Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2023-2024

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
Friday, 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

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
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
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