Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Winter/Spring Semester

Winter/Spring Semester 2022:Jan.3-May 20

DateEventNotes
Monday, January 3Campus Reopens
Friday, January 7Fall semester grades due
Monday, January 17Martin Luther King DayCampus closed
Tuesday - Friday, January 18-21Ordination programs’ January Intensive Seminars
Monday - Friday, January 24-28Ordination programs’ Winter Seminar
Monday, January 31First day of spring semester classes
Monday, February 14Last day of Add/Drop period
Monday, February 21Presidents’ Day Campus closed
Wednesday, March 2Yom Iyyun, no ordination program classes held
Wednesday, March 16Erev PurimCampus closes at 1 pm
Thursday, March 17PurimCampus closed
**Tuesday, March 22Thursday classes held
**updated
**Thursday, April 7Yom Iyyun, no ordination program classes held
** updated
**Friday, April 8Annual Miller Center Pre-Pesach/Pre-Easter Program, no ordination program classes held
**updated
Friday, April 15Erev Pesach (Passover)Campus closed
Monday - Wednesday, April 18-20Intermediate days of Pesach, no classes heldCampus open
Thursday, April 21Erev end of Pesach, no classes heldCampus closes at 1 pm
Friday, April 22End of PesachCampus closed
Thursday, April 28Yom HaShoah
Tuesday, May 3Ordination programs Capstones and Blessings
Wednesday, May 4Yom HaZikaron
Thursday, May 5Yom HaAtzma’ut, no morning classes held
Friday, May 13Last day of instruction, spring semester classes
Monday-Friday, May 16-20Final Exam period; all work must be turned in by 1:00 pm on Friday
Friday, May 20End of spring semester
Thursday, May 26Master’s Thesis presentations
Friday, May 27Spring semester grades due
Sunday, May 29Graduation and Ordination
Monday, May 30Memorial DayCampus closed
Wednesday, June 1JTFGB Grant Ceremony
Saturday, June 4Erev Shavuot
Sunday - Monday, June 5-6ShavuotCampus closed

Academic Calendar 2022-2023

Summer 2022: June 13-Aug. 19

DateEventNotes
Monday, June 13First day of summer semester classes
Monday, June 20Juneteenth observed, no classes heldCampus closed
Tuesday, June 21Last day of add/drop period
Monday, July 4Independence Day, no classes heldCampus closed
Monday - Friday, July 18-22On-campus sessions of summer Jewish Studies course
Monday - Friday, July 25-29On-campus sessions of summer Jewish Education course
Saturday, August 6Erev Tisha B'av
Sunday, August 7Tisha B'av
Friday, August 12Last day of instruction, summer semester classes
Monday - Friday, August 15-19Final exam period; all work must be turned in by 1:00 pm on Friday
Friday, August 19Last day of summer semester
Friday, August 26Summer semester grades due

Fall Semester 2022: Aug. 22-Dec. 23

DateEventNotes
Monday - Friday, August 22 – 26Ordination students’ orientation and Elul programs
Monday, August 29First day of fall semester classes
Monday, September 5Labor Day Campus closed
Monday, September 12Last day of Add/Drop period
Sunday, September 25Erev Rosh HashanahCampus closed
Monday - Tuesday, September 26-27Rosh HashanahCampus closed

Wednesday, September 28 - Tuesday, October 4No classes heldCampus open
Tuesday, October 4Erev Yom Kippur, no classes heldCampus closes at 1 pm
Wednesday, October 5Yom KippurCampus closed
Thursday - Friday, October 6-7No classes heldCampus open
Sunday, October 9Erev Sukkot, classes heldCampus closes at 1 pm
Monday - Tuesday, October 10-11SukkotCampus closed
Wednesday - Friday, October 12-14Intermediate days of Sukkot, classes heldCampus open
Monday - Tuesday, October 17-18Shmini Atzeret & Simchat TorahCampus closed
Wednesday, October 26Monday classes held
Thursday, November 3Monday classes held
Thursday, November 11Veterans Day, classes heldCampus open
Monday, November 14Ta Sh’ma Open House for prospective ordination students, no regular ordination classes held
Wednesday, November 23Day before Thanksgiving, classes heldCampus closes at 1 pm
Thursday - Friday, November 24 – 25Thanksgiving holidayCampus closed
Friday, December 16Last day of instruction, fall semester classes
Monday - Friday, December 19-23Final exam period; all work must be turned in by 1:00 pm on Friday
Friday, December 23Last day of fall semester
December 26, 2022 –January 2, 2023Hebrew College closedCampus closed
Tuesday, January 3, 2023Hebrew College reopens – stay tuned for details on the move to our new campus!
Friday, January 6, 2023Fall semester grades due

Winter/Spring Semester 2023:Jan. 3 -May 19

DateEventNotes
Tuesday, January 3Hebrew College reopens -- stay tuned for details on the move to our new campus!
Friday, January 6Fall semester grades due
Monday, January 16Martin Luther King DayCampus closed
Tuesday - Friday, January 17-20Ordination programs’ January Intensive Seminars
Monday - Friday, January 23-27Ordination programs’ Winter Seminar
Monday, January 30First day of spring semester classes
Monday, February 13Last day of Add/Drop period
Monday, February 20Presidents’ Day Campus closed
Monday, March 6Erev PurimCampus closes at 1 pm
Tuesday, March 7PurimCampus closed
Thursday, March 23Yom Iyyun, no ordination program classes held
Friday, March 24Monday afternoon classes held
Wednesday, April 5Erev Pesach (Passover)Campus closed
Thursday - Friday, April 6-7Pesach
Monday, April 10Intermediate days of Pesach, no classes heldCampus open
Tuesday, April 11Erev end of Pesach, no classes heldCampus closes at 1 pm
Wednesday - Thursday, April 12-13End days of PesachCampus closed
Friday, April 14No classes heldCampus closed
Monday, April 17Patriot's Day, no classes heldCampus closed
Tuesday, April 18Yom HaShoah
Tuesday, April 25Yom HaZikaron
Wednesday, April 26Yom HaAtzma’ut, no morning classes held
Tuesday, May 9Ordination programs' capstones and blessings
Friday, May 12Last day of instruction, spring semester classes
Monday-Friday, May 15-19Final exam period; all work must be turned in by 1:00 pm on Friday
Friday, May 19End of spring semester
Thursday, May 25Erev ShavuotCampus closes at 1 pm
Friday, May 26ShavuotCampus closed
Monday, May 29Memorial DayCampus closed
Tuesday, May 30Spring semester grades due
Thursday, June 1Master's thesis presentations
Sunday, June 4Graduation and ordination