Hebrew College will be closed until Friday, March 22 for Purim. Chag Sameach!

Academic Calendar

Spring Semester 2019: Feb. 4-May 17

DateEventNotes
Jan. 2Campus Reopens
Jan. 21Martin Luther King Jr., DayCampus closed
Jan. 28- Feb.1Rabbinical School Winter Seminar
Feb. 4 Spring Semester Begins (College)
Feb. 11Add/drop ends (College)
Feb. 18President's DayCampus closed
March 6Yom IyyunNo classes
March 20Erev PurimCampus closes at 1 PM
March 21PurimCampus closed
April 12Yom IyyunNo classes
April 19Erev Pesach; no classesCampus closes at 1 PM
April 22-24Intermediate days of Pesach; no classesCampus open
April 25Erev last two days of Pesach; no classes Campus closes at 1pm
April 26-277th and 8th day of PesachCampus closed
May 2Yom Hashoah
May 7Yom HaZikaron
May 8Yom HaAtzma'utNo morning classes
May 17Last day of spring classes
May 27Memorial DayCampus closed
May 29JTFGB Grant Presentation Ceremony
June 2Graduation/Ordination (Yom Yerushalayim)
June 4- July 28School of Jewish Music Prayer Leader Summer Institute
June 9-10ShavuotCampus closed
June 17First day of summer classes

Summer 2019: June 4-Aug. 23

DateEventNotes
June 2Graduation and OrdinationHebrew College and Temple Reyim, Newton

June 4-July 26School of Jewish Music Prayer Leader Summer Institute
June 9-10ShavuotCampus closed
June 17First day of summer classes
June 21Add/Drop period ends for semester-long courses
July 4-5Fourth of July HolidayCampus closed
July 14-19Shoolman School Summer Week 1
July 21-26Shoolman School Summer Week 2
Aug. 9Erev Tisha B'avCampus closes at 1 PM
Aug. 10Tisha B'avCampus closed
Aug. 23Last day of summer classes
Aug. 25-Sept. 6Rabbinical and Cantorial Orientation & Elul Zman
Aug. 28-29Jewish Education and Jewish Studies programs orientation
Sept. 2Labor Day Campus closed

Fall Semester 2019: Sept. 4-Dec. 20

DateEventNotes
Sept. 2Labor DayCampus closed

Sept. 9First day of fall classes
Sept. 16Add/Drop period ends
Sept. 29Erev Rosh HashanahCampus closes at 1pm
Sept. 30-October 1Rosh HashanahCampus closed
Oct. 2-8No classes: Rosh Hashanah through Yom KippurCampus open
Oct. 8Erev Yom KippurCampus closes at 1 PM
Oct. 9Yom KippurCampus closed
Oct. 13Erev SukkotCampus closes at 1 PM
Oct. 14-15SukkotCampus closed
Oct. 16Monday morning classes held/Wednesday afternoon classes held
Oct. 17Tuesday Classes held
Oct. 18Monday afternoon classes held
Oct. 20Erev Shmini AtzeretCampus closes at 1 PM
Oct. 21-22Shmini Atzeret/ Simchat TorahCampus closed
Nov. 27Day before ThanksgivingCampus closes at 1 PM
Nov. 28-29Thanksgiving HolidayCampus closed
Dec. 20Last day of fall classesCampus open
Dec. 22Hanukkah begins
Dec. 24Winter Break beginsCampus closes at 1 PM
Dec. 25-Jan. 1. 2020Winter breakCampus Closed

Spring Semester 2020: Feb. 3-May 15

DateEventNotes
Jan. 2Campus Reopens
Jan. 20Martin Luther King Jr., DayCampus closed
Jan. 27- 28Rabbinical 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
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 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