Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Academic Calendar

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

SUMMER JUNE - AUGUST 2016

5-11 June 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Miller Summer Youth Institute
5-8 June Henderson Summer Leadership Conference
14 June Term III grades due

4 July Seminary closed in observance of Independence Day
5-29 July Summer Languages I
21-23 July PC(USA) Senior Ordination Exams
28 July Ordination Exam: Exegesis Exam

1-26 August Summer Languages II
26 August Last day to register without $75 late fee
31 Aug.-2 Sept. Orientation

TERM I SEPT. 6 - NOV. 14, 2016

2 Sept. PC(USA) Bible Content Exam
5 Sept. Seminary closed in observance of Labor Day
6 Sept. Classes Begin / Convocation 
9 Sept. PTS Bible Content exam
16 Sept. Last day to add/drop without penalty
26-27 Sept. McClure Lectures

7 Oct. Last day to drop classes at 50 percent
27-29 Oct. PC(USA) Senior Ordination Exams
31 Oct. - 2 Nov. Term II Registration

3 Nov. Ordination Exam: Exegesis
14 Nov. Last Day of Classes / Labor Day Make-up
14 Nov. Extension requests due
15-18 Nov. Reading / Exam week
8-9 Nov. Semi-Annual Board of Directors Meeting
18 Nov. Last day to register without $75 late fee
24-25 Nov. Seminary closed in observance of Thanksgiving
21 Nov. Papers due
21-25 Nov. Student break week
23 Nov. Early grades due

TERM II NOV. 28, 2016 - FEB. 20, 2017

28 Nov. Classes Begin

5 Dec. Term I grades due
9 Dec. Last day to add/drop without penalty
20 Dec. Last day of classes before break
21 Dec. - 3 Jan. Student Christmas break
23-30 Dec. Seminary closed in observance of Christmas

2 Jan. Seminary closed in observance of New Year’s Day
4 Jan. Classes resume
14 Jan. Kelso Lecture
16 Jan. Seminary closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
13 Jan. Last day to drop classes at 50 percent
15 Jan. Kelso Lecture
26-28 Jan. PC(USA) Senior Ordination Exams

2 Feb. Ordination Exam: Exegesis
3 Feb. PC(USA) Bible Content Exam
6-8 Feb. Term III Registration
TBD PTS Bible Content Exam
20 Feb. Last Day of Classes / MLK Jr. Make-up
20 Feb. Extension requests due
21-24 Feb. Reading/exam week
24 Feb. Last day to register without $75 late fee
27 Feb. Papers due
27 Feb.-10 March Student spring break

March 1 Early grades due

TERM III MARCH 13, 2017 - MAY 23, 2017

13 March Classes begin
13 March Term II grades due
23 March Albright-Deering Lecture
24 March Last day to add/drop without penalty

13-17 April Student Easter Break
14 April Seminary closed in observance of Good Friday
14 April  Last day to drop at 50 percent
20-22 April PC(USA) Ordination Exams
25-27 April Alumnae/i Days
27 April Ordination Exam: Exegesis

2-3 May Schaff Lectures
8-10 May Term I Registration 2017-2018
9-10 May Board of Directors Meeting
22 May Make Up Day For Easter Monday
23 May Last Day of Classes / Make-up day for Maundy Thursday
23 May Extension Requests Due
23 May Senior papers due by 9:30 a.m.
24 May Final grades due for graduating seniors by close of business
24-26 May Reading / Exam week
29 May Seminary closed in observance of Memorial Day
30 May Final Papers due for students not graduating

2 June 221st Commencement
13 June Term III grades due
TBD - June Miller Summer Youth Institute
8 June Henderson Lecture
8-10 June Henderson Summer Leadership Conference