Academic Calendar 2015-2016

Last update January 11, 2015

FALL SEMESTER
Mon, Jul. 20, 2015 Fall Payment 1
Sat, Aug. 8, 2015 Student Arrivals (BA1, Begin in Berlin & Academy Year Students)
Sun, Aug. 9 - Wed, Aug. 26, 2015 Language & Thinking Program / Orientation
Thu, Aug. 20, 2015 Fall Payment 2
Wed, Aug. 26, 2015 Student Arrivals (BA2-4, Bard in Berlin, Exchange & Project Year Students)
Thu, Aug. 27, 2015 Orientation (all students)
Fri, Aug. 28, 2015 Orientation / Language Placement Exams
Mon, Aug. 31, 2015 First Day of Classes
Sat, Sep. 5 Sun, Sep. 6, 2015 Berlin Weekend
Mon, Oct. 19 Fri, Oct. 23, 2015 Fall Break
Tue, Dec. 1 Mon, Dec. 7, 2015 Registration for Spring Semester Courses
Mon, Dec. 14 Fri, Dec. 18, 2015 Completion Week
Fri, Dec. 18, 2015 Last Day of Classes
Sun, Dec. 20, 2015 Student Departure
Sun, Dec. 20, 2015 Spring Payment 1
SPRING SEMESTER
Wed, Jan. 20, 2016 Student Arrivals (Begin in Berlin, LAB: Liberal Arts Berlin, Arts and Society in Berlin, Exchange)
Wed, Jan. 20, 2016 Spring Payment 2
Thu, Jan. 21, 2016 Orientation (Begin in Berlin, LAB: Liberal Arts Berlin, Arts and Society in Berlin, Exchange)
Fri, Jan. 22, 2016 Orientation / Language Placement Exams
Mon, Jan. 25, 2016 First Day of Classes
Mon, Mar. 21 - Mon, Mar. 28, 2016 Spring Break
Sun, May 1, 2016 Down Payment
Thu, May 5, 2016 Federal Holiday
Mon, May 9 Fri, May 13, 2016 Completion Week
Mon, May 16, 2016 Federal Holiday
Fri, May 13, 2016 Last Day of Classes
Sat, May 21, 2016 Commencement
Tue, May 24, 2016 Student Departure