Academic Calendar

To help you get a pulse on opportune times to recruit and connect with students, please review Brandeis’s 2015-2016  academic calendar below which highlights when school is officially in session.

Fall 2015

First day of class

  • Aug. 27 

University Holidays, Observances and Breaks:

  • Sept. 7
  • Sept. 14-15
  • Sept. 23
  • Sept. 28
  • Oct. 5
  • Nov. 25-27

Last Day of Class

  • Dec. 9

Brandeis Days

  • Sept. 10 (Monday schedule)
  • Sept. 29 (Monday schedule)

Study Days

  • Dec. 10

Final Exams

  • Dec. 11-18

Spring 2016

First day of class

  • January 13

University Holidays, Observances and Breaks:

  • Jan. 18
  • Feb. 15-19
  • Mar. 25-28
  • Apr. 22-29

Last day of class

  • May 2

Brandeis Days

  • Jan. 20 (Monday schedule)
  • Apr. 21 (Friday schedule)

Study Day(s)

  • May 3-4

Final Exams

  • May 5-12

Commencement

  • May 22