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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Last update July 20, 2018
Summer
Sat, Jun. 9 - Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 Summer Theater Intensive
Sat, Jul. 14 - Sat, Aug. 11, 2018 Summer Studio Program
Fri, Jul. 20, 2018 Fall Payment 1
Fall Semester
Sun, Aug. 12, 2018 Student Arrivals (BA1, Begin in Berlin & Academy Year Students)
Mon, Aug. 13 - Wed, Aug. 29, 2018 Language & Thinking Program
Mon, Aug. 20, 2018 Fall Payment 2
Wed, Aug. 29, 2018 Student Arrivals (BA2-4, Bard in Berlin, Exchange & Project Year Students)
Thu, Aug. 30 - Fri, Aug. 31, 2018 Orientation
Fri, Aug. 31, 2018 Language Placement Exam
Mon, Sep. 3, 2018 First Day of Classes
Fri, Sep. 7 – Sun, Sep. 9, 2018 Berlin Weekend
Wed, Oct. 3, 2018 Federal Holiday
Fri, Oct. 5, 2018 Fall credit transfer application deadline
Fri, Oct. 19, 2018 Last day to withdraw from a class
Mon, Oct. 29 – Sun, Nov. 4, 2018 Fall Break 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Oct. 27; reopens Mon, Nov. 5
Mon, Dec. 17 – Fri, Dec. 21, 2018 Completion Week
Thu, Dec. 20, 2018 Spring Payment 1
Fri, Dec. 21, 2018 Last Day of Classes
Sat, Dec. 22, 2018 Student Departure 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Dec. 22
Tue, Dec. 25 - Wed, Dec. 26 2018 Federal Holidays
Spring Semester
Tue, Jan. 1 2019 Federal Holiday
Thu, Jan. 3 - Mon, Jan. 21, 2019 German Winter Language Intensive
Sun, Jan. 20, 2019 Spring Payment 2
Wed, Jan. 23, 2019 Student Arrivals (Begin in Berlin, Bard in Berlin, AY and Transfers)
Thu, Jan. 24 - Fri, Jan. 25, 2019 Orientation
Fri, Jan. 25, 2019 Language Placement Exam
Mon, Jan. 28, 2019 First Day of Classes
Fri, Feb. 1 – Sun, Feb. 3, 2019 Berlin Weekend
Fri Mar. 1, 2019 Spring credit transfer application deadline
Fri, Mar. 15, 2019 Last day to withdraw from a class
Mon, Apr. 15 - Mon, Apr. 22, 2019 Spring Break 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, Apr. 13; reopens Tue, Apr. 23
Wed, May 1, 2019 Federal Holiday 
Cafeteria closed
Mon, May 13 – Fri, May 17, 2019 Completion Week
Fri, May 17, 2019 Last Day of Classes
Sat, May 18, 2019 Commencement 
Cafeteria closes after brunch on Sat, May 18
Wed, May 22, 2019 Student Departure
Thu, May 30, 2019 Federal Holiday
Mon, Jun. 10, 2019 Federal Holiday

Academic Calendar 2019-2020

Last update October 19, 2018
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
Thu, Oct. 3, 2019 Federal Holiday
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 closure times tbc
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 closure times tbc
Wed, Dec. 25 - Thu, Dec. 26 2019 Federal Holidays
Spring Semester
Wed, Jan. 1 2020 Federal Holiday
Fri, Jan. 3 - Tue, Jan. 21, 2020 German Winter Language Intensive
Mon, Jan. 20, 2020 Spring Payment 2
Wed, Jan. 22, 2020 Student Arrivals (Bard in Berlin, AY and Transfers)
Thu, Jan. 23 - Fri, Jan. 24, 2020 Orientation
Fri, Jan. 24, 2020 Language Placement Exam
Mon, Jan. 27, 2020 First Day of Classes
Fri Feb. 28, 2020 Spring credit transfer application deadline
Fri, Mar. 13, 2020 Last day to withdraw from a class
Mon, Mar. 23 - Sun, Mar. 29, 2020 Spring Break 
Cafeteria closure times tbc
Fri, Apr. 10, 2020 Federal Holidays
Cafeteria closed
Mon, Apr. 13, 2020 Federal Holiday
Cafeteria closed
Fri, May 1, 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 closure times tbc
Wed, May 20, 2020 Student Departure (check out 9am - 4pm)
Thu, May 21, 2020 Federal Holiday
Mon, Jun. 1, 2020 Federal Holiday

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