Academic Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Coming Soon
Faculty In-service training Aug. 15-19 Aug. 14-18
Student Leaders Conference Aug. 15-19 Aug. 14-18
Dormitories open for new students Aug. 18 Aug. 17
Dining Hall opens (6:00 p.m.) Aug. 18 Aug. 17
New Student Reg. (8:00 a.m.) Aug. 19 Aug. 18
New Student Orientation Class Aug. 20,22 Aug. 19,21
Dormitories open for ret. students Aug. 21 Aug. 20
Returning student reg. (8:00 a.m.) Aug. 22 Aug. 21
Opening Service (7:00 p.m.) Aug. 22-24 Aug. 21-23
Classes begin Aug. 23 Aug. 22
Opening Convocation (10:05 a.m.) Aug. 22 Aug. 23
Schedule-change deadline Aug. 29 Aug. 28
Day of Prayer Sept. 14 Sept. 13
Senior Days TBA TBA
Missions Conference ——– Oct. 1-3
Mid-semester examinations Oct. 17-19 Oct. 16-18
Fall Break* Oct. 20-24 Oct. 19-23
Classes resume Oct. 25 Oct. 24
Theological Symposium TBA TBA
Welcome Days TBA TBA
Thanksgiving holidays Nov. 22-28 Nov. 21-27
Classes resume Nov. 29 Nov. 28
Fall Senior assessments* Nov. 29 Nov. 28
Christmas on Richland Dec. 2 Dec. 1
Semester examinations Dec. 6-9 Dec. 5-8
Fall semester ends Dec. 9 Dec. 8
SPRING SEMESTER 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
COMING SOON
New Student Orientation Class TBA  Jan. 12,13
Dormitories open for ret. students Feb. 11 Jan. 14
Dining Hall opens (6:00 p.m.) Feb. 11 Jan. 14
Registration begins (8:00 a.m.) Feb. 13 Jan. 15
Classes begin Feb. 6  Jan. 16
Schedule-change deadline Feb. 10 Jan. 22
Senior Days March 23-24 TBA
Day of Prayer March 15 Feb. 7
Spring Senior assessments** March 21 Feb. 19
Mid-semester examinations Mar. 27-29 Mar. 7-9
FORUM | Bible Conference Postponed Mar. 11-13
Spring Break Mar. 30-Apr. 4 Mar. 14-25
Choir Tour TBA Mar. 14-25
Classes resume Apr. 5 Mar. 26
Welcome Days Apr. 22-22 ———
Spring Musical Apr. 20-22 ———-
All senior transcripts and grades due May 10 May 4
Semester examinations May 11-17 May 3-9
Graduate Breakfast (8:00 a.m.) May 18 May 10
Awards Chapel (10:00 a.m.) May 18 May 10
Baccalaureate service (7:00 p.m.) May 18 May 10
Commencement (10:00 a.m.) May 19 May 11
Spring semester ends (noon) May 19 May 11

*Begins at 12pm on Thursday.
**Required for students completing programs of study in December.
*** Required for students completing programs of study in May.

Note:The college reserves the right to make changes, additions, or deletions in the calendar without notice. 

In preparation of this document, every effort has been made to maintain accuracy at the time of its printing. The provisions contained herein should not be construed to be an irrevocable contract between the student and the College. The College reserves the right to change courses, programs, financial requirements, the calendar, and other Catalog statements, etc., without prior notice. This shall be done as deemed necessary to provide for the better education of its students, management of the College, or to meet expectations of our constituent bodies, accrediting/approval agencies, graduate institutions, and requirements of the professional job market.