Vocational Independence Program Academic Calendar

For more information about our calendar, please call the VIP main phone at 631.348.3114


Fall 2019 (September 3 – December 20)


September 3

VIP students taking NYIT credit classes and student ambassadors move in.


September 4

Freshman Arrive – Freshman registration begins at 10 a.m.
NYIT credit classes begin


September 4 – 6

Freshman Orientation/Assessments


September 8

Sophomores and Juniors – Arrive at 1 p.m.


September 9

Check-in at 9 a.m.
Schedule distribution at 9:30 a.m.
VIP classes begin at 10 a.m.


September 21

Benjamin J. Cecil Scholarship Walk
NYIT Homecoming


October 14

Columbus Day – No classes for VIP and NYIT


November 23

Travel Day* – No VIP classes (Note: VIP classes will be held on November 22)


November 23 – 30

NYIT and VIP Thanksgiving Recess – No classes


December 1

Travel Day* – Students return

  • Dorms open at 12 p.m.
  • Resident Advisors start duty at 5 p.m.
  • Dinner available at 5 p.m.

December 2

VIP classes resume 9 a.m.


December 13 – 19

VIP final exams


December 13 – 20

NYIT credit course final exams


December 20

Travel Day* – No VIP classes

* Transportation to and from airports will be provided by VIP on designated Travel Days only.


Spring 2020 (January 19 – May 17)


January 19

Travel Day* – All students return

  • Dorms open at 12 p.m.
  • Resident Advisors start duty at 5 p.m.
  • Dinner available at 5 p.m.

January 20

Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No VIP classes


January 21

Classes resume at 9 a.m.


February 17

President's Day – No classes for VIP and NYIT


March 14

Travel Day* – No classes


March 14 – 22

Spring Break


March 22

Travel Day*

  • Dorms open at 12 p.m.
  • Resident Advisors start duty at 5 p.m.
  • Dinner available at 5 p.m.

March 23

Classes resume at 9 a.m.


May 7 – 12

VIP final exams


May 14 – 16

NYIT credit classes final exams


May 13

VIP Commencement


May 17

Travel Day*

* Transportation to and from airports will be provided by VIP on designated Travel Days only.
 

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