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2023–2024 Academic Calendar 

September 2023  
Aug. 31–Sept. 3 Thurs.–Sun. Alumni College
4 Monday Labor Day
4 Monday Orientation Begins
9 Saturday Residence Halls Open for Returning Students (9:00 a.m.)
11 Monday Fall Term Classes Begin (8:15 a.m.)
15 Friday Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset
17 Sunday Rosh Hashanah ends at sunset
21–23 Thurs.–Sat. Clifford Symposium
24 Sunday Yom Kippur begins at sunset
25 Monday Yom Kippur ends at sunset
29–Oct 1 Fri.–Sun. Fall Family Weekend
October 2023  
13 Friday Midterm Recess
16 Monday Classes Resume (8:15 a.m.)
20–22 Fri.–Sun. Homecoming
25–28 Wed.–Sat. Board of Trustees Meetings
November 2023  
5 Sunday Daylight Saving Ends
11 Saturday Veterans Day
17 Friday Thanksgiving Recess Begins (2:00 p.m.)
23 Thursday Thanksgiving
27 Monday Classes Resume (8:15 a.m.)
December 2023  
11 Monday Fall Term Classes End; Friday class schedule observed (2:00 p.m.)
12, 15 Tues., Fri. Reading Days
13–18 Wed.–Mon. Final Examinations*
18 Monday Recess Begins (10:00 p.m.)
19 Tuesday Residence Halls Close (noon)
25 Monday Christmas Day
January 2024  
1 Monday New Year’s Day
2 Tuesday Residence Halls Open (9:00 a.m.)
4 Thursday Winter Term Classes Begin (8:15 a.m.)
15 Monday Martin Luther King Day (no classes)
26–27 Fri.–Sat. Institute Board of Advisors Meeting (MIIS)
February 2024  
1 Thursday Winter Term Classes End Recess Begins (10:25 p.m.)
3 Saturday Celebration for Mid-Year Graduates
7 Wednesday Spring Orientation Begins
8–10 Thurs.–Sat. Board of TrusteesMeetings (remote)
12 Monday Spring Term Classes Begin (8:15 a.m.)
14 Wednesday Ash Wednesday
19 Monday Presidents’ Day
23–24 Fri.–Sat. Winter Carnival; classes meet as scheduled
March 2024  
1–2 Fri.–Sat. College Board of Advisors Meetings
10 Sunday Daylight Savings Begins 
10 Sunday Ramadan begins at sunset
15 Friday Spring Term Recess Begins (2:00 p.m.)
25 Monday Classes Resume (8:15 a.m.)
29 Friday Good Friday
31 Sunday Easter
April 2024  
6 Saturday Lailat al-Qadr
8 Monday Ramadan ends at sunset
9 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr begins at sunset
10 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr ends at sunset
19 Friday Spring Student Symposium; classes do not meet
22 Monday Passover begins at sunset
29 Monday Passover ends at sunset
May 2024  
9–11 Thurs.–Sat. Board of Trustees Meetings
13 Monday Spring Term Classes End (2:00 p.m.); Friday class schedule observed
14–15 Tues.–Wed. Reading Days
16–21 Thurs.–Tues. Final Examinations*
19 Sunday Reading Day
22 Wednesday Residence Halls Close for General Student Body (noon)
25 Saturday Baccalaureate
26 Sunday Commencement
26 Sunday Residence Halls Close for Graduates and Senior Febs (11:00 p.m.)
27 Monday Memorial Day 
June 2024  
6–9 Thurs.–Sun Reunion
16 Sunday Eid al-Adha begins at sunset
17 Monday Eid al-Adha ends at sunset
21 Friday Language Schools Eight-Week Session Begins
25 Tuesday Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont Begins
28 Friday Language Schools Seven-Week Session Begins
July 2024  
2 Tuesday Language Schools Six-Week Session Begins
4 Thursday Independence Day
August 2024  
10 Saturday Commencement, Bread Loaf School in Vermont
14-15 Wed.-Thurs. Schools Board of Advisors Meetings
14–24 Wed.–Sat. Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference  
16 Friday Language Schools Commencement
29–Sept.1 Thurs.–Sun. Alumni College
   
*Fall examinations scheduled Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.  
*Spring examinations scheduled Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday.  
   
For those religious traditions following a lunar calendar, dates can vary slightly depending on moon sightings.  

