Academic Calendar

Summer 2014     Fall 2014    Spring 2015

Summer 2014

June

2

Monday

Session I, Session II, and Hebrew courses meet during regularly scheduled times

3

Tuesday

Session I, Session II, and Hebrew courses meet during regularly scheduled times

Session I ends

Erev Shavu'ot

4–5

Wednesday–Thursday

Shavu'otno classes

12

Thursday

Incomplete work from Summer Session I due

16

Monday

Incomplete work from Spring 2014 semester due

17

Tuesday

Last day to request an incomplete grade for Summer Session II and Summer Session Hebrew courses

18

Wednesday

List College students—last day to change from grade to Audit and to change from a grade to Pass/D/Fail for Summer Session II courses

26

Thursday

Summer Session II ends

July

1

Tuesday

Summer Session III begins

2

Wednesday

Last day to register for Summer Session III

GS, RS, DS, and CS students—last day to change from grade to Audit and to change from a grade to Pass/Fail for Summer Session III courses

3

Thursday

Last day to drop Summer Session III courses

Six-week Hebrew courses end

4

Friday

Independence Day

10

Thursday

Incomplete work from Summer Session II due

Seven-week Hebrew courses end

22

Tuesday

Last date to request an Incomplete grade for Summer Session III courses

23

Wednesday

List College students—last day to change from grade to Audit and to change from a grade to Pass/D/Fail for Summer Session III courses

31

Thursday

Summer Session III ends

Incomplete work from Summer Session Hebrew due

 

 

Fall 2014

August

5

Tuesday

Tish'ah Be'Av

21

Thursday

Incomplete work from Summer Session III due

24

Sunday

List College orientation begins

Residence halls open at 8:00 a.m. for students attending orientations

25

Monday

Rabbinical School, H. L. Miller Cantorial School, and Davidson School orientations begin

26

Tuesday

Graduate School orientation begins

27

Wednesday

Registration for new students

31

Sunday

Residence halls open for all students at 9:00 a.m.

September

2

Tuesday

Classes begin

8

Monday

Last day to register for the Fall 2014 semester

16

Tuesday

Last day to add a class

Last day to receive tuition refund for dropped classes

Last day to drop courses without receiving a grade of "F"

RS, CS, DS, and GS students—last day to change a class to a letter, an Audit, or a Pass/D/Fail grade

24

Wednesday

Erev Rosh Hashanah—no classes

25–26

Thursday–Friday

Rosh Hashanah—no classes

October

3

Friday

Erev Yom Kippur—no classes 

4

Saturday

Yom Kippur

8

Wednesday

Erev Sukkot—no classes

9–10

Thursday–Friday

Sukkot—no classes

11–14

Saturday–Tuesday

Hol Hamo'ed Sukkot

15

Wednesday

Hoshanah Rabbah—no classes

16

Thursday

Shemini Atzeret—no classes

17

Friday

Simhat Torah—no classes

20

Monday

Last day to submit dissertation copies for defense during the Fall 2014 semester

24–25

Friday–Saturday

Rosh Hodesh Heshvan

November

3–4

Monday–Tuesday

College Election Day recess

List College classes cancelled

10–14

Monday–Friday

Registration for Spring 2015

13

Thursday

List College students—last day to change a course status to a letter or a Pass/D/Fail grade 

27–30

Thursday–Sunday

Thanksgiving recess—no classes

December

3

Wednesday

All schools—last day to request Incomplete grades for Fall 2014 courses

8

Monday

Last day of classes

9–10

Tuesday–Wednesday

Reading days

11–17

Thursday–Wednesday

Final examinations

17–24

Wednesday–Wednesday

Hanukkah

18

Thursday

Make-up final examination day

21

Sunday

Residence halls close at 5:00 p.m. for any students leaving JTS housing  

 

 

Spring 2015

January

12–15

Monday–Thursday

Rabbinical School Minimester

18

Sunday

All residence halls open for new students at 9:00 a.m.

19

Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—no classes

20

Tuesday

Classes begin

21

Wednesday

Rosh Hodesh Shevat

26

Monday

Last day to register for the Spring 2015 semester

Incomplete work from Fall 2014 semester due

29

Thursday

Applications for graduate fellowships due

February

3

Tuesday

Last day to add a class

Last day to receive tuition refund for dropped classes

Last day to drop courses without receiving a grade of "F"

RS, CS, DS, and GS students—last day to change a class to a letter, an Audit, or a Pass/D/Fail grade

4

Wednesday

Tu Bishvat

5

Thursday

Day of Learning—classes will not meet from noon to 2:15 p.m.

16

Monday

Presidents' Day—no classes

19–20

Thursday–Friday

Rosh Hodesh Adar

March

2

Monday

2015–2016 Financial Aid applications due

Last day to submit dissertation copies for defense during Spring 2015 semester

2–3

Monday–Tuesday

Registration for Summer 2015 courses

4

Wednesday

Ta'anit Ester—no (evening) classes after 4:00 p.m.

5

Thursday

Purim—no classes

16–20

Monday–Friday

List College—no classes (Columbia/Barnard Spring Recess)

26

Thursday

List College students—last day to change a course status to a letter or a Pass/D/Fail grade

April

2–12

Thursday–Sunday

Pesah recess—no classes

16

Thursday

Yom Hasho'ah—classes scheduled to end at 2:15 p.m. will end at 1:55 p.m.

19–20

Sunday–Monday

Rosh Hodesh Iyyar

20–24

Monday–Friday

Registration for Fall 2015

22

Wednesday

Yom Hazikkaron—classes scheduled to end at 2:15 p.m. will end at 1:55 p.m.

23

Thursday

Yom Ha'atzma'ut—classes will not meet from noon to 2:40 p.m.

27

Tuesday

Last day to request Incomplete grades for Spring 2015 courses

May

4

Monday

Last day of classes

Last day to complete graduation requirements (including master’s degree essay)

5–6

Tuesday–Wednesday

Reading days

7

Thursday

Lag Ba'omer

7–13

Thursday–Wednesday

Final examinations

14

Thursday

Make-up final examination day

21

Thursday

Commencement

22

Friday

Residence halls close for graduating students by noon

23

Saturday

Erev Shavu'ot

24–25

Sunday–Monday

Shavu'ot

26 

 Tuesday

Residence halls close for all non-graduating and non-summer school students by noon