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Academic Calendar 2014-2015

Fall Term

First-Year Student Orientation August 22-24 Friday-Sunday
Transfer Orientation August 23-24 Saturday-Sunday
Upperclassmen Return August 24 Sunday
Classes Begin August 25 Monday
Labor Day –CLASSES HELD, offices closed September 1 Monday
Final Day for Course Changes September 2 Tuesday
Family Day September 13 Saturday
Rosh Hashanah – classes held% September 25 Thursday
Mid-Term October 3 Friday
Yom Kippur - classes held% October 4 Saturday
Eidul Adha* October 4 Saturday
Sukkot - classes held% October 9 Thursday
Fall Recess Begins October 11 Saturday, noon
Fall Recess Ends October 15 Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.
Homecoming October 18 Saturday
Islamic New Year* October 25 Saturday
Registration for Spring Term October-November  
Last Day for Withdrawal with W October 31 Friday
Thanksgiving Recess Begins November 25 Tuesday, 10PM
Thanksgiving Recess Ends December 1 Monday, 7:30 a.m.
Vespers Dec.5-7, 12-14 Friday-Sunday
Classes End December 5 Friday, 4:15PM
Final exams December 8-13 Monday-Saturday

Spring Term (15 weeks) 

New Transfer Student Orientation January 17-18 Saturday-Sunday
Classes Begin January 19 Monday
Martin Luther King Day-classes held, offices open January 19 Monday
Final Day for Course Changes January 26 Monday
Mid-Term March 6 Friday
Spring Recess Begins March 7 Saturday, noon
Spring Recess Ends March 16 Monday, 7:30 a.m.
Registration for Fall Term March-April  
Last Day for Withdrawal with W April 2 Thursday
Easter Recess April 3-5 Friday-Sunday (Classes resume 7:30AM Monday)
Passover Begins% April 4 Saturday
Passover Ends - classes held% April 11 Saturday
Classes End May 2 Saturday
Final Examinations May 3-8 Sunday-Friday
Baccalaureate May 15 Friday, 5:00 p.m.
Commencement May 16 Saturday, 10:00 a.m.

May Session

Begins May 11 Monday
Ends May 29 Friday

Summer Session

Begins June 1 Monday
Ends August 21 Friday


* Students observing religious holiday excused; exams rescheduled

& Feast begins at sundown on the day before. Students observing religious holiday excused; exams rescheduled.