2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2017

August 28 Fall Semester Begins
September 4 No Classes - Labor Day
October 13-27 Fall Reading Weeks for Face to Face programs1
October 13-19 On-campus intensives (Master's Programs San Diego)
October 13-27 On-campus intensives (Master's Programs St. Paul)
October 17-27 SemPM Break
November 23-24 No classes - Thanksgiving holiday
December 15 Fall Semester ends

Interim Term 2018

January 2 Interim Term begins
January 15 No classes - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 24 Interim Term ends

Spring Semester 2018

January 29 Spring Term begins
February 12-16 Doctor of Ministry Intensives (St. Paul)
February 26-March 2 Doctor of Ministry Intensives (San Diego)
March 9-21 On Campus Intensives/Reading Weeks (Master's programs St Paul)
March 15-21 On Campus Intensives (Master's programs San Diego)
March 19-29 Reading Weeks (San Diego)
March 30 No classes - Good Friday
May 18 Spring term ends

Summer 2018

June 4 Summer term begins
June 4-25 June Term
June 18-29 Doctor of Ministry Intensives (St. Paul)
June 26 - August 17 Mid Summer Term
July 4 No classes - Independence Day
August 6-10 Doctor of Ministry Intensives (San Diego)
August 17 Summer term ends

St. Paul face to face 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.  Face to face classes do not meet Reading Weeks.