Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2017

Academic Calendar for Fall Semester 2017
DateEvent
August 28 New student orientation
August 29 Classes begin, Divinity Convocation, University Convocation
September 1 Last day to add or drop a fall course(s)
September 2-Nov. 15 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
September 4 Labor Day Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
September 5 Tuition and fees due
October 30 Registration begins for January term and spring semester
October 31 Finkenwalde Day
October 31-Nov. 2 Reformation Heritage Lectures
November 15 Last day to withdraw from a fall course(s) without academic penalty OR to completely withdraw from ALL fall courses without academic penalty
November 20-24 Thanksgiving holidays; no classes meet (university closed 23 and 24)
December 1 Classes end
December 4-7, 11 Final examinations
December 8 Commencement and Service of Consecration

January Term 2018

Academic Calendar for January Term 2018
DateEvent
January 3 Classes begin
January 3-12 D.Min. seminars
January 5 Last day to add or drop a Jan term course(s)
January 12 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 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
January 18 Classes end
January 19 Final examinations

Spring Semester 2018

Academic Calendar for Spring Semester 2018
DateEvent
January 23 University Convocation
January 24 New student orientation
January 25 Classes begin
January 26 Last day to add or drop a spring course(s)
January 27-April 25 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
January 29 Tuition and fees due
January 30 Divinity Convocation
February 6-7 Biblical Studies Lectures - Dan Wallace
TBA Conger Lectures on Biblical Preaching
March 12-16 Spring Break Holidays; no classes meet
March 27 Registration begins for summer terms and fall semester
April 2 Easter Monday Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
April 25 Last day to withdraw from a spring course(s) OR to completely withdraw from ALL spring courses without academic penalty
April 27 Classes end
April 30-May 3, 7 Final examinations
May 4 Commencement and Service of Consecration

Summer Term I 2018

Academic Calendar for Summer Term I 2018
DateEvent
June 4-29 Summer I See Divinity schedule and Samford Academic Calendar for specifics
TBA Tuition due for summer I, summer II, and all summer courses

Summer Term II 2018

Academic Calendar for Summer Term II 2018
DateEvent
July 9-August 3 Summer II See Divinity schedule and Samford Academic Calendar for specifics
July 10-19 D.Min. seminars

Fall Semester 2018

Academic Calendar for Fall Semester 2018
DateEvent
August 27 New student orientation
August 28 Classes begin, Divinity Convocation, University Convocation
August 31 Last day to add or drop a fall course(s)
September 1-Nov. 14 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
September 3 Labor Day Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
TBA Tuition and fees due
October TBA Registration begins for January term and spring semester
October 16 Finkenwalde Day
October 30-31 Reformation Heritage Lectures
November 14 Last day to withdraw from a fall course(s) without academic penalty OR to completely withdraw from ALL fall courses without academic penalty
November 19-23 Thanksgiving holidays; no classes meet (university closed 22 and 23)
November 30 Classes end
December 3-6, 10 Final examinations
December 7 Commencement and Service of Consecration

January Term 2019

Academic Calendar for January Term 2019
DateEvent
January 2 Classes begin
January TBA D.Min. seminars
January 4 Last day to add or drop a Jan term course(s)
TBA Tuition due
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 17 Classes end
January 18 Final examinations
January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)

Spring Semester 2019

Academic Calendar for Spring Semester 2019
DateEvent
January 23 New student orientation
January 24 Classes begin
January 28 Last day to add or drop a spring course(s)
January 29-April 24 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
TBA Tuition and fees due
January 29 Divinity Convocation
February 19-21 Conger Lectures on Biblical Preaching
March 11-15 Spring Break Holidays; no classes meet
March 19-21 Biblical Studies Lectures
March TBA Registration begins for summer terms and fall semester
April 22 Easter Monday Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
April 24 Last day to withdraw from a spring course(s) OR to completely withdraw from ALL spring courses without academic penalty
April 26 Classes end
April 29-May 2, 6 Final examinations
May 3 Commencement and Service of Consecration

Summer Term 2019

Academic Calendar for Summer Term 2019
DateEvent
June 3-28 Summer I - See Divinity schedule and Samford Academic Calendar for specifics
TBA Tuition due for summer I, summer II, and all summer courses
July 8-August 2 Summer II - See Divinity schedule and Samford Academic Calendar for specifics
TBA D.Min. seminars