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2016-2017 Academic Calendars for Perkins School of Theology

 

2016-2017
Fall through Summer

2016
Fall

2017
Interterm 

2017
Spring

2017
Summer 

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Perkins School of Theology Academic Calendar 2016 – 2017

 

top ] Fall Term 2016

August 16 – 17, Tuesday – Wednesday: Intern Orientation

August 18, Thursday: Orientation for all new students

August 18 – 19, Thursday – Friday: Late Registration  –  206 Kirby Hall, Registrar's Office

August 19, Friday: Last day to withdraw from all classes without any tuition charge

August 22, Monday: First day of classes in Dallas

August 23, Tuesday: Doctor of Ministry Information Session

August 25, Thursday: First day of classes in Houston-Galveston program

August 26, Friday: Last day to file for December graduation

August 26, Friday: Last day to register, add courses, or drop a course without
                              grade record or tuition billing

September 5, Monday: University Holiday – Labor Day (offices closed)

September 8, Thursday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

September 9 – 10, Friday – Saturday: Faculty Conference

September 20, Tuesday: Tuition and fees due to SMU 

September 20, Tuesday: Doctor of Ministry Information Session (Houston)

September 23, Friday: Divisional Meetings, 11:30 am

October 3, Monday: Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 am

October 6, Thursday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

October 10 – 12, Monday – Wednesday: Perkins Fall Break (no classes)

October 14, Friday: Divisional meetings, 11:30 am

October 20, Thursday: Inside Perkins in Houston

October 24, Monday: Faculty as Guild, 9:30 am

November 1 – 11, Tuesday – Friday: Advance registration for Spring Term and Interterm 

November 4, Friday: Last day to drop a class for Fall Term

November 7, Monday: Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 am

November 8, Tuesday: Doctor of Ministry Information Session

November 11, Friday: Divisional meetings, 11:30 am

November 18, Friday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

November 22, Tuesday: Last day to withdraw from the University

November 23, Wednesday: Last day of classes in Dallas

November 24 – 25, Thursday – Friday: University Holidays  –  Thanksgiving Recess (offices closed)

November 28 - December 2, Monday – Friday: Reading and writing period

December 1, Thursday:  Inside Perkins in Dallas

December 1, Thursday: Christmas Worship Service, Perkins Chapel, 4:00 and 8:00 pm

December 2, Friday: Last day for submission of all written work, 5:00 pm

December 2, Friday: Last day of classes in Houston

December 5, Monday: Perkins faculty Meeting, 9:30 am

December 5 – 9, Monday – Friday: Final examinations in Dallas

December 13, Tuesday: Grades must be posted by noon

December 17, Saturday: Official University close of term and conferral of degrees)

December 23 – January 21, Friday – Monday:University Holidays  –  Winter Break (offices closed)

top ] Interterm 2017

December 16, Friday: Tuition for Jan Term due to SMU

January 2, Monday: University Holiday – New Year’s Day (offices closed)

January 3 – 13, Tuesday – Friday: Doctor of Ministry Interterm Session

January 3 – 20, Tuesday – Friday: Perkins Interterm

January 6 – 13, Friday – Friday: United Methodist Certification in Christian Education, Children's Ministry,
                                                       and Older Adult Ministries

January 10, Tuesday: Doctor of Ministry Information Session

January 16, Monday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — University Holiday (offices closed)

top ] Spring 2017

January 24, Tuesday: Orientation for new students

January 25, Wednesday: Last day to withdraw from all classes without any tuition charge

January 24 – 25, Wednesday – Thursday: Late Registration  –  206 Kirby Hall, Registrar's Office

January 26, Thursday: First day of classes in Dallas and Houston

January 27, Friday: Last day to file for May graduation

January 30, Monday: Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 am

February 1, Wednesday: Last day to add courses, or drop courses without
          grade record or tuition billing

February 10, Friday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

February 17, Friday: Divisional meetings, 11:30 am

February 20, Monday: Tuition and fees due to SMU

February 21, Tuesday: Doctor of Ministry Information Session

March 1, Wednesday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

March 6, Monday: Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 am

March 11-19, Saturday – Sunday: Perkins and SMU Spring Break

March 23, Thursday: Inside Perkins in Houston

March 24, Friday: Divisional meetings, 11:30 am

April 3, Monday: Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 am

April 4 – 14, Tuesday – Friday: Advance registration for Summer and Fall Terms

April 10, Monday: Faculty as Guild, 9:30 am

April 11, Tuesday: Last day to drop a class for Spring Term

April 13 – 14, Thursday – Friday: Easter Recess (no classes)

April 14, Friday: University Holiday  –  Good Friday (offices closed)

April 21, Friday: Divisional meetings, 11:30 am

April 25, Tuesday: Doctor of Ministry Information Session

April 27, Thursday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

April 28, Friday: Last day to withdraw from the University

May 1, Monday: Perkins faculty meeting, 9:30 am

May 5, Friday: Last day of classes in Dallas

May 8 – 11, Monday – Thursday: Reading and writing period

May 11, Thursday: Last day for submission of all written work, 5:00 pm

May 12, Friday: Last day of classes for Houston/Galveston Program

May 12 – 17, Friday – Wednesday: Final examinations in Dallas

May 19, Friday: Grades must be posted by noon

May 20, Saturday: Commencement, 9:30 am, Moody Coliseum
          A Celebration of Degrees and Academic Achievements,
          2:00 pm, Highland Park United Methodist Church
          Official close of term and date for conferral of degrees

 [ top ] Summer 2017

May 29, Monday: University Holiday  –  Memorial Day (offices closed)

May 30 – July 7, Tuesday – Friday: Perkins Summer Session

June 8, Friday: Last day to file for August graduation

June 12 – 23, Monday – Friday: Doctor of Ministry Summer Session

June 16 – 23, Friday – Friday: United Methodist Certification for Church Music

June 20, Tuesday: Doctor of Ministry Information Session 

July 4, Tuesday: University Holiday (offices closed)

July 9 – August 4, Sunday – Friday: Course of Study School

July 17 – 28, Monday – Friday: Doctor of Ministry Summer Session

August 8, Tuesday: Official close of term and date for conferral of degrees

TBD: Intern Orientation

More information about the Academic Calendar for the Houston/Galveston Program.