USJ Calendar

Online Calendar

University School of Jackson is using Tandem for Schools to manage all school calendars and events. It is THE place to find all school event information. Our new online calendar takes the place of the printed calendar.

Link to USJ online calendar

Special calendar features

Our online calendar offers many special features for USJ families and friends to stay up to date on school events, from athletic practices and tryouts to camps and school musical rehearsals. The features are free; you only need to sign up to take advantage of them and maximize your use of the calendar. Once you sign up, you can …

• Find all the calendar information you need in one place
• Integrate school calendars with other tools like Cozi, Outlook, Google or iCal based on the groups you specify
• Get email notices when there are updates and changes to school events in which you are interested.
• Print off the calendar or print only the events in which you are interested.
• Send photos of events.
• Send information you want online.
• And so much more!

To get started on setting up the special features you want, click this video link to see a three-minute video of how Tandem for Schools works and how you can maximize your use of the calendar. Then click the calendar link to activate your own account.

Important Dates of the 2017-2018 School Year Calendar

August
1-3 Administrative Days
4 Student Orientation (1/2 day for students)
7 Full day for students

September
4 Labor Day (no school)

October
6 End of Quarter 1
9-13 Fall Break (no school)
16 Classes resume; Quarter 2 begins
23-24 Parent/Teacher Conferences for all divisions
24 No classes for Lower, Middle, and Upper School

November
17-19 Holiday Mart
22-24 Thanksgiving Break (no school)
27 Classes Resume

December
11-14 Semester Exams
14 End of Quarter 2; Last day for students
15 Make-up day for exams/Administrative Day
18-Jan. 3 Christmas Break (no school)

January
3 Administrative Day
4 Classes Resume; Quarter 3 begins
15 Martin Luther King Holiday (no school)

February
16-19 Winter Break (no school)
20 Classes Resume

March
9 End of Quarter 3
12 Quarter 4 begins
26-30 Spring Break (no school)

April
2 Easter Break (no school)
3 Classes Resume

May
7-18 AP Exams
12 Commencement
18-23 Semester Exams
23 End of Quarter 4; Last day for students/Make-up day for exams/Administrative Day
24 Administrative Day
25 Summer Break Begins

Important Dates of the 2018-2019 School Year Calendar

August
3, 6-7 Administrative Days
7 Early Childhood Parent Orientation (Infants-Jr. K.)
8 Student Orientation (1/2 day for students)
9 First full day of school
14 MS/US Parent Orientation (6th-12th)
16 Lower School Parent Orientation (K-5th)

September
3 Labor Day (no school)
21 Homecoming
26 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development

October
2 ACT Testing for Grades 11-12
End of Quarter 1
8-12 Fall Break (no school)
15 Classes resume; Quarter 2 begins
15 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development
24 PSAT Testing for Grades 9-11
25-26 Parent/Teacher Conferences for all divisions
26 No classes for Lower, Middle, and Upper School

November
16-18 Holiday Mart
21-23 Thanksgiving Break (no school)
26 Classes Resume

December
10-13 Semester Exams
13 End of Quarter 2; Last day for students
14 Make-up day for exams/Administrative Day
17-Jan. 2 Christmas Break (no school)

January
2 Administrative Day
3 Classes Resume; Quarter 3 begins
19 USJ Auction and Gala: Bid & Boogie
21 Martin Luther King Holiday (no school)
22 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development
24 Rising 6th Grade Meeting and Open House
28 Rising 9th Grade Meeting and Open House

February
15-18 Winter Break (no school)
19 Classes Resume
19 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development

March
8 End of Quarter 3
11 Quarter 4 begins
18-22 Spring Break (no school)
25 Classes resume
25 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development

April
1-5 Student-led conferences for Lower School this week Grades K-5th 
19-22 Easter Break (no school)
23 Classes resume
23 9:30 a.m. Delayed Start for Faculty Professional Development
26-27 USJ Weekend

May
3 Last Day for Seniors
6-17 AP Exams
18 Commencement at 11 a.m., West Jackson Baptist Church
20-23 Semester Exams
24 End of Quarter 4; Last day for students/Make-up day for exams/Administrative Day
27 Summer Break begins