Academic Calendar: 2017–18 at a Glance
The full 2017–18 academic calendar will be posted by August 2016.
- Classes begin: Mon., Aug. 28
- Labor Day: Mon., Sept. 4 (no classes)
- Rosh Hashanah (begins at sundown Wed., Sept. 20): Classes in session
- Yom Kippur (begins at sundown Fri., Sept. 29): Fri. classes in session; no Sat. classes
- Tues., Oct. 17: Study day–no classes
- Thanksgiving Recess: Wed., Nov. 22 through Sun., Nov. 26 (no classes)
- Final exam week: Dec. 11–15
- Classes end: Fri., Dec. 15
- Classes begin: Wed., Jan. 24
- Spring Recess: Sat., March 31 through Sun., April 8 (no classes)*
- Final exam week: May 9–15
- Classes end: Tues., May 15
- Commencement: Fri., May 18
*Easter and Passover fall during Spring Recess
Endorsed in 2013 by EMIT (on Oct. 17) and the Provost's Council (on Nov. 4).
Winter Session and Summer Session Dates
See the winter session and summer session sites for session dates and class holidays, which are determined and published annually (by October for winter session and March for summer session) by the School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education.
Posted Dec. 2, 2013
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