2009-2010 Academic Calendar

Fall 2009 - Summer 2010
Schedule is subject to change
Approved on March 15, 2006
Revised on July 13, 2006
First Semester
Tuesday, Sept. 1 Class of 2013 arrives for orientation
Tuesday, Sept. 1, – Tuesday, Sept. 8 Orientation and COOT
Monday, Sept. 7 Residence halls open; upper classes return
Wednesday, Sept. 9 First classes
Friday, Sept. 25, – Sunday, Sept. 27 Family Homecoming Weekend
Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 12 and 13 Fall recess (no classes)
Wednesday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 29 Thanksgiving recess
Friday, Dec. 11 Last classes of first semester
Saturday, Dec. 12 Last day for scheduled events
Wednesday, Dec. 16, – Monday, Dec. 21 Semester examinations
Tuesday, Dec. 22 Residence halls close for winter recess
January Term
Monday, Jan. 4, – Thursday, Jan. 28 January Program
Second Semester
Wednesday, Feb. 3
First classes
Saturday, March 20, – Sunday, March 28 Spring recess (residence halls closed)
Friday, May 7 Last classes of second semester
Saturday, May 8 Last day for scheduled events
Wednesday, May 12, – Monday, May 17 Semester examinations
Saturday, May 22 Baccalaureate
Sunday, May 23 Commencement
Summer 2010
Thursday, June 3, – Sunday, June 6 Reunion Weekend

Sem. I Sem. II
MWF 38 38
MW 25 25
TTh 25 25
MTWThF 63 63
Religious Holidays
Rosh Hashanah Sat.-Sun., Sept. 19-20
Yom Kippur Mon., Sep. 28
Passover (first full day)
Tue., Mar. 30
Good Friday-Easter Apr. 2-4
Jewish holidays begin at sundown the evening before the first date listed.