2021-2022 Academic Calendar (Proposed)

Updated 7/2019
September 2021
6 MondayLabor Day
6 MondayOrientation Begins
11 SaturdayResidence Halls Open for Returning Students (9:00 a.m.)
6 MondayRosh Hashanah begins in the evening
7 TuesdayRosh Hashanah
13 MondayFall Term Classes Begin (8:00 a.m.)
16 ThursdayYom Kippur
23-25 - Thurs.-Sat.Clifford Symposium (tentative)
October 2021
8-10 Fri.-Sun.Fall Family Weekend
18-19 Mon.-Tue.Midterm Recess (tentative)
20 WednesdayClasses Resume (8:00 a.m.)
21-23 - Thurs.-Sat.Board Meetings
November 2021
7 SundayDaylight Saving Ends
11 ThursdayVeterans Day
12-13 Fri.-Sat.Institute Board of Overseers Meeting (MIIS) (tentative)
23 TuesdayThanksgiving Recess Begins (4:15 p.m.)
25 ThursdayThanksgiving
29 MondayClasses Resume (8:00 a.m.)
December 2021
10 Friday*Fall Term Classes End (4:15 p.m.)
13 MondayReading Day
15-19 Tues.-Sun.Final Exams
16 ThursdayReading Day
19 SundayRecess Begins (10:00 p.m.)
20 MondayResidence Halls Close (noon)
25 FridayChristmas Day
January 2022
1 FridayNew Year’s Day
8 SaturdayResidence Halls Open (9:00 a.m.)
10 MondayWinter Term Classes Begin (8:00 a.m.)
17 MondayMartin Luther King Day (no classes)
27-29 - Thurs.-Sat.Board Meetings
February 2022
4 FridayWinter Term Classes End Recess Begins (4:15 p.m.)
5 SaturdayCelebration for Mid-Year Graduates
9 WednesdaySpring Orientation Begins
14 MondaySpring Term Classes Begin (8:00 a.m.)
21 MondayPresidents Day
24 ThursdayWinter Carnival Recess Begins (4:15 p.m.)
25-26 Fri.-Sat.Winter Carnival (tentative)
28 MondayClasses Resume (8:00 a.m.)
March 2022
13 SundayDaylight Savings Begins 
11-12 Fri.-Sat.College Board of Overseers Meetings (tentative)
18 FridaySpring Term Recess Begins (4:15 p.m.)
28 MondayClasses Resume (8:00 a.m.)
April 2022
2 Saturday***Ramadan begins in the evening
15 FridayGood Friday
16 SaturdayPassover begins in the evening
17 SundayEaster
22 FridaySpring Student Symposium; Classes Do Not Meet
28 Thursday***Lailat al-Qadr
May 2022
3 Tuesday***Eid al-Fitr begins in the evening
12-13 Thurs.-Sat.Board Meetings (tentative)
16 Monday**Spring Term Classes End (4:15 p.m.); Friday class schedule observed
17-18 Tues.-Wed.Reading Days
19-24 Thurs.-Tues.*Final Examinations
22 SundayReading Day
25 WednesdayResidence Halls Close for General Student Body (noon)
28 SaturdayBaccalaureate
29 SundayCommencement
29 SundayResidence Halls Close for Graduates and Senior Febs (11:00 p.m.)
30 MondayMemorial Day 
June 2022
9-12 Thurs.-SunReunion
24 FridayVT Language Schools Eight-Week Session Begins (tentative)
28 TuesdayBread Loaf School of English in Vermont Begins (tentative)
July 2022
1 FridayVT Language Schools Seven-Week Session Begins (tentative)
4 SundayIndependence Day
5 TuesdayVT Language Schools Six-Week Session Begins (tentative)
10 Sunday***Eid al-Adha begins in the evening
11 Monday***Eid al-Adha
11-12 Mon.-Tues.Schools Board of Overseers Meetings (tentative)
August 2022
13 SaturdayCommencement, Bread Loaf School in Vermont (tentative) 
17-27 - Wed.-Sat.Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference  
19 FridayVT Language Schools Commencement (tentative)
*Fall exams scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
*Spring exams scheduled Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday.
**Friday class schedule observed on Monday, May 16.  
***Dates are based on the lunar calendar and may vary.