Important Dates

A selection of important dates for the 2013-14 school year is listed below, but please refer to the full academy calendar for the official and most up-to-date list of events.

See important dates for 2014-2015.


Opening Registration
New International Students Arrive: Tuesday, September 3
New Students Arrive: Wednesday, September 4
Returning Students Arrive: Thursday, September 5

Sunday, September 8

Parents Fall Weekend
Friday and Saturday, October 18 and 19

Fall Term Holiday
Monday, October 21

Thanksgiving Vacation
Begins Friday, November 22
Ends Sunday, December 1

Winter Vacation
Begins Thursday, December 19
Ends Sunday, January 5, 2014

Long Winter Weekend
Begins Thursday, January 30
Ends Monday, February 3

Spring Vacation
Begins Friday, March 7
Ends Sunday, March 23

Parents Spring Weekend
Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3

Commencement Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25

Summer Vacation
Begins Friday, May 30

Note: For vacations and long weekends, students may not leave prior to their last regularly scheduled class, exam, or co-curricular assignment; schedule changes should not be requested to accommodate travel plans. Dormitories close the day after school vacations begin and all students should arrange to be off campus by that time.