Academic Calendar

Theological School Academic Calendar
 

2015-2016

Fall Semester 2015

Monday, Aug. 17 New students, with housing assignments, and confirmed arrangements with the Graduate/Theological Student Resident Director may check-in.
Thursday, Aug 20 Continuing students return
Monday, Aug 24 THEO New student orientation
Tuesday, Aug 25 GDR New student orientation
Thursday, Aug. 27 Classes begin
Friday, Sept. 4  Last day to add a semester long class without the instructor’s signature
Monday, Sept. 7 Labor Day, No Classes
Wednesday, Sept. 9 Matriculation Service
Friday, Sept. 11 Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/F 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)
Friday, Oct. 2 No Classes. Inauguration of President Baenninger
Monday, Oct. 12- Thursday, Oct. 15 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Friday, Oct. 16 GDR Language Exams (Note: Last date to schedule exam is September 27. Last date to cancel exam without fee is October 4.)
Tuesday, Oct. 13 – Wednesday, Oct. 14 Tipple Vosburgh Lectures, GDR final dissertation & Thesis submission-defended & edited
Monday, Oct. 19- Friday, Oct. 23 Reading Week, no classes
Monday, Oct 26 HOLD email sent to students (failure to clear holds prevents Jan and Spring 2016 registration)
Monday, Nov. 2 Spring and Summer 2015 Incomplete Grades flip to F’s
Last day to drop semester long course with a “W.”
Monday, Nov. 9 Registration for Jan Term and Spring 2016 semester begins.
Wednesday, Nov. 25 – Friday, Nov. 27 Thanksgiving recess, no classes.
Monday, Nov. 30 Classes resume
Wednesday, Dec. 9 Last day of classes
Friday, Dec. 18 End of semester
Monday, Dec. 21 Grades viewable online

January 2016

 Monday, Jan. 4 January Term begins
Monday, Jan. 4 – Thursday, Jan. 21 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Thursday, Jan. 14 Language Institute courses end
Friday, Jan. 22 Jan Term Courses end
Friday, Jan. 22 GDR language examinations

Spring Semester 2016

TBD Orientation for New Students begins 4pm
TBD Registration/Orientation for new students, returning students not pre-registered
Monday, Jan 25 Classes Begin
Application due for May commencement
Last day to add a semester long class without instructor’s signature
Monday, Feb. 1 Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/F 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).
Wednesday, Feb 3 Matriculation Service
Friday, Mar. 4 Last day to purchase a Cap & Gown.
Friday, Mar. 4-Friday,Mar. 11 Spring recess begins at 5:00 p.m.
Monday. Mar. 14 Classes resume, GDR Doctoral Dissertation defense copy due May candidates.
Monday, Mar. 7 – Thursday, Mar. 17 GDR Comprehensive Exams
Friday, Mar. 18 GDR Language Exams (note: Last date to schedule exam is February 20, Last date to cancel without a fee is March 6)
Monday, Mar. 28 Last day to rent a Cap & Gown (website will close down at midnight).
Friday, Apr. 1 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
Monday, Mar. 21 -Friday, March 25 Holy week, no classes
Monday, Apr. 18 Registration for the Fall term begins.
Monday,  May 2 Last classes meet, GDR Language Examinations
Friday, May 13 Baccalaureate Service
Saturday, May 14 Commencement 10:30 a.m.

Summer School 2016

Monday, May 16 – Thursday, June 23 Session Term Session I (6 weeks)
Monday, June 27 – Thursday, August 4 Session Term Session II (6 weeks)
Monday, May 16 – Thursday, August 4 Session Term Session III (12 weeks)
Monday, May 30Memorial Day Memorial Day, no summer classes
Friday, June 17 Outstanding Incomplete Grades from Spring 2014 convert to “F” grades
Thursday, June 16 – Friday, July 29 Educational Opportunity Scholars Program
Monday, July 4 Independence Day Observed, no summer classes

2016-2017

Fall Semester 2016

Monday, Aug 29 First day of classes
Monday, Sept 5 Labor Day. No classes
Wednesday, Nov 23 – Friday, Nov 25 Thanksgiving
Friday, Dec 9 Last day of classes
Saturday, Dec 10 and Sunday, Dec 11 Reading Days
Monday, Dec 12 – Friday, Dec 16 Final Exams
Friday, Dec 16 Last day of term
Tuesday, Jan 3 – Friday, Jan 20 Janterm
Monday, Jan 23 Spring start
Saturday Mar 18, Saturday Mar 25, and  Saturday Apr 1 Snow day make up days
Monday, March 6 – Friday, March 10 Spring break
Friday, April 28 Last day of classes
Saturday, April 29 and  Sunday, April 30 Reading days
Monday, May 1 – Friday, May 5 Final Exams
Friday, May 5 Last day of term
Monday, May 8 Final Grades due (Graduates)
Saturday, May 13 Commencement
Monday, May 22 – Thursday, Aug 10 (12 wks) Summer school

