Academic Calendar

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Fall Semester 2016
Regular Schedule of ClassesAug 15 - Dec 9
1st Day of Weekly ClassesAug 15
New Student OrientationAug 25
"Coming Together"Aug 19
ConvocationAug 22
One Day Fall Break: All University Offices and the library are closedOct 7
Intensive Courses and Study Week (no weekly classes will meet)Oct 10 - 15
D.Min. Seminar (Tu-Tu)Oct 11 - 18
Begin Applicatioins for Spring GraduationNov 1
Thanksgiving HolidaysNov 23- 27
Last Day to Apply for Spring GraduationDec 1
Prospectus Approval Due for Guided Research, Thesis, or Dissertation for Spring GraduationDec 1
Final ExaminationsDec 5 - 9
Spring Semester 2017
First Draft of Thesis/Dissertation Due for Spring GraduationJanuary 15
MLK Jr. Day (holiday)January 16
First Day of Classes and New Student OrientationJanuary 17
Regular Schedule of ClassesJanuary 17 - May 12
Approval of First Draft of Thesis/Dissertation for Spring GraduationMarch 1
D.Min. Seminar (Th-Th)March 2 - 9
Intensive Courses and Study Week (no weekly classes will meet)March 6 - 11
Spring BreakMarch 13 - 17
Final Draft of Thesis/Dissertation Due for Spring GraduationApril 3
Two Copies of Guided Research/Thesis/Dissertation Due in LibraryMay 2
Final ExaminationsMay 8 - 12
59th Annual CommencementMay 13
Summer Semester 2017
One-Week Intensive CoursesJune 5-10
One-Week Intensive CoursesJune 12-17
D.Min. Seminar June 15 - 22
One-Week Intensive CoursesJune 19-24
School Holiday - offices closedJuly 4
One-Week Intensive CoursesJuly 10 - 15