Academic Calendar

Spring Semester 2020: Feb. 3-May 15

DateEventNotes
Jan. 2Campus Reopens
Jan. 20Martin Luther King Jr., DayCampus closed
Jan. 21-24Seminar on Pluralism for Mekorot

Introduction to Christianity Seminar for Shanah Aleph

History and Practice of Islam Seminar for Shanah Bet
Jan. 24-25Rabbinical and Cantorial School Winter Shabbaton
Jan. 27- 28Rabbinical and Cantorial School Winter Seminar
Feb. 3 First day of spring classes
Feb. 10Add/drop period ends
Feb. 17President's DayCampus closed
Feb. 26Yom Iyyun-Rosh Chodesh Adar
March 9Erev PurimCampus closes at 5 PM
March 10PurimCampus closed
March 26Yom Iyyun-Rosh Chodesh Nisan
March 27Yom Iyyun at Temple Beth Zion, Brookline8:30 am - Noon
April 8Erev Pesach; no classesCampus closes at 1 PM
April 9-10Pesach; no classesCampus closed
April 13No classes Campus open
April 14Erev end of Pesach; no classesCampus closes at 1 PM
April 15-16 Last two days of PesachCampus closed
April 17No classesCampus closed
April 21Yom HaShoah
April 28Yom HaZikaron
April 29Yom Iyyun - Yom HaAtzma'ut half day campus-wide day of learning
May 15Last day of spring classes
May 22Yom Yerushalayim
May 25Memorial DayCampus closed
May 27JTFGB Grant Ceremony
May 28Erev ShavuotCampus closes at 1 PM
May 29-30ShavuotCampus closed
June 4Project/Thesis Presentation Day
June 7Graduation & Ordination

Summer 2020: June 9-Aug. 21

DateEventNotes
June 9-July 31Prayer Leader Summer Institute
June 15First day of summer classes
July 4Fourth of July HolidayCampus closed
July 29Erev Tish'a B'avCampus closes at 1 PM
July 30Tish'a B'avCampus closed
Aug. 21Last day of summer classes
Aug. 30-Sept. 4Rabbinical School Elul Minimester and Orientation
Aug. 30-Sept. 4COSEL Elul Mimimester and Orientation
Sept. 2-3Jewish Education and Jewish Studies Orientation
Sept. 7Labor DayCampus closed