Academic Calendar

 

Academic Year 2016-2017

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

Summer Term (2016) Begins May 30
                                  Ends August 24

OT 013 Hebrew 3

 

June 1-June 23

OT 011 Hebrew 1

 

June 27-July 21

New Student Orientation Part I - Open Online for Summer/Fall

 

June 20-August 22

English Bible Assessment (new students)

 

June  20-September 6

NT 011a Greek 1

 

July 25-August 24

Independence Day Holiday

 

July 4

Registration Deadline for D.Min. Modules

 

July 11

OT 012 Hebrew 2

 

August 1-23

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

 

 

 

Fall Semester (2016)  M-12, T-12, W-11, Th-12, F-12

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

September 2

English Bible Exam

 

September 2

Labor Day Holiday

 

September 5

New Student Orientation Part II - On Campus

 

September 6

Registration, Research & Writing Orientation for new and reinstating students

 

September 7

First day of classes

8:30am

September 8

Convocation

10:30am

September 14

Add/Drop Period (to add/drop a Fall Semester course)

 

September 8-19

Faith in the Public Square Conference
Classes canceled 
  October 7

M.A.R. Summative Evaluation

 

October 13-14

Preaching Conference

Classes canceled Wed. October 26

 

October 25-26

Registration for Winter Term and Spring Semester, returning students (Late Registration begins Nov 19)

 

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.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. dissertations due to advisor for pre-approval for current year graduation

 

December 15*

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

December 16

Winter vacation begins

 

December 17


Winter Term (2017)

New Student Orientation Part I - Open Online for Winter/Spring

 

December 15

English Bible Assessment (new students)

 

December 15 - February 2

First day of classes

8:30am

January 2

Registration for Winter Term,

new and reinstating students

 

January 2

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

 

January 16

Final date to withdraw from month-long winter term courses (for other dates see course schedule)

 

January 25

Last day of classes, month long courses only

 

January 27

Reading Period

 

January 30

English Bible Exam

 

January 30

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

January 30

Completed Ph.D. dissertations due to the Academic Affairs Office

 

January 30*

Winter Term exams

 

January 31

 

 

Spring Semester (2017)  M-12, T-12, W-12, Th-12, F-12

New Student Orientation Part II - On Campus

 

February 2

Registration for Spring Semester for new and reinstating students

 

February 2-3

Research & Writing Orientation for new and reinstating students

 

February 3

First day of classes

8:30am

February 6

Add/Drop Period (to add/drop a Spring Semester course)

 

February 6-15

Convocation

 

February 8

Completed Th.M. theses due to the Academic Affairs Office

 

March 1*

Gaffin Lecture

10:30am

March 15

M.A.R. Summative Evaluation

 

March 16-17

Spring vacation; Classes commence Monday, April 17

 

April 8-16

Final date to withdraw from a Spring Semester course

 

April 17

Registration for 2017 Summer Term and Fall Semester returning students (Late Registration begins April 29)

 

April 17-28

English Bible Exam

 

April 21

Final 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

Final versions of Th.M. theses due

 

May 15*

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

May 19

Eighty-eighth commencement

 

May 25

 

 

 

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

 

Academic Year 2017-2018 (subject to change)


Summer Term 2017  May 30 - August 25

OT 013 Hebrew 3

 

May 31-June 26

OT 011 Hebrew 1

 

July 5-31

NT 012a Greek 2

 

May 31-26

Placement & Competency Exam (Th.M. only)

 

June 16

Independence Day Holiday

 

July 4

Registration Deadline for D.Min. Modules

 

July 15

NT 013a Greek 3

 

July 5-31

OT 012 Hebrew 2

 

August 3-29

D.Min. Modules

 

August 7-25

Th.M. Modules

 

July 31-August 25

 


Fall Semester 2017  (12 instructional weeks)

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

September 1

English Bible Exam

 

September 1

Labor Day Holiday

 

September 4

Registration for new and reinstating students

 

TBA

New Student Orientation (All Residential Programs)

 

September 1

Research & Writing Orientation

 

September 5

First day of classes

8:30am

September 6

Convocation

10:30am

September 6

Add/Drop Period (to add/drop a Fall Semester course)

 

September 6-15

Summative Evaluation (M.A.R. only)

 

October 12-13

Preaching Conference

Classes canceled Wed. Oct. 25

 

October 24-25

Registration for Winter Term and Spring Semester, returning students

 

November 6-17

Completed D.Min. projects due for 2018 graduation

 

November 15

Final date to withdraw from a Fall Semester course

 

November 15

English Bible Exam

 

November 17

Thanksgiving Holiday

 

November 23-24

Last day of classes

Papers in M.A.R. and M.Div. courses due

 

10:00am

December 1

Reading period

 

December 4-6

Fall Semester exams

 

December 7-15

Papers in Th.M. and Ph.D. courses due

10:00am

December 11

Completed Ph.D. dissertations due to advisor for preapproval for 2018 graduation

 

December 15

Winter vacation begins

 

December 16

 
 

Winter Term 2018 (January 2-31)

First day of classes

8:30am

January 2

Registration for Winter Term,

new and reinstating students

 

January 2

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

 

January 15

Final date to withdraw from a Winter Term course
(Month-long courses only, specific dates for other courses to be determined)

 

January 16

Last day of classes, month long courses only

 

January 29

Reading Period

 

January 30

English Bible Exam

 

January 30

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

January 30

Completed Ph.D. dissertations due to the Academic Affairs Office for 2018 graduation

 

January 30

Winter Term exams

 

January 31

 

Spring Semester 2018  (12 instructional weeks)

New Student Orientation (All Residential Programs)

 

February 1

Registration for Spring Semester for new and reinstating students

 

February 1-2

Research & Writing Orientation

 

February 2

First day of classes

8:30am

February 5

Add/Drop Period (to add/drop a Spring Semester course)

 

February 5-16

Convocation

10:30am

February 7

Completed Th.M. theses due for 2018 graduation

 

March 1

Summative Evaluation (M.A.R. only)

 

March 8-9

Gaffin Lecture

10:30am

March 14

Spring vacation; Classes commence April 2

 

March 24-April 1

Registration for 2018 Summer Term and Fall Semester returning students

 

April 16-27

English Bible Exam

 

April 6

Final date to withdraw from a Spring Semester course

 

April 9

Approved versions of D.Min. projects and Ph.D. dissertations due

 

May 1

Last day of classes

Papers in M.A.R. and M.Div. courses due

 

10:00am

May 4

Reading period

 

May 7-9

Spring Semester Exams

 

May 10-18

Papers in Th.M. and Ph.D. courses due

10:00am

May 14

Approved versions of Th.M. theses due

 

May 15

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

May 18

Eighty-ninth commencement

 

May 24


*If date falls on a weekend, due date is the following Monday
Online Learning dates and deadlines forthcoming