Academic Calendar 2021 – 2022

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.

2021 – 2022

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

 

SUMMER

August 2021

16-27Monday-FridayDMin Summer courses
28-29Saturday-SundayInternational student move-in
30-31Monday-TuesdayHousing opens for new student move-in
31TuesdayResidential orientation (for new students living on campus)

FALL

September 2021

1WednesdayFaculty Day of Work
1-3Wednesday-FridayOrientation, academic advisement, course registration – mandatory for all new students
6MondayLabor Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
6MondayLast date to withdraw from the Seminary and receive a full tuition refund
7TuesdayFall semester begins
7TuesdayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with remaining balance placed on financial hold preventing January/Spring course registration until paid in full.
12Sunday185th Convocation
13MondayCourse registration closes for Fall; courses dropped after today receive a grade of "W." Last day to change enrollment type.
14TuesdayField education supervisor orientation
16ThursdayFinal grades due for DMin Summer courses
22WednesdayModern language examinations: French, German, Spanish
23ThursdayIntroduction to Field Education (required for first-year MDivs)
30ThursdayLast day to change health insurance plan with Student Affairs

October 2021

1FridayFAFSA form available for next academic year
12TuesdayIntroduction to Clinical Pastoral Education (all students welcome)
14-15Thursday-FridayReading days - no classes

November 2021

1MondayLast day to withdraw from Fall courses with "W" grade except for departure from Seminary
1-12Monday-FridayAcademic advisement for January and Spring
4ThursdayReturn to title IV (R2T4) aid cutoff at 60% of completion of the semester
4ThursdayLast day to adjust Fall financial aid
15MondayCourse registration opens via add/drop form for January and via SSO for Spring
22-24Monday-WednesdayReading days - no classes
25-26Thursday-FridayThanksgiving holiday - no classes & administrative offices closed
29MondayField Education mid-year evaluations due
30TuesdayLast day of Tuesday classes

December 2021

1WednesdayLast day of Wednesday classes
1WednesdayModern language examinations: French, German, Spanish
3FridayMA thesis overview, MDiv project overview (including electives), STM extended paper overview, Dmin applied research topic due
6MondayLast day of Monday classes
7TuesdayLast day of Thursday classes. Meets as designated Thursday because of October reading days.
8WednesdayLast day of Friday classes. Meets as designated Friday because of October reading days.
8WednesdayLast day to submit request for extensions for Fall coursework. Deadline for course requirements other than final examinations.
8WednesdayDeadline for first-year MDiv field education placement conferences
9ThursdayReading day
10, 13Friday, MondayFinal examinations
13MondayFall semester ends
23-31Thursday-FridaySemester break - no classes & administrative offices closed

SPRING

January 2022

5-19Wednesday-WednesdayJanuary intersession
5WednesdayCourse registration closes for January. Last day to change enrollment type.
5WednesdayFinal grades due for Fall
7FridayCoursework for Fall extensions due to faculty
12WednesdayFinal grades due for Fall extensions
14FridayOutlines and annotated bibliographies for MDiv and MA thesis due to readers and academics@utsnyc.edu
17MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
18TuesdayNew student orientation - academic advisement and course registration for Spring
20ThursdayCommittee on Standing
26WednesdayFaculty Day of Work
28FridayFinal grades due for January
30SundayLast date to withdraw from the Seminary and receive a full tuition refund
31MondaySpring semester begins
31MondayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with remaining balance placed on financial hold preventing Summer/Fall course registration until paid in full.

February 2022

6SundayCourse registration closes for Spring; courses dropped after today receive a “W.” Last day to change enrollment type.
8TuesdayField education supervisor training
14MondayFAFSA & financial aid application deadline for new students
21MondayCourse registration opens via add/drop form for Summer
18FridayMDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences
23WednesdayModern language examinations: French, German, Spanish
25FridayMDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences

March 2022

4FridayMDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences
14-18Monday-FridaySpring recess - no classes
18FridayCourse registration closes for Union Summer courses
March 28 - April 8Monday-FridayAcademic advisement for Fall

April 2022

1FridayReturn to title IV (R2T4) aid cutoff at 60% of completion of the semester
1FridayLast day to withdraw from Spring courses with "W" grade except for departure from Seminary
7ThursdayLast day to adjust Spring financial aid
8FridayMA thesis, MDiv project, STM extended paper, DMin applied research paper due to readers and academics@utsnyc.edu
11MondayCourse registration opens via SSO for Fall
14-18Thursday-MondayEaster - no classes & administrative offices closed
15FridayField education learning agreements and contracts due
20WednesdayModern language examinations: French, German, Spanish
26TuesdayLast day of Tuesday classes
27WednesdayLast day of Wednesday classes
29FridayField education final evaluations due
29FridayLast date for PhD dissertation defense
29FridayDeadline for first-year MA and second-year MDiv concentration declaration form

May 2022

2MondayLast day of Monday classes
4WednesdayFinal grades due for theses/projects/extended papers
5ThursdayLast day of Thursday classes
6FridayLast day of Friday classes
6FridayLast day to request extensions for Spring coursework – not allowed for graduating students. Deadline for course requirements other than final exams.
9MondayReading day
10-11Tuesday-WednesdayFinal examinations
11WednesdaySpring semester ends
13FridayPhD dissertations due (see Assistant Dean)
14SaturdayFAFSA form deadline for returning students
16MondayFinal grades for graduating students due to registrar
20Friday184th Commencement

SUMMER

May 2022

23MondaySummer semester begins
27FridayFinal grades due for Spring
30MondayMemorial Day - no classes & administrative offices closed

June 2022

8WednesdayCoursework for Spring extensions due to faculty
10FridaySummer semester ends
13MondayFinal grades due for Spring extensions
20MondayAssessment reports for MDiv and MA graduates due from faculty
24FridayFinal grades due for Summer (except for DMin)

July 2022

4MondayIndependence Day - no classes & administrative offices closed

August 2022

15-26Monday-FridayDMin Summer courses

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