Academic Calendar

Academic calendars at neighboring institutions (Columbia University or schools in the NY Theological Consortium) may have key dates and deadlines that will not coincide with Union’s calendar. Union students wishing to take classes at other schools need to be aware of the host institution’s calendar. Please find the calendar for the New York Theological Consortium.

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2017 – 2018

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View 2018 – 2019 Calendar

August 2017

21-31Monday-ThursdayD.Min. orientation and Summer course
21MondayInternational student arrival
23WednesdayInternational student pre-orientation
24-25 Thursday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pmHousing opens for new student move-in
26-27Saturday-SundayResidential orientation for new students living on-campus
28-30Monday-WednesdayOrientation - mandatory for all new students
30WednesdayAcademic advisement and course registration for new students for Fall

September 2017

4MondayLabor Day - Holiday
5TuesdayFirst day of classes
6Wednesday, 6:00 pmConvocation for the 181st Academic Year
18MondayLast day to add or drop courses. Coureses dropped after this day are graded "W" on all official grade reports and transcripts.
18MondayNo refunds after this day unless complete withdrawal from the Seminary
18MondayLast day to change health insurance plan with Student Affairs
20Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm, Room 207Modern language examinations in French, German, Spanish
21ThursdayFinal grades due for D.Min. Summer course

October 2017

30Monday Last day to withdraw from a course with grade of "W"

November 2017

1WednesdayExtended paper applications for S.T.M. students due to Registrar
1-13Wednesday-MondayAcademic advisement for January and Spring 2018
9ThursdayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with a remaining balance from Fall are placed on financial hold and unable to register until paid in full.
14TuesdayRegistration opens via add/drop form for January 2018
14 TuesdayRegistration opens via SSO for Spring 2018
20-24Monday-FridayThanksgiving holiday/Reading days
29Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm, Room 207Modern language examinations in French, German, Spanish

December 2017

1FridayField education mid-year evaluations due
1FridayTheses proposal forms for M.Div. and M.A. students due to Registrar
11MondayLast day of Fall classes
12TuesdayLast day to submit request for coursework extensions. Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
12TuesdayReading day
13-14Wednesday-ThursdayFinal examinations
14 ThursdayEnd of Fall Semester
15FridayDeadline for first-year M.A. declaration forms (track and concentration)
15FridayDeadline for first-year M.Div. field education placement conference
23-January 1 Saturday-MondayAdministrative offices closed

January 2018

2TuesdayFinal grades due for Fall
2TuesdayRegistration closes for January intersession
2-19Tuesday-FridayJanuary intersession
5 FridayCoursework for Fall extensions due to faculty
10WednesdayFinal grades due for Fall extensions
10WednesdayOutlines and bibliographies for M.Div. and M.A. theses due to Registrar
15MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. Day - Holiday
17WednesdayAcademic advisement and course registration for new students for Spring
25ThursdayFirst day of classes

February 2018

1ThursdayFinal grades due for January
7WednesdayLast day to add or drop courses. Courses dropped after this day are graded "W" on all official grade reports and transcripts.
7WednesdayNo refunds after this day unless complete withdrawal from the Seminary
14Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm, Room 207Modern language examinations in French, German, Spanish
16FridayM.Div. mid-program review conferences
23FridayM.Div. mid-program review conferences
28WednesdayDeadline for M.A. track II field education placement conferences

March 2018

2FridayM.Div. mid-program review conferences
12-16Monday-FridaySpring recess - No classes
28Wednesday Last day to withdraw from a course with grade of "W"
29-April 2Thursday-MondayEaster - Holiday

April 2018

3-12Tuesday-ThursdayAcademic advisement for Summer and Fall
6FridayTheses for M.Div. and M.A. students due to Registrar
12ThursdayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with a remaining balance from Spring are placed on financial hold and unable to register until paid in full.
16MondayDeadline for M.A. and M.Div. field education learning agreements and contracts
17TuesdayRegistration opens via add/drop form for Summer
17 TuesdayRegistration opens via SSO for Fall
18Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm, Room 307Modern language examinations in French, German, Spanish
27FridayLast day for Ph.D. dissertation defense
27FridayDeadline for field education final evaluations

May 2018

7MondayLast day of Spring classes
7MondayFinal grades due for theses
8-9Tuesday-WednesdayReading days
10-14Thursday-MondayFinal examinations
11FridayLast day to submit request for coursework extensions – not allowed for graduating students. Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
11FridayPhD dissertations due (see Associate Academic Dean)
14MondayEnd of Spring semester
14 Monday, 10:00 amFinal grades due for graduating students
18Friday, 2:00 pm, The Quadrangle180th Commencement
28MondayMemorial Day - Holiday

June 2018

1FridayFinal grades due for Spring
1FridayRegistration closes for Summer
4MondaySummer semester begins (except for D.Min.)
13WednesdayCoursework for Spring extensions due to faculty
18MondayFinal grades due for Spring extensions

July 2018

4WednesdayIndependence Day - Holiday

August 2018

17FridaySummer semester ends (except for D.Min.)
24WednesdayFinal grades due for Summer (except for D.Min.)

