Academic Calendar

Theological School Academic Calendar

2014-2015

Fall Semester 2014

Wed. Aug. 20 New students, with housing assignments, and confirmed arrangements with the Graduate/Theological Student Resident Director may check-in.
Thur. Aug. 28 Theo: New students arrive, orientation begins
Theo: Registration for new students
Fri. Aug. 29 GDR: 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 the instructor’s signature
Wed. Sept. 10 Matriculation Service
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)
Mon. Oct. 20-Fri. Oct.24 Reading Week, no classes
Mon. Oct. 13-Thur. Oct 16 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Tues. Oct. 14-Wed. Oct 15 Tipple Vosburgh Lectures, GDR final dissertation & Thesis submission-defended & edited
Fri. Oct. 17 GDR Language Exams (note: last date to schedule exam is September 27, last day to cancel without a fee is October 4.)
Mon. Oct. 20-Thurs. Nov. 6 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Mon. Nov. 3 Spring and Summer 2014 Incomplete Grades flip to F’s
Friday November 7 Last day to drop semester long course with a “W.”
Mon. Nov. 10-Thur. Nov. 13 Registration for Jan Term and Spring 2015 semester. (Materials available 1 week before, clear accounts required to register.) Registration for all auditing students begins January 21, 2014.
Wed. Nov. 26-Friday, Nov. 28 Thanksgiving recess, no classes.
Mon. Dec. 1 Classes resume
Mon. Dec. 8 Last Classes Meet
Tue. Dec 9-Wed. Dec 10 Reading days, no classes
Thur. Dec 11 Final Examinations begin
Wed. Dec. 17 All examinations and semester end
Thur. Dec 18 Grades viewable online

January 2015

Thur. Jan. 5 January Term begins
Mon. Jan. 5 – Thur. Jan. 22 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Thur. Jan. 15 Language Institute courses end
Fri. Jan. 23 Jan Term Courses end, GDR language examinations
Fri. Jan. 23 GDR Language Exams (note: last date to schedule an exam is December 26 and last day to cancel without fee is December 12)

Spring Semester 2015

Thurs. Jan. 22 Orientation for New Students begins 4pm
Fri. Jan. 23 Registration/Orientation for new students, returning students not pre-registered
Mon. Jan. 26 Classes Begin
Application due for May commencement
Mon. Feb. 2 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor’s signature
Thurs. Feb. 5 Matriculation Service
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).
Fri. Mar. 6 Last day to purchase a Cap & Gown.
Fri. Mar. 6-Fri Mar. 13 Spring recess begins at 5:00 p.m.
Mon. Mar. 16 Classes resume, GDR Doctoral Dissertation defense copy due May candidates.
Mon. Mar. 6 – Thur. Mar. 19 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Fri. Mar. 20 GDR Language Exams (note: Last date to schedule exam is February 20, Last date to cancel without a fee is March 6)
Mon. Mar. 30 Last day to rent a Cap & Gown (website will close down at midnight).
Fri. Apr. 3 Last day to withdraw from a semester long class with a grade of “W”
All outstanding work from pervious semesters due for May candidates for Graduation
Mon. Mar. 30-Fri. Apr. 4 Holy week, no classes
Mon. Apr. 20-Thurs. Apr. 23 Registration for the Fall term. Materials ready one week before. Clear financial accounts required to register.
Fri. May 1 Last classes meet, GDR Language Examinations
Mon. May 4-Thurs. May 7 Reading days, no classes
Thurs. May 7 Final Examinations begin.
Wed. May 13 Last day of final examination, semester ends. Last to submit an approved STM Thesis.
Fri. May 15 Baccalaureate Service
Sat. May 16 Commencement 10:30 a.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
 

2015-2016

Fall Semester 2015

New students, with housing assignments, and confirmed arrangements with the Graduate/Theological Student Resident Director may check-in.
Theo: New students arrive, orientation begins
Theo: Registration for new students
GDR: Registration for new students
Labor Day, no classes
Classes begin
Last day to add a semester long class without the instructor’s signature
Matriculation Service
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)
Reading Week, no classes
GDR Comprehensive Exams
Tipple Vosburgh Lectures, GDR final dissertation & Thesis submission-defended & edited
GDR Language Exams
GDR Comprehensive Exams
Spring and Summer 2015 Incomplete Grades flip to F’s
Last day to drop semester long course with a “W.”
Registration for Jan Term and Spring 2016 semester. (Materials available 1 week before, clear accounts required to register.)
Thanksgiving recess, no classes.
Classes resume
Last Classes Meet
Reading days, no classes
Final Examinations begin
All examinations and semester end
Grades viewable online

January 2016

January Term begins
GDR Comprehensive Exams
Language Institute courses end
Jan Term Courses end, GDR language examinations
GDR Language Exams

Spring Semester 2016

Thurs. Jan. 22 Orientation for New Students begins 4pm
Fri. Jan. 23 Registration/Orientation for new students, returning students not pre-registered
Mon. Jan. 26 Classes Begin
Application due for May commencement
Mon. Feb. 2 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor’s signature
Thurs. Feb. 5 Matriculation Service
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).
Fri. Mar. 6 Last day to purchase a Cap & Gown.
Fri. Mar. 6-Fri Mar. 13 Spring recess begins at 5:00 p.m.
Mon. Mar. 16 Classes resume, GDR Doctoral Dissertation defense copy due May candidates.
Mon. Mar. 6 – Thur. Mar. 19 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Fri. Mar. 20 GDR Language Exams (note: Last date to schedule exam is February 20, Last date to cancel without a fee is March 6)
Mon. Mar. 30 Last day to rent a Cap & Gown (website will close down at midnight).
Fri. Apr. 3 Last day to withdraw from a semester long class with a grade of “W”
All outstanding work from pervious semesters due for May candidates for Graduation
Mon. Mar. 30-Fri. Apr. 4 Holy week, no classes
Mon. Apr. 20-Thurs. Apr. 23 Registration for the Fall term. Materials ready one week before. Clear financial accounts required to register.
Fri. May 1 Last classes meet, GDR Language Examinations
Mon. May 4-Thurs. May 7 Reading days, no classes
Thurs. May 7 Final Examinations begin.
Wed. May 13 Last day of final examination, semester ends. Last to submit an approved STM Thesis.
Fri. May 15 Baccalaureate Service
Sat. May 16 Commencement 10:30 a.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
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