Academic Calendar

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Fall Semester 2015
Regular Schedule of ClassesAug 17 - Dec 11
1st Day of Weekly ClassesAug 17
New Student OrientationAug 18
"Coming Together"Aug 21
ConvocationAug 24
One Day Fall Break: All University Offices and the library are closedOct 2
D.Min. Seminar (Th-Th)Oct 8 - 15
Intensive Courses and Study Week (no weekly classes will meet)Oct 12 - 17
Last Day to Apply for Spring GraduationNov 6
Thanksgiving HolidaysNov 23- 27
Prospectus Approval Due for Guided Research, Thesis, or Dissertation for Spring GraduationDec 1
Final ExaminationsDec 7 - 11
Spring Semester 2016
First Draft of Thesis/Dissertation Due for Spring GraduationJanuary 15
MLK Jr. Day (holiday)January 18
First Day of Classes and New Student OrientationJanuary 19
Regular Schedule of ClassesJanuary 19 - May 13
Approval of First Draft of Thesis/Dissertation for Spring GraduationMarch 1
D.Min. Seminar (Th-Th)February 25 - March 3
Intensive Courses and Study Week (no weekly classes will meet)February 29 - March 5
Spring BreakMarch 7 - 12
Final Draft of Thesis/Dissertation Due for Spring GraduationApril 1
Two Copies of Guided Research/Thesis/Dissertation Due in LibraryMay 2
Final ExaminationsMay 9 - 13
58th Annual CommencementMay 14
Summer Semester 2016
One-Week Intensive CoursesJune 6 - July 16
School Holiday - offices closedJuly 4