Threshold Student Handbook

The student handbook is very useful while you are here at Lesley. It’s where you’ll find our policies, important phone numbers, and fun things to know. During orientation, you’ll learn how to make the best use of the handbook.

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Dates to Know: 2019-2020 Academic Year

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TRANSITION YEAR BEGINS
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

  • Students will have dinner together and set up their first meetings with their independent living advisor and employment coordinator.

OPENING DAY
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

  • Join activities for students and families; move into the residence halls.

ORIENTATION & CLASSES BEGIN
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

  • During this period, orientation sessions will help new students to settle in to their new environment and prepare for their first field placement experience. Second/Bridge Year students attend an abbreviated orientation before beginning classes and internships.

THANKSGIVING BREAK
Tuesday, November 26 to Sunday, December 1, 2019

  • No classes on 11/26. You must check out of the residence halls by 2:00 pm.
  • Residence halls reopen at 12:00 pm on Sunday, December 1,2019.

WINTER BREAK
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 to Sunday, January 19, 2020

  • Classes end at 12:00 noon on December 18. You must check out of the residence halls by 12:00 noon.
  • Residence halls reopen at 12:00 pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020.

SPRING BREAK
Friday, March 6 to Sunday, March 15, 2020

  • On Friday, March 6, you're required to be in classes until 2:00 pm.
  • Students who are at internships that day can arrange to leave at 2:00 pm.
  • You’ll need to check out of your residence hall by 5:00 pm.
  • Residence halls reopen Sunday, March 15 at 12:00 pm.

LAST DAY OF THE SEMESTER
Friday, May 8, 2020

  • We expect all students attend all classes and internships.
  • First year and Bridge students must check out of the residence halls by 5:00 pm on Friday, May 8.
  • Residence Halls will remain open for graduating students

GRADUATION DAY
Friday, May 15, 2020


LESLEY UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
Saturday, May 16, 2020

  • The Threshold graduating class of 2020 is encouraged to participate in the Lesley University commencement ceremony. Further details to follow.

TRANSITION YEAR SEMINAR
Sunday, June 1 to Friday, June 5, 2020

  • This is a one-week preparatory seminar for all new Transition Year students.
  • Dates are tentative and subject to change.
  • Details will be announced in a later mailing.

TRANSITION YEAR PARENT/STUDENT WORKSHOP
Friday, June 7, 2019

  • This is a one-week preparatory seminar for all new Transition Year students.
  • Date are tentative and subject to change.
  • Details will be announced in a later mailing.