First-Year Academic Calendar

First-Year Academic Calendar

Fall 2018 
Courses: Intro to Global Health I, Hebrew Language, Medical Ethics, Emergency Medicine, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, Immunology, Clinical Day, Histology, Biostatistics, Microbiology I and Global Health Modules
DateEvent
Wednesday, July 25Fall semester begins
Sunday, September 9-Tuesday, September 11Rosh Hashanah (break)
Tuesday, September 18-Thursday, September 20Yom Kippur (break)
Sunday, September 23-Wednesday, October 3rdSuccoth & Simcha Torah (break)
Thursday, October 25Physicians Oath Ceremony
Thursday, December 6- Thursday, December 20Examinations period
Friday, December 21-Thursday, January 3Winter break
Spring 2019 
Courses: Microbiology II, Pharmacology, Pathology, Intro to Global Health II, Epidemiology, Hebrew Language, Global Health Modules, Mind and Body, Genetics, Clinical Medicine, Physiology, Endocrine System, Hematology System, Intro to Oncology
DateEvent
Sunday, January 6Spring semester begins
Thursday, March 21 Purim (break)
Monday, April 1- Wednesday, April 17Examinations period
Friday, April 19-Sunday, April 28Passover (break)
Wednesday, May 8Yom HaZikiron (Memorial Day)
Thursday, May 9Yom Ha'atzmaut (Independence Day)
Wednesday, May 22Student Day (no sessions)
Tuesday, June 4Faculty of Health Sciences Day (student-led activities)
Saturday, June 8- Sunday, June 9Shavout (break)
Thursday, June 20Spring semester ends