Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies

FALL 2019

FALL 2019 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
DAY/S OF THE WEEK DATE/S EVENT
Mon-Fri April 29 - Aug. 30 Online Registration for Fall 2019 Semester 
Mon-Thurs August 26 - 29 In Person Registration. A late registration fee of $25 begins September 3
Monday August 26 First Day of Classes
Monday September 2 Labor Day, No Classes
Thursday September 12 Written Comprehensive Exam for September 2019 MA Degree Candidates; Last Day to Submit Work for Fall 2018 Incomplete Grades
Monday September 16 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.
Mon-Wed Sep. 30 - Oct. 23 Rosh Hashana through Sukkot Recess, No Classes
Thursday October 24 Classes Resume
Monday November 4 Last Day to File for Comprehensive Examination (in Revel office) for January 2020 Degree to be taken on December 19. Last Day to File for January 2020 Degree with the Registrar’s office
Thur-Fri November 28 - 29 Thanksgiving Recess, No Classes
Saturday November 30 Bernard Revel Memorial Day, 2 Kislev
Mon- Thurs Dec. 2 - Jan 23 Online Registration for Spring 2020 without a late fee
Friday December 13 Last Day to Drop a Course.  Students are obligated to complete the work in any course not officially dropped by this date.Applications for spring 2020 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- Tue December 16 - 17 Association for Jewish Studies Conference. Instructors may reschedule classes
Wednesday December 18 Written Comprehensive Examination for January 2020 MA Degree Candidates
Mon-Mon December 23 - 30 Hannukah, Classes Meet
Wednesday January 1 New Year's Day, No Classes
Thursday January 2 Last Day to apply for admission to the Doctoral Program for Fall 2020, including submission of supporting materials
Tuesday January 7 Asarah be-Tevet, No Classes
Wednesday January 8 Last Day of Classes
Thursday  January 16 Harry Fischel Memorial Day, 19 Tevet
Friday January 31 Official Date of Graduation for January 2020

 

SPRING 2020 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Addendum to the Spring 2020 Academic Calendar:

This academic calendar was revised on March 11, 2020 to include campus-wide course cancellations on March 4, 2020 - March 6, 2020. Instruction resumed in an online format on March 11, 2020.

DAY/S OF THE WEEK DATE/S EVENT
Mon-Thurs Dec. 2 - Jan 23 Online Registration for Spring 2020 (program changes may not be made online after January 27))
Thursday January 2 Last Day to apply for admission to the Doctoral Program for Fall 2020, including submission of supporting materials
Tue-Thurs; Monday January 21 - 23; Jan. 27 In Person Registration 10:00-1; 2-5:30, A late registration fee of $25 begins January 28
Tuesday January 21 First Day of Classes
Friday January 31 Official Date of January 2020 Graduation
Monday February 3 Last Day to Submit Work for Spring 2019 and Summer 2019 Incomplete Grades
Thursday February 13

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.

Wed -Fri March 4 - March 6 All on campus courses cancelled
Monday March 9 Ta‘anit Esther, No Classes
Tuesday March 10 Purim, No Classes
Wed/ Thurs March 11-12 Classes resume. All courses scheduled to meet on campus will be offered either live online session at their scheduled time, or as an asynchronous module. Faculty will inform students if the class is NOT meeting at its scheduled time.
Friday March 27 Preferred date for applications to the Masters Program for Fall 2020 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 27 Last Day to File for Comprehensive Examination (in the Revel office) for May 2020 degree. Last Day to File for May 2020 Degree with the Registrar’s office
Wednesday April 1 Last Day to Drop a Course. Students are obligated to complete the work in any course not officially dropped by this date.
Monday -Sunday April 6 - 19 Passover Recess, No Classes
Sunday April 12 Rabbi Samuel Belkin and Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Memorial Day, 18 Nisan
Monday April 20 Classes Resume
Monday-Thursday April 27 - August 27 Online registration for Fall 2020 semester
Wednesday April 29 Yom ha-‘Azma’ut , No Classes
Wednesday May 13 Written Comprehensive Examination for May 2020 MA Degree Candidates
Thursday May 21 Last Thursday class
Tuesday May 26 Commencement Exercises
Wednesday May 27 Last day of classes
Thursday July 23 Last Day to File for Comprehensive Examination (in the Revel office) for September 2020 Degree. Last Day to File for September 2020 Degree with the Registrar’s office.

SUMMER 2019

Classes meet Monday, Tuesday, Thursday June 17 - July 18

(MTW Week of July 1)

SUMMER 2019 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
DAY/S OF THE WEEK DATE/S EVENT
Monday - Thursday April 1 - June 20 Online Registration
Monday - Thursday June 17 - 20 In person registration 10:00AM - 1:00PM & 2:00 - 5:00PM at the Revel office. ON MONDAY 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 4:30 -5:30 PM
Monday June 17 First day of classes
Monday June 24 Late registration. Last day to add a course.
Thursday June 27 Last day to drop a course without its appearing on record. Last day to withdraw from a course with a tuition refund. Students will be subject to full tuition payment for classes dropped after this date.
Tuesday July 2 Last day to drop a course. Students are obligated to complete the work in any course not officially dropped by this date.
Thursday July 18 Last day of classes