Academic Calendar

The academic year consists of a fall semester of four months (September - December), a one-month January interim and a spring semester of four months (February - May).

Each year the Schools of Theology in Dubuque sponsor a summer Greek language program (see Summer Programs in the Special Programs and Services section).

Course Descriptions

 

Spring 2017

January 23 Undergraduate Classes Begin
January 30 Seminary Classes Begin
February 10 Last Day to Add/Drop
February 20 President’s Day Holiday
March 06-10 Study Days
March 27-28      Spring Renewal
March 31 Last Day to withdraw with a W or change grading option
April 11-17 Research and Easter Break
May 8 Last Day of Classes
May 8-10 Undergraduate Exams
May 10-13 Final Exams
May 12 Baccalaureate
May 13 Commencement

 

Doctor of Ministry

May 22-June 2, 2017      Second & Third-year Cohorts
May 24-31, 2017 First-year Cohort

 

Summer 2017

June 5- August 25      Online Summer Courses
June 5-June 16 Add drop dates

 

August Term 2017

June 19-July 14 Online New Student Orientation
July 17-Aug 4 August Pre-load
Aug 5-7 On-Campus New Student Orientation
August 7-18 August Intensive
August 8 Last day to Add/Drop
August 15 Last day to withdraw with a W or change grading option
August 21-Sept 1      August Post-load

 

Fall 2017

Sept. 5 Fall Semester Course Website Opens
Sept. 11 Residential Class Meetings Begin
Sept. 18 Last day to Add/Drop
Oct. 2 Deadline for December Graduation Applications
Oct.  3-9 Study Days
Oct. 16-27 Registration for J-term and Spring 2018
Nov. 10 Last Day to withdraw with a W or change grading option
Nov. 20-24 Research and Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 8 Last day to submit course extension request
Dec. 11 Last day of Seminary classes
Dec. 12 Seminary Reading Day
Dec. 13-16      Seminary Final Exams

 

J-Term 2018

Dec. 26-Jan. 5      January Pre-load
Jan. 8-19 January Intensive
Jan. 9 Last day to Add/Drop
Jan. 12 Deadline for May Graduation Applications
Jan. 16 Last day to withdraw with a W or change grading option
Jan. 22-Feb. 2 January Post-load

 

Spring 2018

Jan. 30 Seminary Course Sites Open
Feb. 5 Residential Seminary Classes Meet
Feb. 13 Last day to Add/Drop
Mar. 6-12 Study Days
Mar. 12-23 Registration for Summer, August and Fall 2018
Mar. 27-Apr 2      Research and Easter Break
Apr 13 Last day to withdraw with a W or change grading option
May 14 Last Day of Seminary Classes
May 15 Reading day
May 16-19 Final Exams
May 18 Baccalaureate
May 19 Commencement

 

Doctor of Ministry

May 21-June 1, 2018      Third-year cohort
May 23-30, 2018 First and Second-year cohorts

 

Summer

 
June 5-August 24      Online Summer Courses
June 18 Last day to add/drop
Sept 14 Final Grades Due