Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar


Academic Year 2014-2015

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
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
Missions Conference
April 6-10
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

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

SUMMER TERM (2015)   Begins May 27, ends August 31
Hebrew Placement and Competency Exam online May 26
Hebrew OT 013, specific dates to be determined   May 27-June 16
Online Orientation Module open - Summer and Fall new students   June 1
English Bible Assessment (new students) online June 1 - September 8
Pre-Registration open - Summer and Fall new students   June 1 - July 31
Greek Placement & Competency Exam online June 26
Hebrew Placement & Competency Exam online June 26
Hebrew OT 011, specific dates to be determined   June 29 - July 27
Independence Day Holiday   July 3
Registration Deadline for D.Min. Modules   July 15
Hebrew OT 012, specific dates to be determined   July 30 - August 25
Greek NT 011a, specific dates to be determined   August
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)
Greek Placement & Competency Exam online
September 4
Hebrew Placement & Competency Exam online September 4
English Bible Exam   September 4
Student Orientation Day, new and reinstating students   September 8
Registration, new and reinstating students   September 8-9
Research & Writing Orientation   September 9
First day of classes 8:30am September 10
New student meetings with faculty advisors   September 10-16
Add/Drop Period (to add/drp a Fall Semester course)

September 10-21
Convocation   September 16
M.A.R. Summative Evaluation Experience   October 15-16
Preaching Conference
(day classes canceled Wed. Oct. 28)
  October 27-28
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 15*
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. dissertations due to advisor for preapproval for current year graduation   December 15
Winter vacation begins   December 19

*If date falls on a weekend, due date is the following Monday

WINTER TERM (2016)
English Bible Assessment (new students)
January 2 - 29
English Bible Assessment (new students)   December 15-
February 4
Greek Placement & Competency Exam online
December 28-
January 2
Hebrew Placement Exam & Competency Exam
online December 28-
January 2
Registration for Winter Term, new and reinstating students   January 4
First day of classes 8:30am January 4

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, month long courses only
  January 29
Completed Ph.D. dissertations due to the Academic Affairs Office for current year graduation   January 30*
Reading Period   February 1
English Bible Exam   February 1
Greek Placement & Competency Exam online February 1
Hebrew Placement & Competency Exam online
February 1
Winter Term exams   February 2

*If date falls on a weekend, due date is the following Monday

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

February 4
Research & Writing Orientation

February 5
First day of classes
8:30am
February 8
New Student Meets with Faculty Advisors
February 8-12
Add/Drop Period (to add/drop a Spring Semester course)
February 8-17
Convocation
February 10
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 11-22
Final date to withdraw from a Spring Semester course
April 18
Approved versions of D.Min. projects and Ph.D. dissertations due
May 1*
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
Approved versions of Th.M. theses due
May 15*
Papers in Th.M. and Ph.D. courses due 10:00am May 16
Eighty-seventh commencement
May 26

*If date falls on a weekend, due date is the following Monday

Academic Year 2016-2017*

*subject to change

SUMMER TERM (2016)  Begins June 1, Ends August 31
PT 028P Mastering Theological English I

May 20-July 28
Hebrew Placement & Competency Exam online May 31
Hebrew OT 013, specific dates to be determined   Late May-June
Online Orientation Module open- Summer and Fall new students   June 1
English Bible Assessment (new students)   June 1-
September 6
Pre-Registration open - Summer and Fall new students   June 1-July 31
Greek Placement & Competency Exam  online June 24
Hebrew Placement & Competency Exam  online
June 24
Hebrew OT 011, specific dates to be determined   Late June-July
Independence Day Holiday   July 4
D.Min. Orientation Module   July 15
Hebrew OT 012, specific dates to be determined   Late July-August
Greek NT 011a, specific dates to b determined   Late July-August
D.Min. Orientation Module   August 1-5
Class Days for D.Min. Core Modules   August 8-12
Class Days for D.Min. Concentration Modules   August 15-19
PT 029P Mastering Theological English II   August 17-
November 13

 

FALL SEMESTER (2016)
Greek Placement & Competency Exam online
September 2
Hebrew Placement & Competency Exam online
September 2
English Bible Exam   September 2
Student Orientation Day,
new and reinstating students
  September 6
Registration, new and reinstating students   September 6-7
Research & Writing Orientation 8:30am September 7
First day of classes   September 8
New student meetings with faculty advisors
September 8-14
Add/Drop Period (to add/drop a Fall Semester course)

September 8-19
Convocation
September 14
M.A.R. Summative Evaluation Experience
October 13-14
Preaching Conference (classes cancelled Wed. Oct. 18)
October 18-19
Registration for Winter Term and Spring Semester, returning students
November 7-18
Completed D.Min. projects to the Academic Affairs Office for current year graduation   November 15*
Final date to withdraw from a Fall Semester course

November 16
English Bible Exam   November 18
Thanksgiving Holiday
November 24-25
Last day of classes. Papers in M.A.C., M.A.U.M., M.A.R. and M.Div courses due. 10:00am December 2
Reading period   December 5-7
Fall Semester exams   December 8-16
Papers in Th.M. and Ph.D. courses due 10:00am December 12
Completed Ph.D. dissertation due to advisor for preapproval for current year graduation   December 15*
Winter Vacation begins   December 17

*If date falls on a weekend, due date is the following Monday

WINTER TERM (2017)
Online Orientation Module open-winter and spring new students

December 15
English Bible Assessment (new students)   December15-February 2
Greek Placement & Competency Exam online December 26-
December 31
Hebrew Placement & Competency Exam online December 26-
December 31
First day of classes
8:30am January 3
Registration for Winter Term, new students and reinstating students
January 3
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 30
English Bible Exam

January 30
Greek Placement & Competency Exam online
January 30
Hebrew Placement & Competency Exam online January 30
Completed Ph.D. dissertations due to teh Academic Affairs Office for current year graduation   January 30*
Winter Term exams   January 31

*If date falls on a weekend, due date is the following Monday

 

Spring Semester (2017)
Student Orientation Day & Registration for Spring Semester, new and reinstating students

February 2
Research & Writing Orientation

February 3
New students meet with faculty advisor   February 6-10
First day of classes
8:30am February 6
Add/Drop Period (to add/drop a Spring Semester course)   February 6-15
Convocation   February 8
Final date to drop/add a Spring Semester course   February 12
Completed Th.M. theses due to the Academic Affairs Office for current year graduation   March 1*
M.A.R. Summative Evaluation Experience   March 9-10
Final date for advisor to report on D.Min. projects and Ph.D. dissertations   April 1
Spring vacation
  April 8-16
Registration for 2017 Summer Term and Fall Semester returning students   April 17-28
Spring vacation; Monday, April 1 evening classes held as scheduled   April 14-21
English Bible Exam   April 14
Final date to withdraw from a Spring Semeter course   April 17
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.R., and M.Div. courses due 10:00am May 5
Reading period   May 8-10
Spring Semester Exams   May 11-19
Papers in Th.M and Ph.D. courses due 10:00am May 15
Approved versions of Th.M. thesis due   May 15*
Eighty-eighth commencement   May 25

*If date falls on a weekend, due date is the following Monday