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August 1—Summer grades due

FALL TERM 2015 | August 31 – December 15

Fall term registration ongoing up to August 17. Registration after this date is by permission of instructor.

August 31 - First Day of Term
August 31 - Fout Weekly Mondays: Liturgy & Music:  Development and Theology - Columbus
August 31 - Wondra Weekly: Canon Law - Online Only 
 
September 1 - Oh Weekly Tuesdays: Field Education Seminar - Columbus
September 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 13, Dec. 4 - Oh: Anglican Formation - Columbus
September 7 - NO CLASSES: Labor Day Holiday, Offices Closed
September 8 - Last day to add/drop Weekly Fall Classes (see BSSF Handbook for withdrawl policy for Hybrid courses)
Sept. 11-12, Oct.9-10, Nov. 6-7 - Fisher Hybrid Weekends: Pastoral Offices - Chicago
Sept. 11-12, Oct. 30-31, Dec. 11-12 - Dally Hybrid Weekends: Forming Gospel-Shaped Mission - Columbus
Sept. 18-19, Oct. 16-17, Nov. 13-14 - Ferguson Hybrid Weekends: Anglican & Episcopal History - Columbus
September 24 - Trinity Days
Sept. 25-26, Oct. 23-24, Dec. 4-5 - Wondra Hybrid Weekends: Ecclesiology and Ecumenism - Columbus
 
October 19-23 - Fall Student Break
 
November 23-27 - NO CLASSES-Thanksgiving Break
November 25-27 - Offices Closed-Thanksgiving Break
 
December 14 - Last day to register for January Classes
December 15 - Last day of Fall Term and Deadline for student work: extensions cannot be given unless student has permission prior to this date
 
January 4 - Fall grades due
 

JANUARY TERM 2016 | January 2-23

January term registration ongoing up to December 14. Registration after this date is by permission of instructor.

January 2 - First draft of D.Min thesis due
January 4 - Fall grades due
January 4 - First day of January Term
January 5 - Last day to drop January Term classes
January 4-5, 7-8 - General Ordination Exams, Columbus & Chicago
January 4-8 - Ott: Congregational Systems - Chicago
January 8-10 - Ferlo, Holding & Wondra: Research and Writing for the DMin - Chicago
January 11-15 - Holding & Kretzmann: Making Mission Possible in Tough Times - Chicago
Januar 11-15 - Dally: The Sermon as Art Form - Chicago
January 15 - Priority Admissions Application deadline D.Min in Congregational Development
January 15-17 - Holding & Wondra: Thesis Proposal Workshop - Chicago
January 16-22 - Fout: Learning from London: Mission and Evangelism in the 21st Century - Travel Course
January 18 - Last day to register for Spring classes
January 18 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, NO CLASSES - Columbus
January 18-22 - Law: Diversity & Context - Chicago
January 19-23 (Tues-Sat) - Ferlo: Anglican Spirituality & Ethos - Columbus
January 23 - Last day of January term
January 31 - Application deadline for D.Min in Preaching
 
February 13 - January term work due
 
March 6 - January term grades due
 

SPRING TERM 2016 | February 1-May 13

Spring registration on going up to January 18.  Registration after this date is by permission of instructor

February 1 - First Day of Term
February 2 - Fout weekly Tues & Thurs: Christ and Atonement - Columbus
February 3 - Oh weekly Wed: Field Education Seminar - Columbus
February 8 - Last day to add/drop weekly spring classes (see BSSF Handbook for withdrawl policy for Hybrid courses)
Feb. 5, Mar. 4, Apr. 1, May 6 - Oh: Anglican Formation - Columbus
Feb. 12-13, Mar. 18-19, Apr. 29-30 - Conrado & /Seifert Hybrid Weekend: Liturgy & Music: Theology & Practice - Chicago
Feb. 19-20, Mar. 11-12, Apr 15-16 - Fout Hybrid Weekend: Anglican Theology & Ethics - Chicago
 
March 2 - Defensible draft of D.Min thesis due
March 21-28 - Student Spring Break and Easter Break
 
April 1 - Application deadline D.Min in Congregational Development
April 1-15 - D.Min Oral reviews
 
May 1 - D.Min final thesis due to Academic Affairs Office
May 1 - Financial clearance deadline for graduation
May 13 - Last Day of Spring Term
May 19 - Grades for Graduates due to registrar by 4:00 pm
May 21 - COMMENCEMENT
May 27 - Spring grades due for all except for Grads. See May 19th.
 

SUMMER TERM 2016 Tentative Schedule

Summer registration ongoing up to May 2. Registration after this date is by permission of instructor.
June 6 is last day to drop a summer course.
 
Week 1 - June 6-10 - Instructor TBD: Congregations in 21st Century - Chicago
Week 2 - June 13-17 - DMIN Elective TBD
TBD - Holding & IAF  trainers: Community Organizing - Chicago
Week 3 - June 20-24 - Ferlo, Holding & Kellogg Faculty: Leadership Institute at Kellogg and Non Profit Management: Leadership for Clergy & Lay - Chicago
June 20- July 7 - DMin in Preaching Residency - In Chicago
 
August 1 - Summer Grades Due