Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Last update February 8, 2018

SUMMER
Sat, Jun. 9 - Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 Summer Theater Intensive
Sat, Jul. 14 - Sat, Aug. 11, 2018 Summer Studio Program
Fri, Jul. 20, 2018 Fall Payment 1
FALL SEMESTER
Sat, Aug. 11, 2018 Student Arrivals (BA1, Begin in Berlin & Academy Year Students)
Mon, Aug. 13 - Wed, Aug. 29, 2018 Language & Thinking Program
Mon, Aug. 20, 2018 Fall Payment 2
Wed, Aug. 29, 2018 Student Arrivals (BA2-4, Bard in Berlin, Exchange & Project Year Students)
Thu, Aug. 30 - Fri, Aug. 31, 2018 Orientation
Fri, Aug. 31, 2018 Language Placement Exam
Mon, Sep. 3, 2018 First Day of Classes
Fri, Sep. 7 Sun, Sep. 9, 2018 Berlin Weekend
Wed Oct. 3, 2018 Federal Holiday
Fri, Oct. 19, 2018 Last day to withdraw from a class
Mon, Oct. 29 Fri, Nov. 2, 2018 Fall Break
Mon, Dec. 17 Fri, Dec. 21, 2018 Completion Week
Thu, Dec. 20, 2018 Spring Payment 1
Fri, Dec. 21, 2018 Last Day of Classes
Tue, Dec. 25 - Wed, Dec. 26 2018 Federal Holidays
SPRING SEMESTER
Tue, Jan. 1 2019 Federal Holiday
Thu, Jan. 3 - Mon, Jan. 21, 2019 German Winter Language Intensive
Sun, Jan. 20, 2019 Spring Payment 2
Wed, Jan. 23, 2019 Student Arrivals (Begin in Berlin, Bard in Berlin, AY and Transfers)
Thu, Jan. 24 - Fri, Jan. 25, 2019 Orientation
Fri, Jan. 25, 2019 Language Placement Exam
Mon, Jan. 28, 2019 First Day of Classes
Fri, Mar. 15, 2019 Last day to withdraw from a class
Mon, Apr. 15 - Mon, Apr. 22, 2019 Spring Break
Wed, May 1, 2019 Federal Holiday
Mon, May 13 Fri, May 17, 2019 Completion Week
Fri, May 17, 2019 Last Day of Classes
Sat, May 18, 2019 Commencement
Wed, May 22, 2019 Student Departure
Thu, May 30, 2019 Federal Holiday
Mon, Jun. 10, 2019 Federal Holiday