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2014-2015 Academic Calendars for Perkins School of Theology

 

2014-2015
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2014
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2015
Interterm
2015
Spring
2015
Summer

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Perkins School of Theology Academic Calendar 2014 – 2015

[ top ] Fall Term 2014

AUGUST

12-13, Tuesday–Wednesday:
Intern orientation

21, Thursday: Orientation for all new students

21-22, Thursday–Friday: Late registration, 206 Kirby Hall, Registrar’s Office

22, Friday: Last day to withdraw from all classes without any tuition charge

25, Monday: First day of classes in Dallas and Houston-Galveston program

27, Wednesday: Doctor of Ministry Information Session

29, Friday: Last day to register, add courses or drop a course without grade record or tuition billing
          Last day to file for December graduation

SEPTEMBER

1, Monday:
Labor Day – University holiday (offices closed and no classes)

12-13, Friday–Saturday: Faculty conference

18-19, Thursday–Friday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

19, Friday: Tuition and fees due to SMU

26, Friday: Divisional meetings, 11:30 a.m.

OCTOBER

6, Monday: Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 a.m.

13-15, Monday–Wednesday: Perkins fall break (no classes)

17, Friday: Divisional meetings, 11:30 a.m.

20, Monday: Inside Perkins in Houston

27, Monday: Faculty as Guild, 9:30 a.m.

30-31, Thursday–Friday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

NOVEMBER

3, Monday: Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 a.m.

4-14, Tuesday–Friday: Advance registration for spring term and interterm

7, Friday: Last day to drop a class for fall term

12, Wednesday: Doctor of Ministry Information Session

14, Friday: Divisional meetings, 11:30 a.m.

25, Tuesday: Last day to withdraw from the University

26, Wednesday: Last day of classes in Dallas

27-28, Thursday–Friday: Thanksgiving recess – University holidays (offices closed)

DECEMBER

1, Monday:
Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 a.m.

1, Monday: Last day of classes/finals in Houston

1-5, Monday–Friday: Reading and writing period

4, Thursday: Christmas worship service, Perkins Chapel, 4 and 8 p.m.

5, Friday: Last day for submission of all written work, 5 p.m.

8-12, Monday–Friday: Final examinations in Dallas

16, Tuesday: Grades must be posted by noon

20, Saturday: Official University close of term and conferral of degrees

24-January 1, Wednesday-Thursday: Winter break – University holidays (offices closed)

INTERTERM 2015

DECEMBER

19, Friday: Tuition for January term due to SMU

29–January 16, Monday–Friday: Perkins interterm

JANUARY

1, Thursday: New Year’s Day – University holiday (offices closed)

6-16, Tuesday–Friday: Doctor of Ministry interterm session

10-16, Saturday–Friday: United Methodist Certification in Youth Ministry

12-15, Monday–Thursday: Perkins School of Youth Ministry

19, Monday: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. – University holiday (offices closed)

top ] Spring 2015

JANUARY

20, Tuesday: Orientation for new students

21, Wednesday: Last day to withdraw from all classes without any tuition charge

21-22, Wednesday–Thursday: Late registration, 206 Kirby Hall, Registrar’s Office

22, Thursday: First day of classes in Dallas

23, Friday: Last day to file for May graduation

26, Monday: Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 a.m.
          First day of classes for Houston-Galveston program

29, Thursday: Last day to add courses or drop courses without grade record or tuition billing

FEBRUARY

2-4, Monday–Wednesday:
Ministers Week

12-13, Thursday–Friday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

20, Friday: Tuition and fees due to SMU
          Divisional meetings, 11:30 a.m.

25, Wednesday: Doctor of Ministry Information Session

MARCH

2, Monday:
Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 a.m.

5-7, Thursday– Saturday: Theological School for the Laity

7-15, Saturday–Sunday: Perkins and SMU spring break

9, Monday: Inside Perkins in Houston

27, Friday: Divisional meetings, 11:30 a.m.

28, Saturday: Faith Calls Spring Forum

APRIL

2-3, Thursday–Friday:
Easter recess (no classes)

3, Friday: Good Friday – University holiday (offices closed)

6, Monday: Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 a.m.

13, Monday: Faculty as Guild, 9:30 a.m.

7-17, Tuesday–Friday: Advance registration for summer and fall terms

8, Wednesday: Last day to drop a class for spring term

17-18, Friday–Saturday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

24, Friday: Divisional meetings, 11:30 a.m.

24, Friday: Last day to withdraw from the University

27, Monday: Last day of classes/finals in Houston

MAY

1, Friday:
Last day of classes in Dallas

4, Monday: Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 a.m.

4-7, Monday–Thursday: Reading and writing period

7, Thursday: Last day for submission of all written work, 5 p.m.

8-13, Friday–Wednesday: Final examinations in Dallas

15, Friday: Grades must be posted by noon

16, Saturday: Commencement, 9:30 a.m., Moody Coliseum
          A Celebration of Degrees and Academic Achievements, 2 p.m., Highland Park United Methodist Church
          Official close of term and date for conferral of degrees

 [ top ] Summer 2015

MAY
25, Monday: Memorial Day – University holiday (offices closed)

26–July 2, Tuesday–Thursday: Perkins summer session

JUNE

4, Thursday:
Last day to file for August graduation

15-26, Monday–Friday: Doctor of Ministry summer session

17, Wednesday: Doctor of Ministry Information Session

19-26, Friday–Friday: United Methodist Certification for Christian Education, Children’s Ministry, Older Adult Ministries and Church Music

JULY

3, Friday:
Independence Day – University holiday (offices closed)

5-18 , Sunday–Saturday: Faith Calls Summer Academy

5-30, Sunday–Thursday: Course of Study School

AUGUST

4, Tuesday:
Official close of term and date for conferral of degrees

11-12, Tuesday–Wednesday: Intern orientation

More information about the academic calendar for the Houston/Galveston program is available from the program’s office in Houston and online (www.smu.edu/Perkins/FacultyAcademics/housgal)