The University Seminars Calendar

NOTE: The University Seminars office will be closed on Fridays from June 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017.

Fall 2017

Monday September 4*+ Labor Day
Tuesday Sept 5 Autumn Term Begins
Monday September 18 Faculty House opens for lunch
Thursday-Friday September 21-22 Rosh Hashanah (begins sunset on 20th)
Saturday September 30 Yom Kippur (begins sunset on 29th)
Thursday-Weds. October 5-11 Succoth (begins sunset on 4th)
Tuesday October 24 USEMS General Committee Meeting (4-6PM)
Monday November 6+ Academic Holiday
Tuesday November 7+ Election Day – University Holiday
Mondays Nov. 13, 20, and 27 Schoff Lecture Series
Thursday-Friday November 23-24*+ Thanksgiving Holidays
Weds.- Weds. December 13-20 Hanukkah (begins sunset on 12th)
Friday December 15 Autumn Term Ends – The Faculty House closes
Monday December 25*+ Christmas Day (Observed)
Tuesday December 26*+ University Holiday

NOTE: The University Seminars office will be closed from 6:00 pm on Friday, December 22, 2017 until 10:00 am on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Spring 2018

Monday January 1*+ New Year’s Day
Tuesday January 2*+ New Year’s Day Observed
Monday January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
Tuesday January 16 Spring Term Begins
Wednesday January 17 The Faculty House reopens for lunch
Thursday March 1 Purim (begins sunset on February 28th)
Monday-Friday Mar 12-16+ Spring Holidays / RECESS
Friday March 30 Good Friday
Saturday-Saturday March 31- April 7 Passover (begins sunset on 30th)
Sunday April 1 Easter Sunday
Wednesday April 11 USEMS Annual Dinner / Tannenbaum Lecture
Monday April 30 Spring Term Ends – Faculty house dining room closes
Wednesday May 16 Commencement
Friday May 25 The Faculty House closes for regular seminar meetings – special events only
Monday May 28*+ Memorial Day


NOTE: The University Seminars office will be closed on Fridays from June 1, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

*Dates shown with asterisk indicate days when offices on Morningside Campus are closed.

+ Dates shown with cross indicate days when the Faculty House is closed for seminars and events.


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