The University Seminars Calendar
|Monday||September 5||Labor Day|
|Tuesday||September 6||Autumn Term Begins|
|Tuesday||September 13||Id al-Adha (begins sunset on 12th)|
|Monday||September 19||Faculty House opens for lunch|
|Monday – Tuesday||October 3 – 4||Rosh Hashanah (begins sunset on 2nd)|
|Wednesday||October 12||Yom Kippur (begins sunset on 11th)|
|Monday – Sunday||October 17 – 23||Succoth (begins sunset on 16th)|
|Thursday||October 27||University Seminars General Committee Meeting 4-6PM (tentative)|
|Monday||November 7+||Academic Holiday|
|Tuesday||November 8+||Election Day – University Holiday|
|Mondays||November 14, 21, and 28||Schoff Memorial Lecture Series|
|Thursday – Friday||November 24-25*+||Thanksgiving Holidays|
|Friday||December 16||Autumn Term Ends / The Faculty House closes|
|Sunday – Sunday||December 25-Jan 1+||Hanukkah (begins sunset on 24th)|
|Monday||December 26*+||Christmas Day (Observed)|
|Tuesday||December 27*+||University Holiday|
The University Seminars office will be closed from 6:00 pm on Thursday, December 23, until 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 3.
Travel Fund Requests for fall, 2016, are due by September 6, 2016.
Travel and conference funds are limited. Travel funds are not guaranteed; do not book speakers before securing funding. To share costs, we strongly encourage seminars to begin and replenish gift funds.
Conference funding requests should be submitted months ahead of the proposed date.
|Monday||January 2*+||New Year’s Day Observed|
|Monday||January 16*+||Martin Luther King Day|
|Tuesday||January 17||Spring Term Begins / The Faculty House reopens|
|Sunday||March 12||Purim (begins sunset on 11th)|
|Monday – Friday||March 13 – 17+||Spring Holidays / RECESS|
|Friday||April 14||Good Friday|
|Sunday||April 16||Easter Sunday|
|Tuesday – Tuesday||April 11-18||Passover (begins sunset on 10th)|
|Wednesday||April 19 or 26||Annual Dinner / Tannenbaum Lecture|
|Friday||May 5||Spring Term Ends – Faculty house dining room closes|
|Friday||May 26||The Faculty House closes for regular seminar meetings – special events only|
|Monday||May 29*+||Memorial Day|
The University Seminars office will be closed on Fridays from June 2 through August 25, 2017.
*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.
Travel Fund Requests for spring, 2017, are due by January 17, 2017.