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.
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|
A few future dates of interest
The full academic calendar is available on the Registrar's webpage.
|August 30, 2014 Saturday||New Student Orientation (with some optional programs beginning prior to this date)|
|September 3, 2014 Wednesday||Fall semester classes begin|
|October 24-26, 2014 Friday - Sunday||Family Weekend|
|December 20, 2014 Saturday||Exams end at 5PM|
|January 21, 2015 Wednesday||Spring semester classes begin|
|May 15, 2014 Friday||Exams end at 5PM|
|May 24, 2015 Sunday||Commencement|