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Graduate Academic Catalog 2018 - 2019 
    
Graduate Academic Catalog 2018 - 2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendars


The graduate and the seminary programs operate on a two-semester plus 12-week summer academic calendar. The academic year consists of an early fall semester that ends before the Christmas holidays and a spring semester that concludes in early May. Graduate students typically use the summer term as an integral part of their program.

  Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019
Admissions application priority filing July 15, 2018 November 15, 2018 March 15, 2018
Registration
  Online registration opens March 12, 2018 March 12, 2018 March 11, 2019
Semester Start/End Dates
  Full-term August 27, 2018 - December 14, 2018 January 7, 2018 - May 3, 2019 May 6, 2019 - July 26, 2019
  First session August 27, 2018 - October 19, 2018 January 7, 2018 - March 1, 2019 May 6, 2019 - June 14, 2019
  Second session October 22, 2018 - December 14, 2018 March 11, 2019 - May 3, 2019 June 17, 2019 - July 26, 2019
Commencement
  Priority registration deadline for participation September 30, 2018 January 31, 2019 n/a
  Ceremony December 15, 2018 May 4, 2019 n/a
Holidays
  Mid-term break (no-classes) n/a March 4, 2019 - March 8, 2019 n/a
  Offices closed; no classes September 4 January 15 May 28
    November 22, 2018 - November 23, 2018 February 18, 2019 July 4, 2019
    December 24 - January 1, 2019 April 19, 2019