Calendars

Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies

FALL 2017

Academic Calendar

Please note that this semester, Tuesday classes meet first on Sept. 5, 2017.

 

Mon-Tue

May 15-Aug. 31

Online Registration for Fall 2017 Semester without a late fee

Mon-Tue

&Wed-Thur

August 28-29

& Sept. 5-6

In Person Registration. A late registration fee of $25 begins September 7

Monday

August 28

First Day of Classes

Tuesday

August 29

Thursday Schedule

Monday

September 4

Labor Day, No Classes

Wednesday

September 13

Written Comprehensive Exam for September 2017 MA Degree Candidates

Thursday

September 14

Last Day to Submit Work for Fall 2016 Incomplete Grades

Tuesday

September 19

Thursday Schedule

Wed-Fri

September 20-22

Rosh Hashana, No Classes

Tuesday

September 26

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

Thur-Sun

Sept. 28-Oct. 15

Yom Kippur through Sukkot Recess, No Classes

Monday

October 16

Classes Resume

Thursday

November 2

Last Day to File for Comprehensive Examination (in Revel office) for January 2018 Degree to be taken on December 14. Last Day to File for January 2018 Degree with the Registrar’s office

Monday

November 20

Bernard Revel Memorial Day, 2 Kislev

Wed-Fri

November 22-24

Thanksgiving Recess, No Classes

Friday

December 8

Applications for spring 2018 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-Wed

Dec. 4-Jan. 24

Online Registration for Spring 2018 without a late fee

Thursday

December 7

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

Thursday

December 14

Written Comprehensive Examination for January 2018 MA Degree Candidates

Monday

December 18

Association for Jewish Studies Conference. Instructors may reschedule classes

Tuesday

December 19

Association for Jewish Studies Conference. Instructors may reschedule classes

Wed-Wed

December 13-20

Hanukkah, Classes Meet

Monday

January 1

New Year’s Day, No Classes

Tuesday

January 2

Last Day to apply for admission to the Doctoral Program for Fall 2018, including submission of supporting materials

Thursday

January 4

Last Day of Classes

Saturday

January 6

Harry Fischel Memorial Day, 19 Tevet

Wednesday

January 31

Official Date of Graduation for January 2018

 

 

 

SPRING 2018
Academic Calendar

 

Tuesday- Wednesday

December 5-January 24

Online Registration for Spring 2018 (program changes may not be made online after January 24)

Tuesday

January 2

Last Day to apply for admission to the Doctoral Program for Fall 2018, including submission of supporting materials

Thursday; Mon.-Wed.

January 18; 22-24

In Person Registration Thursday, Monday and Tuesday 10:00-1; 2-5:30, Wednesday 10:00-1; 4:45-5:30. A late registration fee of $25 begins January 25

Thursday

January 18

First Day of Classes

Wednesday

January 31

Official Date of January 2018 Graduation 

Monday

February 5

Last Day to Submit Work for Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 Incomplete Grades

Thursday

February 15

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

Wednesday

February 28

Ta‘anit Esther, No Classes

Thursday

March 1

Purim, No Classes

Friday

March 23

Preferred date for applications to the Masters Program for Fall 2018 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 23

Last Day to File for Comprehensive Examination (in Revel office) for May 2018 degree. Last Day to File for May 2018 Degree with the Registrar’s office  

Monday

March 26

Thursday Schedule

Monday

March 26

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

Thursday -Sunday

March 29-April 8

Passover Recess, No Classes

Tuesday

April 3

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

Monday

April 9

Classes Resume

Tuesday

April 17

Thursday Schedule

Thursday

April 19

Yom ha-‘Azma’ut (Observed this year on 4 Iyyar), No Classes

Wednesday

May 9

Written Comprehensive Examination for May 2018 MA Degree Candidates 

Monday- Thursday

May 15-

August 30

Online registration for Fall 2018 semester

Wednesday

May 16

Commencement Exercises
Last Day of Classes

In consultation with students, professors will determine whether classes/final exams will take place on this day or on Thursday, 5/17

Thursday

July 26

Last Day to File for Comprehensive Examination (in Revel office) for September 2018 degree. Last Day to File for September 2018 Degree with the Registrar’s office