Graduate Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    Jun 13, 2024  
Graduate Academic Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendars


The graduate and the seminary programs operate on a three-semester, summer, fall and spring academic calendar. Graduate students typically use the summer term as an integral part of their program, the fall semester ends before the Christmas holiday and the spring semester concludes in early May.

 

               

Summer 2023

Fall 2023

Spring 2024

Semester dates

     
Full 5/15/23 - 8/6/23 8/21/23 - 12/15/23 1/8/24 - 5/3/24
Session 1 5/15/23 - 6/25/23 8/21/23 - 10/15/23 1/8/24 - 3/3/24
Session 2 6/26/23 - 8/6/23 10/23/23 - 12/15/23 3/11/24 - 5/5/24

Registration

     
Online registration opens 11/1/22 3/13/23 3/13/23
Register online, no late fees through week 1: last day
Full & Session 1: 5/21/23
Session 2: 7/2/23
Full & Session 1: 8/27/23
Session 2: 10/29/23
Full & Session 1: 1/14/24
Session 2: 3/17/24
Week 2 – Last day to register online with $50 late fee per course:
Full & Session 1: 5/28/23
Session 2: 7/9/23
Full & Session 1: 9/3/23
Session 2: 11/5/23
Full & Session 1: 1/21/24
Session 2: 3/24/24
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: 5/29/23 and later
Session 2: 7/10/23 and later
Full & Session 1: 9/4/23 and later
Session 2: 11/6/23 and later
Full & Session 1: 1/22/24 and later
Session 2: 3/25/24 and later

Grading

     
Apply for special grading option, last day:
Full & Session 1: 5/28/23
Session 2: 7/9/23
Full & Session 1: 9/3/23
Session 2: 11/5/23
Full & Session 1: 1/21/24
Session 2: 3/24/24
Withdrawal from courses with a grade of W, last day:
Full: 7/2/23
Session 1: 6/11/23
Session 2: 7/23/23
Full: 11/5/23
Session 1: 9/24/23
Session 2: 11/26/23
Full: 3/24/24
Session 1: 2/11/24
Session 2: 4/14/24
Accept student assignments, last day:
Session 1: 6/25/23
Full & Session 2: 8/6/23
Session 1: 10/15/23
Full & Session 2: 12/17/23
Session 1: 3/3/24
Full & Session 2: 5/5/24
Apply for an incomplete, last day:
Session 1: 6/25/23
Full & Session 2: 8/6/23
Session 1: 10/15/23
Full & Session 2: 12/17/23
Session 1: 3/3/24
Full & Session 2: 5/5/24
Grades due
Session 1: 6/27/23
Full & Session 2: 8/8/23
Session 1: 10/17/23
Full & Session 2: 12/19/23
Session 1: 3/5/24
Full & Session 2: 5/7/24

Last day of classes

     
Full term & Session 2 8/6/23 12/17/23 5/5/24
Session 1 6/25/23 10/15/23 3/3/24

Commencement

     
Priority registration deadline for participation N/A N/A 1/15/24
Ceremony N/A N/A 5/4/24

Holidays

     
Mid-term break (no classes) N/A 10/16/23 - 10/20/23 3/4/24 - 3/8/24
Offices closed, no classes
5/29/24
7/4/24
9/4/23
11/23/23 - 11/24/23
12/25/23 - 1/1/24
1/15/24
2/19/24
3/29/24