Nov 30, 2021  
Graduate Academic Catalog 2019 - 2020 
    
Graduate Academic Catalog 2019 - 2020 [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 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Registration
  Online registration opens March 12, 2019 March 12, 2019 March 16, 2020
  Register online with no late fees: last day      
            Full-term and Session 1 August 19 January 6 May 4
            Session 2 October 14 March 9 June 15
  Register online with $50 late registration fee per course and faculty consent required (week 2)      
            Full-term and Session 1 August 20 - September 8 January 7 - 26 May 5 - 24
            Session 2 October 15 - Novermber 10 March 10 - 29 June 16 - July 5
  Register via academic petition: $100 late registration fee per course, academic petition required with $50 fee and faculty consent required (week 3)      
            Full-term September 9-15 January 27 - February 2 May 25 - 31
            Session 1 & 2 N/A N/A N/A
  No further registration      
            Full-term (week 4) September 16 February 3 June 1
            Session 1 (week 3) September 9 January 27 May 25
            Session 2 (week 3) November 10 March 30 July 6
  Drop courses without grade penalty      
            Session 1 courses September 20 February 9 June 14
            Full-term courses November 1 March 22 June 21
            Session 2 courses November 15 April 12 July 17
Semester Start/End Dates
  Full-term August 26, 2019 - December 13, 2019 January 13, 2020 - May 8, 2020 May 11, 2020 - June July 31, 2020
  First session August 26, 2019 - October 18, 2019 January 13, 2020 - March 6, 2020 May 6, 2019 - June 19, 2020
  Second session October 21, 2019 - December 13, 2019 March 16, 2020 - May 8, 2020 June 22, 2019 - July 31, 2020
Grading
  Last day to request grading option      
            Full-term and Session 1 September 8 January 26 May 24
            Session 2 November 3 March 29 July 5
  Last day to change seminary course to audit      
            Full-term October 11 February 28 June 19
            Session 1 September 20 February 7 June 12
            Session 2 November 15 April 10 July 17
  Grades due      
            Full-term and Session 1 October 22 March 17 June 23
            Session 2 courses December 17 May 12 August 14
  Incomplete, last day to apply for      
            Session 1 October 81 March 6 June 19
            Full-term and Session 2 December 13 May 8 July 31
Last day to accept student assignments
  Session 1 October 18 March 6 June 21
  Full-term and Session 2 December 13 May 8 July 31
Commencement
  Priority registration deadline for participation September 30, 2019 January 31, 2020 n/a
  Ceremony December 14, 2019 May 9, 2020 n/a
Holidays
  Mid-term break (no-classes) n/a March 9, 2020 - March 13, 2020 n/a
  Offices closed; no classes September 2 January 20 May 25
    November 28, 2019 - November 29, 2019 February 17, 2020 July 4, 2020
    December 24 - January 1, 2019 April 10, 2020