2013-2014

Fall Semester 2013

Thur. Aug 29 Theo: New students arrive, orientation begins
Theo: Registration for new students
Fri. Aug 30 GDR: 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 the instructor’s signature
Thur. Sept. 12 Matriculation Service
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)
Mon. Sept 30 Deadline to apply for December 2013 Graduation
Mon. Oct. 14-Fri. Oct.18 Reading Week, no classes
Mon. Oct. 14-Thur. Oct 17 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Tues. Oct. 15-Thur. Oct 17 Tipple Vosburgh Lectures, GDR final dissertation & Thesis submission-defended & edited
Fri. Oct. 18 GDR Language Exams (note: last date to schedule exam is September 27, last day to cancel without a fee is October 4, 2013.)
Mon. Oct. 21-Thurs. Nov. 7 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Thurs. Oct. 31 Deadline to apply for May 2014 Graduation
Fri . Nov. 8 Last day to drop semester long course with a “W.”
Outstanding “I” grades from the Spring 2013  term convert to “U” grades.
Mon. Nov. 11-Thur. Nov. 14 Registration for Jan Term and Spring 2014 semester. (Materials available 1 week before, clear accounts required to register.) Registration for all auditing students begins January 21, 2014.
Wed. Nov. 27 Thanksgiving recess begins, no classes
Mon. Dec. 2 Classes resume
Mon. Dec. 9 Last Classes Meet
Tue. Dec 10-Wed. Dec 11 Reading days, no classes
Thur. Dec 12 Final Examinations begin
Wed. Dec. 18 All examinations and semester end

January 2014

Thur. Jan. 2 January Term 2013 begins
Mon. Jan. 6- Thur. Jan. 23 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Thur. Jan. 16 Language Institute courses end
Fri. Jan. 17 Jan Term Courses end, GDR language examinations
Fri. Jan. 24 GDR Language Exams (note: last date to schedule an exam is December 27, 2013 and last day to cancel without fee is December 13, 2013)

Spring Semester 2014

Thurs. Jan. 23 Orientation for New Students begins 4pm
Fri. Jan. 24 Registration/Orientation for new students, returning students not pre-registered
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 signature
Thurs. Feb. 6 Matriculation Service
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).
Fri. Mar. 7 Last day to purchase a Cap & Gown.
Fri. Mar. 7-Fri Mar. 14 Spring recess begins at 5:00 p.m.
Mon. Mar. 17 Classes resume, GDR Doctoral Dissertation defense copy due May candidates.Registration for Summer 2014 term.
Mon. Mar. 3 – Thur. Mar. 20 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Fri. Mar. 21 GDR Language Exams (note: Last date to schedule exam is February 21, 2013, Last date to cancel without a fee is March 7, 2014)
Fri. Mar. 28 Last day to rent a Cap & Gown (website will close down at midnight).
Fri. Apr. 4 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. Apr. 7-Mon. Apr. 14 Registration for Fall 2014 term.
Fri. Apr. 18 Good friday, no classes
Mon. May 5 Flip Day (Friday classes will meet), Last classes meet, GDR Language Examinations
Tues. May 6-Wed. May 7 Reading days, no classes
Thurs. May 8 Final Examinations begin.
Wed. May 15 Last day of final examination, semester ends. Last to submit an approved STM Thesis.
Fri. May 16 Baccalaureate Service
Sat. May 17 Commencement 10:30 a.m.

Summer School 2014

May 19 – June 26 Session Term Session I (6 weeks)
June 30 – August 7 Session Term Session II (6 weeks)
May 19 – August 7 Session Term Session III (12 weeks)
Monday, May 26 Memorial Day Memorial Day, no summer classes
Monday, June 30 Outstanding Incomplete Grades from Spring 2013 convert to “F” grades
Friday, July 4 Independence Day Observed, no summer classes
Monday, July 7 Summer Term Session I grades available to students on Treehouse

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
Thur. Sept. 11 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-Thur. Oct 16 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. 10-Thur. Nov. 13 Registration for Jan Term and Spring 2014 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

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