Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Academic Calendar

2014-2015 Academic Calendar

TERM III  MARCH 16 - MAY 26, 2015
16 March CLASSES BEGIN/Term II Grades due
24-25 March Schaff Lectures
27 March Last day to add/drop without penalty

3-6 April Easter Break (No evening classes on Maundy Thursday)
15-17 April Albright-Deering Lectures
17 April Last day to drop at 50 percent
24 April Alumni Days/Henderson Lectures
24 April Ordination Exams: Theology and Worship and Sacraments
25 April Ordination Exam Polity
25-30 April Ordination Exam: Exegesis

11-13 May Term I Registration 2015-16
12-13 May Board of Directors Meeting
25 May Memorial Day (No classes)
26 May LAST DAY OF CLASSES/ Make-up day for Easter Monday
26 May Extension Requests Due
26 May Senior papers due by 9:30 a.m.
27-29 May Reading/Exam week
27 May Senior grades due by end of day

1 June Final Papers due for students not graduating
4 June Service of Thanksgiving
5 June 219th Commencement
 

2015-2016 Academic Calendar

SUMMER JUNE - AUGUST 2015

7-10 June Henderson Summer Leadership Conference
15 June Term III grades due

3 July Seminary closed in observance of Independence Day
2-11 July Miller Summer Youth Institute
6-31 July Summer Languages I
24 July Ordination Exams: Theology and Worship and Sacraments
25 July Ordination Exam: Polity
25-30 July Ordination Exam: Exegesis

3-28 August Summer Languages II
28 August Last day to register without $75 late fee

2-4 September Orientation
4 September PC(USA) Bible Content Exam
7 September Labor Day – Seminary Closed

TERM I SEPTEMBER 8 - NOVEMBER 16, 2015
8 September FIRST DAY OF CLASSES/Convocation
18 September Last day to add/drop without penalty
21-22 September McClure Lectures

October - TBD PTS Bible Content exam
9 October Last day to drop classes at 50 percent
23 October Ordination Exams: Theology and Worship and Sacraments
24 October Ordination Exam: Polity
24-29 October Ordination Exam: Exegesis

2-4 November Term II Registration
10-11 November Semi-Annual Board of Directors Meeting
16 November LAST DAY OF CLASSES/Labor Day Make-up
16 November Extension requests due
17-20 November Reading/Exam week
20 November Last day to register without $75 late fee
23 November Papers due
23-27 November Student Break week
25 November Early grades due

TERM II NOVEMBER 30, 2015 - FEBRUARY 22, 2016

30 November FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

7 December Term I grades due
11 December Last day to add/drop without penalty
18 December Last day of classes before break
21 December-1 January Student Christmas break

4 January Classes resume
15 January Last day to drop classes at 50 percent
17 January Kelso Lecture
18 January Martin Luther King. Jr. Day - Seminary Closed
22 January Ordination Exams: Theology and Worship and Sacraments
23 January Ordination Exam: Polity
23-28 January Ordination Exam: Exegesis

5 February PC(USA) Bible Content Exam
8-10 February Term III Registration
February-TBD PTS Bible Content Exam
22 February LAST DAY OF CLASSES/MLK Jr. Make-up
22 February Extension requests due
23-26 February Reading/Exam week
26 February Last day to register without $75 late fee
29 February Papers due
29 February-11 March Student Spring Break

2 March Early grades due

TERM III MARCH 14, 2016 - MAY 23, 2016

14 March CLASSES BEGIN/Term II grades due
25 March Last day to add/drop without penalty
24-28 March Easter Break

5-6 April Schaff Lectures
15 April Last day to drop at 50 percent
22 April Ordination Exams: Theology and Worship and Sacraments
23 April Ordination Exam: Polity
23-28 April Ordination Exam: Exegesis

9-11 May Term I Registration 2016-2017
10-11 May Board of Directors Meeting
17-19 May Alumnae/i Days
19-20 May Albright-Deering Lectures
23 May  Make-up day for Easter Monday
24 May LAST DAY OF CLASSES/ Make-up day for Maundy Thursday
24 May Extension Requests Due
24 May Senior papers due by 9:30 a.m.
25 May Final grades due for graduating seniors by close of business
25-27 May Reading/Exam week
30 May Memorial Day
31 May Final Papers due for students not graduating

2 June Service of Thanksgiving
3 June 220th Commencement
3-10 June 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Miller Summer Youth Institute
5-8 June Henderson Summer Leadership Conference
14 June Term III grades due