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Academic Calendar 13-14

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FALL TERM 2013

First-Year Student Orientation: August 23-25, Friday-Sunday
Transfer Orientation: August 24-25, Saturday-Sunday
Upperclassmen Return: August 25, Sunday
Classes Begin: August 26, Monday
Labor Day^: September 2, Monday
Final Day for Course Changes: September 3, Tuesday
Rosh Hashanah%: September 5, Thursday
Yom Kippur%: September 14, Saturday
Family Day: September 21, Saturday
Sukkot#: September 18, Wednesday
Mid-Term: October 4, Friday
Homecoming: October 5, Saturday
Fall Recess Begins: October 12, Saturday, noon
Eidul Adha: October 15, Tuesday
Fall Recess Ends: October 16, Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.
Registration for Spring Term: October-November
Last Day for Withdrawal with W: November 1, Friday
Islamic New Year*: November 4, Monday
Thanksgiving Recess Begins: November 23, Saturday, noon
Thanksgiving Recess Ends: December 2, Monday, 7:30 a.m.
Vespers: Dec. 6-8, 13-15, Friday-Sunday
Classes End+: December 6, Friday, 4:15 p.m.
Reading Days: December7-8 , Saturday-Sunday
Final Examinations&: Dec.9-14 , Monday-Saturday


WINTER TERM 2014

Begins: January 2, Thursday
Ends: January 12, Sunday


SPRING TERM 2014

Transfer orientation: January 11-12, Saturday-Sunday
Classes Begin: January 13, Monday
Birth of Prophet Mohamed*: January 13, Monday
Martin Luther King Day~: January 20, Monday
Final Day for Course Changes: January 21, Tuesday
Mid-Term: February 28, Friday
Spring Recess Begins: March 1, Saturday, noon
Spring Recess Ends: March 10, Monday, 7:30 a.m.
Registration for Fall Term: March-April
Passover Begins%: April 15, Tuesday
Easter Recess: April 17-21, Thursday, 10:00 p.m.-Monday 6:00p.m.
Passover Ends%: April 22, Tuesday
Last Day for Withdrawal with W: April 4, Friday
Classes End: April 26, Saturday
Final Examinations$: April 26-May 2, Sunday-Friday
Baccalaureate: May 9, Friday, 5:00 p.m.
Commencement: May 10, Saturday, 10:00 a.m.


MAY SESSION 2014

Begins: May 5, Monday
Ends: May 23, Friday


SUMMER SESSION 2014

Begins: May 27, Tuesday
Ends: August 15, Friday

  • * Classes held. Students observing religious holiday excused; exams rescheduled
  • # Classes held.
  • ~ No classes held, offices open.
  • ^ No classes, offices closed.
  • % Feast begins at sundown on the day before. Classes held. Students observing religious holiday excused; exams rescheduled.
  • + Undergraduate classes end Friday, December 6 at 4:15PM; selected graduate courses end Saturday, December 7 at noon.
  • & Two exam periods held Monday-Friday (8:30AM and 1:30PM), and one exam period is held Saturday at 8:30AM. Evening exams are held at 6:30PM.
  • $ One exam periods is held on Sunday, April 27.