10. Academic Calendar

10. Academic Calendar


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Academic Year 2014-2015

*for deadlines for Financial Aid applications please refer to the Loan Application Submission Deadlines or the Scholarship Application Submissions Deadlines sections.

SUMMER TERM (2014)
Hebrew Placement Exam 9:00am June 2
Greek Placement Exam 9:00am June 26
Hebrew Ot 013, specific dates to be determined   June
Hebrew Placement Exam 11:00am June 26
Hebrew OT 011, specific dates to be determined   July/August
Independence Day Holiday   July 4
Hebrew OT 012, specific dates to be determined   July/August
Greek NT 011a, specific dates to be determined   July/August
Registration Deadline for D.Min. Modules   July 15
English Bible Assessment (new students)   July 30 through August 27
D.Min. Orientation Module   August 4-8
Class Days for D.Min. Core Modules   August 11-15
Class Days for D,Min. Concentration Modules   August 18-22

 

FALL SEMESTER (2014)
Student Orientation, new and reinstating students   August 27
Greek Placement Exam 9:00am August 28
Hebrew Placement Exam 11:00am August 28
New student meetings with faculty advisors   August 28-29
English Bible Exam   August 28
Registration for the Fall Semester, new students   August 28-29, September 2-3
Research & Writing Orientation   September 3
First day of classes 8:30am September 4
Convocation   September 10
Final date to drop/add a Fall Semester course   September 15
M.A.R. Summative Evaluation Experience   October 16-17
Preaching Conference   October 21-22
Registration for Winter Term and Spring Semester, returning students   November 10-21
Final date to withdraw from a Fall Semester course   November 12
English Bible Exam   November 14
Completed D.Min. projects to the Academic Affairs office for current year graduation   November 17
Last day of classes. Papers in M.A.C., M.A.U.M., M.A.R. and M.Div. courses due 10:00am November 26
Thanksgiving Holiday   November 27-28
Reading Period   December 1-3
Fall Semester exams   December 4-12
Papers in Th.M. and Ph.D. courses due 10:00am  December 8
Winter vacation begins   December 13
Completed Ph.D. dissertations due to advisor for preapproval for current year graduation   December 15

 

WINTER TERM (2015)
English Bible Assessment (new students)
January 2 - 29
Greek Placement Exam 9:00am January 2
Hebrew Placement Exam 11:00am January 2
Registration for Winter Term, new and reinstating students   January 5
First day of classes 8:30am January 5

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
(OT 012 Biblical Hebrew 2a only will meet MLK day in 2015)

  January 19
Final date to withdraw from a Winter Term course (Month-long courses only, specific dates for other courses to be determined)   January 23
Last day of classes   January 27
Reading Period   January 28
English Bible Exam   January 28
Greek Placement Exam 9:00am January 28
Hebrew Placement Exam 11:00am January 28
Winter Term exams   January 29
Completed Ph.D. dissertations due to the Academic Affairs Office for current year graduation   January 30

 

SPRING SEMESTER (2015)
Student Orientation & Registration for Spring Semester, new and reinstating students

January 30
Research & Writing Orientation
February 2
First day of classes 8:30am February 2
Convocation   February 4
Final date to drop/add a Spring Semester course   February 11
Completed Th.M. theses due to the Academic Affairs Office for current year graduation   March 1
Missions Conference   March 2-6
M.A.R. Summative Evaluation Experience   March 12-13
Spring vacation; Monday, April 6 all classes held as scheduled   March 28-April 5
Final date for advisor to report on D.Min. projects and Ph.D. Dissertations   April 1
Registration for Summer Term and Fall Semester (2015-2016), returning students   April 6-17
English Bible Exam
April 10
Final date to withdraw from a Spring Semester course   April 13
Approved versions of D.Min. projects and Ph.D. dissertations due   May 1
Final date for advisor to report on Th.M. theses   May 1
Last day of classes. Papers in M.A.C., M.A.U.M., M.A.R., and M.Div. courses due 10:00am May 1
Reading period   May 4-6
Spring Semester Exams   May 7-15
Papers in the Th.M. and Ph.D. courses due
10:00am May 11
Approved versions of Th.M. theses due

