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Institute of Buddhist Studies Academic Extended Calendar

Browse the calendar below for information about upcoming IBS classes, important dates, events, and public events.


Please note:

Important Dates and Deadlines

The Institute of Buddhist Studies follows the academic calendar of the Graduate Theological Union. All registration dates and deadlines are set by the consortial-wide GTU registrar. Please consult the GTU website for a complete extended calendar of dates or deadlines if you have any questions.

Fall Semester 2011

Orientation Period (varies by school) 8/22/11–9/2/11
General Registration for Fall 2011 8/22/11 — 9/2/11
Labor Day: Administrative holiday / Library closed 9/5/10
Instruction begins for Fall 2011 9/6/10
Late Registration for Fall 2011 9/6/11 — 9/16/11
Reading Week 10/24/11 - 10/28/11
Early Registration for Intersession 2012 & Spring 2012 11/7/11 - 11/18/11
Thanksgiving: Academic and Administrative holiday/Library closed 11/24/11 - 11/25/11
Fall Semester 2011 ends 12/16/11
Christmas: Administrative holiday/Library closed 12/25/11
GTU Administrative holiday/Library closed 12/26/11 — 1/2/12
New Year’s: Administrative holiday/Library closed 1/1/12


Intersession 2012

Intersession 2012 (General Registration prior to first day of the course) 1/3/12 — 1/27/12
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Academic & Administrative holiday/Library closed 1/16/12


Spring Semester 2012

General Registration for Spring 2012 1/16/12 - 1/27/12
Instruction begins for Spring 2012 1/30/12
Late Registration for Spring 2012 1/30/12 — 2/10/12
Presidents’ Day: Academic & Administrative holiday/Library closed 2/20/12
Spring recess; reading week 3/26/12 — 3/30/12
Good Friday: Academic & Administrative holiday/Library closed  4/6/12
Easter: Library closed 4/8/12
Early Registration for Fall 2012 4/9/12 — 4/20/12
Spring Semester 2012 ends 5/18/12
Memorial Day: Administrative holiday/Library closed 5/28/12
Independence Day: Administrative holiday 7/4/12

Extended Academic and Administrative Calendar 2011-2012