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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2023-2024

Spring Semester 2024

Spring Semester 2024: Jan. 29 -May 17

DateEventNotes
Tuesday, January 2, 2024Hebrew College reopens
Friday, January 5Fall semester grades due
Monday, January 15Martin Luther King, Jr. DayHebrew College closed
Tuesday - Friday, January 16-19Ordination programs’ January Intensive Seminars
Monday-Friday, January 22-26Ordination programs’ Winter Seminar
Monday, January 29First day of spring semester classes, all programs
Monday, February 5Last day of Add/Drop, Education Module 1 classes
Monday, February 12Last day of Add/Drop period, semester-long classes
Monday, February 19Presidents’ Day Hebrew College closed
Friday, March 1Ordination Programs' Yom Iyyun, no ordination classes held
Wednesday, March 20Last day of Education Module 1 classes
Thursday, March 21Monday classes held
Sunday, March 24PurimHebrew College closed
Monday, March 25First day of Education Module 2 classes
Monday, April 1, 2024Last day of Add/Drop, Education Module 2 classes
Monday, April 15Patriot's Day, no classes heldHebrew College closed
Monday, April 22Erev Pesach (Passover), no classes heldHebrew College closed
Tuesday-Wednesday, April 23-24PesachHebrew College closed
Thursday-Friday, April 25-26Intermediate days of Pesach, no classes heldHebrew College closed
Monday-Tuesday, April 29-30End days of PesachHebrew College closed
Wednesday, May 1Celebration of Adult Learning
Monday, May 6Yom HaShoah
Wednesday, May 8Ordination programs' Capstones and Blessings, no morning classes held
Friday, May 10Last day of instruction, spring semester classes
Monday-Friday, May 13-17Final exam period; all work must be turned in by 1 pm on Friday
Monday, May 13Yom HaZikaron
Tuesday, May 14Yom Ha'Atzmaut
Friday, May 17Last day of spring semester
Sunday, May 19JTFGB Grant Ceremony
Thursday, May 23Master's Thesis presentations
Friday, May 24Spring semester grades due
Monday, May 27Memorial DayHebrew College closed
Sunday, June 2Graduation and Ordination
Tuesday, June 11Erev ShavuotHebrew College closes at 1 pm
Wednesday-Thursday, June 12-13ShavuotHebrew College closed

Summer 2024: June 11-Aug. 13

DateEventNotes
Tuesday, June 11Erev ShavuotCampus closes at 1 pm
Wednesday-Thursday, June 12-13ShavuotCampus closed
Wednesday, June 19Juneteenth Campus closed
Thursday-Friday, July 4-5Independence DayCampus closed
Monday, August 12Erev Tish’a B’AvCampus closes at 1 pm
Tuesday, August 13Tisha B'avCampus closed

Fall Semester 2024: Aug. 26-Dec. 20

DateEventNotes
Monday, August 26 – Friday, August 30Ordination students’ orientation and Elul programs
Monday, September 2Labor DayCampus closed
Tuesday, September 3First day of fall semester classes (including Jewish education module 1 classes)
Monday, September 9Last day of add/drop period for Jewish education module 1 classes

Monday, September 16Last day of add/drop period for ordination students
Wednesday, October 2Erev Rosh HashanahCampus closed
Thursday-Friday, October 3-4Rosh HashanahCampus closed

Monday-Thursday, October 7-10No RABBINIC in-person classes heldCampus open
Friday, October 11Erev Yom Kippur, no classes heldCampus closed
Saturday, October 12Yom KippurCampus closed
Monday, October 14Columbus Day/Indigenous People’s Day, classes heldCampus open
Wednesday, October 16Erev SukkotCampus closes at 1 pm
Thursday-Friday, October 17-18SukkotCampus closed
Monday-Tuesday, October 21-22Intermediate days of Sukkot, classes heldCampus open
Wednesday, October 23Hoshana Rabbah, no ordination classes held, and last day of Jewish Education Module 1 classes
Thursday-Friday, October 24-25Shmini Atzeret & Simchat TorahCampus closed
Tuesday, October 29First day of Jewish education module 2 classes
Monday, November 4Last day of add/drop period for Jewish education module 2
classes
Tuesday, November 5Election Day, no ordination classes Campus open
Friday, November 11Veterans Day, classes heldCampus open
Monday, November 18Ta Sh’ma Open House for prospective ordination students, no regular ordination classes held
Wednesday, November 27Day before Thanksgiving, classes heldCampus closes at 1 pm
Thursday & Friday, November 28-29Thanksgiving holidayCampus closed
Friday, December 13Last day of instruction, fall semester classes
Monday-Friday, December 16-20Final exam period; all work must be turned in by 1:00 pm on Friday
Tuesday, December 17Last day for Jewish education module 2 classes
Friday, December 20Last day of fall semester
Monday, December 23, 2024 – Wednesday, January 1, 2025Winter breakCampus closed
Thursday, January 2, 2025Hebrew College reopens
Friday, January 3, 2025Fall semester grades due

Winter/Spring Semester 2025: Jan. 2 -May 16

DateEventNotes
Thursday, January 2Hebrew College reopens
Friday, January 3Fall semester grades due
Monday, January 20Martin Luther King Jr. DayCampus closed
Tuesday – Friday, January 21-24Ordination programs’ January Intensive Seminars
Monday – Friday, January 27-31Ordination programs’ Winter Seminar
Monday, February 3First day of spring semester classes
Friday, February 7Last day of add/drop period for Jewish education module 3
classes
Monday, February 17President's DayCampus closed
Tuesday, February 18Last day of add/drop period
Thursday, March 13 Erev PurimCampus closes at 1 pm
Friday, March 14Purim Campus closed
Wednesday, March 19Last day of Jewish Education Module 3 classes
Monday, March 24First day of Jewish education module 4 classes
Friday, March 28Last day of add/drop period for Jewish education module 4
classes
Monday, April 14PesachCampus closed
Tuesday-Friday, April 15-18Intermediate days of Pesach, no classes heldCampus open
Monday, April 21Patriot’s Day, no classes held Campus closed
Tuesday, April 22Classes resume
Thursday, April 24Yom HaShoah, classes heldCampus open
Wednesday, April 30Yom HaZikaron, classes heldCampus open
Thursday, May 1Yom HaAtzma’ut, no morning classes heldCampus open
Wednesday, May 7Ordination programs' capstones and blessings, no morning classes held
Friday, May 9Last day of instruction, spring semester classes
Monday-Friday, May 12-16Final exam period; all work must be turned in by 1:00 pm on Friday
Friday, May 16Last day of spring semester
Friday, May 23Spring semester grades due
Sunday, May 25Graduation and Ordination
Monday, May 26Memorial DayCampus closed
Monday-Tuesday, June 2-3ShavuotCampus closed