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.

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 10
Departure Day May 14
June
Application Deadline for Fall 2021 long-term programs June 01
Scholarship Awards Notification Date June 10

Fall 2021

August
Campus housing opens August 27
Orientation and Registration August 28
Classes begin August 30
September
Last day to add or drop a course September 03
Rosh haShannah (begins the evening before) September 07
Yom Kippur (begins the evening before) September 16
Succot (begins the evening before) September 21
Simchat Torah (begins the evening before) September 29
October
Course Withdrawal Pass/Fail deadline October 22
Application Deadline for Spring 2022 long-term programs October 25
November
Scholarship Awards Notification Date November 08
Final Examinations November 29 - December 03
Hanukkah November 29 - December 06
December
Departure Day December 05

Spring 2022

January
Campus housing opens January 28
Orientation and Registration January 29
Classes begin January 31
February
Last day to add or drop a course February 04
March
Purim (begins the evening before) March 17
Purim (in Jerusalem) March 18
Course Withdrawal Pass/Fail deadline March 25
April
Palm Sunday April 10
Pesach/Passover (begins the evening before) April 16
Easter April 17
Yom haShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) April 28
May
Final Examinations May 02-May 06
Yom haZicharon (Memorial Day) May 04
Yom haAtzmaut (Independence Day) May 05
Cultural Background Field Study May 07-12
Departure Day May 13
June
Application Deadline for Fall 2021 long-term programs June 01
Scholarship Awards Notification Date June 10

Fall 2022

August
Campus housing opens August 26
Orientation and Registration August 27
Classes begin August 29
September
Last day to add or drop a course September 02
Rosh haShannah (begins the evening before) September 26
October
Yom Kippur (begins the evening before) October 05
Succot (begins the evening before) October 10
Simchat Torah (begins the evening before) October 18
Course Withdrawal Pass/Fail deadline October 21
Application Deadline for Spring 2022 long-term programs October 24
November
Scholarship Awards Notification Date November 07
Final Examinations November 28 - December 02
December
Departure Day December 04