Graduate Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Sep 28, 2022  
Graduate Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [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

 

                Summer 2021 Fall 2021  Spring 2022
Semester dates      
Full 5/10/2021-08/01/2021 8/23/21 – 12/10/2021 1/10/22 – 5/6/2022
Session 1 5/10/21 – 6/20/21 8/23/21 – 10/17/21 1/10/22 – 3/6/22
Session 2 6/21/21 – 8/1/21 10/18/21 – 12/10/21 3/14/22 – 5/6/22
Registration      
Online registration opens 11/2/2020 03/15/2021  03/15/2021
Register online, no late fees through week 1: last day Full & Session 1: 5/16/21 Session 2: 6/27/21 Full & Session 1: 8/29/21 Session 2: 10/24/21 Full & Session 1: 1/16/22 Session 2: 3/20/22
Week 2 – Register online with $50 late fee per course: Full & Session 1: 5/17/21 – 5/23/21 Session 2: 6/28/21 – 7/4/21 Full & Session 1: 8/30/21 – 9/5/21 Session 2: 10/25/21 – 10/31/21 Full & Session 1: 1/17/22 – 1/23/22 Session 2: 3/21/22 – 3/27/22
Week 3 or later – Register with faculty and dean consent, SFS approval via late registration e-form: $100 late registration fee per course: Full & Session 1: 5/24/21 Session 2: 7/5/21 Full & Session 1: 9/6/21 Session 2: 11/1/21 Full & Session 1: 1/24/22 Session 2: 3/28/22
Grading      

Apply for special grading option,

last day:

Full & Session 1: 5/23/21 Session 2: 7/4/21 Full & Session 1: 9/5/21 Session 2: 10/31/21 Full & Session 1: 1/23/22 Session 2: 3/20/22
Withdrawal from courses with a grade of W, last day: Full: 7/4/21 Session 1: 6/6/21 Session 2: 7/18/21 Full: 10/31/21 Session 1: 9/26/21 Session 2: 11/21/21 Full: 3/27/21 Session 1: 2/13/22 Session 2: 4/17/22

Accept student assignments,

last day:

Session 1: 6/18/21 Full & Session 2: 7/30/21 Session 1: 10/15/21 Full & Session 2: 12/10/21 Session 1: 3/4/22 Full & Session 2: 5/6/22

Apply for an incomplete,

last day:

Session 1: 6/18/21 Full & Session 2: 7/30/21 Session 1: 10/15/21 Full & Session 2: 12/10/21 Session 1: 5/6/22 Full & Session 2: 5/6/22
Grades due

Session 1: 6/22/21 Full & Session 2: 8/3/21

Session 1: 10/19/21 Full & Session 2: 12/14/21 Session 1: 3/8/22 Full & Session 2: 5/10/22
Last day of classes      
Full term & Session 2 8/1/21 12/10/21 5/6/22
Session 1 06/20/2021 10/17/2021 03/04/2021
Commencement      
Priority registration deadline for participation N/A 06/30/2021 11/30/2021
Ceremony N/A 12/11/2021 05/07/2021
Holidays      
Mid-term break (no classes) N/A N/A 03/07/2022-03/11/2022
Offices closed, no classes 07/05/2021 9/6/21 11/25/21 – 11/26/21 12/24/21 – 1/1/22 1/17/22 2/21/22 4/15/2