2018 – 2019

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

 

View 2017 – 2018 Calendar

August 2018

20-30Monday-ThursdayD.Min. orientation and Summer course
21TuesdayInternational student arrival
22-23Wednesday-ThursdayInternational student orientation
23Thursday, 9:00 am -5:00 pmHousing open for new student move-in
24FridayResidential orientation for new students living on campus
27-29 Monday-WednesdayNew student orientation - mandatory
29WednesdayAcademic advisement and course registration for Fall - new students

September 2018

3MondayLabor Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
4TuesdayFirst day of Fall classes
5Wednesday, 6:00 pm182nd Convocation
11TuesdayRegistration closes for Fall; courses dropped after today receive a grade of "W". Last day to change enrollment type for courses.
11TuesdayLast day full refunds are issued
17MondayLast day to change health insurance plan with Student Affairs
19Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm (room 207)Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
20ThursdayFinal grades due for D.Min. Summer course

October 2018

11-12Thursday-FridayReading days - no classes
29MondayLast day to withdraw from courses and receive grade of "W"
31-November 12Wednesday-MondayAcademic advisement and course registration for January and Spring

November 2018

8ThursdayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with balances are placed on financial holds preventing course registration until paid in full.
13TuesdayCourse registration opens via add/drop form for January and via SSO for Spring
19-23Monday-FridayReading days - no classes
22-23Thursday-FridayThanksgiving - administrative offices closed
28 Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm (room 207)Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
30 FridayThesis proposal forms for M.Div. (including final project and electives) and M.A. students due to registrar
30FridayDeadline for field education mid-year evaluations
30FridayExtended paper applications for S.T.M. students due to registrar

December 2018

11TuesdayDesignated Thursday - because of October reading days, scheduled Thursday classes meet
12WednesdayDesignated Friday - because of October reading days, scheduled Friday classes meet
12WednesdayLast day of Fall classes
12WednesdayLast day to submit request for coursework extensions. Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
13ThursdayReading day
14, 17, 18Friday, Monday, TuesdayFinal exam period
18TuesdayEnd of Fall semester
19WednesdayDeadline for first-year M.Div. field education placement conference
19WednesdayDeadline for first-year M.A. track and concentration declarations
22-January 1Saturday-TuesdaySemester break - no classes & administrative offices closed

January 2019

2WednesdayFinal grades due for Fall
2-18Wednesday-MondayJanuary Intersession
2WednesdayRegistration closes for January
4FridayCoursework for Fall extensions due to faculty
9WednesdayFinal grades due for Fall extensions
9WednesdayOutlines and bibliographies for M.Div. and M.A. theses due to registrar
16WednesdayNew student orientation, academic advisement, and course registration for Spring
21MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
24ThursdayFirst day of Spring classes
31ThursdayFinal grades due for January intersession
31ThursdayRegistration closes for Spring; courses dropped after today receive a grade of "W". Last day to change enrollment type for courses.
31ThursdayLast day full refunds are issued

February 2019

13 Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm (room 207)Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
15FridayM.Div. mid-program review conferences
22FridayM.Div. mid-program review conferences
28FridayDeadline for first-year M.A. track II field education placement conference

March 2019

1FridayM.Div. mid-program review conferences
11-15Monday-FridaySpring recess - no classes
27WednesdayLast day to withdraw from courses and receive grade of "W"

April 2019

2-11Tuesday-ThursdayAcademic advisement for Summer and Fall
5FridayThesis for M.Div. and M.A. students due to readers and registrar
11ThursdayLast day to pay remaining balances. Student accounts with balances are placed on financial holds preventing course registration until paid in full.
15MondayDeadline for M.Div. and M.A. field education learning agreements and contracts
15MondayDeadline for second-year M.Div. concentration declarations
16TuesdayCourse registration opens via add/drop form for Summer and via SSO for Fall
17Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm (room 207)Modern Language exams: French, German, Spanish
18-22Thursday-MondayEaster - no classes & administrative offices closed
26FridayLast day for Ph.D. dissertation defense
26FridayDeadline for field education final evaluations

May 2019

6MondayLast day of Spring classes
6MondayFinal grades due for theses
7-8Wednesday-ThursdayReading days
9, 10, 13Thursday, Friday, MondayFinal exam period
10FridayPh.D. dissertations due (see Associate Academic Dean)
10FridayLast day to submit request for coursework extensions - not allowed for graduating students. Deadline for all course requirements other than final exams.
13MondayEnd of Spring semester
13MondayFinal grades for Spring due for graduating students
17Friday, 4:00 pm (The Quadrangle)181st Commencement
27MondayMemorial Day - no classes & administrative offices closed
31FridayFinal grades due for Spring

June 2019

3MondaySummer semester begins
12WednesdayCoursework for Spring extensions due to faculty
17MondayFinal grades due for Spring extensions
17MondayAssessment reports for M.Div. and M.A. graduates due from faculty

July 2019

4WednesdayIndependence Day - Holiday

August 2019

9FridayEnd of Summer semester (except for D.Min.)
16FridayFinal grades for Summer due (except for D.Min.)

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