2013-2014 Academic Calendars for Perkins School of Theology

 

2013-2014
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2013
Fall
2014
Interterm
2014
Spring
2014
Summer

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Perkins School of Theology Academic Calendar 2013 – 2014

[ top ] Fall Term 2013

AUGUST

13-14, Tuesday–Wednesday: Intern orientation

19, Monday: First day of class for one course in the Houston/Galveston program

26, Monday: First day of classes for Dallas and all other in Houston/Galveston

22, Thursday: Orientation for all new students

22-23, Thursday–Friday: Late registration, 206 Kirby Hall, Registrar’s Office

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

30, Friday, Last day to file for December graduation

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

SEPTEMBER

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

19-20, Thursday–Friday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

20-21, Friday–Saturday: Faculty conference

20, Friday: Tuition and fees due to SMU

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

Faith Calls Open House

OCTOBER

7, Monday: Inside Perkins in Houston

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

14-16, Monday–Wednesday: Perkins fall break (no classes)

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

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

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

NOVEMBER

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

5-15, Tuesday–Friday: Advance registration for spring term and interterm

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

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

26, Tuesday: Last day to withdraw from the University

27, Wednesday: Last day of classes in Dallas

28-29, Thursday–Friday: Thanksgiving recess – University holidays (offices closed)

DECEMBER

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

2-6, Monday–Friday: Reading and writing period

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

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

9-13, Monday–Friday: Final examinations in Dallas

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

17, Tuesday: Grades must be posted by noon

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

24-31: Winter break – University holidays (offices closed)

[ top ] Interterm 2014 

DECEMBER

19, Thursday: Tuition for January term due to SMU

30–January 17, Monday–Friday: Perkins interterm

JANUARY

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

7-17, Tuesday–Friday: Doctor of Ministry interterm session

11-17, Saturday–Friday: United Methodist Certification in Youth Ministry

13-16, Monday–Thursday: Perkins School of Youth Ministry

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

top ] Spring 2014

JANUARY

21, Tuesday: Orientation for new students

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

22-23, Wednesday–Thursday: Late registration, 206 Kirby Hall, Registrar’s Office

23, Thursday: First day of classes in Dallas

24, Friday: Last day to file for May graduation

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

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

FEBRUARY

3-5, Monday–Wednesday: Ministers Week

20-21, Thursday–Friday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

20, Thursday : Tuition and fees due to SMU

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

MARCH

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

6-8, Thursday– Saturday: Theological School for the Laity

8-16, Saturday–Sunday: Perkins and SMU spring break

10, Monday: Inside Perkins in Houston

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

APRIL

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

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

8-16, Tuesday–Wednesday: Advance registration for summer and fall terms

11-12, Friday–Saturday: Inside Perkins in Dallas

12, Saturday: Faith Calls Spring Forum

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

17-18, Thursday–Friday: Easter recess (no classes)

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

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

25, Friday: Last day to withdraw from the University

MAY

2, Friday: Last day of classes in Dallas

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

5-8, Monday–Thursday: Reading and writing period

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

9-14, Friday–Wednesday: Final examinations in Dallas

12, Monday: Last day of classes for Houston/Galveston program

16, Friday: Grades must be posted by noon

17, 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 2014

MAY

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

27–July 3, Tuesday–Thursday: Perkins summer session

JUNE

5, Thursday: Last day to file for August graduation

9-26, Monday–Thursday: Doctor of Ministry summer session

13-20, Friday–Friday: United Methodist Certification for Christian Education, Children’s Ministry, Older Adult Ministries and Church Music

JULY

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

6-19, Sunday–Saturday: Faith Calls Summer Academy

6–31, Sunday–Thursday: Course of Study School

AUGUST

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

12-13, 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)