Academic Year 2013-2014
Key dates for the coming academic year are listed below. Please note that final exam dates are set by the Registrar and cannot be moved. Students should plan to leave campus the day after their last scheduled final exam.
The first week of fall 2013 classes includes the Jewish High Holidays. Brown holds services and will accommodate students who need to miss classes. Students who plan to observe the holiday should contact their course instructors prior to September 4. For additional information, please review the Jewish High Holidays Info Sheet available on ask.brown.edu.
A complete academic calendar is posted on the Registrar's website. Annual year-at-a-glance documents may be downloaded below.
|Aug 31, Saturday||Orientation begins for new students
Pre-Orientation programs begin earlier
|Sept 4, Wednesday||First day of classes
Information about the Jewish High Holidays
|Oct 14, Monday||Fall Weekend holiday|
|Nov 27-Dec 1, Wed-Sun||Thanksgiving recess begins Wed at noon
Academic and administrative offices closed
Thursday through Sunday. Emergency service,
residence halls, Meal plan service open.
|Dec 12, Thurs||Last day of regular class meetings|
|Dec 13-21, Fri-Sat||Final exam period. Exams are 9am-noon and 2pm-5pm. The Final Exam Schedule is available on the Registrar's site. Students must sit for exams at the times designated for each course. Exam times are indicated in course descriptions when students register.|
|Dec 22, Sun||9am Residence Halls Close for winter break|
|Jan 18, Sat||Residence Halls reopen for spring semester|
|Jan 22, Wed||Spring semester classes begin|
|Feb 15-18, Sat-Tues||Long weekend holiday|
|Mar 22-30, Sat-Sun||Spring Break|
|May 6, Tues||Last day of regular class meetings|
|May 7-16, Wed-Fri||Final exam period. Exams are 9am-noon and 2pm-5pm. The Final Exam Schedule is available on the Registrar's site. Students must sit for exams at the times designated for each course. Exam times are indicated in course descriptions when students register.|
|May 25, Sun||Commencement|