Academic Calendar 2017-2018
Event or DeadlineDate and Day
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2017
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DMin Orientation and Intensive Courses
August 21-31
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International student arrival
August 21, Monday
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International Student Pre-Orientation
August 23, Wednesday
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Housing Open for New Student Move-In, 9:00am-5:00pm
August 24-25, Thursday-Friday
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Residential Orientation Weekend (for new students living on campus)
August 26-27, Saturday-Sunday
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Mandatory Orientation–All New Students
August 28-30, Monday-Wednesday
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Academic Advisement and Registration for Fall Term (new students only)
August 30, Wednesday
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Holiday--Labor Day
September 4, Monday
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Fall
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First Day of Classes
September 5, Monday
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Convocation for the 181st Academic Year, 6:00pm
September 6, Wednesday
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Last day to add or drop a course (for previously registered students). Courses dropped after September 18 will be graded “W” on all official grade reports and transcripts.
September 18, Monday
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No refunds after this date except in cases of complete withdrawal from the seminary.
September 18, Monday
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Last day to change health insurance plan with Student Affairs.
September 18, Monday
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Modern language examinations: French, German, Spanish, 2:00-4:00pm, Room 207
September 20, Wednesday
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Final grades due for DMin August 2018 Intensive Courses
September 21, Thursday
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Last day to withdraw from a course and receive “W”
October 30, Monday
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Extended paper applications for STM students are due in the Registrar’s Office
November 1, Wednesday
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Academic advisement for January intersession and Spring term
November 1-13, Wednesday-Monday
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Last day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with a remaining balance will be placed on Financial Hold and unable to register until paid in full.
November 9, Thursday
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Registration opens via paper add/drop form for January 2018
November 14, Tuesday
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Registration opens via SSO for Spring 2018
November 14, Tuesday
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Thanksgiving holidays/Reading days (No Classes)
November 20-24, Monday-Friday
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Modern language examinations: French, German, Spanish. 2:00-4:00pm Room 207
November 29, Wednesday
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Theses declaration forms and topics for MDiv and MA students are due in the Registrar’s Office
December 1, Friday
27
Field Education Mid-Year Evaluations due
December 1, Friday
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Last day of Fall classes
December 11, Monday
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Fall thesis due to readers and registrar
December 11, Monday
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Reading Day
December 12, Tuesday
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Last day to submit request for extensions for Fall semester coursework
Last date that may be set as due date for all course requirements other than final examinations
December 12, Tuesday
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Final examinations
December 13-14, Wednesday-Thursday
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End of Fall Semester
December 14, Thursday
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Deadline for first-year MDiv Field Education Placement Conferences
December 15, Friday
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Deadline for first-year MA Declaration Form (track and concentration)
December 15, Friday
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Administrative offices closed
December 23-January 1, Saturday-Monday
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2018
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Spring
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January Intersession
January 2-19, Tuesday-Friday
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Registration closes for Januar intersession
January 2, Tuesday
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Final grades due for Fall Semester courses and theses
January 2, Tuesday
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Latest permissible Extension due date for Fall Semester course work
January 5, Friday
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Final grades due for Fall semester extensions
Outlines and bibliographies for M.Div. and M.A. theses due in the Registrar’s Office
January 10, Wednesday
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Holiday—Martin Luther King, Jr. observed
January 15, Monday
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New student orientation
Academic advisement and registration for Spring semester (new students only)
January 17, Wednesday
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Spring classes begin
January 25, Thursday
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Final grades due for January intersession
February 1, Thursday
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Registration closes for Spring.
Courses dropped after this date receive grade of "W" on official transcripts and grade reports.
February 7, Wednesday
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No refunds after this date except in cases of complete withdrawal from the seminary.
February 7, Wednesday
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Modern language examinations: French, German, Spanish, 2:00-4:00pm, Room 207
February 14, Wednesday
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MDiv Mid-Program Review Conferences
February 16, Friday
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MDiv Mid-Program Review Conferences
February 23, Friday
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Deadline for Field Education Placement Conference (MA Track 2)
February 28, Wednesday
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MDiv Mid-Program Review Conferences
March 2, Friday
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Spring Recess (No Classes)
March 12-16, Monday-Friday
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Last day to withdraw from a course and receive “W”
March 28, Wednesday
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Easter holidays (no classes). Administrative offices closed from Wednesday 5:00pm through Monday.
March 29-April 2, Thursday-Monday
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Academic advisement for Summer and Fall terms
April 3-12, Tuesday-Thursday
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M.Div. and M.A. theses due in the Registrar’s Office
April 6, Friday
60
Last day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with a remaining balance from Spring 2018 will be placed on Financial Hold and unable to register until paid in full.
April 12, Thursday
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Field Education Learning Agreements and Contracts (MA and MDiv) due
April 16, Monday
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Registration opens via paper add/drop form for Summer 2018
April 17, Tuesday
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Registration opens via SSO for Fall 2018
April 17, Tuesday
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Modern language examinations: French, German, Spanish, 2:00-4:00pm, Room 207
April 18, Wednesday
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Last date for PhD dissertation defense
Field Education Final Evaluations due
April 27, Friday
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Last day of Spring Semester classes.
Thesis grades due
May 7, Monday
67
Reading days
May 8-9, Tuesday-Wednesday
68
Final examinations
May 10-14, Thursday-Monday
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Last date that may be set as due date for all course requirements other than final examinations.
May 11, Friday
70
Last day to submit request for extensions for Spring semester coursework. Extensions are not allowed to graduating students.
May 11, Friday
71
Deadline to submit PhD dissertations to library
May 11, Friday
72
End of Spring Semester
Grades for graduating students are due in the Registrar’s Office at 10:00am
May 14, Monday
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180th Commencement, 4:00pm, The Quadrangle
May 18, Friday
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Summer
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Holiday–Memorial Day observed
May 28, Monday
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Final grades due for Spring semester courses
June 1, Friday
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Registration closes for Summer
June 1, Friday
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Summer semester begins
June 4, Monday
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Latest permissible extension due date for Spring semester course work
June 13, Wednesday
80
Final grades due for Spring semester extensions
June 18, Monday
81
Summer semester ends (except for D.Min.)
August 17, Friday
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Final grades due for Summer (except for D.Min.)
August 24, Wednesday
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D.Min. orientation and Summer course *PENDING
August 20-30, Monday-Thursday