Academic Calendar 2019 – 2020

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.

2019 – 2020

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

 

SUMMER

August 2019

19-30Monday-FridayDMin orientation and Summer courses
20TuesdayInternational student move-in
21-22Wednesday-ThursdayInternational student orientation
23FridayHousing opens for new student move-in, 9:00am-5:00pm
24SaturdayResidential orientation (for new students living on campus)
26-28Monday-WednesdayOrientation, academic advisement, course registration – mandatory for all new students

FALL

September 2019

2MondayLabor Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
3TuesdayFall semester begins
4Wednesday183rd Convocation - 6:00pm
9MondayCourse registration closes for Fall; courses dropped after today receive a grade of "W." Last day to change enrollment type for courses.
9MondayLast day full refunds are issued
10TuesdayField education information session for MDiv students
12ThursdayField education information session for MDiv students
16MondayLast day to change health insurance plan with Student Affairs
18WednesdayModern language examinations: French, German, Spanish - 2:00-4:00pm
19ThursdayField education supervisor orientation - 9:00am-2:00pm
19ThursdayFinal grades due for DMin Summer courses

October 2019

1TuesdayFAFSA form available for next academic year
10-11Thursday-FridayReading days - no classes
28MondayLast day to withdraw from a course with “W” grade
Oct. 30-Nov. 11Wednesday-MondayAcademic advisement for January and Spring

November 2019

1FridayLast day to adjust Fall financial aid
7ThursdayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with remaining balance placed on financial hold preventing Spring course registration until paid in full.
8FridayCourse registration opens via add/drop form for January
13WednesdayReturn to title IV (R2T4) aid cutoff at 60% of completion of the semester
20WednesdayCourse registration opens via SSO for Spring
25-27Monday-WednesdayReading days - no classes
28-29Thursday-FridayThanksgiving holiday - no classes & administrative offices closed
29FridayThesis proposal forms for MA, project/thesis proposal forms for MDiv (including electives), and STM extended paper applications, due to Registrar
29FridayField education mid-year evaluations due

December 2019

3TuesdayLast day of Tuesday classes
4WednesdayLast day of Wednesday classes
4WednesdayModern language examinations: French, German, Spanish - 2:00-4:00pm
9MondayLast day of Monday classes
10TuesdayLast day of Thursday classes. Meets as designated Thursday because of October reading days.
11WednesdayLast day of Friday classes. Meets as designated Friday because of October reading days.
11WednesdayLast day to submit request for extensions for Fall coursework. Deadline for course requirements other than final examinations.
12ThursdayReading day
13, 16, 17Friday, Monday, TuesdayFinal examinations
17TuesdayFall semester ends
17TuesdayDeadline for first-year MDiv field education placement conferences
Dec. 24-Jan. 1 Tuesday-WednesdaySemester break - no classes and administrative offices closed

SPRING

January 2020

2ThursdayFinal grades due for Fall
2ThursdayCourse registration closes for January
2-17Thursday-FridayJanuary intersession
3FridayCoursework for Fall extensions due to faculty
8WednesdayFinal grades due for Fall extensions
15WednesdayOutlines and bibliographies for MDiv and MA theses due to academics@utsnyc.edu
15WednesdayNew student orientation - academic advisement and course registration for Spring
20MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
23ThursdaySpring semester begins
29WednesdayCourse registration closes for Spring; courses dropped after today receive a grade of "W." Last day to change enrollment type for courses.
29WednesdayLast day full refunds are issued
30ThursdayFinal grades due for January

February 2020

6ThursdayField education supervisor training - 9:00am-2:00pm
14FridayMDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences
15SaturdayFAFSA & financial aid application deadline for new students
17MondayCourse registration opens via add/drop form & cross-registration form (excluding Columbia) for Summer
19WednesdayModern language examinations: French, German, Spanish - 2:00-4:00pm
21FridayMDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences
28FridayMDiv mid-program review (MPR) conferences

March 2020

13FridayCourse registration closes for Union Summer courses
16-20Monday-FridaySpring recess - no classes
21SaturdayReturn to title IV (R2T4) aid cutoff at 60% of completion of the semester
25WednesdayLast day to withdraw from a course with “W” grade

April 2020

1WednesdayLast day to adjust Spring financial aid
1WednesdayFAFSA form deadline for returning students
1-10Wednesday-FridayAcademic advisement for Fall
3FridayTheses (MA), projects/theses (MDiv), extended papers (STM) - due to readers and academics@utsnyc.edu
3FridayDeadline for first-year MA concentration declarations
9ThursdayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with remaining balance placed on financial hold preventing Summer/Fall course registration until paid in full.
9-13Thursday-MondayEaster - no classes & administrative offices closed
15WednesdayField education learning agreements and contracts due
15WednesdayDeadline for second-year MDiv concentration declaration form
15WednesdayModern language examinations: French, German, Spanish - 2:00-4:00pm
24FridayLast date for PhD dissertation defense
24FridayField education final evaluations due
28TuesdayLast day of Tuesday classes
29WednesdayLast day of Wednesday classes
29WednesdayCourse registration opens via SSO for Fall
30ThursdayLast day of Thursday classes

May 2020

1FridayLast day of Friday classes
1FridayPhD dissertations due (see Associate Academic Dean)
4MondayFinal grades due for theses/projects/extended papers
4MondayLast day of Monday classes
5-6Tuesday-WednesdayReading days
7, 8, 11Thursday, Friday, MondayFinal examinations
8FridayLast day to request extensions for Spring coursework – not allowed for graduating students. Deadline for course requirements other than final exams.
11MondaySpring semester ends
11Monday, 10:00 amFinal grades for graduating students due to registrar
15Friday182nd Commencement
25MondayMemorial Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
29FridayFinal grades due for Spring

SUMMER

June 2020

1MondaySummer semester begins
10WednesdayCoursework for Spring extensions due to faculty
15MondayFinal grades due for Spring extensions
15MondayAssessment reports for MDiv and MA graduates due from faculty

July 2020

3FridayIndependence Day - no classes & administrative offices closed

August 2020

7FridaySummer semester ends (except for DMin)
21FridayFinal grades due for Summer (except for DMin)

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