Academic Calendar 2022-23

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.

See prior years in archived academic catalogues. 

2022-23

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

SUMMER

August 2022

17-18Wednesday-ThursdayEarly move-in for new students
22-26Monday-FridayUT 101 - Introduction to Theological Studies (required for incoming MA/MDiv students)
27SaturdayFinal move-in for new students
28SundayCommunity social
29-31Monday-WednesdayNew student orientation
31WednesdayFaculty day of work

FALL

September 2022

5MondayLabor Day holiday - no classes & administrative offices closed
5MondayLast day to withdraw from the Seminary and receive a full tuition refund
6TuesdayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with remaining balance placed on financial hold preventing January/Spring course registration until paid in full.
6TuesdayFall semester begins
7Wednesday186th Convocation
12Monday Course registration closes for Fall; courses dropped after today receive a “W.” Last day to change enrollment type for courses.
13TuesdayField education supervisor orientation
21WednesdayModern Language Exams: French, German, Spanish (2-4pm)
22ThursdayIntroduction to Field Education (required for first year MDivs)
30FridayLast day to change health insurance plan with Student Affairs

October 2022

1SaturdayFAFSA form available for 23-24 academic year
6ThursdayIntroduction to Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)
13-14Thursday-FridayReading Days
14FridayMA thesis overview, MDiv project overview (including electives), STM extended paper overview, Dmin applied research topic due
31MondayLast day to withdraw from Fall courses with "W". Academic advisement for January and Spring.

November 2022

1-11Tuesday-Friday Academic advisement for January and Spring courses
3ThursdayLast day to adjust Fall financial aid
3ThursdayReturn to title IV (R2T4) aid cutoff for students with Fall courses
14MondayCourse registration opens via add/drop form for January and via SSO for Spring
21-23Monday-WednesdayReading Days
24-25Thursday-FridayThanksgiving holiday - no classes and offices closed
28MondayField Education mid-year evaluation due
29TuesdayLast day of Tuesday classes
30WednesdayLast day of Wednesday classes. Modern Language Exams: French, German, Spanish (2-4pm)

December 2022

2FridayThesis proposals for MA, project/thesis proposals for MDiv (including electives) and STM extended paper proposals due
5MondayLast day of Monday classes
6TuesdayLast day of Thursday classes *Meets as designated Thursday because of October Reading Days*
7WednesdayLast day of Friday classes *Meet as designated Friday because of October Reading Days*
7WenesdayDeadline for first-year MDiv field education placement conferences
7WednesdayLast day to request extensions for Fall coursework. Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
8ThursdayReading Day
9FridayFinal Exams
12MondayEnd of Fall semester
23-January 2FridaySemester break begins - administrative offices closed

SPRING

January 2023

4WednesdayFall grades due
4WednesdayCourse registration closes for January; courses dropped after today receive a “W.” Last day to change enrollment type for January courses.
4-18Wednesday-WednesdayJanuary Intersession
11WednesdayFinal grades due for Fall extensions
13FridayOutlines and annotated bibliographies for MA and MDiv thesis due
16Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes and administrative offices closed
17TuesdayMandatory new student orientation including academic advisement and course registration for Spring admits
19ThursdayCommittee on Standing
25WednesdayFaculty day of work
27FridayFinal grades due for January Intersession
29SundayLast day to withdraw from seminary and receive a full tuition refund
30MondaySpring semester begins
30MondayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with remaining balance placed on financial hold preventing Summer/Fall course registration until paid in full.

February 2023

5SundayCourse registration closes for Spring; courses dropped after today receive "W." Last day to change enrollment type for Spring.
7TuesdayField education supervisor training
13MondayFAFSA and financial aid application deadline for new students
17FridayMDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences
20MondayCourse registration opens via add/drop form for Summer
22WednesdayModern Language Exams: French, German, Spanish (2-4pm)
24FridayMDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences

March 2023

3FridayMDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences
13-17Monday-Friday Spring recess - no classes
17FridayCourse registration closes for Summer
27FridayLast day to withdraw from Spring courses and receive a grade of "W"
29WednesdayReturn to Title IV (R2T4) aid cutoff for Spring

April 2023

3-14Monday-FridayAcademic advisement for Fall
6ThursdayLast day to adjust Spring financial aid
6-10Thursday-MondayEaster Holiday - no classes and administrative offices closed
7FridayMDiv and MA thesis and STM extended papers due to readers and academics@utsnyc.edu
14FridayField education learning agreements and contracts due
17MondayCourse registration opens via SSO for Fall
19WednesdayModern Language Exams: French, German, Spanish (2-4pm)
21FridayDeadline for first-year MA and second-year MDiv concentration declarations
25TuesdayLast day of Tuesday classes
26WednesdayLast day of Wednesday classes
28FridayLast date for PhD dissertation defense
28FridayDeadline for field education final evaluations due

May 2023

1MondayLast day of Monday classes
2TuesdayLast day of Thursday classes *Meets as designated Thursday because of Easter break*
3WednesdayLast day of Friday classes *Meets as designated Friday because of Easter break*
3WednesdayLast day to submit request for extensions for Spring coursework - (not allowed for graduating students). Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
4ThursdayReading Day
5FridayFinal Exams
5FridayFinal grades due for theses/projects/extended papers
8MondayPhD dissertations due (see Associate Dean)
8MondaySpring semester ends
13SaturdayFAFSA form deadline for returning students
15MondayFinal grades for Spring due for graduating students at 10:00AM
19Friday185th Commencement
22MondaySummer Session begins
26FridayFinal grades due for Spring
29MondayMemorial Day - no classes and administrative offices closed

June 2023

7WednesdayCoursework for Spring extensions due to faculty
12MondayFinal grades due for Spring extensions
16FridayJuneteenth
19MondayAssessment reports for MDiv and MA graduates due from faculty

July 2023

4TuesdayIndependence Day holiday
7FridayFinal grades due for Summer
31MondaySummer semester ends

GET THE LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS IN YOUR INBOX