Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Academic calendars at neighboring institutions (Columbia University or schools in the NY Theological Consortium) may have dates and deadlines different from Union. Union students wishing to take classes at other schools need to be aware of the host institution’s calendar. View the New York Theological Consortium calendar including each school’s course registration/withdrawal dates here.

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Previous and future academic calendars are below the current academic year.

2018 – 2019

August | September | October | November | December | January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August

FALL

August 2018

20-30Monday-Thursday D.Min. orientation and Summer course
21Tuesday International student arrival
22-23Wednesday-Thursday International student orientation
23Thursday, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm Housing open for new student move-in
24Friday Residential orientation for new students living on campus
27-29Monday-Wednesday New student orientation - mandatory
29Wednesday Academic advisement and course registration for Fall - new students

September 2018

3Monday Labor Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
4Tuesday First day of Fall classes
5Wednesday, 6:00 pm 182nd Convocation
11Tuesday Registration closes for Fall; courses dropped after today receive a grade of "W". Last day to change enrollment type for courses.
11Tuesday Last day full refunds are issued
17Monday Last day to change health insurance plan with Student Affairs
19Wednesday, 2:00- 4:00 pm (room 207) Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
20Thursday Final grades due for D.Min. Summer course

October 2018

11-12Thursday-Friday Reading days - no classes
29Monday Last day to withdraw from courses and receive grade of "W"
31Wednesday, 6:00 pmEDS Convocation
31-November 12Wednesday-Monday Academic advisement period for January and Spring courses

November 2018

8ThursdayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with balances are placed on financial holds preventing course registration until paid in full.
13Tuesday Course registration opens via add/drop form for January and via SSO for Spring
19-23Monday-Friday Reading days - no classes
22-23Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving - administrative offices closed
28Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm (room 207)Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
30Friday Thesis proposal forms for M.Div. (including final project and electives) and M.A. students due to registrar
30FridayExtended paper applications for S.T.M. students due to registrar
30Friday Deadline for field education mid-year evaluations

December 2018

11Tuesday Designated Thursday - because of October reading days, scheduled Thursday classes meet
12WednesdayDesignated Friday - because of October reading days, scheduled Friday classes meet
12WednesdayLast day of Fall classes
12WednesdayLast day to submit request for coursework extensions. Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
13Thursday Reading day
14, 17, 18Friday, Monday, TuesdayFinal exam period
18Tuesday End of Fall semester
19Wednesday Deadline for first-year M.Div. field education placement conference
19Wednesday Deadline for first-year M.A. track and concentration declarations
22- January 1Saturday-Tuesday Semester break - no classes & administrative offices closed

SPRING

January 2019

2Wednesday Final grades due for Fall
2-18Wednesday-Friday January Intersession
2Wednesday Registration closes for January
4Friday Coursework for Fall extensions due to faculty
9Wednesday Final grades due for Fall extensions
9Wednesday Outlines and bibliographies for M.Div. and M.A. theses due to registrar
16Wednesday New student orientation, academic advisement, and course registration for Spring
21Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
24Thursday First day of Spring classes
31Thursday Final grades due for January intersession
31 Thursday Registration closes for Spring; courses dropped after today receive a grade of "W". Last day to change enrollment type for courses.
31Thursday Last day full refunds are issued

February 2019

13Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm (room 207)Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
15Friday M.Div. mid-program review conferences
22Friday M.Div. mid-program review conferences
28Friday Deadline for first-year M.A. track II field education placement conference

March 2019

1Friday M.Div. mid-program review conferences
11-15Monday-Friday Spring recess - no classes
27WednesdayLast day to withdraw from courses and receive grade of "W"

April 2019

2-11Tuesday-Thursday Academic advisement for Summer and Fall
5Friday Theses for M.Div. and M.A. students, and S.T.M. extended papers, due to readers and academics@utsnyc.edu
11 Thursday Last day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with balances are placed on financial holds preventing course registration until paid in full.
15Monday Deadline for M.Div. and M.A. field education learning agreements and contracts
15Monday Deadline for second-year M.Div. concentration declarations
16Tuesday Course registration opens via add/drop form for Summer and via SSO for Fall
17Wednesday 2:00-4:00 pm (room 207) Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
18-22Thursday-Monday Easter - no classes & administrative offices closed
26Friday Last day for Ph.D. dissertation defense
26Friday Deadline for field education final evaluations

May 2019

6MondayLast day of Spring classes
6MondayFinal grades due for theses
7-8Tuesday-WednesdayReading days
9, 10, 13Thursday, Friday, MondayFinal exam period
10FridayPh.D. dissertations due (see Associate Academic Dean)
10FridayLast day to submit request for coursework extensions - not allowed for graduating students. Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
13MondayEnd of Spring semester
13MondayFinal grades for Spring due for graduating students
17Friday, 2:00 pm (The Quadrangle) 181st Commencement
27MondayMemorial Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
31FridayFinal grades due for Spring

SUMMER

June 2019

3MondaySummer semester begins
12WednesdayCoursework for Spring extensions due to faculty
17MondayFinal grades due for Spring extensions
17Monday Assessment reports for M.Div. and M.A. graduates due from faculty

July 2019

4WednesdayIndependence Day - Holiday

August 2019

9FridayEnd of Summer semester (except for D.Min.)
16FridayFinal grades for Summer due (except for D.Min.)

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