Graduate Academic Calendar 2020-2021 | Rothberg International School
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Graduate Academic Calendar

2021-2022

EventDate
Biblical Hebrew
Elementary Biblical Hebrew beginsJune 16, 2021
Elementary Biblical Hebrew endsJuly 20, 2021
Summer Ulpan
Summer Ulpan beginsAugust 3, 2021
Summer Ulpan endsSeptember 14, 2021
Autumn Hebrew Language ProgramAugust 26 – December 19, 2021
Modern Standard Arabic
Registration for Foundations of Modern Standard Arabic
August 25, 2021
Foundations of Literary ArabicAugust 26 - October 6, 2021
Pre Semester
Academic Registration for courses Year and Autumn semester students onlyAugust 16-27, 2021 (subject to change)
Rosh Hashana University offices closedSeptember 6 - 8, 2021
Yom KippurUniversity offices closedSeptember 15 - 16, 2021
Program registration and dorms check in for students attending the academic year or
the Autumn semester.
October 6, 2021
Dorm check in for students attending the academic year or the Autumn semesterOctober 14, 2021
Orientation Day for students attending the academic year or the Autumn semesterOctober 7, 2021
Autumn SemesterOctober 10, 2021 - January 14, 2022
Autumn Semester BeginsOctober 10, 2021
Add and Drop WeekOctober 10 - 21, 2021
Chanukah VacationDecember 5, 2021
Christmas VacationDecember 25, 2021
Autumn Semester EndsJanuary 14, 2022
Modern Hebrew Language Final ExamDecember 20, 2021
Exam Week*** Session 1 ("Moed A")TBA
Autumn semester students vacate dormsJanuary 23, 2022
Exam Week*** Session 2 ("Moed B")TBA
 Intersession (Winter break)Exams are held during the intersession. Check your exam schedule before booking flightsJanuary 15 - March 1, 2022
Purim VacationMarch 17 - 18, 2022
Spring Hebrew Language Program registration day January 31, 2022
Spring Hebrew Language Program February 1 – May 31, 2022
Spring SemesterMarch 6 - June 24, 2022
Academic registration for spring semester courses Students attending Spring Semester onlyTBA
Program registration and dorms check in for students attending the Spring semester.March 2, 2022
Dorm check in for students attending the Spring semesterMarch 10, 2021
Orientation Day for students attending the Spring semesterMarch 3, 2022
Spring Semester BeginsMarch 6, 2022
Add and Drop WeekMarch 6 - April 17, 2022
Passover VacationApril 13 - 23, 2022
Holocaust Memorial Day EveClasses end at 18:00April 27, 2022
Memorial Day EveClasses end at 16:00May 3, 2022
Memorial and Independence Day VacationNo classes or examsMay 4 - 5, 2022
Eid al-FitrNo classes or examsMay 6, 2022
Student Day and Jerusalem DayNo Classes or ExamsMay 29, 2022
Modern Hebrew Language Final ExamJune 1, 2022
Shavuot VacationNo classes or examsJune 4 - 5, 2022
Classes normally held on Thursdays will be held on this day (instead of the regular Tuesday schedule)June 21, 2022
Spring Semester EndsJune 24, 2022
Exam Week*** Session 1 ("Moed A")July 3 - 7, 2022
Year and spring semester students vacate dormsJuly 8, 2022
Exam Week ***Session 2 ("Moed B")July 31 - August 11, 2022
Summer SemesterJuly 18 - August 11, 2022
Summer Semester Begins For three semester MA degree programsJuly 18, 2022

***Exam week for the courses offered in the Rothberg International School’s Division of Graduate Studies only.  The exam schedule will extend beyond these dates for courses offered by the other Faculties and Schools of the Hebrew University. Students must check their exam schedules before making flight arrangements for departure.

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