Academic Calendar

Note: The Academic Calendar is also located in our current academic catalog and the important academic dates are listed on the seminary-wide calendar.

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016

August

26 Summer semester ends
27 Fall New Student Orientation, Florida Dunnam campus
31-09/01  Fall International New Student Orientation, Kentucky campus

September

8/31-9/01 Fall New Student Orientation, Kentucky campus
1-2 Advanced Research Programs New Student Orientation
5 Labor Day—no classes—Seminary closed
6 Classes begin
6 Opening convocation, Kentucky campus
9 Opening convocation, Florida Dunnam campus
9 Last day to drop a course with a refund by 3 p.m. EST—close of all registration for additional courses by 3 p.m. EST
9  Last day to apply for December 2016/January 2017 graduation by 3 p.m. EST

October

14 Advanced Research Programs Interdisciplinary Colloquium
14 Last day to withdraw from the institution or current semester with a prorated refund by 3p.m. EST
14  Last day to drop a course without a grade of “F” by 3 p.m. EST
24-29  Hybrid-Intensive Week: No full semester classes meet

November

18 Last day to remove incompletes (Spring 2016 and Summer 2016)
21-25 Fall reading week—no classes
23-25  Thanksgiving holiday—Seminary closed

December

16 Semester ends
23 Fall semester grades due
26-1/02  Christmas break—no classes—Seminary closed

January Term 2017

January

3 Classes begin; Seminary offices reopen
5 Last day to drop a course with a refund by 3 p.m. EST—close of all registration for additional courses by 3 p.m. EST 
13 Last day to drop a course without a grade of “F”
16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—no classes—Seminary closed
27  January term ends

February

3 January term grades due

Spring Semester 2017

January

28 Spring New Student Orientation, Florida Dunnam campus

February

2 Spring new student orientation, Kentucky campus
3 Spring International New Student Orientation, Kentucky Campus
6 Classes begin
10 Last day to drop a course with a refund by 3 p.m. EST—close of all registration for additional courses by 3 p.m. EST
10 Last day to apply for May 2017/August 2017 graduation by 3 p.m. EST
16-20 Salvation Army Eastern, Preaching Seminar
16-18  Beeson Preaching Series

March

7-10 Ministry Conference
17 Last day to withdraw from the institution or current semester with a prorated refund by 3 p.m. EST
17  Last day to drop a course without a grade of “F” by 3 p.m. EST
27-4/1  Hybrid-Intensive Week: No full semester classes meet

April

14 Good Friday—no classes—Seminary closed
17 Seminary Closed
18-21 Recovering Our Wesleyan Faith & Formation Tradition with Dr. Steve Martyn
19-22 The Asbury Project (Florida)
21  Last day to remove incompletes (Fall 2016 and January 2017)

May

9-12 Salvation Army Eastern, Renewal & Enrichment Convocation
13 Commencement, Florida Dunnam campus
19 Spring semester ends
20 Commencement, Kentucky campus
26 Spring semester grades due
26 Seminary closed (Memorial Day Holiday closure)
29  Memorial Day—no classes—Seminary closed

Summer Semester 2017

May

30 Summer semester begins—start date for all online (ExL) courses. Consult online course schedule for intensive course dates.

June

2 Last day to drop all summer courses with a refund by 3 p.m. EST—close of all registration for additional courses by 3 p.m. EST. (See financial information section of the catalog for policies on dropping an intensive course.)

July

4 Independence Day—no classes—Seminary closed
7-22 2016 Activating Missional Communities cohort, Residency 1 (FL Campus)
7-29 2016 Preaching and Leading cohort, Residency 1 (KY Campus)
7-22 2016 Social Justice, Ethics, and the Church cohort, Residency 1 (KY Campus)
7  Last day to withdraw from summer semester with a prorated refund by 3 p.m. EST—last day to drop online (ExL) summer courses without grade of “F” by 3 p.m. EST

August

4-19 2015 Church Planting cohort, Residency 2 (KY Campus)
4-26 2015 Preaching and Leading cohort, Residency 2 (KY Campus)
25  Summer semester ends

September

1 Summer semester grades due
4 Labor Day
5  Fall 2017 classes begin