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2008-2009 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2008-2009 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

2008-2009 Academic Calendar


2008-2009 Academic Calendar
Subject to change

Browse all Hofstra academic calendars.

For additional information, call (516) 463-6600.

Not all courses conform to the standard session dates. Please see individual courses for exact dates.

All schools follow the Summer Sessions schedules below.
SUMMER SESSION I 2008
May 20 Tuesday; final Enrollment Services Day
  21 Wednesday; session begins
  26 Monday; Memorial Day observed, holiday
June 24 Tuesday; session ends
 
SUMMER SESSION II 2008
June 25 Wednesday; final Enrollment Services Day
  30 Monday; session begins
July 4 Friday; Independence Day: holiday
August 1 Friday; session ends
 
SUMMER SESSION III 2008
July 30 Wednesday; final Enrollment Services Day
August 4 Monday; session begin
  22 Friday; session ends
 
    Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Zarb School of Business, School of Communication, School of Education, Health and Human Services, Honors College, School for University Studies.
FALL SEMESTER 2008
August 25-28 Monday-Thursday; Final Enrollment Services Days
September
1
Monday; Labor Day: holiday
 
2
Tuesday; all classes begin, 11:10 a.m.-12:35 p.m. classes meet for 10 minutes only: Convocation
 
29
Monday; no evening classes*
 
30
Tuesday; classes not in session
October
1
Wednesday; classes not in session
 
8
Wednesday; no evening classes*
 
9
Thursday; classes not in session
November
25
Tuesday; conversion day, all classes follow a Thursday schedule
 
27-29
Thursday-Saturday; Thanksgiving recess
December
11, 12
Thursday, Friday; snow/study/reading days for undergraduate classes; graduate classes meet as scheduled
 
13-19
Saturday-Friday; final examinations for all classes
 
18
Thursday; Commencement (subject to change)
 
19
Friday; semester ends
     
    New College**
FALL SEMESTER 2008
September
1
Monday; Labor Day, holiday
 
2
Session I and semester length classes begin, 11:10 a.m.-12:35 p.m. classes meet for 10 minutes only: Convocation
 
30
Tuesday; classes not in session
October
1
Wednesday; classes not in session
 
8
Wednesday; classes meet
 
9
Thursday; classes not in session
 
22
Wednesday; last day of Session I
 
23, 24
Thursday, Friday; finals for Session I classes
 
27
Monday; Session II begins
November
12
Wednesday; classes meet
 
27-29
Thursday-Saturday; Thanksgiving recess
December
18
Thursday; finals for Session II and Fall semester classes; Commencement (subject to change)

 

NOTE: Holidays-University is closed. Classes not in session-University and library are open.
* Evening classes are any classes in session after 4:30 p.m. Classes starting before 4:30 p.m. should end at 4:30 p.m. No classes begin after 4:30 p.m..
**New College classes do not meet on Wednesdays except as specified above.


Academic Calendar 2009
Subject to change

For additional information, call (516) 463-6600.

Not all courses conform to the standard session dates. Please see individual courses for exact dates.
All schools follow the January calendar below.

JANUARY SESSION 2009
January
5
Monday; session begins
 
16
Friday; session ends
    Snow days will be made up, if necessary.
 
    Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Zarb School of Business, School of Communication, School of Education, Health and Human Services, Honors College, School for University Studies.
SPRING SEMESTER 2009
January
26-27
Monday-Tuesdasy, Final Enrollment Services Days
 
28
Wednesday; all classes begin
February
16
Monday; President’s Day observed: holiday
 
18
Wednesday; conversion day, all classes follow a Monday schedule
April
6-12
Monday-Sunday; spring recess; classes not in session
May
7, 8
Thursday, Friday; snow/study/reading days for undergraduate classes; graduate classes meet as scheduled
 
9-15
Saturday-Friday; final examinations for all classes
 
15
Friday; semester ends
 
17
Sunday; Commencement (subject to change)
 
    New College**
SPRING SEMESTER 2009
January
28
Wednesday; Session III and Spring semester classes begin
February
11
Wednesday; classes meet
 
16
Monday; President’s Day observed; holiday
 
18
Wednesday; classes meet
March
17
Tuesday; last day of Session III
 
18
Wednesday; finals for Session III classes
 
19, 20
Thursday, Friday; classes not in session
 
23
Monday; Session IV begins
April
6-12
Monday-Sunday; Spring recess; classes not in session
 
15
Wednesday; classes meet
 
29
Wednesday; classes meet
May
13
Wednesday; classes meet
 
15
Friday; finals for Session IV and semester length classes
 
17
Sunday; Commencement (subject to change)
 
All schools follow the Summer Sessions schedules below.
SUMMER SESSION I 2009
May
18
Monday; Final Enrollment Services Day
 
20
Wednesday; session begins
 
25
Monday; Memorial Day observed: holiday
June
24
Wednesday; session ends
 
SUMMER SESSION II 2009
June
24
Wednesday; final Enrollment Services Day
 
29
Monday; session begins
July
3, 4
Friday, Saturday; Independence Day: holiday
 
31
Friday; session ends
 
SUMMER SESSION III 2009
July
29
Wednesday; final Enrollment Services Day
August
3
Monday; session begins
 
21
Friday; session ends

 

NOTE: Holidays-University is closed. Classes not in session-University and library are open.

* Evening classes are any classes in session after 4:30 p.m. Classes starting before 4:30 p.m. should end at 4:30 p.m. No classes begin after 4:30 p.m..
**New College classes do not meet on Wednesdays except as specified above.