Academic Calendar

 

Spring Semester 2019
January 1, 2019 New Year's Day, Offices Closed
January 15, 2019 Last Day of Spring Semester Registration, P3, P4
Tuesday January 15, 2019 First Day of APPEs
Monday, January 21, 2019 Martin Luther King Day, School Offices Closed
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 First Day of Spring Semester Classes
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Last Day of Spring Semester Registration, P1, P2
Friday January 25, 2019 PCOA Exam, P2 students
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Last Day to Drop without “W”
Monday, February 18, 2019 President’s Day, School and Offices Closed
Tue-Mon, February 19-25, 2019 Exam Week 1
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Classes follow a Monday Schedule
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Last Day to Drop with “W”
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Classes follow a Friday Schedule (Purim eve) - Preferably no tests given
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Purim, No Classes 
Friday, March 29, 2019 Study Day, No Classes
Mon-Fri, April 1-5, 2019 Exam Week 2
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 PSSNY Lobby Day
Friday, April 12, 2019 PCOA Exam, P1 students
Friday, April 19, 2019 No Classes, Offices close at 12 PM
Fri-Fri, April 19-26, 2019 Passover/Spring Break, No Classes 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 Passover, Offices close at 2 PM
Friday, April 26, 2019 Passover, Offices Closed
Thursday May 2, 2019 Last Day of Classes
Friday, May 3, 2019 Study Day
Mon-Fri, May 6-10, 2019 Final Exams
Thursday, May 23, 2019 Awards Banquet
Friday May 24, 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 28, 2019 First Day of APPEs
Monday June 10, 2019 School Closed (Shavuot)
Friday June 21, 2019 Last Day of IPPEs Block 1
Monday, June 24, 2019 Last Day of Summer Session 1 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 26, 2019 Last Day of IPPEs Block 2
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Last Day of Summer Session 2 Classes
August 16, 2019 Last Day of APPEs
 
Fall Semester 2019
Monday, August 19, 2019 First Day of APPEs/ Classes Year 4
Mon-Thurs, August 19 - 22, 2019 P1 Orientation
Monday, August 26, 2019 First Day of Classes, Years 1-3
Monday, September 2, 2019 No Classes (Labor Day)
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Study Day
Wed-Fri, September 25-27, 2019 First Examination Week
Monday, September 30, 2019 No Classes (Rosh Hashana)
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 No Classes (Rosh Hashana)
Wednesday October 2, 2019 Study Day
Thu-Mon, October 3-7, 2019 First Examination Week continued
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Tuesday follows Friday schedule (early dismissal 12pm)
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 No Classes (Yom Kippur)
Monday, October 14, 2019 No Classes (Sukkot)
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 No Classes (Sukkot)
Thursday, October 17, 2019 Thursday follows Monday schedule
Monday, October 21, 2019 No Classes (Shmini Atzeret)
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 No Classes (Simchat Torah)
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Wednesday follows Tuesday schedule
Friday, November 8, 2019 Study Day
Mon-Mon, November 11-18, 2019 Second Examination Week
Thu-Fri, November 28-29, 2019 No Classes (Thanksgiving Holiday)
Friday, December 13, 2019 Last Day of Classes, Years 1-3
Mon-Mon, December 16-23, 2019 Final Examinations, Years 1-3
Friday, December 23, 2019 Last Day of Classes/ APPEs, Year 4
 
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
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

* 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).