Academic Calendar

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Key Academic Dates and Breaks for
2020-2021 Academic Year

August 31, 2020 Opening Circle and Orientation
September 1, 2020 Fall Semester Begins
September 20, 2020 Rosh Hashanah (No classes/Office closed)
September 21, 2020 Fast of Gedaliah (No afternoon classes)
September 27-28, 2020 Yom Kippur (No classes/Office closed)
September 30-October 11, 2020 Sukkot Break (No classes/Office re-opens Oct. 11) 
October 23-24, 2020 Opening Shabbaton
December 11-20, 2020 Chanukah Break (No classes)
January 3-7, 2021 Winter Learning Intensive
January 7, 2021 Fall Semester Ends
January 10-15, 2021 Intersession (No classes)
January 17, 2021 Spring Semester Begins
February 28, 2021 Purim (No classes)
March 19-April 4, 2021 Pesach (No classes/Office closed)
April 15, 2021 Yom Ha’atzmaut (No classes)
May 16-18, 2021 Shavuot (No classes/Office closed)
May 21-22, 2021 Closing Shabbaton
May 27, 2021 Academic Year Ends

 

Tiyulim for 2020-21

November 12 and November 19 (2 Separate Groups) Biblical Seminar
December 9 Judaean Hills Hiking Trip
February 4, 2021 Modern Israel
March 11 Rabbinic Seminar
April 13 Yom Ha’atzmaut Hike
April 13 Pre-Yom Ha’atzmaut Trip
May 24 End fo Year Hike

 

Rosh Hodesh for 2020-2021 Academic Year

October 19, 2020 Mar Cheshvan
November 17, 2020 Kislev
March 14, 2021 Nisan
April 13, 2021 Iyar
May 12, 2021 Sivan

 

2021-2022 Academic Year

August 30, 2021 First day of Fall Semester – Opening circle and faculty/student meetings
January 6, 2022 Last day of classes, Fall Semester
January 16, 2022 First day of Spring Semester
May 26, 2022 Last day of classes, Spring Semester