Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2018: Sept. 4- Dec. 21

DateEventNotes
Sept. 3Labor DayCampus closed

Sept. 4First day of classes, College; Hakhel (Convocation)
Sept. 7No ClassesCampus open
Sept. 9Erev Rosh HashanahCampus closes at 1pm
Sept. 10-11Rosh HashanahCampus closed
Sept. 10-19No classes: Rosh Hashanah through Yom Kippur
Sept. 18Erev Yom KippurCampus closes at 1 PM
Sept. 19Yom KippurCampus closed
Sept. 20-21Classes heldCampus open
Sept. 21Add/drop for fall semester ends
Sept. 23Erev SukkotCampus closes at 1 PM
Sept. 24-25SukkotCampus closed
Sept. 26-28Intermediate days of Sukkot; Classes held
Sept 27Monday Classes held
Sept. 30Hoshana Rabba services in Beit MidrashCampus closes at 1 PM
Oct. 1-2Shmini Atzeret/ Simchat TorahCampus closed
Oct. 12-14Rabbinical School/School of Jewish Music Shabbaton at Camp Yavneh
Oct. 14JTFGB Program Kick-off Retreat
Oct. 15Installation of new college president, Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld
Nov. 12Ta Sh'maNo regular classes
Nov. 13Ta Sh'maRegular classes held
Nov. 21Thanksgiving break beginsCampus closes at 1pm
Nov. 22-23ThanksgivingCampus closed
Dec. 2-10HanukkahCampus open
Dec. 21Last day of fall classes
Dec. 22-Jan. 1,2019Winter BreakCampus closed

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 9Yom 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