2017-2018

June 2017

5 Monday Undergraduate Application Deadline
20 Tuesday Deadline
Financial Aid Request Deadline

October 2017

20 Thursday Student Orientation
22 Sunday First Day of Fall Semester

December 2017

17 Thursday Hanukkah Vacation
28 Thursday Asarah B'Tevet Fast (no studies)

January 2018

26 Friday Last Day of Classes – Semester I

March 2018

2 Friday Intersemesteral Break Ends
4 Sunday First Day of Spring Semester
26-April 6 Mon-Fri Passover Vacation

April 2018

11 Wednesday Holocaust Memorial Day Eve (studies will end at 18:00)
12 Thursday Holocaust Memorial Day (no studies between 12:00-14:00)
17 Tuesday IDF Fallen Soldiers and Terror Victims Memorial Day Eve (no studies between 12:00-14:00. Studies will end at 18:00)
18-20 Wed-Fri Memorial Day, Independence Day Vacation

May 2018

13 Sunday Jerusalem Day Vacation
20-21 Wednesday Shavuot (Pentecost) Vacation

June 2018

22 Friday Last Day of Classes – Academic Year 2017-18

October 2018

14 Sunday First Day of 2018/17 Fall Semester

2018-2019

June 2018

5 Monday Undergraduate Application Deadline
20 Tuesday Deadline
Financial Aid Request Deadline

October 2018

12 Thursday Student Orientation
14 Sunday First Day of Fall Semester

December 2018

9 Sunday Hanukkah Vacation
18 Tuesday Asarah B'Tevet Fast (no studies)

January 2019

16 Wednesday Last Day of Classes – Semester I
17 Thursday Intersemesteral Break Begins

February 2019

20 Wednesday Intersemesteral Break Ends
21 Thursday First Day of Spring Semester

March 2019

20-22 Wed-Fri Purim Vacation

April 2019

11-26 Thur-Fri Passover Vacation (studies resume, April 28)
28 Sunday Studies Resume

May 2019

1 Wednesday Holocaust Memorial Day Eve (studies will end at 18:00)
2 Thursday Holocaust Memorial Day (no studies between 12:00-14:00)
7 Tuesday IDF Fallen Soldiers and Terror Victims Memorial Day Eve (no studies between 12:00-14:00. Studies will end at 18:00)
8 Wed-Fri Memorial Day, Independence Day Vacation

June 2019

2 Sunday Jerusalem Day Vacation
9-10 Wednesday Shavuot (Pentecost) Vacation

October 2019

27 Sunday First Day of 2019/20 Fall Semester
 

ACADEMIC SCHEDULE FOR THE 2021-2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

First Day of Fall Semester

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Hannukah Break

Sunday, December 5, 2021 (On all other days of Hannukah, classes will end at 4pm)

Tenth of Tevet Fast

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 (No Classes)

Final Day of Fall Semester

Friday, January 14, 2022

Winter Break

Sunday, January 16 - Friday, March 1 (inclusive), 2022

First Day of Spring Semester

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Purim Break

Wednesday, March 16 -  Friday, March 18 (inclusive), 2022

Passover Break

Tuesday, April 12 - Saturday, April 23 (inclusive), 2022

Back to University

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Yom HaZikaron (National Memorial Day) (Early)

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Israeli Independence Day (Early)

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Jerusalem Day

Sunday, May 29, 2022 (No Classes)

Shavuot (Pentecost) Holiday

Sunday, June 5 - Monday, June 6 (inclusive), 2022

Student Day

TBD (from 2pm)

Final Day of Spring Semester

Friday, June 24, 2022

Summer Break

Sunday, June 26 - Friday, August 5, 2022 (inclusive)

Seventeenth of Tamuz Fast

 Sunday, July 17, 2022 (No Exams)

Ninth of Av Fast

Sunday, August 7, 2022 (No Exams)

Summer Semester

Monday, August 8 - Friday, September 23, 2022 (inclusive)

First Day of Fall Semester, 2022-2023 Academic Year

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Notes

During memorial services (National Memorial Day, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial) all BIU libraries will be closed.

On Sunday, October 17, 2021, from 12:00pm - 2:00pm, a memorial assembly will be held for the remembrance of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. There will be no studies at this time.

On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, classes will end at 6:00pm.

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Wednesday, April 27, 2022, from 12:00pm - 2:00pm, a memorial assembly will be held. There will be no studies at this time.

On the eve of Israel’s National Memorial Day, Tuesday, May 3, 2022, there will be no studies between 12:00pm- 2:00pm, due to the holding of a memorial assembly. On that day, classes will end at 5:00pm.

Afternoon prayer times in the synagogue: 12:30pm, 1:35pm, 2:30pm, 3:35pm

Evening prayer times in the synagogue: 5:35pm (winter), 7:35pm