2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016

August 13 New Student Orientation (San Diego)
August 22 New Student Orientation (St. Paul)
August 17-19 Faculty Workshop
August 29 Fall Semester Begins
September 5 No Classes - Labor Day
October 14-28 Fall Reading Weeks for traditional programs1
October 14-20 InMinistry on-campus intensives (San Diego)
October 14-28 InMinistry on-campus intensives (St. Paul)
October 18-28 SemPM Break
November 24-25 No classes - Thanksgiving holiday
December 16 Fall Semester ends

Interim Term 2017

January 3 Interim Term begins
January 16 No classes - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 26 Interim Term ends

Spring Semester 2017

January 14 New Student Orientation (San Diego)
January 30 New Student Orientation (St. Paul)
February 6 Spring Semester begins
February 13-17 Doctor of Ministry on-campus intensives (St Paul)
February 27-March 3 Doctor of Ministry on-campus Intensives (San Diego)
March 24-April 7 SemPM Break
March 24-April 7 Spring Reading Weeks for traditional programs1
March 24-30 InMinistry on-campus intensives (San Diego)
March 24-April 7 InMinistry on-campus intensives (St. Paul)
April 14 No classes - Good Friday
May 26 Spring Semester ends
May 28 Commencement (St. Paul)
June 3 Commencement (San Diego)

Summer 2017

June 5-August 18 Full Summer Term
June 5-30 June Term (San Diego only)
June 12-July 28 Mid-Summer Term
June 19-30 Doctor of Ministry on-campus intensives (St. Paul)
July 28-August 18 Late-Summer Term (San Diego only)
August 7-11 Doctor of Ministry on-campus Intensives (San Diego)
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St. Paul traditional classes that meet once per week generally meet 14 times, 3 hours per week.  Instructors are asked to use a variety of distributed learning tools to continue the course experience throughout the Reading Weeks.  Traditional classes do not meet Reading Weeks.