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2013-2014 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2013

President’s Opening Address and faculty meetings

Thursday. Aug. 22

New student orientation and registration

Friday, Aug. 23

Academic Convocation

Sunday, Aug. 25

All classes begin

Monday, Aug. 26

Labor Day (no classes in session)

Monday, Sept. 2

First-Quarter Student Teaching begins

Tuesday, Sept. 3

*Rosh Hashanah

Thursday, Friday, Sept. 5,6

*Yom Kippur

Saturday, Sept. 14

Fall Break begins – 8 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 4

Classes resume 8 a.m.

Monday, Oct. 7

First-Quarter classes end

Friday, Oct. 11

Second Quarter begins – 8 a.m.

Monday, Oct. 14

October Open House

Monday, Oct. 14

First-Quarter Student Teaching ends

Friday, Oct. 18

Second-Quarter Student Teaching begins

Monday, Oct. 21

November Open House

Monday, Nov. 11

Thanksgiving Break begins – 8 a.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

Classes resume – 8 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 2

**Last day for in-class examinations

Monday, Dec. 2

All classes end

Friday, Dec. 6

Study Days

Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 7,8

Final Examination Period

Monday, Dec. 9 through Friday, Dec. 13

Second-Quarter Student Teaching ends

Friday, Dec 13

Winter Session 2014

All classes begin

Monday, Jan. 6

All classes end

Friday, Jan. 17

Spring Semester 2014

President’s State of the College Address and faculty meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 21

New student orientation and registration

Tuesday, Jan. 21

All classes begin

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Third-Quarter Student Teaching begins

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Third-Quarter Classes end

Friday, March 7

Spring Break

Monday, March 10 through Friday, March 14

Third-Quarter Student Teaching ends

Friday, March 14

Classes resume and Fourth Quarter begins – 8 a.m. 

Monday,  March 17

Fourth-Quarter Student Teaching begins 

Monday, March 17

Spring Open House

Saturday, April 5


Tuesday, Wednesday, April 15,16

*Good Friday

Friday, April 18


Sunday, April 20

Transformations: A Student Research and Creativity Conference

Friday, April 25

Honors Convocation

Saturday, April 26

**Last day for in-class examinations

Tuesday, April 29

All classes end

Tuesday, May 6

Study Days

Wednesday, Thursday, May 7,8

Final Examination Period

Friday, May 9 through Wednesday, May 14

Fourth-Quarter Student Teaching ends

Wednesday, May 14

Graduate Commencement

Friday, May 16

Undergraduate Commencement

Saturday, May 17

* No examinations or quizzes may be given during the period designated for observance of  religious holidays. Observance of Jewish holidays will begin and 4 p.m. the day before the holiday and end at 7 p.m. the day of the holiday. Observance of Good Friday will begin at noon and end at 3 p.m.

**No examination or quizzes may be given the five class days preceding the final exam period without the approval of the school dean.