Corona Response Updates for Students

As the seminary moves to an online format during this time of COVID-19 precautions, here are the need-to-know changes for all Westminster students.

Contact

  • Course Director
    • For Zoom meetings, syllabus issues, assignments and quizzes in Canvas, general feedback on how your course is going.
  • Academic Support
    • For registration, billing, financial aid, transcripts, academic planning, etc.
  • Education Technology
    • For troubleshooting Zoom and Canvas.

Dates for the Spring Term Moved One Week Forward

  • Summer/Fall Registration | April 20 – May 1
  • Last Date to Withdraw | April 20
  • Last Day of Class/Master’s Paper Deadline | May 8
  • Reading Days | May 11-13
  • Exam Period | May 14 – 22
  • ThM/PhD Paper Deadline | May 19

Graduation

WTS will not hold a local graduation ceremony or any of the events that typically surround it. We intend to provide an alternative event online for graduates and families. Planning is underway; more information to follow.

Internet: Mobile Hotspots Available

At a subsidized rate, we can provide you a mobile hotspot. Contact Education Technology for more information.

Research Resources

  • JSTOR is now live as part of the library’s suite of databases. Interlibrary loans for periodicals not in JSTOR are still possible. Email library@wts.edu.
  • Our Ebook collection is growing.
  • Anything previously on reserve for spring courses will soon be available in PDF form. You will be able to view these texts through your course’s page in Canvas.
  • The library is available for research questions. Email library@wts.edu.

Zoom

Most classes now incorporate a videoconferencing component via Zoom. Learn more about this tool for WTS courses.