2024–2025 Academic Calendar

September 2024  
Aug. 29–Sept. 1 Thurs.–Sun. Alumni College
2 Monday Labor Day
2 Monday Orientation Begins
7 Saturday Residence Halls Open for Returning Students (9:00 a.m.)
9 Monday Fall Term Classes Begin (8:15 a.m.)
19–21 Thurs.–Sat. Clifford Symposium 
27-29 Fall Family Weekend
October 2024  
2 Wednesday Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset
4 Friday Rosh Hashanah ends at sunset
11 Friday Midterm Recess
11 Friday Yom Kippur begins at sunset
12 Saturday Yom Kippur ends at sunset
14 Monday Classes Resume (8:15 a.m.)
18-20 Fri.-Sun. Homecoming
23–26 Wed.–Sat. Board of Trustees Meetings
November 2024  
3 Sunday Daylight Saving Ends
11 Monday Veterans Day
22 Friday Thanksgiving Recess Begins (2:00 p.m.)
28 Thursday Thanksgiving
December 2024  
2 Monday Classes resume (8:15 a.m.)
9 Monday Fall Term Classes End (2:00 p.m.) Friday schedule observed
10, 13 Tues., Fri. Reading Days
11–16 Wed.–Mon. Final Examinations*
16 Monday Recess Begins (10:00 p.m.)
17 Tuesday Residence Halls Close (12:00 noon)
25 Wednesday Christmas Day
January 2025  
1 Wednesday New Year’s Day
4 Saturday Residence Halls Open (9:00 a.m.)
6 Monday Winter Term Classes Begin (8:15 a.m.)
20 Monday Martin Luther King Day (no classes)
24–25 Fri.–Sat. Institute Board of Advisors Meeting (at MIIS)
31 Friday Winter Term Classes End, Recess Begins (4:00 p.m.)
February 2025  
1 Saturday Celebration for Mid-Year Graduates
5 Wednesday Spring Orientation Begins
6–8 Thurs.–Sat. Board of Trustees Meetings (remote)
10 Monday Spring Term Classes Begin (8:15 a.m.)
14-15 Fri.-Sat. Winter Carnival; classes meet as scheduled
17 Monday Presidents’ Day
28 Friday Ramadan begins at sunset
March 2025  
5 Wednesday Ash Wednesday
7–8 Fri.–Sat. College Board of Advisors Meetings
9 Sunday Daylight Savings Begins 
14 Friday Spring Term Recess Begins (2:00 p.m.)
24 Monday Classes Resume (8:15 a.m.)
27 Thursday Lailat al-Qadr
29 Saturday Ramadan ends at sunset
30 Sunday Eid al-Fitr begins at sunset
31 Monday Eid al-Fitr ends at sunset
April 2025  
11 Friday Spring Student Symposium; Classes Do Not Meet (tentative)
12 Saturday Passover begins at sunset
18 Friday Good Friday
20 Sunday Easter
20 Monday Passover ends at sunset
May 2025  
8–10 Thurs.–Sat. Board of Trustees Meetings
12 Monday Spring Term Classes End (2:00 p.m.); Friday class schedule observed
13–14, 18 Tues.–Wed., Sun. Reading Days
15-20 Thurs.–Tues. Final Examinations*
21 Wednesday Residence Halls Close for General Student Body (12:00 noon)
24 Saturday Baccalaureate
25 Sunday Commencement
25 Sunday Residence Halls Close for Graduates and Senior Febs (11:00 p.m.)
26 Monday Memorial Day 
June 2025  
5-8 Thurs.–Sun Reunion Weekend
6 Friday Eid al-Adha begins at sunset
7 Saturday Eid al-Adha ends at sunset
20 Friday Language Schools Eight-Week Session Begins
27 Friday Language Schools Six-Week Session
27 Friday Language Schools Seven-Week Session Begins
30 Monday Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont Begins
July 2025  
4 Friday Independence Day
14-15 Mon.–Tues. Schools Board of Advisors Meetings
August 2025  
8 Friday Language Schools Commencement
9 Saturday Commencement, Bread Loaf School in Vermont
13–23 Wed.–Sat. Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference  
28–31 Thurs.–Sun. Alumni College
   
*Fall examinations scheduled Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.   
*Spring examinations scheduled Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday.  
   
For those religious traditions following a lunar calendar, dates can vary slightly depending on moon sightings.   
The Calendar is subject to change.   
 

