Academic Calendar

This calendar, which is for the guidance of applicants, students, and faculty, is subject to change without notice and is not intended to be a contract between JTS and any person.

Summer 2022

DateDetails
Monday, May 16Summer Session 1 begins
Wednesday, May 18Last day to drop summer session 1 courses
Wednesday, May 18Last day to change a summer session 1 course to an audit status
Wednesday, May 18Last day to receive tuition refund for dropped summer session 1 courses
Thursday, May 19Lag BaOmer
Thursday, May 19Commencement – no classes
Tuesday, May 24Last day to change from a letter grade to pass/d/fail for summer session 1 courses
Thursday, May 26Last day to request Incomplete grades for summer session 1 courses
Monday, May 30Memorial Day – no classes
Tuesday, May 31Summer Session 1 ends
Wednesday, June 1Summer Session 2 begins
Thursday, June 2Last day to register for summer session 2 courses
Monday, June 6Shavuot (Day 2) - no classes
Tuesday, June 7Last day to drop summer session 2 courses
Tuesday, June 7Last day to change a summer session 2 course to an audit status
Tuesday, June 7Last day to receive tuition refund for dropped summer session 2 courses
Monday, June 13Incomplete work from summer session 1 due
Thursday, June 16Incomplete work from Spring 2022 semester due
Monday, June 20Last day to change from a letter grade to pass/d/fail or pass/fail for summer session 2 courses
Thursday, June 23Last day for List College students to uncover a grade for Spring 2022 and Summer Session 1 P/D/F courses
Monday, June 27Last day to request Incomplete grades for summer session 2 courses
Thursday, June 30Summer Session 2 ends
Monday, July 4Independence Day – no classes
Tuesday, July 5Summer Session 3 begins
Wednesday, July 6Last day to register for summer session 3 courses
Thursday, July 7Last day to drop summer session 3 courses
Thursday, July 7Last day to change a summer session 3 course to an audit status
Thursday, July 7Last day to receive tuition refund for dropped summer session 3 courses
Thursday, July 14Incomplete work from summer session 2 due
Thursday, July 21Last day for List College students to uncover a grade for Summer Session 2 P/D/F courses
Monday, July 25Last day to change from a letter grade to pass/d/fail or pass/fail for summer session 3 courses
Monday, August 1Last day to request Incomplete grades for summer session 3 courses
Thursday, August 4Summer Session 3 ends
Thursday, August 18Incomplete work from summer session 3 due
Thursday, August 25Last day for List College students to uncover a grade for Summer Session 3 P/D/F courses

Fall 2022

DateDetails
Sunday, August 28List College orientation begins
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Sunday, August 28Residence halls open at 8:00 a.m. for new students attending orientations
Monday, August 29Rabbinical School, H. L. Miller Cantorial School, and Davidson School orientations begin.
Tuesday, August 30Kekst Graduate School orientation begins.
Wednesday, August 31Registration for new students
Sunday, September 4Residence Halls open for all students at 9:00 a.m.
Monday, September 5Labor Day – no classes
Tuesday, September 6Classes begin
Monday, September 12Last day to register for the Fall 2022 semester.
Tuesday, September 20Last day to add a class.
Tuesday, September 20Last day to receive tuition refund for dropped classes.
Tuesday, September 20Last day to change a course to an audit status.
Monday, September 26-Tuesday, September 27Rosh Hashanah – no classes
Tuesday, October 4Erev Yom Kippur – no classes
Wednesday, October 5Yom Kippur – no classes
Monday, October 10-Tuesday, October 11Sukkot – no classes
Wednesday, October 12-Thursday, October 13Hol HaMo’ed Sukkot – classes start at 9:00 am.
Monday, October 17Shemini Atzeret – no classes
Tuesday, October 18Simchat Torah – no classes
Thursday, October 20Last day to drop courses without receiving a grade of “W.”
Thursday, October 27Last day to submit dissertation copies for defense during the Fall 2021 semester.
Monday, November 14Last day to drop a course and receive a grade of “W”. Courses dropped after this date will be graded as an “F.”
Monday, November 14Last day to change a course grade to a letter grade or to a Pass/D/Fail or Pass/Fail grade.
Monday, November 14-Thursday, November 17Registration for spring 2023
Thursday, November 24-Sunday, November 27Thanksgiving recess—no classes
Wednesday, December 7Last day to request Incomplete grades for Fall 2021 courses.
Monday, December 12Last day of classes
Tuesday, December 13-Wednesday, December 14Reading days
Thursday, December 15-Wednesday, December 21Final examinations
Monday, December 19-Monday, December 26Hanukkah
Thursday, December 22Make-up final examination day.
Friday, December 23Residence halls close at noon for any students leaving JTS housing.

Spring 2023

DateDetails
Monday, January 9-Thursday, January 12Rabbinical School Minimester.
Thursday, January 12Last day for List College students to uncover a grade for Fall 2022 P/D/F courses
Sunday, January 15All residence halls open for new students at 9:00 a.m.
Monday, January 16Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—no classes.
Tuesday, January 17Classes begin.
Monday, January 23Last day to register for the spring 2023 semester.
Monday, January 23Incomplete work from fall 2022 semester due.
Tuesday, January 31Last day to add a class.
Tuesday, January 31Last day to receive tuition refund for dropped classes.
Tuesday, January 31Last day to change a class to an audit status.
Wednesday, February 12023-2024 List College Financial Aid applications due.
Monday, February 6Tu Bishvat
Monday, February 20Presidents’ Day—no classes.
Tuesday, February 21Last day to drop courses without receiving a grade of “W.”
Wednesday, March 12023-2024 Rabbinical and Cantorial Financial Aid applications due.
Wednesday, March 12023-2024 Kekst and Davidson Loan Applications due.
Wednesday, March 1Last day to submit dissertation copies for defense during spring 2023 semester
Wednesday, March 1-Thursday, March 2Registration for summer 2023 courses.
Monday, March 6Ta’anit Ester – no (evening) classes after 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 7Purim – no classes.
Monday, March 13-Friday, March 17List College - no classes (Columbia/Barnard Spring Recess)
Monday, March 27Last day to drop a course and receive a grade of “W.” Courses dropped after this date will be graded as an “F.”
Monday, March 27Last day to change a course grade to a letter grade or to a Pass/D/Fail or Pass/Fail grade.
Tuesday, April 4-Friday, April 14Pesah Recess – no classes.
Monday, April 17-Thursday, April 20Registration for fall 2023
Tuesday, April 18Yom Hasho’ah
Tuesday, April 25Yom Hazikkaron
Wednesday, April 26Yom Ha’atzma’ut
Wednesday, April 26Last day to request incomplete grades for spring 2023 courses
Monday, May 1Last day of classes
Monday, May 1Last day to complete graduation requirements (including master’s degree essay).
Tuesday, May 2-Wednesday, May 3Reading days.
Thursday, May 4-Wednesday, May 10Final examinations.
Tuesday, May 9Lag BaOmer
Thursday, May 11Make-up final examination day.
Sunday, May 14Residence Halls close for non-graduating & non-summer session students by 12 noon
Thursday, May 18Commencement
Friday, May 19Residence Halls close at noon for all students that will not be living in summer housing
Thursday, June 1Last day for List College students to uncover a grade for Spring 2023 P/D/F courses