Academic Calendar 2020-2021

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.

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

2020 – 2021

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

SUMMER

August 2020

17-28Monday-Friday DMin summer courses

FALL

September 2020

1TuesdayFaculty day of work
1-4Tuesday-FridayNew student orientation - including academic advisement and course registration
7MondayLabor Day holiday - administrative offices closed
7MondayLast day full refunds are issued
8-25Tuesday -FridaySeptember Session
8Tuesday Course registration closes for September; September courses dropped after today receive a “W.” Last day to change enrollment type for courses.
15Tuesday 2:10-3:10pmField Education orientation (first year MDiv students)
17Thursday, 9:00am-2:00pmField education supervisor orientation
24Thursday Final grades due for DMin Summer courses
28-30Monday-WednesdayMcGiffert Hall Move-In
30WednesdayLast day to change health insurance plan with Student Affairs

October 2020

1-3Thursday-SaturdayHastings Hall Move-In
1ThursdayFAFSA form available for 2021-2022 academic year
3SaturdayResidential Life Orientation and Welcome Activities (all students)
5MondayStart of Fall semester
5MondayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with remaining balance placed on financial hold preventing January/Spring course registration until paid in full.
7Wednesday184th Convocation
12MondayCourse registration closes for Fall; Fall courses dropped after today receive a “W.” Last day to change enrollment type for Fall courses.
14WednesdayModern Language Examinations: French, German, Spanish
15Thursday 5:10-6:10pmClinical Pastoral Education (CPE) information session

November 2020

2MondayLast day to adjust Fall financial aid
9-23Monday-Monday Academic advisement period for January and Spring courses
13FridayReturn to title IV (R2T4) aid cutoff for students with September courses
20FridayLast day to withdraw from Fall courses and receive grade of "W"
20FridayReturn to title IV (R2T4) aid cutoff for students with Fall courses
23MondayCourse registration opens via add/drop form for January
26-27Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving holiday - no classes and administrative offices closed

December 2020

4FridayThesis proposals for MA, project/thesis proposals for MDiv (including electives) and STM extended paper proposals due to registrar
4FridayField education mid-year evaluations due
14MondayLast day of Monday classes
15TuesdayLast day of Tuesday classes
16WednesdayModern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
16WednesdayLast day of Wednesday classes
18FridayCourse registration opens via SSO for Spring
18FridayDeadline for first-year MDiv field education placement conferences
21MondayLast day of Thursday classes
22TuesdayLast day of Friday classes
22TuesdayLast day to request extensions for Fall coursework. Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
22Tuesday End of Fall semester
23- January 1Wednesday-FridaySemester break - no classes and administrative offices closed

SPRING

January 2021

4-15Monday-FridayJanuary Intersession
4MondayCourse registration closes for January; courses dropped after today receive a “W.” Last day to change enrollment type for January courses.
11Monday Final grades due for Fall
15FridayCoursework for Fall extensions due to faculty
15FridayOutlines and annotated bibliographies for MDiv and MA theses due to academics@utsnyc.edu
18Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes and administrative offices closed
19TuesdayFinal grades due for Fall semester extensions
25MondayMandatory new student orientation including academic advisement and course registration for Spring admits
26Tuesday Final grades due for January intersession
27WednesdayFaculty day of work
27WednesdayLast day full refunds are issued

February 2021

1MondayStart of Spring semester
4Thursday, 9:00-2:00pmField education supervisor training
7SundayCourse registration closes for Spring; courses dropped after today receive a grade of "W". Last day to change enrollment type for courses.
10WednesdayModern language examinations: French, German, Spanish
12Friday MDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences
15MondayFAFSA & financial aid application deadline for new students
19FridayMDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences
22MondayCourse registration opens via add/drop form for Summer
26FridayMDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences

March 2021

15-19Monday-Friday Spring recess - no classes
19FridayCourse registration closes for Summer
26FridayLast day to withdraw from Spring courses and receive a grade of “W"

April 2021

1-5Thursday-MondayEaster holiday - no classes and administrative offices closed
2FridayReturn to title IV (R2T4) aid cutoff for Spring
2FridayLast day to adjust Spring financial aid
12-23Monday-FridayAcademic advisement for Fall
14WednesdayModern language examinations: French, German, Spanish
15ThursdayField education learning agreements and contracts due
16FridayTheses for MA, projects/theses for MDiv, and STM extended papers due to readers and academics@utsnyc.edu
23FridayLast date for PhD dissertation defense
23Friday Field education final evaluations due
26MondayCourse registration opens via SSO for Fall
27TuesdayLast day of Tuesday classes
28WednesdayLast day of Wednesday classes
30FridayDeadline for second-year MDiv concentration declaration form
30FridayPhD dissertations due (see Assistant Dean)

May 2021

3MondayLast day to request extensions for Spring coursework - not allowed for graduating students. Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
3MondayThesis and extended paper grades due
3MondayLast day of Monday classes
6ThursdayLast day of Thursday classes
7FridayLast day of Friday classes
10-11Monday-TuesdayReading days
12WednesdayFinal exams
12WednesdayEnd of Spring semester
15SaturdayFAFSA form deadline for returning students
17MondayFinal grades for Spring due for graduating students at 10:00am
21Friday183rd Commencement
24MondayStart of Summer Session
28FridaySpring final grades due for continuing students
31MondayMemorial Day - no classes and administrative offices closed

June 2021

9WednesdayCoursework for Spring extensions due to faculty
14MondayFinal grades due for Spring extensions
14MondayAssessment reports for MDiv and MA graduates due from faculty
18FridayEnd of Summer Session (except for DMin)
25FridayFinal grades due for Summer (except DMin)

July 2021

5MondayIndependence Day holiday - administrative offices closed

August 2021

16-27Monday-FridayDMin Summer courses

Previous Academic Calendars

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