2025–2026 Academic Calendar (Tentative)

September 2025  
1 Monday Labor Day
1 Monday Orientation Begins
6 Saturday Residence Halls Open for Returning Students (9:00 a.m.)
8 Monday Fall Term Classes Begin (8:15 a.m.)
18-20 Thurs.–Sat. Clifford Symposium 
22 Monday Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset
24 Wednesday Rosh Hashanah ends at sunset
October 2025  
1 Wednesday Yom Kippur begins at sunset
2 Friday Yom Kippur ends at sunset
3-5 Fri.-Sun. Fall Family Weekend
10 Friday Midterm Recess
13 Monday Classes Resume (8:15 a.m.)
15-18 Wed.-Sat.  Board Meetings
24-26 Fri.-Sun. Homecoming
November 2025  
2 Sunday Daylight Saving Ends
11 Tuesday Veterans Day
21 Friday Thanksgiving Recess Begins (2:00 p.m.)
27 Thursday Thanksgiving
December 2025  
1 Monday Classes resume (8:15 a.m.)
8 Monday Fall Term Classes End (2:00 p.m.) Friday schedule observed
9,12 Tues., Fri. Reading Days
10-15 Wed.–Mon. Final Examinations*
15 Monday Recess Begins (10:00 p.m.)
16 Tuesday Residence Halls Close (12:00 noon)
25 Thursday Christmas Day
January 2026  
1 Thursday New Year’s Day
3 Saturday Residence Halls Open (9:00 a.m.)
5 Monday Winter Term Classes Begin (8:15 a.m.)
19 Monday Martin Luther King Day (no classes)
21–22 Wed.-Thurs. Institute Board of Advisors Meeting (at MIIS)
22-24 Thurs.-Sat.  Board Meeting (at MIIS)
30 Friday Winter Term Classes End, Recess Begins (4:00 p.m.)
31 Saturday Celebration for Mid-Year Graduates
February 2026  
4 Wednesday Spring Orientation Begins
9 Monday Spring Term Classes Begin (8:15 a.m.)
16 Monday Presidents Day
17 Tuesday Ramadan begins at sunset
18 Wednesday Ash Wednesday 
20–21 Fri.–Sat. Winter Carnival; classes meet as scheduled
March 2026  
6-7 Fri.-Sat. College Board of Advisors Meetings 
8 Sunday Daylight Savings Begins 
13 Friday Spring Term Recess Begins (2:00 p.m.)
18 Wednesday Ramadan ends at sunset
19 Thursday Eid al-Fitr begins at sunset
20 Friday Eid al-Fitr ends at sunset
23 Monday Classes Resume (8:15 a.m.)
April 2026  
1 Wednesday Passover begins at sunset
3 Friday Good Friday
5 Sunday Easter
9 Thursday Passover ends at sunset
15 Wednesday Lailat al-Oadr
17 Friday Spring Student Symposium; classes do not meet
May 2026  
7–9 Thurs.–Sat. Board of Trustees Meetings
11 Monday Spring Term Classes End (2:00 p.m.); Friday class schedule observed
12–13, 17 Tues.–Wed., Sun. Reading Days
14-19 Thurs.–Tues. Final Examinations*
20 Wednesday Residence Halls Close for General Student Body (12:00 noon)
23 Saturday Baccalaureate
24 Sunday Commencement
24 Sunday Residence Halls Close for Graduates and Senior Febs (11:00 p.m.)
25 Monday Memorial Day 
26 Tuesday Eid al-Adha begins at sunset
27 Wednesday Eid al-Ahda ends at sunset
June 2026  
4-7 Thurs.–Sun Reunion Weekend
19 Friday Language School Eight-Week Session Begins
23 Tuesday Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont Begins
26 Friday Language Schools Seven-Week Session Begins
30 Tuesday Language Schools Six-Week Session Begins 
July 2026  
4 Saturday Independence Day
13-14 Mon.-Tues. Schools Board of Advisors Meetings 
August 2026  
8 Saturday Commencement, Bread Loaf School in Vermont
12–22 Wed.–Sat. Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference  
14 Friday Language Schools Commencement
27–30 Thurs.–Sun. Alumni College
   
*Fall examinations scheduled Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. 
*Spring examinations scheduled Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday.
   
For those religious traditions following a lunar calendar, dates can vary slightly depending on moon sightings. 
The Calendar is subject to change.