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

Fall 2016

August 25 Undergraduate Classes Begin
September 6 Fall Semester Classes Begin
September 19 Last Day to Add/Drop
October 10-14 Reading Week
October 28 Last Day to withdraw with a W or change grading option
Nov. 21-25 Research and Thanksgiving Break
December 12 Last Day of Classes
December 13 Reading Day
Dec. 14-17 Final Exams

J-Term 2017

Dec. 19-30 January Pre-Load
Jan. 2 Fall Semester Grades Due
Jan. 2-13 January Intensive
January 3 Last Day to Add/Drop
January 10 Last Day to withdraw with a W or change grading option
January 13 Deadline for Graduation Applications for May Graduation
January 16-27 January Post-Load

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 6-10 Reading Week
March 31 Last Day to withdraw with a W or change grading option
April 10-14 Research and Easter Break
April 18-20 Spring Renewal
May 5 Last Day of Classes, seminary and undergraduate
May 8-9 Reading Days
May 8-10 Undergraduate Exams
May 10-13 Final Exams
May 12 Baccalaureate
May 13 Commencement
May 22 - June 2 Doctor of Ministry

Summer 2017

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