Academic Calendar

2016 - 2017

UHL follows the same academic calendar as the Graduate Division of the Rothberg International School. However, students taking any courses offered by the Undergraduate Division at the Rothberg School or any courses offered by the Ecole Biblique et Archeologique Française should note the relevant dates below.

Fall 2016

Rosh Hashana October 2-4 (University offices closed)
Yom Kippur October 11-12 (University offices closed)
Succoth Vacation October 16-24 (University offices closed)
Orientation/Registration all students TBA  
Fall Semester Begins October 30 [Rothberg Undergraduate classes begin September 25]  [Daylight Saving Time Ends]
  November 10 Last date to alter or drop class without late fee


Thanksgiving Day November 24 No evening classes
Chanukah Vacation December 24-26 No classes
Christmas Vacation December 24-26 No classes
Autumn Semester Ends January 29, 2017  
Final Exam Week January 30-February 5  
Registration Week for Spring Semester February 1-6  
Semester break February 6-26 No classes

Spring 2017

Spring Semester Begins February 27 [Rothberg Undergraduate classes begin 18 February]  
  March 10  Last day to alter or drop class without  late fee*
Purim Vacation March 12-13 no classes 
  March 24 [Daylight Saving Time Begins]
Passover Vacation March 29-April 18 no classes

Samaritan Passover Eve

Easter Sunday

April 11

April 16

Memorial and Israel Independence Day May 1-2 no classes 
Student Day/Jerusalem Day May 24 no classes

Shavuot Vacation

May 30 - June 1

no classes

Spring Semester Ends

June 28


Final Exam Week

June 29 - July5

Graduation To be announced  

* Late Fees will be charged for registration submitted after this date.