2013-2014

Fall Term 2013

Thurs. June 20 MFA Fall Term begins
Thurs. June 20 – Sun. June 30 MFA Residency
Wed. Aug. 28 New students arrive and orientation begins.
Thurs. Aug. 29 Registration for new students
Mon. Sept. 2 Labor Day, No classes
Tues. Sept. 3 Classes begin
Mon. Sept. 9 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor;s permission.
Mon. Sept. 16 Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/U option, Enroll from Wait List or drop a semester long class without a “W” (Note: No reduction in charges for any reduced load after this date.)Masters Thesis defense copy due.
Mon. Sept. 30 Deadline to apply for December 2013 Graduation
Fri. Oct. 11 Defense Dissertation & Thesis copies due.
Mon. Oct. 14 – Tues. Oct. 15 Reading days, no classes (Caspersen School Optional)
Thurs. Oct. 31 Deadline to apply for May 2014 Graduation
Fri. Nov. 8 Last day to drop semester long class.
Mon. Nov. 11 -Thurs. Nov. 14 Registration for the Spring 2014 term. (Materials ready one week before.  Clear Financial accounts required to register) Registration for all auditing students begins January 21, 2014.
Mon. Nov. 25 Final Dissertation & Thesis copies due-defended & edited
Wed. Nov. 27 Thanksgiving recess begins, no classes.
Mon. Dec. 2 Classes resume.
Mon. Dec. 9 Last classes meet.
Wed. Dec. 18 Semester ends.

Spring Term 2014

Mon. Jan. 27 Classes Begin.Application due for May commencement.
Wed. Jan 29 Fall Incompletes become F grades
Fri. Jan. 31 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor’s permission
Thurs. Feb .13 at 5pm Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/U option, Enroll from Wait List or drop a semester long class without a “W” (Note: No reduction in charges for any reduced load after this date.)
Mon. March 3 Doctoral Dissertations defense copy due for May candidates.
Fri. March 7 Spring Recess begins at 5:00p.m.; residences close at 7:00p.m.; residences re-open at 12:00 noon on Sunday, March 16Last day to purchase a Cap & Gown.
Mon. March 17 Classes Resume. Registration for Summer 2014 term. Masters Thesis defense copy due for May candidates
Fri. March 28 Last day to rent a Cap & Gown (website will close down at midnight).
Fri. April 4 Last day to withdraw from a semester long class with a grade of “W”
Mon. April 7-Mon. April 14 Registration for Fall 2014 term.
Fri. April 18 Good Friday, no classes.
Fri. April 25 Final Dissertation & Thesis Copies due-defended & edited
Mon. May 5 Flip Day (Friday classes will meet), Last classes meet
Wed. May 14 Semester ends
Fri. May 16 Baccalaureate Service
Sat. May 17 Commencement 10:30a.m.

 

Summer School 2014

Tuesday, May 27 – Thursday, June 26 Session Term Session I (5 weeks)
Monday, June 30 – Thursday, August 7 Session Term Session II (6 weeks)
Tuesday, May 27 – Thursday, August 7 Session Term Session III (11 weeks)
Monday, June 30 Outstanding Incomplete Grades from Spring 2014 convert to “F” grades

2014-2015

Fall Term 2014

Thursday, June 19 MFA Fall Term begins
Thurs, June 19 – Sunday, June 29 MFA Residency
Wed. Aug. 20 New students, with housing assignments, and confirmed arrangements with the Graduate/Theological Student Resident Director may check-in.
Wed. Aug 27 New students arrive and orientation begins.
Thurs. Aug 28 Registration for new students
Mon., Sept 1 Labor Day, No classes
Tues. Sept 2 Classes begin
Mon. Sept 8 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor;s permission.
Mon., Sept 15 Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/U option, Enroll from Wait List or drop a semester long class without a “W” (Note: No reduction in charges for any reduced load after this date.)Masters Thesis defense copy due.
Tues. Sept 30 Deadline to apply for December 2014 Graduation
Fri. Oct 10 Defense Dissertation & Thesis copies due.
Mon. Oct 13-Tues Oct 14 Reading days, no classes (Caspersen School Optional)
Thurs. Oct 30 Deadline to apply for May 2015 Graduation
Friday, Nov 7 Last day to drop semester long class.
Monday, Nov 10 – Thursday Nov 13 Registration for the Spring 2014 term. (Materials ready one week before. Clear Financial accounts required to register)
Monday, November 24 Final Dissertation & Thesis copies due-defended & edited
Weds, Nov 26 Thanksgiving recess begins, no classes.
Mon, Dec 1 Classes resume.
Mon, Dec 15 Last classes meet.
Weds, Dec 17 Semester ends.

January Term 2015

Monday, Jan 5 – Friday, Jan 23

Spring Term 2015

Mon, Jan 20 Classes Begin.Application due for May commencement.
Mon, Feb 2 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor’s permission
Mon, Feb 9 Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/U option, Enroll from Wait List or drop a semester long class without a “W” (Note: No reduction in charges for any reduced load after this date.)
Mon, Mar 2 Doctoral Dissertations defense copy due for May candidates.
Fri, Mar 6 Spring Recess begins at 5:00p.m.; residences close at 7:00p.m.; residences re-open at 12:00 noon on Sunday, March 16
Mon, March 16 Classes Resume
Masters Thesis defense copy due for May candidates
Fri, April 3 Last day to withdraw from a semester long class with a grade of “W”
Fri, April 17 Good Friday, no classes.
Mon, April 20 – Thurs, April 23 Registration for the Fall 2014 term. (Materials ready one week before. Clear Financial accounts required to register.)
Fri, April 24 Final Dissertation & Thesis Copies due-defended & edited
Mon, May 4 Last Classes meet.
Weds, May 13 Semester ends
Fri, May 15 Baccalaureate Service
Sat, May 16 Commencement 10:30a.m.

Summer School 2015

Monday, May 18 – Thursday, June 25 Session Term Session I (6 weeks)
Monday, June 29 – Thursday, August 6 Session Term Session II (6 weeks)
Monday, May 18 – Thursday, August 6 Session Term Session III (12 weeks)
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day Memorial Day, no summer classes
Friday, June 19 Outstanding Incomplete Grades from Spring 2014 convert to “F” grades
Thursday, June 18 – Friday, July 30 Educational Opportunity Scholars Program
Friday, July 4 Independence Day Observed, no summer classes