School Calendar: 2016 - 2017

Sept 1 Arrival in US; Meet Host Family (no classes)
Sept 2 Merit Academy Orientation
Sept 2 Merit Academy Tour
Sept 3 - 6 Private time with Host Family (no classes)
Sept 7  Merit Academy First Day of Fall Classes
Nov 7 - 11 Mid-term Examinations
Nov 24 - 28 Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)
Dec 19 - Jan 2 Winter Holiday (no classes)
Jan 16 Martin Luther King Jr Holiday (no classes)
Jan 23 - 27 Final Examinations
Jan 30 First Day of Spring Classes
Mar 27 - 31 Spring Break (no classes)
Jun 12 - 16 Final Examinations
Jun 17 Summer Break (no classes)