2017-2018

Fall Semester 2017

Monday, Aug 28 First day of classes
Monday, Sept 4 Labor Day. No classes
Wednesday, Nov 22 – Friday, Nov 24 Thanksgiving
Friday, Dec 8 Last day of classes
Saturday, Dec 9 – Sunday, Dec 10 Reading Days
Monday, Dec 11 – Friday, Dec 15 Final Exams
Friday, Dec 15 Last day of term
Jan 3 – Jan 19 Janterm
Monday, Jan 22 Spring start
Saturday, Mar 17, Saturday, Mar 24, and Saturday, Mar 31 Snow day make up days
Monday, March 5 – Friday, March 9 Spring break
Friday, April 27 Last day of classes
Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 Reading days
Monday, Apr 30 – Friday, May 4 Final Exams
Friday, May 4 Last day of term
Monday, May 7 Final Grades due (Graduates)
Saturday, May 12 Commencement
Monday, May 21 – Thursday, August 9 (12 wks) Summer school

2018-2019

Fall Semester 2018

Monday, Aug 27 First day of classes
Monday, Sept 3 Labor Day. No classes
Wednesday, Nov 28 – Friday, Nov 30 Thanksgiving
Friday, Dec 7 Last day of classes
Saturday, Dec 8 and  Sunday Dec 9 Reading Days
Monday, Dec 10 – Friday, Dec 14 Final Exams
Friday, Dec 14 Last day of term
Wednesday, Jan 2 – Friday, Jan 18 Janterm
Tuesday, Jan 22 Spring start
Saturday, Mar 16, Saturday, Mar 23, and Saturday, Mar 30 Snow day make up days
March 4 – March 8 Spring break
Friday, Apr 26 Last day of classes
Saturday, April 27 and Sunday April 28 Reading days
Monday, Apr 29 – Friday, May 3 Final Exams
Friday, May 3 Last day of term
Monday, May 6 Final Grades due (Graduates)
Saturday,  May 11 Commencement
Monday, May 20 – Thursday, Aug 8 Summer school

2019-2020

Fall Semester 2019

Monday, Aug 26 First day of classes
Monday, Sept 2 Labor Day. No classes
Wednesday, Nov 27 – Friday, Nov 29 Thanksgiving
Friday, Dec 6 Last day of classes
Saturday, Dec 7 and  Sunday, Dec 8 Reading Days
Monday, Dec 9 – Friday, Dec 13 Final Exams
Friday, Dec 13 Last day of term
Thursday, Jan 2 – Friday, Jan 17 Janterm
Tuesday, Jan 21 Spring start
Saturday, Mar 14, Saturday, Mar 21, and Saturday, Mar 28 Snow day make up days
March 2 – March 6 Spring break
Friday, Apr 24 Last day of classes
Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 Reading days
Monday, Apr 27 – Friday, May 1 Final Exams
Friday, May 1 Last day of term
Monday, May 4 Final Grades due (Graduates)
Saturday, May 9 Commencement
Monday, May 18 – Thursday, Aug 6 Summer school

2020-2021

Fall Semester 2020

Monday, Aug 31 First day of classes
Monday, Sept 7 Labor Day. No classes
Wednesday, Nov 25 – Friday, Nov 27 Thanksgiving
Friday, Dec 11 Last day of classes
Saturday, Dec 12 and Sunday, Dec 13 Reading Days
Monday, Dec 14 – Friday, Dec 18 Final Exams
Friday, Dec 18 Last day of term
Monday, Jan 4 – Friday, Jan 22 Janterm
Monday, Jan 25 Spring start
Saturday, Mar 20, Saturday, Mar 27, and Saturday, April 3 Snow day make up days
March 8 – March 12 Spring break
Friday, Apr 30 Last day of classes
Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2 Reading days
Monday, May 3 – Friday, May 7 Final Exams
Friday, May 7 Last day of term
Monday, May 10 Final Grades due (Graduates)
Saturday, May 15 Commencement
Monday, May 24 Summer school
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