May 15
Eighty-sixth commencement   May 21

 

Academic Year 2015-2016*

*subject to change

SUMMER TERM (2015)
Hebrew Placement Exam  9:00am June 1
Greek Placement Exam  9:00an June 25
Hebrew OT 013, specific dates to be determined
June
Hebrew Placement Exam 11:00am June 25
Hebrew OT 011, specific dates to be determined   July/August
Independence Day Holiday   July 4
Hebrew OT 012, specific dates to be determined   July/August
Greek NT 011a, specific dates to b determined   July/August
Registration Deadline for D.Min. Modules   Jluy 15
English Bible Assessment (new students)   July 30 through August 26
D.Min. Orientation Module   August 3-7
Class Days for D.Min. Core Modules   August 10-14
Class Days for D.Min. Concentration Modules   August 17-21

 

FALL SEMESTER (2015)
Student Orientation, new and reinstating students
September 2
Greek Placement Exam 9:00am September 3
Hebrew Placement Exam 11:00am September 3
New student meetings with faculty advisors
September 3-4
English Bible Exam
September 3
Registration for the Fall Semester, new students

September 3-4

September 8-9

Research & Writing Orientation   September 9
First day of classes
8:30am September 10
Convocation   September 16
Final date to drop/add a Fall Semester course
September 21
M.A.R. Summative Evaluation Experience
October 15-16
Preaching Conference (classes cancelled Wed. Oct. 21)
October 20-21
Registration for Winter Term and Spring Semester, returning students
November 9-20
English Bible Exam
November 13
Completed D.Min. projects to the Academic Affairs Office for current year graduation
  November 16
Final date to withdraw from a Fall Semester course

November 18
Thanksgiving Holiday
November 26-27
Last day of classes. Papers in M.A.C., M.A.U.M., M.A.R. and M.Div courses due 10:00am December 4
Reading period
December 7-9
Fall Semester exams
December 10-18
Papers in Th.M. and Ph.D. courses due
10:00am December 14
Completed Ph.D. dissertation due to advisor for preapproval for current year graduation   December 15
Winter Vacation begins
December 19

 

WINTER TERM (2016)
English Bible Assessment (new students)
January 4-29
Greek Placement Exam 9:00am January 4
Hebrew Placement Exam 11:00am  January 4
First day of classes
8:30am January 5
Registration for Winter Term, new students and reinstating students
January 5
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 18
Final date to withdraw from a Winter Term course (Month-long courses only, specific dates for other courses to be determined)   January 25
Last day of classes
January 27
Reading Period
January 28
English Bible Exam

January 28
Greek Placement Exam 9:00am
January 28
Hebrew Placement Exam 11:00am January 28
Winter Term exams   January 29
Completed Ph.D. dissertations due to teh Academic Affairs Office for current year graduation   February 1

 

SPRING SEMESTER (2016)
Student Orientation & Registration for Spring Semester, new and reinstating students

February 1
Research & Writing Orientation

February 2
First day of classes
8:30am
February 3
Convocation   February 3
Missions Conference   February 8-12
Final date to drop/add a Spring Semester course
February 12
Completed Th.M. thesis due to the Academic Affairs Office for current year graduation   March 1
M.A.R. Summative Evaluation Experience
March 10-11
Spring vacation
  March 19-27
Final date for advisor to report on D.Min projects and Ph.D. Dissertations

April 1
English Bible Exam   April 8
Registration for Summer Term and Fall Semester (2016-2017), returning students

April 11-21
Final date to withdraw from a Spring Semester course
April 12
Approved versions of D.Min. projects and Ph.D. dissertations due   May 2
Final date for advisor to report on Th.M. theses
May 2
Last day of classes. Papers in M.A.C., M.A.U.M., M.A.R., and M.Div. courses due 10:00am May 6
Reading period
May 9-11
Spring Semester exams
May 12-20
Papers in Th.M. and Ph.D. courses due 10:00am May 16
Approved versions of Th.M. theses due
May 16
Eighty-seventh commencement
May 26