Spring Semester 2020

Academic Calendar for Spring Semester 2020
Date Event
January 22 New student orientation
January 23 Classes begin
January 28 Last day to add or drop a spring course(s)
January 28 Divinity Convocation
January 29 Tuition and fees due (unless signed up for payment plan)
January 29-April 3 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
February 11-13 Biblical Studies Lectures
March 9-13 Spring Break Holidays; no classes meet (university closed on March 13)
March 17-19 Conger Lectures on Biblical Preaching
March 25-31 Registration begins for fall 2020 and Jan term 2021
April 8 Last day to withdraw from a spring course(s) OR to completely withdraw from ALL spring courses without academic penalty
April 13 Easter Monday Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
April 24 Classes end
April 27-30, May 4 Final examinations
May 1 Commencement and Service of Consecration
May 12 Spring semester final grades due

Summer Term 2020

Academic Calendar for Summer Term 2020
Date Event
June 1-29 Summer I - See Divinity schedule and Samford Academic Calendar for specifics
June 5 Tuition due for summer I, summer II, and all summer courses
July 6 Summer 1 final grades due
July 6-August 3 Summer II - See Divinity schedule and Samford Academic Calendar for specifics
August 10 Summer II final grades due

Fall Semester 2020

Academic Calendar for Fall Semester 2020
Date Event
August 24 New student orientation
August 25 Classes begin, Divinity Convocation, University Convocation
August 28 Last day to add or drop a fall course(s)
August 29-Nov. 11 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
August 31 Tuition and fees due (unless signed up for payment plan)
September 7 Labor Day Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
TBD Registration begins for spring and summer 2021
October 27-29 Reformation Heritage Lectures
November 11 Last day to withdraw from a fall course(s) without academic penalty OR to completely withdraw from ALL fall courses without academic penalty
November 20 Classes end
November 23-27 Thanksgiving holidays; no classes meet (university closed 26 and 27)
November 30-December 3, 7 Final examinations
December 4 Commencement and Service of Consecration
December 15 Fall term grades due

January Term 2021

Academic Calendar for January Term 2021
Date Event
January 5 Classes begin; D.Min. seminars begin, D. Min. Tuition Due for January Seminar
January 6 Last day to add or drop a Jan term course(s)
January 11 Last day to withdraw from a Jan term course(s) without academic penalty OR to completely withdraw from ALL Jan term courses without academic penalty
January 15 D.Min. seminars end
January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
January 21 Classes end
January 22 Final examinations
January 26 Jan Term final grades due

Spring Semester 2021

Academic Calendar for Spring Semester 2021
Date Event
January 26 University Convocation
January 27 New student orientation
January 28 Classes begin
January 29 Last day to add or drop a spring course(s)
February 1 Tuition and fees due (unless signed up for payment plan)
February 2 Divinity Convocation
January 30-April 2 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
TBD Biblical Studies Lectures
March 8-12 Spring Break Holidays; no classes meet (university closed on March 12)
TBD Conger Lectures on Biblical Preaching
TBD Registration begins for fall 2021
April 2 Last day to withdraw from a spring course(s) OR to completely withdraw from ALL spring courses without academic penalty
April 5 Easter Monday Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
April 30 Classes end
May 3-6, 10 Final examinations
May 7 Commencement and Service of Consecration
May 18 Spring semester final grades due

Summer Term 2021

Academic Calendar for Summer Term 2021
Date Event
June 1 Classes begin (Summer 1 or all-summer)
June 4 Last day to add or drop a Summer 1 course
June 7 Tuition due for ALL summer terms
June 17 Last day to withdraw from a Summer 1 course without academic penalty
July 1 Classes end (Summer 1)
July 2 Final examinations (Summer 1)
July 6 Summer 1 final grades due
July 6 Classes begin (Summer 2)
July 7 DMin seminars begin
July 9 Last day to add or drop a Summer 2 course
July 17 DMin seminars end
July 22 Last day to withdraw from a Summer 2 course without academic penalty
August 5 Classes end (Summer 2 or all-summer)
August 6 Final examinations (Summer 2 or all-summer)
August 9 Summer 2 or all-summer grades due