Fall Semester 2018

Academic Calendar for Fall Semester 2018
Date Event
August 27 New student orientation
August 28 Classes begin, University Convocation
August 31 Last day to add or drop a fall course(s)
September 1-Nov. 12 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
September 3 Labor Day Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
September 4 Divinity Convocation
September 4 Tuition and fees due (unless signed up for payment plan)
October TBA Registration begins for January term and spring semester
October 16 Finkenwalde Day
October 30-31 Reformation Heritage Lectures
November 12 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
Date Event
January 2 Classes begin
January 4 Last day to add or drop a Jan term course(s)
January 8-15 D.Min. seminars (D.Min. tuition due January 29)
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)
January 29 D.Min. Tuition due

Spring Semester 2019

Academic Calendar for Spring Semester 2019
Date Event
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January 29-April 24 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
January 29 Tuition and fees due (unless signed up for payment plan)
January 29 Divinity Convocation
February 19-21 Conger Lectures on Biblical Preaching
March 11-15 Spring Break Holidays; no classes meet (university closed on March 15)
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
Date Event
June 3-28 Summer I - See Divinity schedule and Samford Academic Calendar for specifics
June 10 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
July 9-16 D.Min. seminars