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Academic Calendar

First Semester1995-961996-971997-98
Advising and orientation week August 28 (M) August 26 (M) August 25 (M)
Instruction begins September 5 (T) September 3 (T) September 2 (T)
Labor Day September 4 (M) September 2 (M) September 1 (M)
Rosh Hashanah* September 25 (M) September 14 (S) October 2 (S)
Yom Kippur* October 4 (W) September 23 (M) October 11 (S)
Thanksgiving recess November 23-26 (R-N) November 28-December 1 (R-N) November 27-30 (R-N)
Last class day December 15 (F) December 13 (F) December 12 (F)
Exams begin December 16 (S) December 15 (N) December 14 (N)
Exams end December 23 (S) December 21 (S) December 20 (S)
Commencement December 17 (N) December 22 (N) December 21 (N)
Last day grades in December 27 (W) December 26 (R) December 24 (W)
Second Semester 1995-961996-97 1997-98
Advising and orientation week January 16 (T) January 13 (M) January 12 (M)
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day January 15 (M) January 20 (M) January 19 (M)
Instruction begins January 22 (M) January 21 (T) January 20 (T)
Spring recess March 9-17 (S-N) March 22-31 (S-M) March 7-15 (S-M)
Classes resume March 18 (M) April 1 (T) March 16 (M)
Good Friday recess April 5-7 (F-N) Spring Recess April 10-12 (F-N)
Passover* April 4 (R) April 22 (T) April 11 (S)
Last class day May 10 (F) May 9 (F) May 8 (F)
Exams begin May 11 (S) May 10 (S) May 9 (S)
Exams end May 17 (F) May 16 (F) May 15 (F)
Commencement weekend May 17-19 (F-N) May 16-18 (F-N) May15-17
Last day grades in May 22 (W) May 20 (T) May 19 (T)
Summer Sessions 1996 1997 1998
Memorial Day May 27 (M) May 26 (M) May 25 (M)
3-week session May 28 (T) May 27 (T) May 26 (T)
8-week session June 17 (M) June 16 (M) June 15 (M)
8-week session ends August 9 (F) August 8 (F) August 7 (F)


Notes

*In accordance with Faculty Document 488a, faculty are asked not to schedule mandatory exercises on these dates.

Days: T Tuesday; R Thursday; S Saturday; N Sunday.

The Academic Calendar is subject to change.


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