Academic Calendar

 

Date Event Status
SPRING SEMESTER 2018
Mar. 29, 2018 Preferably No Exams or Quizzes Given  
Mar. 30, 2018 Eve of Passover NO Classes, Offices Close at 12:00 PM
Apr. 2-6, 2018 Passover-Spring Recess School Closed
Apr. 2-5, 2018 Intermediate Days of Passover No Classes/ Offices Open
Apr. 6, 2018 Passover Day 7 School/ Offices Closed
Apr. 17, 2018 Legislative Day  
Apr. 12-20, 2018 Exam Period 2*  
Apr. 24, 2018 PCOA (TENTATIVE)  
May 1, 2018 Last Day to File for Graduation (TENTATIVE)  
May 11, 2018 Last Day of Classes  
May 14, 2018 First Day of Finals*  
May 21, 2018 Shavuot- Day 2 Offices/ School Closed
May 23, 2018 Last Day of Finals*  
May 24, 2018 Commencement Banquet   
May 25, 2018 Commencement   
May 28, 2018 Memorial Day Offices Closed/ School Closed
June 4, 2018 First Day of IPPE  
TBD Spring Session II Registration  
May 29 - Jun. 29, 2018 Spring Session II  
July 4, 2018 Independence Day Offices Closed/School Closed
TBD Spring Session III Registration  
July 2 - Aug. 3, 2018 Spring Session III  
Aug. 10, 2018 Last Day of Clinical  
Fall Semester 2018
May 1st, 2018- September 3, 2018 Registration for Fall Semester
Monday August 13, 2018 First Day of APPEs
August 27th, August 30th, 2018 Orientation
Monday, September 3rd, 2018 Labor Day
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 First Day of Classes
Monday, September 10, 2018 No Classes (Rosh Hashana)
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 No Classes (Rosh Hashana)
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Wednesday follows a Monday schedule- Preferably no test given
Monday, September 17, 2018 Last Day to Add/ Drop without “W” (P1s & P2s)
Tuesday September 18, 2018 Preferably No Test Given (Eve of Yom Kippur)
Wednesday September 19, 2018 No Classes (Yom Kippur)
Thursday, September 20, 2018 Thursday follows a Tuesday schedule
Monday, September 24, 2018 No Classes (Sukkot)
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 No Classes (Sukkot)
Monday, October 1, 2018 No Classes (Shmini Atzeret)
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 No Classes (Simchat Torah)
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Wednesday follows a Monday schedule
Thursday, October 4, 2018 Thursday follows a Tuesday schedule
Friday, October 5, 2018 Study Day
Mon-Fri, October 8-12, 2018 First Examination Week
Monday October 29, 2018 Last Day to Drop with “W” (P1s & P2s)
Thu-Wed, November 15-21, 2018 Second Examination Week
Thu-Fri, November 22-23 No Classes (Thanksgiving Holiday)
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Tuesday follows a Thursday Schedule
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Wednesday follows a Monday Schedule
Thursday, December 13, 2018 Last Day of Classes
Friday, December 14, 2018 Study Day
Friday, December 14, 2018 Last Day of APPEs
Mon-Fri, December 17-21, 2018 Final Examinations
Spring Semester 2019
November 1st, 2018-January 15, 2019 Registration for Spring Semester
Tuesday January 15, 2019 First Day of APPEs
Monday, January 21, 2019 School Closed (Martin Luther King Day)
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 First Day of Classes
Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 Last Day to Drop without “W”
Monday, February 18, 2019 School Closed (President’s day)
Tue-Mon, February 19-25, 2019 First Examination Week
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Tuesday follows a Monday Schedule
Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 Last Day to Drop with “W”
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Wednesday follows a Friday Schedule (Purim eve) - Preferably no test given
Thursday, March 21, 2019 No Classes (Purim)
Friday, March 29, 2019 Study Day
Mon-Fri, April 1-5, 2019 Examination Week Two
Friday, April 19th, 2019 School Closed
Mon-Fri, April 22-26, 2019 No Classes - Spring Break
Friday, May 3, 2019 Study Day
Mon-Fri, May 6-10, 2019 Final Examinations
Thursday May 23, 2019 Commencement
Friday May 24, 2019 Last Day of APPEs
Summer Session I 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019 First Day of Classes and of IPPE block 1
Monday, May 27, 2019 No Classes (Memorial Day)
Tuesday May 28th, 2019 First Day of APPEs
Monday June 10th, 2019 School Closed (Shavuot)
Friday June 21st, 2019 Last Day of IPPEs Block 1
Monday, June 24, 2019 Last Day of Classes
Summer Session II 2019
Monday June 24, 2019 First Day of IPPEs Block 2
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 First Day of Classes
Thursday, July 4, 2019 No Classes (Independence Day)
Friday July 26th, 2019 Last Day of IPPEs Block 2
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Last Day of Classes
August 16, 2019 Last Day of APPEs

* Exam Periods and Associated Study Days Are Subject to Change

NOTE: Each semester consists of 11 full classes weeks (11 each of Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri with conversion days) and 3 examination weeks. Fall semester has 16 calendar weeks containing at least one class or examination day. Spring semester has 15 calendar weeks with at containing one class or examination day. For Carnegie unit compliance classes meet 70 minutes per week for one credit. (38.5 hours for three credit course meeting 140 minutes per week—compare to 37.5 hours [three credits course meeting 50 minutes three times per week for 15 weeks).