Academic Calendar

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

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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 2017  May 30 - August 25

OT 013 Hebrew 3

 

May 31-June 26

NT 012a Greek 2

 

May 31-June 26

Placement & Competency Exam (Th.M. only)

 

June 16

OT 011 Hebrew 1

 

July 5-31

Independence Day Holiday

 

July 4

NT 013a Greek 3

 

July 5-31

Registration Deadline for D.Min. Modules

 

July 15

Th.M. & D.Min. Modules

 

July 31-Aug 25

OT 012 Hebrew 2

 

August 3-29

 

 

Fall Semester 2017  (12 instructional weeks)

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

August 31

English Bible Exam

 

September 1

New Student Orientation (All Residential Programs)

 

September 1

Registration for new and reinstating students

 

September 1-6

Labor Day Holiday

 

September 4

Research & Writing Orientation

 

September 5

First day of classes

8:30am

September 6

Convocation

10:30am

September 6

Add/Drop Period (for Fall Semester courses)

 

September 6-15

Summative Evaluation (M.A.R. only)

 

October 12-13

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 MA.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 3 - February 1)

First day of classes

8:30am

January 3

Registration for new and reinstating students

 

January 3

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

 

January 15

Final date to withdraw from a Winter Term course,
month-long courses only

 

January 17

Last day of classes, month long courses only

 

January 30

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

 

January 30

Reading Period

 

January 31

English Bible Exam

 

January 31

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

January 31

Winter Term exams

 

February 1

 

Spring Semester 2018  (12 instructional weeks)

New Student Orientation (All Residential Programs)

 

February 1

Registration for new and reinstating students

 

February 1-2

Research & Writing Orientation

 

February 2

First day of classes

8:30am

February 5

Convocation

10:30am

February 7

Add/Drop Period (for Spring Semester courses)

 

February 7-16

Completed Th.M. theses due for 2018 graduation

 

March 1*

Gaffin Lecture

10:30am

March 14

Summative Evaluation (M.A.R. only)

 

March 15-16

Spring vacation; Classes commence April 2

 

March 24-April 1

English Bible Exam

 

April 6

Final date to withdraw from a Spring Semester course

 

April 9

Registration for 2018 Summer Term and Fall Semester, returning students

 

April 16-27

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

 

Academic Year 2018-2019 (subject to change)


Summer Term 2018 (June 4 - August 31)

Placement & Competency Exam (Th.M. only)

 

May 18

NT 012 Greek 2

 

June 4-29

OT 013 Hebrew 3

 

June 11-29

Independence Day Holiday

 

July 4

OT 011 Hebrew 1

 

July 6-30

NT 013 Greek 3

 

July 9-August 3

Registration Deadline for D.Min. Modules

 

July 10

OT 012 Hebrew 2

 

August 7-31

D.Min. Modules

 

TBD

Th.M. Modules

 

TBD

 

Fall Semester 2018 (12 instructional weeks)

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

August 30

English Bible Exam

 

August 31

New Student Orientation

 

August 31

Registration for new and reinstating students

 

September 1-6

Labor Day Holiday

 

September 3

Research & Writing Orientation

 

September 4

First day of classes

8:30am

September 5

Convocation

10:30am

September 5

Add/Drop Period (for Fall Semester courses)

 

September 5-14

Summative Evaluation (M.A.R. only)

 

October 11-12

Preaching Conference

Classes canceled Wednesday

 

TBD

Registration for Winter Term and Spring Semester, returning students

 

November 5-16

Completed D.Min. projects due for 2019 graduation

 

November 15*

Final date to withdraw from a Fall Semester course

 

November 15

English Bible Exam

 

November 16

Thanksgiving Holiday

 

November 22-23

Last day of classes

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

10:00am

November 30

Reading period

 

December 3-5

Fall Semester exams

 

December 6-14

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

10:00am

December 10

Completed Ph.D. dissertations due to advisor for preapproval for 2019 graduation

 

December 15*

Winter vacation begins

 

December 22

 

Winter Term 2019 (January 7-February 5)

First day of classes

8:30am

January 3

Registration for Winter Term,

new and reinstating students

 

January 3

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

 

January 21

Final date to withdraw from a Winter Term course,
month-long courses only

 

TBD

Completed Ph.D. dissertations due to the Academic Affairs Office for 2019 graduation

 

January 30*

Last day of classes, month long courses only

 

January 30

Reading Day

 

January 31

English Bible Exam

 

January 31

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

January 31

Winter Term exams

 

February 1

 

Spring Semester 2019 (12 instructional weeks)

New Student Orientation

 

January 31

Registration for new and reinstating students

 

February 1

Research & Writing Orientation

 

February 1

First day of classes

8:30am

February 4

Add/Drop Period (for Spring Semester courses)

 

February 4-16

Convocation

10:30am

February 6

Completed Th.M. theses due for 2019 graduation

 

March 1*

Summative Evaluation (M.A.R. only)

 

March 14-15

Gaffin Lecture

10:30am

TBD

Spring vacation; Classes commence Monday, April 22

 

April 13-21

Final date to withdraw from a Spring Semester course

 

April 22

English Bible Exam

 

April 26

Registration for 2019 Summer Term and Fall Semester, returning students

 

April 15-26

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 3

Reading period

 

May 6-8

Approved versions of Th.M. theses due

 

May 15*

Spring Semester exams

 

May 9-17

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

10:00am

May 13

Placement & Competency Exams: Greek and Hebrew

 

May 17

Ninetieth Commencement

 

May 23


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

Online Learning dates and deadlines forthcoming