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Academic Calendar

Please Note: This academic calendar is subject to periodic review and revision.

May

13

Monday

First day of MIRL classes & Internships

May

20

Monday

Last day to add/drop (without withdrawal form)

May

20

Monday

MIRL Students must finalize internships plans

May

27

Monday

Memorial Day (seminary closed; No classes) 

May

28

Tuesday

Start of Summer Certificate Courses

June

05

Wednesday

Last day to add/drop (withdrawal form required)

June

17

Monday

Eid Al-Adha holiday begins

June

18

Tuesday

Eid Al-Adha holiday ends

June

28

Friday

Last day of MIRL classes

July

04

Thursday

Independence Day (seminary closed; No classes)

July

05

Friday

Start of Final exams

July

11

Thursday

End of Final Exams

July

22

Monday

Pre-registration begins (Fall 2024)

July

22

Monday

Summer grades available to students

August

07

Wednesday

In-person student retreat begins (1st, 2nd & 3rd Cohort)

August

10

Saturday

MIRL Graduation Ceremony

August

11

Sunday

In-person student retreat ends 

August

26

Monday

End of Summer Certificate Courses

Past Academic Calendars:

2023-2024

SUMMER ACADEMIC TERM

May

15

Monday

First day of MIRL classes

May

26

Friday

Last day to add/drop (without withdrawal form)

May

26

Friday

MIRL Students must finalize internships plans

May

29

Monday

Memorial Day (seminary closed; No classes) 

May

30

Tuesday

Start of Summer Certificate courses

June

09

Friday

Last day to add/drop (withdrawal form required)

June

28

Wednesday

Eid Al-Adha holiday begins

June

29

Thursday

Eid Al-Adha holiday ends

July

01

Saturday

Pre-registration begins (Fall 2023) 

July

03

Monday

Last day of MIRL classes

July

04

Tuesday

Independence Day (seminary closed; No classes)

July

05

Wednesday

Start of Final exams

July

11

Tuesday

End of Final Exams

July

31

Monday

Summer grades available to students

August

04

Friday

In-person student retreat begins (1st & 2nd Cohort)

August

09

Wednesday

In-person student retreat ends (1st & 2nd Cohort)

August

18

Friday

End of Summer Certificate courses


FALL ACADEMIC TERM

August

04

Friday

In-preson student retreat begins (1st & 2nd Cohort)

August

09

Wednesday

In-preson student retreat ends (1st & 2nd Cohort)

August

31

Thursday

New MIRL student orientation (6-8 pm ET)

September

04

Monday

Labor Day (seminary closed; No classes) 

September

05

Tuesday

First day of MIRL classes 

September

25

Monday

Start of Fall Certificate Courses

September

19

Tuesday

Last day to add/drop (without withdrawal form)

October

23

Monday

Last day to add/drop (withdrawal form required) 

November

13

Monday

Pre-Registration begins (Spring 2023)

November

23

Thursday

Thanksgiving Break begins (seminary closed)

November

24

Friday

Thanksgiving Break ends

December

08

Friday

End of Fall Certificate Courses

December

11

Monday

Last day of MIRL classes

December

12

Tuesday

Start of Final Exams

December

18

Monday

End of Final Exams

December

19

Tuesday

Winter vacation / break begins

December

25

Monday

Christmas Day (seminary closed) 

December

30

Saturday

Fall grades available to students

January

07

Sunday

Winter vacation / break ends


SPRING ACADEMIC TERM

January

01

Monday

New Year's Day (seminary closed)

January

08

Monday

First day of MIRL classes

January

15

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (seminary closed; No classes) 

January

22

Monday

Last day to add/drop (without withdrawal form)

January

29

Monday

Start of Spring Certificate Courses

February

19

Monday

Presidents’ Day (seminary closed; No classes) 

February

20

Tuesday

Last day to add/drop (withdrawal form required) 

April

05

Friday

Eid Al-Fitr holiday begins

April

10

Wednesday

Eid al-Fitr (seminary closed; No classes) 

April

11

Thursday

Eid Al-Fitr holiday ends

April

19

Friday

Last day of MIRL classes

April

19

Friday

End of Spring Certificate Courses

April

24

Wednesday

Start of Final exams

April

30

Tuesday

End of Final Exams

May

10

Friday

Spring grades available to students 

Philosophy

The program imparts knowledge and skills in all subjects with an eye to practical applicability and on-the-ground implementation.

Travel Seminars

Travel seminars will help students establish relationships and networks with others that will support their work as leaders in the future.

Opportunities

MIRL graduates will be well-positioned to bring an Islamic framework to all sorts of career paths and disciplines.

Internships

MIRL students participate in extracurricular activities designed to support their personal, professional, and spiritual development.