Spring term 2018 Make-up examinations

August 29, September 4, and September 6, 2018.


Academic Coursework and Religious Observance Policy

Fall Term 2018

Wednesday, Jul. 18 — Friday, Sept. 14 Registration period for graduate and undergraduate students. From Aug. 3 — Aug. 19 registration in Sage will only be open between noon and 11:59PM EDT to accommodate financial aid processing.
Friday Aug. 24 Grades for Summer 2018 courses for August degree recipients due.
Sunday Aug. 26 Residence halls open for new undergraduate students.
Tuesday, Aug. 28 Residence halls open for returning students.
Wednesday, Aug. 29 First day of instruction.
Monday, Sept. 3 Labor Day: No university exercises, staff holiday.
Thursday, Sept. 6 Brandeis Monday: Monday class schedule in effect.
Monday, Sept. 10 — Tuesday, Sept. 11 Rosh Hashanah: No university exercises. Staff holiday Monday.
Friday, Sept. 14 Last day to add classes. All work for summer term 2018 undergraduate and graduate incompletes due to instructors. Last day for seniors graduating in Dec. to declare or drop a major or minor.
Wednesday, Sept. 19 Yom Kippur: No university exercises. Staff holiday.
Thursday, Sept. 20 First day for undergraduates to elect a pass/fail option for a class taken in the current term.
Friday, Sept. 21 Grades replacing summer 2018 undergraduate and graduate incompletes due in the University Registrar's Office.
Monday, Sept. 24 Sukkot: No university exercises
Tuesday, Sept. 25 Brandeis Monday: Monday class schedule in effect.
Thursday, Sept. 27 Last day for undergraduates to elect a pass/fail option for the current term and to request a P grade for the preceding term (at 5 p.m.)
Monday, Oct. 1 Shmini Atzeret:  No university exercises.
Wednesday, Oct. 3 Last day to drop or change grading option of Module I courses to audit (instructor’s permission required).
Friday, Oct. 5 Last day for undergraduates to apply for midyear graduation. Last day for undergraduates to submit a Reduced Rate Senior application.
Monday, Oct. 8 Indigenous Peoples' Day: Classes in session, staff holiday.
Wednesday, Oct. 17 Last day for undergraduates to drop courses without a "W" transcript notation (instructor's permission required).
Friday, Oct. 19 Undergraduate midterm grades due.
Tuesday, Oct. 30 Early registration for spring term 2019 Module 1 & 2 courses for International Business School students only.
Wednesday, Oct. 31 – Monday, Nov. 5 Registration period for spring term 2019.
Friday, Nov. 2 Fall Module I grades due.
Thursday, Nov. 8 Last day to add Module II classes.
Monday, Nov. 12 Veteran's Day (observed): Classes in session.
Wednesday, Nov. 14 Last day for undergraduates to drop courses with a "W" transcript notation (instructor's permission required).
Wednesday, Nov. 14 Last day for graduate students to drop semester courses or change grading option of semester courses to audit (instructor's permission required).
Tuesday, Nov. 27 Last day to drop or change grading option of Module II courses to audit (instructor's permission required).
Wednesday, Nov. 21 – Friday, Nov. 23 Thanksgiving holiday: No university exercises, staff holiday Thursday and Friday.
Tuesday, Dec. 11 Last day of instruction. Last day to voluntarily withdraw from the term (written notification required).
Wednesday, Dec. 12 Study day.
Thursday, Dec. 13 – Thursday, Dec. 20 Final examination period.
Friday, Dec. 21 at 12 noon Residence halls close.
Thursday, Dec. 27 Fall term grades due.
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 Last day for graduating seniors to convert current term pass/fail enrollments to a "P."
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 All work for fall term 2018 incompletes due to instructors.