Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Academic Calendar

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

SUMMER JUNE - AUGUST 2017

13 June Term 3 grades due

3 July Summer Languages I
3-4 July Seminary Closed in Observance of Independence Day
7 July Last Day to Add/Drop Summer Classes without Penalty
27-29 July PC(USA) Senior Ordination Exams
31 July Summer Languages II

3 August Ordination Exam: Exegesis Exam
4 August Last Day to Add/Drop Summer Classes at 50 Percent Tuition
25 August Last Day to Register without $75 Late Fee
30-31 August Orientation
31 August PTS Bible Content Exam

1 September PC(USA) Bible Content Exam
4 September Seminary Closed in Observance of Labor Day

TERM 1 SEPTEMBER 5 - NOVEMBER 13, 2017

5 September Classes Begin/Convocation
15 September Last Day to Add/Drop without Penalty

6 October Last Day to Drop Classes at 50 Percent Tuition
26-28 October PC(USA) Senior Ordination Exams

2 November Ordination Exam: Exegesis
30 October-1 November Term 2 Registration
7-8 November Semi-Annual Board of Directors Meeting
13 November Last Day of Classes/Labor Day Make-up
13 November Extension Requests Due
14-17 November Reading/Exam Week
17 November Last Day to Register without $75 Late Fee
20 November Papers Due
21-24 November Student Break Week
23-24 November Seminary Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving
22 November Early Grades Due

TERM 2 NOVEMBER 27, 2017 - FEBRUARY 19, 2018

27 November CLASSES BEGIN

4 December Term 1 Grades Due
8 December Last Day to Add/Drop without Penalty
20 December Last Day of Classes Before Break
21 December-2 January Student Christmas Break
22-29 December Seminary Closed in Observance of Christmas

1 January Seminary Closed in Observance of New Year’s Day
4 January Classes Resume
12 January Last Day to Drop Classes at 50 Percent Tuition
15 January Seminary Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
25-27 January PC(USA) Senior Ordination Exams

1 February Ordination Exam: Exegesis
2 February PC(USA) Bible Content Exam
5-7 February Term 3 Registration
TBD PTS Bible Content Exam
19 February Last Day of Classes /MLK Jr. Make-up
19 February Extension Requests Due
20-23 February Reading/Exam Week
23 February Last Day to Register without $75 Late Fee
26 February  Papers Due
26 February-9 March Student Spring Break
28 February Early Grades Due

TERM 3 MARCH 12, 2018 - MAY 22, 2018

12 March Classes Begin
12 March Term 2 Grades Due23 March Last Day to Add/Drop without Penalty
29 March-2 April Student Easter Break
30 March Seminary Closed in Observance of Good Friday

13 April Last Day to Drop at 50 Percent Tuition
26-28 April PC(USA) Ordination Exams

3 May Ordination Exam: Exegesis
7-9 May Term 1 Registration 2018-2019
8-9 May Board of Directors Meeting
21 May Make Up Day For Easter Monday
22 May Last Day of Classes/ Make-up day for Maundy Thursday
22 May Extension Requests Due
22 May Senior Papers Due by 9:30 a.m.
23 May Final Grades Due for Graduating Seniors by Close of Business
23-25 May Reading/Exam week
28 May Seminary Closed in Observance of Memorial Day
29 May Final Papers Due for Students Not Graduating

1 June 222nd Commencement
12 June Term 3 grades due