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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2019-2020

Last update October 10, 2019
Summer
Sat, Jun. 8 - Mon, Jul. 8, 2019 Summer Theater Intensive
Sat, Jul. 13 - Sat, Aug. 10, 2019 Summer Studio Program
Sat, Jul. 20, 2019 Fall Payment 1
Fall Semester
Sat, Aug. 10, 2019 Student Arrivals (BA1, Begin in Berlin & Academy Year Students)
check in 9am-4pm
Sun, Aug. 11 - Mon, Aug. 12, 2019 Orientation (BA1, Begin in Berlin & Academy Year Students)
Tue, Aug. 13 - Wed, Aug. 28, 2019 Language & Thinking Program
Tue, Aug. 20, 2019 Fall Payment 2
Wed, Aug. 28, 2019 Student Arrivals (BA2-4, Bard in Berlin, Exchange & Project Year Students)
check in 9am-4pm
Thu, Aug. 29 - Fri, Aug. 30, 2019 Orientation
Fri, Aug. 30, 2019 Language Placement Exam
Mon, Sep. 2, 2019 First Day of Classes
Fri, Sep. 6 – Sun, Sep. 8, 2019 Berlin Weekend
Tue, Oct. 1, 2019 General Assembly
Thu, Oct. 3, 2019 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Fri, Oct. 4, 2019 Fall credit transfer application deadline
Fri, Oct. 18, 2019 Last day to withdraw from a class
Mon, Oct. 28 – Sun, Nov. 3, 2019 Fall Break 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Oct. 26; reopens Sun, Nov. 3 for dinner
Mon, Dec. 16 – Fri, Dec. 20, 2019 Completion Week
Fri, Dec. 20, 2019 Spring Payment 1
Fri, Dec. 20, 2019 Last Day of Classes
Sat, Dec. 21, 2019 Student Departure (check out 9am - 4pm)
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Dec. 21
Wed, Dec. 25 - Thu, Dec. 26 2019 Federal Holidays
Spring Semester
Wed, Jan. 1 2020 Federal Holiday
Thu, Jan. 2 - Thu, Jan. 23, 2020 German Winter Language Intensive
Mon, Jan. 20, 2020 Spring Payment 2
Wed, Jan. 22, 2020 Student Arrivals (Bard in Berlin, Exchange and Transfers)
Thu, Jan. 23 - Fri, Jan. 24, 2020 Orientation
Fri, Jan. 24, 2020 Language Placement Exam
Sun, Jan. 26, 2020 Cafeteria reopens
Mon, Jan. 27, 2020 First Day of Classes
Tue, Feb. 25, 2020 General Assembly
Fri, Feb. 28, 2020 Spring credit transfer application deadline
Sun, Mar. 8, 2020 Federal Holiday 
Cafeteria closed
Fri, Mar. 13, 2020 Last day to withdraw from a class
Mon, Apr. 6 - Mon, Apr. 13, 2020 Spring Break 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Apr. 4; reopens Tue, Apr. 14
Fri, Apr. 10, 2020 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Mon, Apr. 13, 2020 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Fri, May 1, 2020 Federal Holiday 
Cafeteria closed
Fri, May 8, 2020 Federal Holiday 
Cafeteria closed
Mon, May 11 – Fri, May 15, 2020 Completion Week
Fri, May 15, 2020 Last Day of Classes
Sat, May 16, 2020 Commencement 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, May 16
Sun, May 17, 2020 Student Departure (check out 9am - 4pm)
NB students participating in the Spring 2020 end-of-semester trip will be permitted to move out on Wed, May 20
Thu, May 21, 2020 Federal Holiday
Mon, Jun. 1, 2020 Federal Holiday

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Last update October 18, 2019
Summer
Fri, May. 29 - Mon, Jun. 29, 2020 Summer Theater Intensive
Thu, Jul. 2 - Thu, Jul. 30, 2020 Summer Studio Program
Mon, Jul. 20, 2020 Fall Payment 1
Fall Semester
Sat, Aug. 8, 2020 Student Arrivals (BA1, Begin in Berlin & Academy Year Students)
check in 9am-4pm
Sun, Aug. 9 - Mon, Aug. 10, 2020 Orientation (BA1, Begin in Berlin & Academy Year Students)
Tue, Aug. 11 - Wed, Aug. 26, 2020 Language & Thinking Program
Thu, Aug. 20, 2020 Fall Payment 2
Wed, Aug. 26, 2020 Student Arrivals (BA2-4, Bard in Berlin, Exchange & Project Year Students)
check in 9am-4pm
Thu, Aug. 27 - Fri, Aug. 28, 2020 Orientation
Fri, Aug. 28, 2020 Language Placement Exam
Mon, Aug. 31, 2020 First Day of Classes
Fri, Sep. 4 – Sun, Sep. 6, 2020 Berlin Weekend
Tue, Sep. 29, 2020 General Assembly
Fri, Oct. 2, 2020 Fall credit transfer application deadline
Sat, Oct. 3, 2020 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Fri, Oct. 16, 2020 Last day to withdraw from a class
Mon, Oct. 19 – Sun, Oct. 25, 2020 Fall Break 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Oct. 17; reopens Sun, Oct. 25 for dinner
Mon, Dec. 14 – Fri, Dec. 18, 2020 Completion Week
Fri, Dec. 18, 2020 Last Day of Classes
Sat, Dec. 19, 2020 Student Departure (check out 9am - 3pm)
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Dec. 19
Sun, Dec. 20, 2020 Spring Payment 1
Fri, Dec. 25 - Sat, Dec. 26 2020 Federal Holidays
Spring Semester
Fri, Jan. 1 2021 Federal Holiday
Wed, Jan. 6 - Fri, Jan. 22, 2021 German Winter Language Intensive
Wed, Jan. 20, 2021 Spring Payment 2
Wed, Jan. 27, 2021 Student Arrivals (Bard in Berlin, Exchange and Transfers)
Thu, Jan. 28 - Fri, Jan. 29, 2021 Orientation
Fri, Jan. 29, 2021 Language Placement Exam
Sun, Jan. 31, 2021 Cafeteria reopens
Mon, Feb. 1, 2021 First Day of Classes
Tue, Mar. 2, 2021 General Assembly
Fri, Mar. 5, 2021 Spring credit transfer application deadline
Mon, Mar. 8, 2021 Federal Holiday 
Cafeteria closed
Fri, Mar. 19, 2021 Last day to withdraw from a class
Mon, Mar. 29 - Mon, Apr. 5, 2021 Spring Break 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Mar. 27; reopens Tue, Apr. 6
Fri, Apr. 2, 2021 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Mon, Apr. 5, 2021 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Sat, May 1, 2021 Federal Holiday 
Cafeteria closed
Thu, May. 13, 2021 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Mon, May 17 – Fri, May 21, 2021 Completion Week
Fri, May 21, 2021 Last Day of Classes
Sat, May 22, 2021 Commencement 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, May 22
Sun, May 23, 2021 Student Departure (check out 9am - 3pm)
NB students participating in the Spring 2021 end-of-semester trip will be permitted to move out on Wed, May 26
Mon, May 24, 2021 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed

+  Academic Calendar 2018-2019

+  Academic Calendar 2017–2018

+  Academic Calendar 2016–2017

+  Academic Calendar 2015–2016

+  Academic Calendar 2014–2015

+  Academic Calendar 2013–2014

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