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2011-2012 Academic Calendar

August 2011

1 Monday ***Ramadan
6 Saturday  Commencement, Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont
10-20 Wed.-Sat. Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference
11Thursday Commencement, Bread Loaf School of English at Oxford
12 Friday     VT Language Schools Commencement
25-28 Thurs.-Sun. Alumni College
31 Wednesday ***Eid al-Fitr

September 2011

5 Monday Labor Day
6 Tuesday Orientation begins
10 Saturday Residence Halls open for Returning Students (9:00 a.m.)
11 Sunday Convocation
12 Monday Fall term classes begin (8:00 a.m.)
22-24 Thurs.-Sat. Clifford Symposium
23-25 Fri.-Sun. Alumni Leadership Conference
29 Thurs.***Rosh Hashanah

October 2011

8 Saturday ***Yom Kippur
14-16 Fri.-Sun. Fall Family Weekend
20-22 Thurs.-Sat. Trustee meetings
24-25 Mon.-Tues. Midterm recess
26 Wednesday Classes resume (8:00 a.m.)
28-30 Fri.-Sun Homecoming

November 2011

6 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends
7 Monday ***Eid al Adha
22 Tuesday Thanksgiving recess begins (4:15 p.m.)
24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
28 Monday Classes resume (8:00 a.m.)

December 2011

8 Thursday Trustee meetings (off campus)
9 Friday Fall term classes end (4:15 p.m.)
10 Saturday MIIS Winter Commencement
12 Monday Examination period begins
13 Tuesday *Final examinations begin
15 Thursday Reading Day
18 Sunday Examination period ends; Recess begins (10:00 p.m.)
19 Monday Residence Halls close (12:00 p.m.)
25 Sunday Christmas Day

January 2012

1 Sunday New Year's Day
8 Sunday Residence Halls open (9:00 a.m.)
9 Monday Winter term classes begin (8:00 a.m.)
16 Monday Martin Luther King Day

February 2012

3 Friday Winter term classes end;
   Recess begins (4:15 p.m.)
4 Saturday Celebration for mid-year graduates
8 Wednesday Spring orientation begins
13 Monday Spring term classes begin (8:00 a.m.)
16-18 Thurs.-Sat. Trustee meetings
22 Wednesday Ash Wednesday
23 Thursday Winter Carnival recess begins (4:15 p.m.)
24-25 Fri.-Sat. Winter Carnival

March 2012

11 Sunday Daylight Saving Time begins
23 Friday Spring recess begins (4:15 p.m.)

April 2012

2 Monday Classes resume (8:00 a.m.)
7 Saturday ***First Day of Passover
8 Sunday Christian Easter
15 Sunday Orthodox Easter
20 Friday *Student Research Symposium; classes do not meet

May 2012

10-12 Thurs.-Sat. Trustee meetings
14 Monday **Spring term classes end (4:15 p.m.)
16 Wednesday Examination period begins
17 Thursday *Final examinations begin
19 Saturday MIIS Commencement
22 Tuesday Examination period ends
23 Wednesday Residence Halls close for general student body (12:00 p.m.)
26 Saturday Baccalaureate
27 Sunday Commencement/
     Residence Halls close for Graduates and Senior FEBs (11:00 p.m.)
28 Monday Memorial Day

June 2012

8-10 Fri.-Sun. Reunion 2012
22 Friday VT Language Schools eight-week session begins
25 Monday Bread Loaf School of English at Oxford begins
26 Tuesday Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont begins
29 Friday VT Language Schools seven-week session begins

July 2012

3 Tuesday VT Language Schools six-week session begins
4 Wednesday Independence Day
20 Friday***Ramadan

August 2012

4 Saturday Commencement, Bread Loaf School at Oxford
11 Saturday Commencement, Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont
15-25 Wed.-Sat. Bread Loaf Writers' Conference
17 Friday VT Language Schools Commencement
19 Sunday ***Eid al-Fitr
30-Sept. 2 Thurs.-Sun. Alumni College


* Spring exams scheduled Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday.
* Fall exams scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
**Friday class schedule observed on Monday, May 14.
***These religious holidays begin at sundown of the preceding day. Dates are based on the lunar calendar and may vary.





NOTE: The Calendar is subject to change, and we advise that you check back at the beginning of each term for the most current version.