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Graduate Academic Calendar

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Graduate Calendar 2017-2018

2018-2019

EventDate
Registration for Biblical Hebrew Beginner'sJune 17, 2018
Biblical Hebrew Beginner'sJune 17 – July 19, 2018
Registration day for Jerusalem UlpanJune 25 ,2018
Jerusalem UlpanJune 26 – July 19, 2018
Tisha B'Av (University offices closed)July 22, 2018
Registration days for Summer UlpanJuly 24 – 25, 2018
Summer UlpanJuly, 26 – September 16, 2018
Registration for Foundations in Literary ArabicAugust 20, 2018
Foundations in Literary Arabic – Intensive Beginner's CourseAugust 21 – October 4, 2018
Pre Semester
Academic Registration for Courses (year and autumn semester students only) August 5 – 19, 2018
Eid Al Adha VacationAugust 22, 2018
Rosh Hashana (University offices closed)September 9 – 11, 2018
Yom Kippur (University offices closed)
September 18 – 19, 2018
Succoth Vacation (University offices closed)September 23 – October 1, 2018
Year and autumn semester students move into the dormsOctober 9 – 10, 2018
Orientation week for students attending the academic year or the Autumn SemesterOctober 9 – 11, 2018
Placement exam in Biblical HebrewOctober 10, 2018
Autumn Semester Begins October 14, 2018
Add/Drop WeekOctober 14 – 25, 2018
Chanukah VacationDecember 9, 2018
Christmas VacationDecember 25, 2018
Autumn Semester EndsJanuary 18, 2019
Modern Hebrew Language Final ExamJanuary 18 & 20, 2019
Exam Weeks*Session 1 ("Moed A")January 21 – 24, 2019
Session 2 ("Moed B")February 26 – 28, 2019
Autumn semester students vacate dormsJanuary 27, 2019
Intersession (Winter break)Exams are held during the intersession. Check your exam schedule before booking flightsJanuary 19 – March 7, 2019
Academic Registration for Spring Semester Courses
(students attending Spring Semester only)
January 5 – 15, 2019
Spring semester students move into the dorms March 6, 2019
Spring Semester BeginsMarch 10, 2019
Orientation Week for students attending the Spring Semester
(exact schedule will be sent to accepted students)
March 3 – 7, 2019
Add/Drop WeekMarch 10 – 21, 2019
Purim Vacation (University offices closed)March 21 – 22, 2019
Passover Vacation (University offices closed)April 16 – April 28, 2019
Holocaust Remembrance Day Classes end at 6:00 p.m.May 1, 2019
Memorial Day EveClasses end at 4:00 p.m.May 7, 2019
Memorial and Independence Day Vacation (University offices closed)May 8 – 9, 2019
Jerusalem Day/Student Day (University offices closed)June 3, 2019
Shavuot Vacation (University offices closed)June 9, 2019
Spring Semester EndsJune 28, 2019
Modern Hebrew Language Final ExamJune 28 & 30, 2019
Exam Week*Session 1 ("Moed A")July 1 – 4, 2019
Session 2 ("Moed B")August 5 – 8, 2019
Year and spring semester students vacate dormsJuly 7, 2019
Summer Semester Begins
(Three semesters MA degree programs)
July 14, 2019
Add/Drop Week July 14 – 18, 2019
Tisha B'Av (University offices closed)August 11, 2019
Eid Al Adha VacationAugust 11, 2019
Summer Semester EndsNML may end prior to this date. Updated information will appear in the course catalog.August 29, 2019
Exam Week*Session 1 ("Moed A") September 2 – 3, 2019
Three semester MA students vacate dormsSeptember 8, 2019

*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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