Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Message Archive

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

 

This email is being sent to all members of the Baruch College faculty.

For an archive of announcements sent from the Associate Provost beginning June 2011, click here.

 

 

Dear Colleagues,

Welcome back!

 Schedule of classes

Please make note of the following features of the schedule of classes this fall. (They appear along with others on the college’s academic calendar at http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/registrar/due_dates.htm):

 

  • September 4-6 (Wednesday-Friday): Rosh Hashanah—no classes are scheduled
  • September 13-14 (Friday-Saturday): Yom Kippur—no classes are scheduled
  • October 13-14 (Sunday-Monday): Columbus Day—the college is closed; no classes are scheduled
  • October 15 (Tuesday): Classes follow a Monday schedule
  • November 8 (Friday): Last day for students to drop classes with the grade of “W”
  • November 27 (Wednesday): Classes follow a Friday schedule
  • Nov 28-Dec 1 (Thursday-Sunday): Thanksgiving—the college is closed; no classes are scheduled
  • December 15 (Sunday): Last day of fall 2013 classes
  • December 16 (Monday): Reading Day—no classes scheduled; no exams may be scheduled
  • December 17-23 (Tuesday-Monday): Final exam period; no finals may be administered outside this period
  • December 24-25 (Tuesday-Wednesday): Christmas—the college is closed
  • December 31-Jan1 (Tuesday-Wednesday): New Year’s—the college is closed
  • January 2 (Thursday): Grades Due—Webgrade will close at 11:59pm

 

Other religious holidays

Some students will observe some of the religious holidays listed below. (I have recorded only those listed by the City of New York at http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/motorist/alternate-side-parking.shtml.) Please take these into consideration in scheduling exams and assignments; please permit those who observe the holiday an opportunity to make up any missed assignments or exams. Students are responsible for making up any missed work.

 

  • September 19-20 (Thursday-Friday): Succoth (Jewish holiday)*
  • September 26 (Thursday): Shemini Atzereth (Jewish holiday) *
  • September 27 (Friday): Simchas Torah (Jewish holiday)*
  • October 15-17 (Tuesday-Thursday): Idul-Adha (Muslim holiday)
  • November 1 (Friday): All Saints Day (Catholic holiday)
  • November 3 (Sunday): Diwali (Hindu holiday)
  • December 8 (Sunday): Immaculate Conception (Catholic holiday)

* Jewish holidays begin the night before and end at sundown on the last date noted.\

 

 

Dennis Slavin

Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President

Baruch College, CUNY

646-660-6504 (phone); 646-660-6531 (fax)

Dennis.Slavin@baruch.cuny.edu

http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/provost/teaching_learning.htm