Religious Holidays and Other Important Events

For details click on the individual holiday. Those marked with an asterisk signify that work is prohibited.

2022

Sat, Jan 1, 2022

Wed, Jan 5, 2022

Fri, Jan 7, 2022

Fri, Jan 14, 2022

Tue, Feb 1, 2022

Wed, Feb 2, 2022

Tue, Mar 1, 2022

Wed, Mar 2, 2022

Mon, Mar 7, 2022

Mon, Mar 14, 2022

Wed, Mar 16, 2022

Fri, Mar 18, 2022

Mon, Mar 21, 2022

Sat, Apr 2, 2022

Sun, Apr 10, 2022

Thu, Apr 14, 2022

Fri, Apr 15, 2022

Sat, Apr 16, 2022

Sun, Apr 17, 2022

Thu, Apr 21, 2022

Fri, Apr 22, 2022

Sun, Apr 24, 2022

Wed, Apr 27, 2022

Fri, Apr 29, 2022

Sun, May 1, 2022

Mon, May 2, 2022

Mon, May 16, 2022

Tue, May 24, 2022

Sun, May 29, 2022

Sat, Jun 4, 2022

Sun, Jun 5, 2022

Sun, Jun 12, 2022

Thu, Jul 7, 2022

Fri, Jul 8, 2022

Sun, Jul 10, 2022

Wed, Jul 13, 2022

Fri, Jul 29, 2022

Sat, Aug 6, 2022

Mon, Aug 15, 2022

Thu, Aug 18, 2022

Fri, Aug 19, 2022

Wed, Aug 24, 2022

Thu, Aug 25, 2022

Wed, Aug 31, 2022

Tue, Nov 1, 2022

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Thu, Dec 8, 2022

Sat, Dec 24, 2022

Mon, Dec 26, 2022

Statement on Religious Observance

In accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Amherst College subscribes to the following statement:

Any student in an educational or vocational training institution, other than a religious or denominational educational or vocational training institution, who is unable, because of religious beliefs, to attend classes or to participate in any examination, study, or work requirement on a particular day shall be excused from any such examination or study or work requirement, and shall be provided with an opportunity to make-up the examination, study, or work requirement missed because of such absence on any particular day; provided, however, that such makeup examination or work shall not create an unreasonable burden upon such school. No fees of any kind shall be charged by the institution for making available to the said student such opportunity. No adverse or prejudicial effects shall result to students because of availing themselves of the provisions of this section.

If you have any questions, please contact the Religious & Spiritual Life Staff.

For the sake of brevity, the holidays listed are those that we know represent our community. For a more exhaustive listing and explanation go to The Interfaith Observer.