First-Year Academic Calendar

First-Year Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 
Courses: Intro to Global Health I, Hebrew Language, Medical Ethics, Emergency Medicine, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, Immunology, On Being a Doctor, Histology, Biostatistics, Microbiology I and Global Health Modules
DateEvent
Sunday, August 2ndFall semester begins
Friday, September 18th-Sunday, September 20thRosh Hashanah (break)
Sunday, September 27th - Monday, September 28thYom Kippur (break)
Friday, October 2nd-Sunday, October 11thSuccoth & Simcha Torah (break)
Thursday, November 12th - Monday, November 30thExaminations period
Monday, November 30thFall Semester Ends
Spring 2021 
Courses: Microbiology II, Pharmacology, Pathology, Intro to Global Health II, Epidemiology, Hebrew Communication Skills, Global Health Modules, Mind and Body, Genetics, On Being a Doctor II, Physiology, Endocrine System, Hematology System, Intro to Oncology
DateEvent
Tuesday, December 1Spring semester begins
Tuesday, December 22nd - Sunday, January 3rdWinter Break
Friday, February 26thPurim (break)
Saturday, March 27th - Sunday, April 4thPassover (break)
Wednesday, April 14thYom HaZikiron (Memorial Day)
Thursday, April 15thYom Ha'atzmaut (Independence Day)
May TBAStudent Day (no sessions)
May/June TBAFaculty of Health Sciences Day (student-led activities)
Sunday, May 16th - Monday, May 17thShavout (break)
Monday, June 7thSpring semester ends