Academic Calendar

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Spring 2014

January

2

Thursday

Rosh Hodesh Shevat

13–16

Monday–Thursday

Rabbinical School Minimester

16

Thursday

Tu Bishvat

19

Sunday

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

20

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

21

Tuesday

Classes begin

Registration for new students

27

Monday

Last day to register for the Spring 2014 semester

Incomplete work from Fall 2013 semester due

30

Thursday

Last day to add a class

Last day to receive tuition refund for dropped courses

GS & DS students: last day to drop a class without receiving a "W" (withdrawal) on academic transcripts

Applications for graduate fellowships due

31

Friday–Saturday

Rosh Hodesh Adar I

February

17

Monday

Presidents Day—no classes

24

Monday

Last day to submit dissertation copies for defense during Spring 2014 semester

March

2–3

Sunday–Monday

Rosh Hodesh Adar II—classes begin at 8:35 am on March 3

3

Monday

2014–2015 Financial Aid applications due

3–4

Monday–Tuesday

Registration for Summer 2014 courses

13

Thursday

Ta'anit Esther—no classes after 5:20 p.m.

15

Saturday

Erev Purim

16

Sunday

Purim

17–21

Monday–Friday

List College—no classes (Columbia/Barnard spring recess)

27

Thursday

JTS Day of Learning—classes will not meet 11:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

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

•·LC, RS, and CS students—no academic penalty

•·GS and DS students—"W" appears on transcript

(Tuition refunds are not applicable to courses dropped after January 30, 2014.)

Last day to change from grade to Audit and to change from a grade to Pass/D/Fail for LC students, and to Audit or Pass/Fail for RS, CS, DS, & GS students

April

1

Tuesday

Rosh Hodesh Iyyar—classes begin at 8:35 a.m.

7–10

Monday–Thursday

Registration for Fall 2014

13–23

Sunday–Wednesday

Pesah recess—no classes

27

Sunday

Yom Hasho'ah

28

Monday

Yom Hasho'ah observed—3:40 p.m. classes will begin at 3:50 p.m.

29

Tuesday

Last day to request incomplete grades for Spring 2014 courses

30–1

Wednesday–Thursday

Rosh Hodesh Sivan—classes begin at 8:35 a.m.

May

5

Monday

Last day of classes

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

Yom Hazikkaron—3:40 p.m. classes will begin at 3:50 p.m.

6

Tuesday

Yom Ha'atzma'ut

6–7

Tuesday–Wednesday

Reading days

8–14

Thursday–Wednesday

Final examinations

15

Thursday

Make-up final examination day

18

Sunday

Summer Session 1 begins
Residence halls close for all non-graduating & non–summer school students by noon

Lag Ba'omer

22

Thursday

Commencement

25

Sunday

Residence halls close for all graduating, non–summer school students by noon

25-26

Sunday - Monday

Memorial Day Weekend – no classes

27

Tuesday

Summer Session 2 and Summer Session Hebrew begin

28

Wednesday

Last day to register for Summer Session 2 and Summer Session Hebrew 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 2 courses.

29

Thursday

Last day to drop Summer Session 2 and Summer Session Hebrew courses.

 

 

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 E and Erev Shavuot

4–5

Wednesday–Thursday

Shavuot – no classes

12

Thursday

Incomplete work from Summer Session 1 due

16

Monday

Incomplete work from Spring 2014 semester due

17

Tuesday

Last day to request an incomplete grade for Summer Session 2 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 2 courses.

26

Thursday

Summer Session 2 ends

July

1

Tuesday

Summer Session 3 begins

2

Wednesday

Last day to register for Summer Session 3 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 3 courses.

3

Thursday

Last day to drop Summer Session 3 courses 6-week Hebrew courses end

4

Friday

Independence Day

10

Thursday

Incomplete work from Summer Session 2 due. 7-week Hebrew courses end

22

Tuesday

Last date to request an incomplete grade for Summer Session 3 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 3 courses.

31

Thursday

Summer Session 3 ends. Incomplete work from Summer Session Hebrew due

 

 

Fall 2014

August

5

Tuesday

Tisha B’av

21

Thursday

Incomplete work from Summer Session 3 due.

24

Sunday

List College orientation begins
Residence Halls open at 9:00 a.m. for students attending orientations

25

Monday

Rabbinical School, 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"
Last day to change a class to a letter, an audit or a pass/d/fail grade for RS, CS, DS & GS student

24

Wednesday

Erev Rosh Hashanah - no classes

25-26

Thurs.-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

Sat.-Tuesday

Hol Hamoed Sukkot - classes begin at 8:35 am on 10.13 and 10.14

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 '14 semester

24-25

Friday-Saturday

Rosh Hodesh Heshvan – classes begin at 8:35 a.m. on 10.24

November

3-4

Monday-Tuesday

College Election Day recess.  List College classes cancelled

10-14

Monday–Friday

Registration for Spring 2015

13

Thursday

Last day to change a course status to a letter or a pass/d/fail grade for LC students

27-30

Thursday-Sunday

Thanksgiving recess - no classes

December

3

Wednesday

Last day to request incomplete grades for Fall 2014 courses - all schools

8

Monday

Last day of classes

9-10

Tuesday–Wednesday

Reading days

11-17

Thursday–Wednesday

Final examinations

17-24

Wed.-Wed.

Hanukkah

18

Thursday

Make-up final examination day

21

Sunday

Residence Halls close at 5:00 pm for any students leaving JTS housing  

 

 

Spring 2015

January

12-15

Mon.-Thurs.

Rabbinical School Minimester

18

Sunday

All residence halls open for new students at 9:00 am

19

Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes

20

Tuesday

Classes begin

21

Wednesday

Rosh Hodesh Shevat – classes begin at 8:35 am

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"
Last day to change a class to a letter, an audit or a pass/d/fail grade for RS, CS, DS & GS students

4

Wednesday

Tu Bishvat

5

Thursday

Day of Learning - 11:45 a.m.- 1:45 p.m. program

16

Monday

Presidents' Day - no classes

19-20

Thursday-Friday

Rosh Hodesh Adar – classes begin at 8:35 am

March

2

Monday

2015-2016 Financial Aid applications due
Last day to submit dissertation copies for defense during Spring '15 semester

2-3

Monday-Tues

Registration for Summer 2015 courses

4

Wednesday

Ta'anit Esther - no (evening) classes after 5:20 pm

5

Thursday

Purim – no classes

16-20

Mon.-Fri

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

26

Thursday

Last day to change a course status to a letter or a pass/d/fail grade for LC students

April

2-12

Thurs.-Sun.

Pesah recess - no classes

16

Thursday

Yom HaSho'ah -Classes begin at 8:35am. No classes 11:45am - 1:45 pm. 3:40 classes will begin at 3:50 pm.

19-20

Sun.-Mon.

Rosh Hodesh Iyar – classes begin at 8:35 am on 4.20

20-23

Thursday-Friday

Registration for Fall 2015

22

Wednesday

Yom HaZikaron - 3:40 pm classes will begin at 3:50 pm

23

Thursday

Yom HaAtzma'ut -3:40 pm classes will begin at 3:50 pm

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 essay)

5-6

Tues.-Wed.

Reading days

7

Thursday

Lag BaOmer

7-13

Thursday-Wed.

Final examinations

14

Thursday

Make-up final examination day

17

Sunday

Residence Halls close for all non-graduating & non-summer school students by 12 noon

21

Thursday

Commencement

22

Friday

Residence Halls close for graduating students by 12 noon

23

Saturday

Erev Shavuot

24-25

Sun.-Mon.

Shavuot