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FALL 2016
Academic Calendar

 

Mon-Wed

Aug. 1- Aug. 31

Online Registration for Fall 2016 Semester (program changes may not be made online after August 31)

Mon, Tues, Wed

Aug. 29-31

In Person Registration. A late registration fee of $25 begins September 1

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