Academic Calendar

Spring Semester 2017

Academic Calendar for Spring Semester 2017
DateEvent
January 23 New student orientation
January 24 Classes begin, Divinity Convocation, University Convocation
January 27 Last day to add or drop a spring course(s)
January 28-April 21 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
January 30 Tuition and fees due
February 7-8 Biblical Studies Lectures - Dan Wallace
February 28-March 2 Conger Lectures on Biblical Preaching - Christian George
March 13-17 Spring Break Holidays; no classes meet
March 27 Registration begins for summer terms and fall semester
April 17 Easter Monday Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
April 21 Last day to withdraw from a spring course(s) OR to completely withdraw from ALL spring courses without academic penalty
April 28 Classes end
May 2-8 Final examinations
May 8 Commencement and Service of Consecration

Summer Term I 2017

Academic Calendar for Summer Term I 2017
DateEvent
June 5-30 Summer I See Divinity schedule and Samford Academic Calendar for specifics
June 12 Tuition due for summer I, summer II, and all summer courses

Summer Term II 2017

Academic Calendar for Summer Term II 2017
DateEvent
July 10-August 4 Summer II See Divinity schedule and Samford Academic Calendar for specifics
July 11-20 D.Min. seminars

Fall Semester 2017

Academic Calendar for Fall Semester 2017
DateEvent
August 28 New student orientation
August 29 Classes begin, Divinity Convocation, University Convocation
September 1 Last day to add or drop a fall course(s)
September 2-Nov. 15 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
September 4 Labor Day Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
TBA Tuition and fees due
October 30 Registration begins for January term and spring semester
October 31 Finkenwalde Day
October 31-Nov. 2 Reformation Heritage Lectures
November 15 Last day to withdraw from a fall course(s) without academic penalty OR to completely withdraw from ALL fall courses without academic penalty
November 20-24 Thanksgiving holidays; no classes meet (university closed 23 and 24)
December 1 Classes end
December 4-7, 11 Final examinations
December 8 Commencement and Service of Consecration

January Term 2018

Academic Calendar for January Term 2018
DateEvent
January 3 Classes begin
January 3-12 D.Min. seminars
January 5 Last day to add or drop a Jan term course(s)
TBA Tuition due
January 12 Last day to withdraw from a Jan term course(s) without academic penalty OR to completely withdraw from ALL Jan term courses without academic penalty
January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
January 18 Classes end
January 19 Final examinations

Spring Semester 2018

Academic Calendar for Spring Semester 2018
DateEvent
January 23 University Convocation
January 24 New student orientation
January 25 Classes begin
January 26 Last day to add or drop a spring course(s)
January 27-April 25 Receive a grade of "W" for courses withdrawn - signature of professor required
TBA Tuition and fees due
January 30 Divinity Convocation
February 6-7 Biblical Studies Lectures - Dan Wallace
TBA Conger Lectures on Biblical Preaching
March 12-16 Spring Break Holidays; no classes meet
March 27 Registration begins for summer terms and fall semester
April 2 Easter Monday Holiday; no classes meet (university closed)
April 25 Last day to withdraw from a spring course(s) OR to completely withdraw from ALL spring courses without academic penalty
April 27 Classes end
April 30-May 3, 7 Final examinations
May 4 Commencement and Service of Consecration

Summer Term I 2018

Academic Calendar for Summer Term I 2018
DateEvent
June 4-29 Summer I See Divinity schedule and Samford Academic Calendar for specifics
TBA Tuition due for summer I, summer II, and all summer courses

Summer Term II 2018

Academic Calendar for Summer Term II 2018
DateEvent
July 9-August 3 Summer II See Divinity schedule and Samford Academic Calendar for specifics
July 10-19 D.Min. seminars