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 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
November
Application Deadline for Spring 2020 long-term programs November 15
Scholarship Awards – Notification Date November 22
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
Yom haShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) April 21
Yom haZicharon (Memorial Day) April 28
Yom haAtzmaut (Independence Day) April 29
May
Final Examinations May 04-May 08
Cultural Background Field Study May 09-14
Departure Day May 15
June
Application Deadline for Fall 2020 long-term programs June 01
Scholarship Awards — Notification Date June 10

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
November
Application Deadline for Spring 2021 long-term programs November 15
Scholarship Awards – Notification Date November 23
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
May
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 2021 long-term programs June 01
Scholarship Awards — Notification Date June 10