2013-2014 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2013

August
5 Online (ExL) course registration begins for students within an 85-mile radius of a geophysical campus for fall
24 Fall New Student Orientation, Florida Dunnam Campus
28-29 Fall New Student Orientation, Kentucky Campus
30 Fall International New Student Orientation, Kentucky Campus
30 Fall 2013 semester waitlists delete at noon EST
September
2 Labor Day—no classes—Seminary closed
3 Classes begin
3 Opening Convocation, Kentucky Campus
5 Opening Convocation, Florida Dunnam Campus
6 Last day to drop a course with a refund by 3 p.m. EST—close of all registration for additional courses by 3 p.m. EST
6 Last day to apply for December 2013/January 2014 graduation by 3 p.m. EST
17-19 Holiness Conference, Kentucky Campus
20-21 Faculty retreat
20 Payment of fees due in Business Office
October
10 Evans lectures, Florida Dunnam Campus
11 Last day to withdraw from the institution or current semester with a prorated refund by 3p.m. EST
11 Last day to drop a course without a grade of “F” by 3 p.m. EST
11 Advanced Research Programs interdisciplinary colloquium
15 Evans lectures, Florida Dunnam Campus
November
4-8 Kingdom Conference, Kentucky Campus
15 Last day to remove incompletes (spring 2013 and summer 2013)
25-29 Fall reading week—no classes
28-29 Thanksgiving holiday—Seminary closed
December
6 Commencement for all campuses, location: Kentucky Campus
9-13 Final exams
13 Fall semester ends (Fall semester grades due by December 20)
23-Jan. 1 Christmas break—Seminary closed

January term 2014

January
2 Seminary offices reopen
3 January 2014 waitlists delete at noon EST
6 Classes begin
8 Last day to drop a course with a refund by 3 p.m. EST—close of all registration for additional courses by 3 p.m. EST
17 Last day to drop a course without a grade of “F”
20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—no classes—Seminary closed
22 Payment of fees due in Business Office
31 Final exams—January term ends (January term grades due by February 7)

Spring semester 2014

January
13 Online (ExL) course registration begins for students within an 85-mile radius of a geophysical campus for spring semester
February
1 Spring New Student Orientation, Florida Dunnam Campus
3-5 Kingdom Encounter, Florida Dunnam Campus
5-6 Spring New Student Orientation, Kentucky Campus
7 Spring International New Student Orientation, Kentucky Campus
7 Spring 2014 waitlists delete at noon EST
10 Classes begin
14 Last day to drop a course with a refund by 3 p.m. EST—close of all registration for additional courses by 3 p.m. EST
14 Last day to apply for May 2014/August 2014 graduation by 3 p.m. EST
18-20 Beeson lectures, Kentucky Campus
28 Payment of fees due in the Business Office
March
17-21 Ministry Conference
21 Last day to withdraw from the institution or current semester with a prorated refund by 3p.m. EST
21 Last day to drop a course without a grade of “F” by 3 p.m. EST
April
10-11 Ryan lectures
14-18 Spring reading week—no classes
18 Good Friday–no classes–Seminary closed
21 Classes resume
25 Last day to remove incompletes (fall 2013 and January 2014)
May
5 Online (ExL) course registration begins for students within an 85-mile radius of a geophysical campus for summer session
5-9 Graduates’ week, Florida Dunnam Campus
12-16 Graduates’ week, Kentucky Campus
17 Commencement, Florida Dunnam Campus
19-23 Final exams
23 Spring semester ends (Spring semester grades due by May 30)
24 Commencement, Kentucky Campus
26 Memorial Day–no classes–Seminary closed

Summer semester 2014

May
5 Online (ExL) course registration begins for students within an 85-mile radius of a geophysical campus for summer session
30 Summer 2014 semester waitlists delete at noon EST
June
2 Summer semester begins–start date for all online (ExL) courses. Consult online course schedule for intensive course dates.
6 Last day to drop all summer courses with a refund by 3 p.m. EST–close of all registration for additional courses by 3 p.m. EST. (See financial information section of the catalog for policies on dropping an intensive course.)
6 Payment of fees due in Business Office for summer semester
July
4 Independence Day–no classes–Seminary closed
11 Last day to withdraw from summer semester with a prorated refund by 3 p.m. EST—last day to drop online (ExL) summer courses without grade of “F” by 3 p.m. EST
August
22 Summer semester ends (Summer semester grades due by August 29)
23 Fall New Student Orientation, Florida Dunnam Campus
27-28 Fall New Student Orientation, Kentucky Campus
29 Fall International New Student Orientation, Kentucky Campus
Note:
The Academic Calendar is also located in our current academic catalog and the important academic dates are listed on the seminary-wide calendar.