2024-2025 Academic Calendar (Proposed)

Updated 5/2022
September 2024
Aug. 29-Sept. 1 Thurs.-Sun.Alumni College
2 MondayLabor Day
2 MondayOrientation Begins
7 SaturdayResidence Halls Open for Returning Students (9:00 a.m.)
9 MondayFall Term Classes Begin (8:00 a.m.)
19-21 Thurs.-Sat.Clifford Symposium (tentative)
TBDFall Family Weekend
October 2024
2 WednesdayRosh Hashanah begins in the evening
4 FridayRosh Hashanah ends in the evening
11 FridayMidterm Recess
11 Friday***Yom Kippur begins in the evening
12 SaturdayYom Kippur ends in the evening
14 MondayClasses Resume (8:00 a.m.)
23-26 Wed.-Sat.Board Meetings
TBDHomecoming
November 2024
3 SundayDaylight Saving Ends
11 MondayVeterans Day
22 FridayThanksgiving Recess Begins (2:45 p.m.)
28 ThursdayThanksgiving
December 2024
2 MondayClasses Resume (8:00 a.m.)
9 Monday*Fall Term Classes End (2:45 p.m.)
10,13 Tues., Fri.Reading Days
11-16 Wed.-Mon.Final Exams
16 MondayRecess Begins (10:00 p.m.)
17 TuesdayResidence Halls Close (noon)
25 MondayChristmas Day
January 2025
1 WednesdayNew Year’s Day
5 SundayResidence Halls Open (9:00 a.m.)
6 MondayWinter Term Classes Begin (8:00 a.m.)
20 MondayMartin Luther King Day (no classes)
24-25 Fri.-Sat.Institute Board of Advisors Meetings (MIIS)
31 FridayWinter Term Classes End Recess Begins (4:00 p.m.)
February 2025
3 SaturdayCelebration for Mid-Year Graduates
5 WednesdaySpring Orientation Begins
6-8 Thurs.-Sat.Board Meetings (remote)
10 MondaySpring Term Classes Begin (8:00 a.m.)
17 MondayPresidents' Day
21-22 Fri.-Sat.Winter Carnival
28 Friday***Ramadan begins in the evening
March 2025
5 WednesdayAsh Wednesday
7-8 Fri.-Sat.College Board of Advisors Meetings
9 SundayDaylight Savings Begins 
14 FridaySpring Term Recess Begins (2:45 p.m.)
24 MondayClasses Resume (8:00 a.m.)
27 Thursday***Lailat al-Qadr
30 Sunday***Ramadan ends in the evening
30 Sunday***Eid al-Fitr begins in the evening
31 Monday***Eid al-Fitr ends in the evening
April 2025
11 FridaySpring Student Symposium; Classes Do Not Meet
12 SaturdayPassover begins in the evening
18 FridayGood Friday
20 SundayEaster
29 MondayPassover ends in the evening
May 2025
8-10 Thurs.-Sat.Board Meetings
12 Monday**Spring Term Classes End (2:45 p.m.); Friday class schedule observed
13-14, 18 Tues.-Wed., Sun.Reading Days
15-20 Thurs.-Tues.*Final Examinations
21 WednesdayResidence Halls Close for General Student Body (noon)
24 SaturdayBaccalaureate
25 SundayCommencement
25 SundayResidence Halls Close for Graduates and Senior Febs (11:00 p.m.)
26 MondayMemorial Day 
June 2025
5-8 Thurs.-SunReunion (tentative)
6 Friday***Eid al-Adha begins in the evening
7 Saturday***Eid al-Adha
20 FridayLanguage Schools Eight-Week Session Begins
24 TuesdayBread Loaf School of English in Vermont Begins
27 FridayLanguage Schools Seven-Week Session Begins
July 2025
1 TuesdayLanguage Schools Six-Week Session Begins
4 FridayIndependence Day
7-8 Mon.-Tues.Schools Board of Advisors Meetings
August 2025
9 SaturdayCommencement, Bread Loaf School in Vermont
13-23 Wed.-Sat.Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference  
15 FridayVT Language Schools Commencement
28-31 Thurs.-Sun.Alumni College
*Fall exams scheduled Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
*Spring exams scheduled Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday.
**Friday class schedule observed on Monday, December 9 and Monday, May 12.
***Dates are based on the lunar calendar and may vary.

The calendar is subject to change.