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

August

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

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 Affaira
20Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm, Room 207Modern language examinations in French, German, Spanish
21ThursdayFinal grades due for D.Min. Summer course

October

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

November

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
14TuesdayRegistration 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

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
14ThursdayEnd 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

2018

January

2TuesdayFinal grades due for Fall
2TuesdayRegistration closes for January intersession
2-19Tuesday-FridayJanuary intersession
5FridayCoursework 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

1ThursdayFinal grades due for January
7WednesdayLast day to add or drop courses. Coureses 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

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

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
17TuesdayRegistration 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

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
14Monday, 10:00 amFinal grades due for graduating students
18Friday, 4:00 pm, The Quadrangle180th Commencement
28MondayMemorial Day - Holiday

June

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

4WednesdayIndependence Day - Holiday

August

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

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