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

FALL

August 2020

17-28Monday-Thursday D.Min. summer courses
30Sunday International student arrival
31-Sept 1Monday-Tuesday International student orientation
31Monday 9 9;00am-5:00pmHousing open for new student move-in

September 2020

1TuesdayResidential orientation for new students living on campus
2-4Wednesday-FridayNew student orientation - mandatory, including registration and academic advisement
7Monday, Labor Day - no classes & administrative offices closedLabor Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
8Tuesday First day of Fall classes
9Wednesday, 6:00 pm 182nd Convocation
14Monday Registration closes for Fall; courses dropped after today receive a grade of "W". Last day to change enrollment type for courses.
14Monday Last day full refunds are issued
17Thursday, 9:00am-2:00pmField Ed Supervisor orientation
21Monday Last day to change health insurance plan with Student Affairs
23Wednesday, 2:00- 4:00 pm (Room 207) Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
24Thursday Final grades due for D.Min. Summer course

October 2020

26Monday Last day to withdraw from courses and receive grade of "W"

November 2020

2-16Monday-Monday Academic advisement period for January and Spring courses
5ThursdayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with balances are placed on financial holds preventing course registration until paid in full.
9MondayCourse registration opens via add/drop form for January
18WednesdayCourse registration opens via SSO for Spring
23-25Monday-Friday Reading days - no classes
26-27Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving - administrative offices closed
30MondayThesis proposal forms for M.Div. (including final project and electives) and M.A. students due to registrar
30MondayExtended paper applications for S.T.M. students due to registrar
30Monday Deadline for field education mid-year evaluations

December 2020

2Wednesday, 2:00-4:00pm (Room 207)Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
8TuesdayLast day of Tuesday classes
9WednesdayLast day of Wednesday classes
10ThursdayLast day of Thursday classes
11FridayLast day of Friday classes
14MondayLast day of Monday classes
14MondayLast day to submit request for coursework extensions for fall coursework. Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
15Tuesday Reading day
16-18Wednesday-FridayFinal exam period
18Friday End of Fall semester
18Friday Deadline for first-year M.Div. field education placement conference
18Friday Deadline for first-year M.A. track and concentration declarations
24- January 1Thursday-FridaySemester break - no classes & administrative offices closed

SPRING

January 2021

4Monday Final grades due for Fall
4-19Monday-TuesdayJanuary Intersession
4MondayRegistration closes for January
5Tuesday Coursework for Fall extensions due to faculty
8FridayFinal grades due for Fall extensions
15Friday Outlines and annotated bibliographies for M.Div. and M.A. theses due to academics@utsnyc.edu
13Wednesday New student orientation, academic advisement, and course registration for Spring
18Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
21Thursday First day of Spring classes
28Thursday Final grades due for January intersession
28 Thursday Registration closes for Spring; courses dropped after today receive a grade of "W". Last day to change enrollment type for courses.
28Thursday Last day full refunds are issued

February 2021

4Thursday Field education supervisor training 9:00am-2:00pm
10Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm (Room 207)Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
12Friday M.Div. mid-program review (MPR) conferences
19FridayM.Div. mid-program review (MPR) conferences
26FridayM.Div. mid-program review (MPR) conferences

March 2021

15-19Monday-Friday Spring recess - no classes
24WednesdayLast day to withdraw from courses and receive grade of "W"

April 2021

1-5Thursday-MondayEaster - no classes & administrative offices closed
9FridayTheses for M.Div. and M.A. students, and S.T.M. extended papers, due to readers and academics@utsnyc.edu
9Friday Last day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with balances are placed on financial holds preventing course registration until paid in full.
12-21Monday-WednesdayAcademic advisement for Summer and Fall
13TuesdayCourse registration opens via add/drop form for Summer
14Wednesday 2:00-4:00 pm (Room 307) Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
15Thursday Deadline for M.Div. field education learning agreements and contracts
15ThursdayDeadline for second-year M.Div. concentration declarations
23FridayLast day for Ph.D. dissertation defense
23FridayDeadline for field education final evaluations
26Monday Course registration opens via SSO/NetClassroom for Fall
27TuesdayLast day of Tuesday classes
28WednesdayLast day of Wednesday classes
29ThursdayLast day of Thursday classes
30FridayLast day of Friday classes
30FridayPh.D. dissertations due (see Associate Academic Dean)

May 2021

3MondayLast day of Monday classes
3MondayThesis and extended paper grades due
4-5Tuesday-WednesdayReading days
6, 7, 10Thursday, Friday, MondayFinal exam period
7FridayLast day to submit request for coursework extensions - not allowed for graduating students. Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
10MondayEnd of Spring semester
10MondayFinal grades for Spring due for graduating students at 10:00am
14Friday, 2:00 pm185th Commencement
28FridayFinal grades due for Spring
31MondayMemorial Day - no classes & administrative offices closed

SUMMER

June 2021

7MondaySummer semester begins
9WednesdayCoursework for Spring extensions due to faculty
14MondayFinal grades due for Spring extensions
14Monday Assessment reports for M.Div. and M.A. graduates due from faculty

July 2021

5MondayIndependence Day - administrative offices closed

August 2021

6FridayEnd of Summer semester (except for D.Min.)
20FridayFinal grades for Summer due (except for D.Min.)

Previous Academic Calendars

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