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2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016

July
4 Fourth of July Holiday (Seminary Closed)
11-15 DMin Intensive Term
15 June Intensive Grades due
18-22 Master Intensive: Child Advocacy Ministry
30 Last date for removal of “I” (incomplete) for June Intensives

August
8 DMin Core Seminar I New Students and Core Seminar III 9-5
11 Faculty Retreat
12 DMin Summer Intensive Grades Due
13 New student Orientation and Registration
15-18 Registration and Schedule changes for returning students
23 First day of classes in Track I
Late registration and Drop/Add periods begins
26 First day of classes in Track II
Last date for removal of “I” (incomplete) for July Intensives

September
3 Late registration and Drop/Add periods ends
5 Labor Day Holiday (Seminary closed)
12 DMin students meet 9-5
16 Opening Convocation 6:00 p.m.

October
1 Last day to withdraw from course with "W"
7 Board of Trustees Meeting
7-8 Speaks Lecture Series
10 DMin students meet 9-5
11-15 Reading Week (No master classes will meet)
25-Nov. 19 Pre-Registration for J-Term and Spring Semester

November
14 DMin students meet 9-5
19-22 AAR/SBL Annual meeting
21-25 Thanksgiving holiday (no classes)
22 Offices close at 5:00 p.m. for Thanksgiving Holiday
28 Offices re-open at 8:00 a.m.
29 Classes Resume

December
2 Carol Service and Christmas Dinner
6-10 Final examinations and end of Fall Semester
12 DMin students meet 9-5
16 Seminary closes at 5:00 p.m. and reopens on January 3 at 8:00 a.m.

Notes:
DMin Summer Intensive grades are due in the Office of the Registrar no later than August 12. July Master Intensive grades are due in the Office of the Registrar August 19. Fall Semester grades are due in the Office of the Registrar no later than January 4.

Spring Semester 2017

January
2 New Year Holiday (Seminary Closed)
3 Offices re-open at 8:00 a.m.
3-6 MDIV/MTS Intensive Week
9-13 DMin/MDiv/MTS Intensive Term
Registration and schedule changes for returning Spring Semester students
13 Orientation and registration for new students
16 Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday Observance (Seminary Closed)
17 First day of classes in Track I
Late Registration and Drop/Add period begins
20 First day of classes in Track II
21 Last date for removal of "I" (incomplete) for Fall Semester
28 End of late registration and Drop/Add Period

February
8 Endowment Convocation
10 Board of Trustees Meeting
J-Term Grades due in the Registrar’s office by 5:00 p.m.
10-11 Heritage Lecture Series
13 DMin Students meet 9-5
24 Last date for removal of “I” (incomplete) for January Intensives

March
4 Last day to withdraw from a course with “W”
6-11 Reading Week (No classes will meet.)
13 DMin students meet 9-5
18 DMin Service of Candidacy 12:00 noon
21-Apr. 22 Pre-Registration for Fall Semester and Summer Intensive Term

April
10 DMin students meet 9-5
11-15 Holy Week (no master programs classes)
14 Good Friday (Seminary Closed)
17 Easter Monday Holiday (Seminary Closed)
18 Classes Resume and offices re-open at 8:00 a.m.

May
2-6 Examination period for graduating candidates
8 DMin students meet 9-5
9-13 Final examination period for other students and end of Spring Semester
13 Grades for graduating candidates due in Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m.
19 Board of Trustees Meeting
Honors Awards and Closing Convocation
20 Commencement
29 Memorial Day Observance (Seminary closed

June
2 Remaining Spring Semester grades due in Registrar’s office by 5:00 p.m.
5 DMin Core Seminar Grades due in Registrar’s office by 5:00 p.m.
5-9 MDiv/MTS Intensive Week
12-16 MDiv/MTS Intensive Week
19-23 MDiv/MTS Intensive Week
23 Last date for removal of "I" (incomplete) for Spring Semester courses

July
4 Fourth of July Holiday (Seminary Closed)
10-14 DMin Intensive Week
21 Summer Term grades due in Registrar’s office by 5:00 p.m.

August
4 Last date for removal of “I” (incomplete) for June Intensives

Notes:
January Intensive grades are due in the Office of the Registrar no later than 5:00 p.m. February 10; Spring Semester grades, no later than 5:00 p.m. June 2; DMin Core Seminar II grades, no later than 5:00 p.m. June 5; Summer Intensive MDIV/MTS grades, no later than 5:00 p.m. July 21 and July DMin Intensive grades, no later than 5:00 p.m. August 12.