2010-2011 University of Richmond Undergraduate Catalog
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Academic Calendars 2010-2011
Fall Semester 2010
|Aug. 18, Wed.||School of Arts and Sciences: New students arrive;
|Aug. 20, Fri.||Registration/problem resolution for entering students|
|Aug. 23, Mon.||Classes begin|
|Sept. 6, Mon.||Labor Day (classes meet)|
|Sept. 10, Fri.||Last day to file for May/August graduation|
|Oct. 8, Fri.||Last day of classes prior to fall break
(Residence halls remain open)|
|Oct. 13, Wed.||Classes resume|
|Nov. 23, Tues.||Thanksgiving break begins after classes|
|Nov. 29, Mon.||Classes resume|
|Dec. 6-14, Mon.-Tues.||Fall term examination period|
|Dec. 14, Tues.||Fall term ends|
Spring Semester 2011
|Jan. 10, Mon.||Classes begin|
|Feb. 4, Fri.||Last day to file for December graduation|
|Mar. 4, Fri.||Spring break begins after classes|
|Mar. 14, Mon.||Classes resume|
|Apr. 25-30, Mon.-Sat.||Spring term examination period|
|Apr. 30, Sat.||Spring term ends|
|May 8, Sun.||Baccalaureate Service and Spring Commencement|
Addendum to the University of Richmond Academic Calendars 2010-2011
The list below is intended to familiarize the University community with major religious holidays affecting many throughout the campus. Inclusion on this list does not imply that the day is a University holiday but is provided to alert members of the Richmond community to possible scheduling conflicts. See the Class Attendance and University Holidays section of the catalog for details.
|Christmas||Dec. 25, Sat., 2010|
|Good Friday||Apr. 22, Fri., 2011|
|Easter Sunday||Apr. 24, Sun., 2011|
|Easter Monday||Apr. 25, Mon., 2011|
|Rosh Hashanah||Sept.9-10, Thurs.-Fri., 2010|
|Yom Kippur||Sept. 18, Sat., 2010|
|Sukkot||Sept. 23-29, Thurs.-Wed., 2010|
|Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah||Sept. 30-Oct 1, Thurs.-Fri., 2010|
|Hanukkah **||Dec. 2-9, Thurs.-Thurs., 2010|
|Passover||Apr. 19, Tues., 2011|
|Passover (concluding days)||Apr. 25-26, Mon.-Tues., 2011|
|Shavuot||Jun. 8, Wed., 2011|
Jewish holy days, religious festivals and the weekly Sabbath begin at sunset the preceding evening. On these days, observant Jews do not engage in daily activities or fulfill routine commitments.
Many Jews who do not observe all holy days prefer to celebrate at their synagogue or at home on Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the first two evenings of Passover.
**This holiday does not require absence from routine commitments.
|Eid-al-Fitr||Sept. 10, Fri., 2010|
|Eid-al-Adha||Nov. 17,Wed., 2010|
|Islamic New Year||Dec. 7, Tues., 2010|
All Islamic dates begin at sunset the preceding evening.
The Islamic year is based on the lunar cycle, consisting of 12 months of 29 or 30 days each, totaling 353 or 354 days. Each new month begins at the sighting of a new moon. Actual dates may differ by a day or two from the above dates. In many places, the moon sighting is often determined in advance by astronomical calculations.
Summer Session 2011
The Summer School Calendar for 2011 will be announced during the Fall 2010 term.
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