Brebeuf Jesuit is thrilled to welcome you to our community.

This page is designed to provide helpful information for new families
as you navigate and plan for the 2018-2019 school year.

If at any time, you have any questions,
please do not hesitate to contact us…we are happy to help!

New Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

8:30-9:00 a.m. – Registration
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Freshman Orientation
9:00-11:30 a.m. – Transfer Orientation
9:00-10:30 a.m. – Parent Orientation
10:30-11:00 a.m. – Parent Reception
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School

Orientation is an important event for students and parents to be introduced to Brebeuf Jesuit and be prepared for a successful transition to high school.

Questions?  Contact Liz Otteson at

Major Dates for the 2018-2019 School Year

August 8, 2018 – Freshman and Transfer Orientation

August 9, 2018 – First day of school

September 3, 2018 – Labor Day

September 19, 2018 – Yom Kippur (no classes)

September 24-28, 2018 – Spirit Week and Homecoming

October 9-10, 2018 – Parent-Teacher Conferences and PSAT

October 25-26, 2018 – Fall Break (no classes)

November 21-23, 2018 – Thanksgiving Break (no classes)

December 18-20, 2018 – Fall Semester Exams

December 21, 2018 – Exam Makeup Day (if necessary)

December 24 – January 4 – Christmas Break (no classes)

January 7, 2019 – First day of second semester

January 21, 2019 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes)

January 22-25, 2019 – Blues Week

February 15 & 18, 2019 – President’s Day Break (no classes)

March 11, 2019 – Faculty/Staff Retreat Day

April 1-5, 2019 – Spring Break (no classes)

April 19 & 22, 2019 – Good Friday and Easter (no classes)

Weeks of May 6 & May 13, 2019 – AP Exams

May 14-16, 2019 – Final Exams for Seniors

May 19, 2019 – Baccalaureate Mass and Graduation

May 22-24, 2019 – Final Exams and end of school

May 27, 2019 – Memorial Day Holiday

June 3, 2019 – First day of Summer School

Back-to-School Basics

Entering and Exiting Brebeuf

Brebeuf Jesuit students must use the east door of the Gym Lobby for all entrances and exits.  All visitors use the Main Lobby Entrance.

Please note: for the first week or two of school, Gym Lobby renovations will still be under way. During this time, your student should enter the building through the Wellness Center ramp, located just east of the gym lobby student entrance.

The Brebeuf Schedule

Brebeuf Jesuit’s schedule utilizes a Day 1-5 format with built in breaks, called Personal Responsibility Time (PRT).  Classes begin at 8:15 a.m.  Dismissal is at 3:15 p.m.

Zero Hour courses begin at 7:15 a.m.

Parent Parking

Brebeuf Jesuit parents are asked to park in the Visitor Parking Lot.  The numbered spots are designated for faculty and staff.

Freshman Service Day

On Friday, August 3 we are excited to offer a service outing for incoming freshmen to volunteer at Gleaners. The Freshman Service Day is a great way to get to know fellow incoming freshman as well as teachers and staff that join the group as chaperones. 

If you have any questions, please contact Nick Klingler.

Wellness Center Orientation

Wellness Center Orientation for all incoming Brebeuf Jesuit students will be June 4-7, 2018 from 7:00-9:00 a.m. Student-athletes should plan on attending two of the four sessions in order to complete their orientation.  

Locker Assignments

Locker assignments will be posted outside the Dean’s Office on August 8 at 9:00 a.m.  Students are welcome to set up their lockers at this time.

Student IDs

Students will get their school IDs on the first day of classes on August 9.

School Pictures

School pictures will take place on August 9, the first day of school, from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Efroymson Auditorium.

Cafeteria Information / Lunch

The Brebeuf Jesuit Cafeteria uses a point-of-sale system in which students can scan their Student ID and their lunch amount is deducted from their account on

Families will receive an email from the Brebeuf Jesuit Business Office over the summer containing their STUDENT PATRON ID which will be required to set up their account.

Please click here for a parent flyer with more information.

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Grabowski.

Tech Days for Incoming Students

Got a new device to add to our network at Brebeuf? Forget your network password? Have tech questions? Come visit the experts on one of our Tech Days on August 1 or August 2.  Our team will be in the Information Commons from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., before classes start, to provide professional help.

Book Ordering

Students must have the required texts for the first day of class.  All Brebeuf Jesuit textbooks must be ordered online through MBS Direct at

The online bookstore opens on June 15, 2018.

Families can take advantage of free shipping if books are ordered during the following windows: June 24-29, 2018 or July 8-14, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact Christina Rhodes.