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    Please refer to the 2015-2016 academic calendar

    THE RABBI ISAAC ELCHANAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

    FALL 2015/5776 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

     

    All dates are inclusive.  HAL = Classes in Halakhah; JTH = Jewish Thought; RTP = Rabbinic Training Program; TAC = Talmud and Codes; SHP = Bella and Harry Wexner Semikhah Honors Program.  The Belz School follows a different calendar.  The Fourth Year Halakhah L’Ma’aseh Program follows its own Calendar.  Dates for the Semikhah Honors Program classes will be announced.

     

    FALL SEMESTER 2015–06

     

    August 19-20, Wednesday-Thursday                               Registration for incoming students

     

    August 24, Monday                                                             First day of classes

     

    August 25-26, Tuesday-Wednesday                                 Late registration for all students – with additional $50 late fee

     

    September 7, Monday                                                        Labor Day – Sunday schedule

     

    September 13-15, Sunday-Tuesday                                 Rosh Hashanah – No Classes

     

    September 16, Wednesday                                               Fast of Gedaliah – Sunday schedule with regular Kollel Seder

     

    September 22-October 7, Tuesday-Wednesday               Yom Kippur through Sukkot – No Classes

     

    October 8, Thursday                                                           Classes resume

     

    October 22, Thursday                                                         Last Day to enter a new class without special permission

     

    November 5, Thursday                                                       Last Day to apply for Fall Hebrew Language Examination

     

    November 8, Sunday                                                           Hebrew Language Examination

     

    November 14 (Kislev 2), Shabbat                                      Rabbi Bernard Revel Memorial Day

     

    November 26-27, Thursday-Friday                                   Thanksgiving Recess, No Classes

     

    December 1, Tuesday                                                         Last day to drop a course without notation on record

     

    December 13, Sunday                                                        Chanukah Recess, No Classes

     

    December 17, Thursday                                                     Last day to drop a course

     

    December 23, Wednesday                                                                Last Day of Talmud and Codes (TAC) Courses*; Last Day of JTH; Monday

    Classes 12/21; Tuesday 12/29; Wednesday 12/30; Last day of HAL 1/7.

    Last RTP class and final for Friday RTP and JTH classes 1/8.

                                                                                                                                                   

    December 22, Thursday                                                     10th of Tevet – Sunday Schedule with Regular Kollel Seder

     

    December 24, Thursday                                                     Examination for TAC courses

     

    January 1, Friday                                                                  No Classes

     

    January 22, Friday                                                                Last day to apply for January ordination

     

    *Individual Rebbeim may give Shiurim between December 24 and January 25.  Katz Kollel continues.  The Fourth Year Halakhah Program follows its own calendar.

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    THE RABBI ISAAC ELCHANAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

    SPRING 2016/5776 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

     

    All classes are inclusive.  HAL = Classes in Halakhah; JTH = Jewish Thought; RTP = Rabbinic Training Program; TAC = Talmud and Codes; SHP = Bella and Harry Wexner Semikhah Honors Program.  The Belz School follows a different calendar.  The Fourth Year Halakhah L’Ma’aseh Program follows its own calendar.  Dates for Semikhah Honors Program classes will be announced.

     

    SPRING SEMESTER 2016

    January 26, Tuesday                                            First day of classes

     

    January 27-28, Wednesday – Thursday           Late registration with $50 late fee

     

    February 4, Thursday                                          Last day to enter a new course without special permission

     

    March 10, Thursday                                            Last day to apply for Spring Hebrew Language Examination

     

    March 13, Sunday                                                Hebrew Language Examination

     

    March 23, Wednesday                                       Fast of Esther – Classes end 1:00 P.M.  Kollel Seder until end of Fast

     

    March 24-25, Thursday – Friday                       Purim recess – No classes

     

    April 14, Thursday                                               Last day to drop a course without notation on record

     

    April 21-May 1, Thursday – Sunday                  Passover recess – No classes

     

    April 26 (Nisan 18), Tuesday                              Rabbi Samuel Belkin and Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Yahrzeits

     

    May 2, Monday                                                    Classes resume

     

    May 5 (Nisan 27 observed), Thursday              Yom Hashoah – Regular classes/Special observances

     

    May 6, Friday                                                        Last day to drop a course

     

    May 10, Tuesday                                                  *Last day of TAC classes until May 31st.  Monday classes 5/16; Tuesday 5/10

      Wednesday 5/18, Thursday 5/26.  Final for Friday RTP and JTH classes 6/16.      

     

    May 11, Wednesday                                           Examination for TAC courses

     

    May 12 (Iyar 4 observed), Thursday                 Israel Independence Day observed.  Special Observances.  Regular Kollel Seder

     

    May 31, Tuesday                                                  TAC classes resume

     

    June 11-13, Shabbat-Monday                            Shavuot – No classes / Special Shavuot learning program

     

    June 24, Friday                                                     Last day to file for June ordination

     

    June 30, Thursday                                                Last day of TAC classes

     

    September 22, Thursday                                    Last day to apply for Fall ordination

     

    *Individual Rebbeim may give Shiurim between May 11-June 30.  All shiurim will resume May 31.   Katz Kollel continues.  The Fourth Year Halakhah Program follows its own calendar.                                                            Revised as of June 1, 2015.    Subject to change.

     

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