Academic Calendar

To help you get a pulse on opportune times to recruit and connect with students, please review Brandeis’s 2016-2017  academic calendar below which highlights when school is officially in session.

Fall 2016

First day of class

  • Aug. 25 

University Holidays, Observances and Breaks:

  • Sept. 5
  • Oct. 3-4
  • Oct. 12
  • Oct. 17
  • Oct. 24
  • Nov. 23-25

Last Day of Class

  • Dec. 7

Brandeis Days

  • Sept. 8 (Monday schedule)
  • Oct. 25 (Monday schedule)

Study Days

  • Dec. 8-9

Final Exams

  • Dec. 12-19

Spring 2017

First day of class

  • January 17

University Holidays, Observances and Breaks:

  • Jan. 16
  • Feb. 20-24
  • Apr. 10-18

Last day of class

  • May 3

Brandeis Days

  • Apr. 19 (Monday schedule)

Study Day(s)

  • May 4

Final Exams

  • May 5-12

Commencement

  • May 21