Long-Term Program Dates

Long-Term Program Dates

Information about dates involving all our long-term programs: application deadlines, start and end dates of the semester, Christian and Jewish holidays, and more.

Fall 2018

August
Campus housing opens August 24
Orientation and Registration August 25
Classes Begin August 27
September
Last day to add or drop a course September 07
Rosh haShannah (begins the evening before) September 10
Yom Kippur (begins the evening before) September 19
Succot (begins the evening before) September 24
October
Simchat Torah (begins the evening before) October 01
Course Withdrawal Pass/Fail deadline October 19
Scholarship Applications Deadline for Spring 2019 October 22
November
Scholarship Awards – Notification Date November 05
Application Deadline for Spring 2019 long-term programs November 15
Final Examinations  November 26 - December 30
December
Departure Day December 02

Spring 2019

January
Campus housing opens January 25
Orientation and Registration January 26
Classes begin January 28
February
Last day to add or drop a course February 08
March
Purim (begins the evening before) March 21
Purim (in Jerusalem) March 22
Course Withdrawal Pass/Fail deadline March 22
April
Palm Sunday April 14
Scholarship Applications - deadline for Fall 2019 April 15
Pesach/Passover (begins the evening before) April 20
Easter April 21
Scholarship Awards — Notification Date April 29
Final Examinations April 29-May 3
May
Yom haShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) May 01
Cultural Background Field Study May 04-09
Yom haZicharon (Memorial Day) May 08
Yom haAtzmaut (Independence Day) May 09
Departure Day May 10
June
Application Deadline for Fall 2020 long-term programs June 1

Fall 2019

August
Campus housing opens August 30
Orientation and Registration August 31
September
Classes Begin September 02
Last day to add or drop a course September 13
Rosh haShannah (begins the evening before) September 30
October
Yom Kippur (begins the evening before) October 09
Succot (begins the evening before) October 14
Simchat Torah (begins the evening before) October 21
Course Withdrawal Pass/Fail deadline October 25
Scholarship Applications Deadline for Spring 2020 October 28
November
Scholarship Awards – Notification Date November 11
Application Deadline for Spring 2020 long-term programs November 15
December
Final Examinations December 02 - December 06
Departure Day December 08

Spring 2020

January
Campus housing opens January 31
February
Orientation and Registration February 01
Classes begin February 02
Last day to add or drop a course February 14
March
Purim (begins the evening before) March 10
Purim (in Jerusalem) March 11
Course Withdrawal Pass/Fail deadline March 27
April
Palm Sunday April 05
Pesach/Passover (begins the evening before) April 09
Easter April 12
Scholarship Applications - deadline for Fall 2020 April 20
Yom haShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) April 21
Yom haZicharon (Memorial Day) April 28
Yom haAtzmaut (Independence Day) April 29
May
Scholarship Awards — Notification Date May 04
Final Examinations May 04-May 08
Cultural Background Field Study May 09-14
Departure Day May 15
June
Application Deadline for Fall 2021 long-term programs June 1

Fall 2020

August
Campus housing opens August 28
Orientation and Registration August 29
Classes Begin August 31
September
Last day to add or drop a course September 04
Rosh haShannah (begins the evening before) September 19
Yom Kippur (begins the evening before) September 29
October
Succot (begins the evening before) October 03
Simchat Torah (begins the evening before) October 11
Course Withdrawal Pass/Fail deadline October 23
Scholarship Applications Deadline for Spring 2021 October 26
November
Scholarship Awards – Notification Date November 09
Application Deadline for Spring 2021 long-term programs November 15
December
Final Examinations November 30 - December 04
Departure Day December 06

Spring 2021

January
Campus housing opens January 29
Orientation and Registration January 30
February
Classes begin February 01
Last day to add or drop a course February 05
Purim (begins the evening before) February 26
Purim (in Jerusalem) February 28
March
Course Withdrawal Pass/Fail deadline March 26
Palm Sunday March 28
Pesach/Passover (begins the evening before) March 28
April
Easter April 04
Yom haShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) April 08
Yom haZicharon (Memorial Day) April 14
Yom haAtzmaut (Independence Day) April 15
Scholarship Applications - deadline for Fall 2021 April 19
May
Scholarship Awards — Notification Date May 03
Final Examinations May 03-May 07
Cultural Background Field Study May 08-13
Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) May 14
Departure Day May 10
June
Application Deadline for Fall 2022 long-term programs June 1