ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2018-2019
38th Academic Year

Spring Semester 2019
January 14         Semester begins.
January 25         Last day for Refunds (Masterʼs programs).
February 2         Meeting of the Lord.
March 11-15      First Week of Lent. No Classes.
March 4-8          Midterm week
April 22-28         Holy Week and PASCHA. No Classes.
April 29 – May 5 Bright Week—St Thomas’ Sunday.
Spring Break. No classes.
May 6                Classes resume.
May 13              First Week of PhD Residency begins.
May 17              First Week of PhD Residency ends.
May 20              Second Week of PhD Residency begins.
May 24              Second Week of PhD Residency ends.
May 20-24         Last week of classes. Final Examinations (Masterʼs programs).*
*Final Exam dates are being extended due to the transition period AHOS is experiencing.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2019-2020
39th Academic Year

Fall Semester 2019
August 26             First Week of Residency begins.
August 29             Graduation Ceremony & Banquet
August 30             First Week of Residency ends.
September 2        Second Week of Residency begins.
September 5        Graduation Ceremony & Gala
September 6        Second Week of Residency ends.
September 6        Last day for Refunds (Mastersʼ programs).
September 8        Nativity of the Theotokos. No classes.
September 14      Elevation of the Cross. No classes.
October 14-18      Midterm week.
November 15       Nativity Fast begins.
November 21       Entry of the Theotokos. No classes.
November 25-28  Thanksgiving break.
December 9-13    Last week of classes. Final
Examinations (Mastersʼ programs).
Christmas break begins after last exam.

Spring Semester 2020
January 13           Semester begins.
January 24           Last day for Refunds (Mastersʼ programs).
February 2           Meeting of the Lord.
March 2-6            First Week of Lent. No Classes.
March 9-13          Midterm week
April 13-18           Holy Week. No Classes.
April 19                PASCHA. No Classes.
April 20-26 Bright Week—St Thomas Sunday
Spring Break.       No classes.
April 27                Classes resume.
May 11                 First Week of PhD Residency begins.
May 15                 First Week of PhD Residency ends.
May 18                 Second Week of PhD Residency begins.
May 22                 Second Week of PhD Residency ends.
May 18-22            Last week of classes;
Final Examinations (Masterʼs programs)
Summer Break     Begins after last exam.


2019 Fall Residency (all programs)
Week 1: August 26-30, 2019
Week 2: September 2-6, 2019

2020 Fall Residency (all programs)
Week 1: August 31 – September 4, 2020
Week 2:September 7-11, 2020

2021 Fall Residency (all programs)*
Week 1: August 30 – September 3, 2021*
Week 2: September 6-10, 2021*

PhD Program only: May Residency Dates
2019   May 13-17 and May 20-24, 2019
2020   May 11-15 and May 18-22, 2020
2021* May 17- 21 and May 24-28, 2021*
* These dates are subject to confirmation.