Belkin and Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Memorial Day, 18 Nisan

    Thursday

    April 20

    Classes Resume

    Tuesday

    May 2

    Yom ha-‘Azma’ut (Observed this year on 6 Iyyar), No Classes

    Tuesday

    May 9

    Written Comprehensive Examination for May 2017 MA Degree Candidates 

    Monday- Thursday

    May 15-

    August 31

    Online registration for Fall 2017 semester

    Tuesday

    May 23

    Last Day of Classes

    Thursday

    May 25

    Commencement Exercises

    Thursday

    July 27

    Last Day to File for Comprehensive Examination (in Revel office) for September 2017 degree. Last Day to File for September 2017 Degree with the Registrar’s office

     

     

     

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