Academic Calendar 2017-18

Fall Semester
Aug. 22 Tuesday Orientation for all new students begins
Aug. 25 Friday Opening Service
Aug. 28 Monday Fall Semester classes begin (excluding SMP program)
Sept. 4 Monday Labor Day – no classes
Sept. 11 & 12 Monday & Tuesday Fall Semester classes begin for SMP program
Sept. 19 Tuesday Theological Symposium – Residential Ministerial Formation classes cancelled
Sept. 20 Wednesday Theological Symposium – Residential Ministerial Formation classes cancelled
Oct. 9 Monday Registration begins for Winterim and Spring
Oct. 13 Friday Registration ends for Winterim and Spring
Oct. 16 Monday Reading Week begins – no classes
Oct. 23 Monday Classes resume
Nov. 21 Tuesday Thanksgiving recess begins after classes
Nov. 27 Monday Classes resume
Nov. 28 Tuesday Fall Semester classes end for SMP program
Dec. 15 Friday Fall Semester ends after classes
Winterim Term
Jan. 2 Tuesday Winterim Term classes begin
Jan. 8 Monday SMP and GPC intensive courses begin
Jan. 8 Monday Reduced Residency Advanced Studies (S.T.M./Ph.D./D.Min.) courses begin
Jan. 12 Friday SMP and GPC intensive courses end
Jan. 19 Friday Reduced Residency Advanced Studies (S.T.M./Ph.D./D.Min.) courses end
Jan. 19 Friday Winterim Term ends after classes
Spring Semester
Jan. 29 Monday Spring Semester classes begin (excluding SMP program)
Feb. 19 & 20 Monday & Tuesday Spring Semester classes begin for SMP program
March 12 Monday Registration begins for Summer and Fall Terms
March 16 Friday Registration ends for Summer and Fall Terms
March 19 Monday Reading Week begins – no classes
March 26 Monday Classes resume
March 28 Wednesday Easter recess begins after classes
April 3 Tuesday Classes resume (excluding SMP program)
April 9 & 10 Monday & Tuesday Classes resume for SMP program
April 24 Tuesday Call Day
May 14 & 15 Monday & Tuesday Spring Semester classes end for SMP program
May 17 Thursday Spring Semester ends after classes
May 18 Friday Commencement
Summer Term
May 21 Monday Summer Term begins (excluding SMP program)
May 28 Monday Memorial Day – no classes
June 4 Monday SMP Summer Session begins
June 11 Monday Reduced Residency Advanced Studies (S.T.M./Ph.D./D.Min.) courses begin
June 22 Friday Reduced Residency Advanced Studies (S.T.M./Ph.D./D.Min.) courses end
June 25 Monday Summer language courses begin
June 25 Monday SMP and GPC intensive courses begin
June 29 Friday SMP and GPC intensive courses end
Aug. 10 Friday Summer language courses end
Aug. 10 Friday Summer Term ends (excluding SMP program)
Aug. 21 Tuesday SMP Summer Session ends