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Major Dates


2019-2020


August
31
Saturday
Student Leaders Arrive
 
31-1
Saturday - Sunday
Campus Preparation
 
 
 
 
September
2
Monday
Labor Day
 
 
 
New Student Registration: Boarders @10:00 am; Day Students @ 1:00 pm
 
3
Tuesday
New Student Orientation / Camping Trip Departure
 
4
Wednesday
Returning International Students Arrive
 
5
Thursday
Camping Trips Return
 
 
 
Returning Student Registration: Boarders @ 1:00 pm; Day Students @ 2:00 pm
 
 
 
All-School Orientation – Opening of School Activities
 
6
Friday
Fall Trimester Classes Begin; Convocation
 
7-8
Saturday - Sunday
Campus Weekend
 
14-15
Saturday - Sunday
Campus Weekend
 
 
 
 
October
11-12
Friday - Saturday
Family Weekend
 
14-15
Monday - Tuesday
Fall Long Weekend / College Visit Days – No Classes
 
 
 
 
November
14-16
Thursday - Saturday
Fall Trimester Exams
 
16-17
Saturday - Sunday
Campus Weekend – Reading Period
 
18-19
Monday - Tuesday
Fall Trimester Exams (Ending at 12:00 noon)
 
19
Tuesday
Thanksgiving Vacation following last exam
 
20
Wednesday
Residence Halls Close until December 2
 
 
 
 
December
2
Monday
Residence Halls Open – Boarders return by 9:00 pm
 
3
Tuesday
Winter Trimester Begins
 
7-8
Saturday - Sunday
Campus Weekend
 
18
Wednesday
Winter Vacation begins after class day (noon)
 
19
Thursday
Residence Halls Close until January 6
 
 
 
 
January
6
Monday
Residence Halls Open – Boarders return by 9:00 pm
 
7
Tuesday
Classes Resume
 
11-12
Saturday - Sunday
Campus Weekend
 
 
 
 
February
1-3
Saturday - Monday
Winter Long Weekend – No Classes
 
17
Monday
Presidents’ Day – Classes Held
 
29-1
Saturday - Sunday
Campus Weekend – Reading Period
 
 
 
 
March
2-6
Monday - Friday
K-Term (Students required to stay through Presentation Day on Friday)
 
6
Friday
Spring Vacation Begins at 12:00 noon
 
7
Saturday
Residence Halls Close until March 23
 
23
Monday
Residence Halls Open – Boarders return by 9:00 pm
 
24
Tuesday
Spring Trimester Begins
 
28-29
Saturday - Sunday
Campus Weekend
 
 
 
 
April
18-20
25-26
Saturday - Monday
Saturday - Sunday
Spring Long Weekend – No Classes
Campus Weekend
 
 
 
 
May
21
Thursday
Senior Capstone Presentations
 
22
Friday
Awards Ceremony and Baccalaureate Service (Commencement Activities)
 
23
Saturday
Graduation
 
23-24
Saturday - Sunday
Campus Weekend – Reading Period
 
25-28
Monday - Thursday
Final Exams
 
28
Thursday
Summer Vacations Begins at 12:00 noon
 
29
Friday
Residence Halls Close
 
 
 
 
 
Note: Exams must be taken during the designated block.

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Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.