Academic Calendar

Spring Semester 2020 
Monday, January 13, 2020 First Day of Classes/ APPEs
Monday, January 20th, 2020 No Classes (Martin Luther King Day)
Monday, February 17, 2020 No Classes (Washington's Birthday)
Friday, February 21, 2020 Study Day
Tue-Wed, February 18-26, 2020 First Examination Week
Thursday, March 5, 2020 Thursday follows a Monday schedule
Monday, March 9, 2020 No Classes (Purim eve)
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 No Classes (Purim)
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Study Day
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Study Day
Thu-Fri, March 26 - April 3, 2020 Second Examination Week
Mon-Fri, April 6-17, 2020 No Classes - Spring Break
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Lobby Day
Thursday, May 7, 2020 Last Day of Classes, Years 1-2
Friday, May 8, 2020 Study Day, Years 1-2
Wed-Thu, May 13-14, 2020 Study Day
Mon-Tues, May 11-19, 2020 Final Examinations, Years 1-2
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Last Day of Classes, Year 3
 
Summer Session I 2020
Monday, May 25, 2020 No Classes (Memorial Day)
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 First Day of Classes/ IPPEs
Friday, May 29, 2020 No Classes (Shavuot)
Tuesday, June 20, 2020 Last Day of Classes/ IPPEs
 
Summer Session II 2020
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 First Day of Classes/ IPPEs
Friday, July 3, 2020 No Classes (Independence Day observed)
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Tuesday follows a Thursday schedule
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Wednesday follows a Friday schedule
Thursday, July 30, 2020 No Classes (Tisha B'av)
Thursday, August 6, 2020 Last Day of Classes/ IPPes
 
Fall Semester 2020
Monday, August 17, 2020  First Day of Classes, Year 4
Mon-Thurs, August 17-20, 2020 Orientation
Monday, August 24, 2020 First Day of Classes, Years 1-3
Monday, Septembrer 7, 2020 Labor Day
Friday, September 18, 2020 Rosh Hashanah
Monday, September 21, 2020 Study Day
Tues-Thurs, Sept 22 - Oct 1, 2020 First Examination Period
Monday, September 28, 2020 Yom Kippur
Friday, October 2, 2020 Eve of Sukkot
Mon-Fri, October 5-9, 2020 Intermediate Days of Sukkot
Friday, October 9, 2020 Eve of Shmini Atzeret
Monday, November 2, 2020 Study Day
Tues-Wed, November 3-10, 2020 Second Examination Period
Thurs-Fri, November 26-27, 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday
Monday, December 14, 2020 Last Day of Classes, Years 1-3
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Study Day
Wed-Wed, December 16-23, 2020 Final Examinations, Years 1-3
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 Last Day of Classes, Year 4

* 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).