Brandeis Academic Calendar

For general dates, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

Deadlines and Events

Electing a fall 2014 course pass/fail
The Pass/Fail Grading Option Request Form for undergraduate students is online. The link will be available September 15 - September 22 at 5 p.m. Petitions to extend the deadline beyond this date will not be considered.  More information about the pass/fail policy can be found on the Registrar's Office and Academic Services websites.

Important Upcoming Dates for Fall 2014 Semester
Monday, 9/22:  Last day for undergraduates to elect a pass/fail option for the current term and to request a P grade for the spring 2014 term. Grades replacing spring 2014 undergraduate incompletes due in the University Registrar's Office.

Thursday 9/25-Friday 9/26: Rosh Hashanah, no classes both days, university is closed on Thursday and open on Friday.

BUGS tutoring begins!
Tutoring sessions hosted by the Brandeis Undergraduate Group Study program have started. See the tutoring schedule for more details

Independent Interdisciplinary Major
Planning to propose an IIM this semester or interested in finding out more about the Independent Interdisciplinary Major?

For questions or to schedule a meeting, e-mail the IIM Coordinator, Julia Moffitt Mani,

Proposals for this fall are due October 17.

IIM (Independent Interdisciplinary Major) Info Session
Tuesday, September 23
5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Academic Services lobby (Usdan 130)

All student are welcome, whether you are proposing an IIM this semester or just curious about the independent interdisciplinary major. Hear from current IIM students and the IIM Coordinator about the process, and tips on creating your IIM and crafting a strong proposal. If you are proposing this semester, UDR's will be on hand to provide one-on-one feedback on your proposal or your initial outline.

Questions? Contact Julia Moffitt Mani, IIM Coordinator, at

Audit Night
Juniors and Seniors, mark your calendars! Are you graduating May 2015 or next Fall? Or do you want to plan for your senior year? Now is your chance to confirm that you are on track for graduation. Drop by the Academic Services Office for Audit Night! Review your degree audit with an advisor, find out where you stand regarding all graduation requirements, and let us answer your questions about Senior Reduced Status and Extended Credit.

Monday, October 6th from 5:00-6:30pm
Office of Academic Services, Usdan 130 (2nd floor)

Questions? Contact Julia Moffitt Mani at