Academic Calendar & Catalog

2017-2018 Academic Catalog

SPRING 2018

Sunday, December 24     Online Student Orientation opens
Monday, January 1   New Year’s Day CLOSED
Tuesday, January 2 First day of Spring Traditional and Semester A 
Monday, January 8 Drop/Add deadline for Spring Semester A
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- CLOSED
Wednesday, January 17

Drop/Add deadline for Spring Traditional Semester

Monday, February 19 President’s Day CLOSED
Monday, February 26 Last day of Spring Semester A
Tuesday, February 27 First day of Spring Semester B 
Monday, March 5 Final withdrawal date Spring Traditional Semester
Drop/Add deadline for Spring Semester B
Friday, March 9 Deadline for petition to graduate
Friday, March 30  Jewish holiday of Erev Passover CLOSED 3pm
Friday, April 6 Jewish holiday of Passover CLOSED
Tuesday, April 3 through Monday April 9 Spring online class break (traditional semester only)
Monday, April 16 Final submissions due for Capstone, Thesis and Final Project students
Monday, April 23 Last day of Spring Traditional Semester and Spring Semester B
Monday, May 1 Final grades due for May graduates
Sunday, May 6 College Commencement

Summer 2018

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

Tuesday, April 24     First day of Summer Semester A
Monday, April 30 Drop/Add deadline for Summer Semester A
Monday, May 21 Jewish holiday of Shavuot CLOSED
Monday, May 28 Memorial Day CLOSED
Monday, June 18     Last day of Summer Semester A
Tuesday, June 19     First day of Summer Semester B
Monday, June 25     Drop/Add deadline for Summer Semester B
Wednesday, July 4     Independence Day CLOSED
Sunday, July 15 through Friday, July 20     Summer Institute and Doctoral Residencies
Monday, August 13     Last day of Summer Semester B

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
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)
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

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