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List of Important Dates and Holidays: 

August- December 2020

8/20 Muharram*, 8/22  Ganesh Chaturthi, 8/23 Al Hijrah* - New Year, 8/24 Fall Classes Begin, 8/29  Ashura*, 9/1 Anant Chaturdashi, 9/5-9/7  Labor Day Weekend, 9/7  Labor Day (Observed), 9/18-9/20  Rosh Hashanah*, 9/22  Equinox (Mabon/Ostata), 9/28 Yom Kippur*, 10/2-10/9  Sukkot*, 10/9-10/11  Sh’mini Atzeret *, 10/11 Simchat Torah*, 10/12 Indigenous Peoples' Day, 10/12 Columbus Day (Fed. Observed), 10/17-10/26  Navaratri, 10/25  Dasara/ Dussehra, 10/29  Mawlid al-Nabi*,  10/31 Halloween/ All Hallows Eve, 11/1  All Saints Day, 11/1 Loy Krathong, 11/1  Samhain-Beltane*, 11/1 Daylight Saving Time Ends, 11/3  Election Day, 11/11  Veteran’s Day (Fed. Observed), 11/14  Diwali, 11/22-11/28  Fall Break, 11/26  Thanksgiving Day, 11/29  Advent Begins, 12/10  - 12/18  Hanukkah*, 12/14-12/18 Fall Finals, 12/21 -1/18  Winter Break, 12/21  Solstice (Yule/Litha), 12/25  Christmas (Observed)

 * Holidays marked with an asterisk (*) begin at sundown on the previous day.

January- June 2021

12/21 -1/18  Winter Break, 1/1  New Year’s Day, 1/7  Christmas (Orthodox), 1/20  Bodhi Day, 1/14  Makar Sankranti, 1/18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Observed), 1/19 Spring Classes Begin, 1/28  Mahayana New Year, 2/2 Groundhog Day, 2/7  Superbowl, 2/12  Chinese New Year (Year of the Ox), 2/14  St. Valentine's Day, 2/15 Nirvana Day, 2/15  Presidents’ Day, 2/16  Mardi Gras, 2/17 Ash Wednesday (Beginning of Lent), 2/26  Purim*, 2/27  Magha Puja Day, 3/11 Maha Shivaratri , 3/11 Lailat al Miraj, 3/14 Daylight  Savings Begins, 3/15 Beginning of Lent (Orthodox), 3/14-3/20 Spring Break, 3/17  St. Patrick's Day, 3/20  Equinox (Mabon/Ostata), 3/27-4/3  Passover*, 3/28 Palm Sunday, 3/29 Holi*, 3/29  Laylat al Bara*, 4/2  Good Friday, 4/4  Easter, 4/8 Vesak- Buddha Day, 4/21 Ram Navami, 4/27 Theravada (New Year), 4/30 Good Friday (Orthodox), 5/2  Easter (Orthodox), 4/12-5/11  Ramadan*, 5/1  Beltane-Samhain, 5/5  Cinco De Mayo, 5/9 Mother's Day, 5/9  Laylat al-Qadr*, 5/10-5/14 Spring Finals, 5/13 Ascension Day, 5/13  Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)*, 5/15 Commencement, 5/15 Armed Forces Day, 5/16-5/18  Shavuot*, 5/31 Memorial Day (Observed), 6/14 Flag Day, 6/19Juneteenth, 6/20 Father's Day

* Holidays marked with an asterisk (*) begin at sundown on the previous day.