Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

This calendar is internal to faculty, staff and students of Candler School of Theology and may vary from other Emory University calendars. All dates are subject to change.

Holidays are listed on the academic calendar. Course syllabi provided on the first day of class will include the schedule for that class around holidays. 

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DateEvent or Deadline
8.8 - 8.19.16August Term classes*
8.8.16Last day to drop or change grading basis for an August-term course
8.16.16Candler and Emory orientation for new international students (tentative)
8.17 - 8.19.16Candler orientation for all new students (tentative)
8.19.16Last day to withdraw from an August-term course
8.23.16Required pre-term events for new MDiv students (advising and Contextual Education introductions)(tentative)
8.24.16First day of classes
8.25.16Fall Convocation
8.31.16Last day to Add/Drop/Swap regular fall semester courses 
9.5.16Labor Day holiday (no classes)
9.7.16Last day to change grading basis for fall semester courses
9.9.16Degree application deadline for December 2016 graduates**
9.14.16Fall 2016 Date of Record
10.10 - 10.11.16Fall break (no classes)
10.12 -10.28.16Spring 2017 pre-registration advising period
11.1 - 11.6.16Spring 2017 pre-registration
11.24 - 11.25.16Thanksgiving break (no classes)
11.28.16Spring 2017 Add/Drop/Swap (open registration) begins
12.1.16Spring 2017 cross-registration application deadline
12.6.16Last day of classes
12.6.16Last day to request a withdrawal
12.6.16Last day to request an incomplete from course instructor
12.7 - 12.8.16Reading period
12.9 - 12.14.16Final exams
12.14.16Last day to request an exceptional incomplete from the Academic Dean
12.15.16Grades due
12.16.16Academic Review Board meets

*Not open to degree students entering the program for the first time in Fall 2016.

**Late applications require payment of a $25 late application fee.

DateEvent or Deadline
1.3 - 1.7.17January Term
1.3.17Last day to request a withdrawal from a January-term class
1.9.17First day of classes
1.16.17Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday (no classes)
1.16.17Last day to Add/Drop/Swap regular spring semester courses
1.23.17Last day to change grading basis for spring semester courses
2.1.17Spring 2017 Date of Record
2.3.17Degree application deadline for May 2017 graduates*
2.10.17Summer 2017 registration opens
3.6 - 3.10.17Spring Break (no classes)
3.13 - 3.31.17Fall 2017 pre-registration advising period
4.1.17Summer 2017 cross-registration application deadline
4.4 - 4.9.17Fall 2017 pre-registration
4.14.17Good Friday (no classes)
4.24.17Fall 2017 Add/Drop/Swap (open registration) begins
4.24.17Last day of classes
4.24.17Last day to request a withdrawal
4.24.17Last day to request an incomplete from course instructor
4.25 - 4.27.17Reading period
4.28 - 5.3.17Final exams
5.3.17Last day to request an Exceptional Incomplete from the Academic Dean
5.4.17Senior grades due
5.8.17Commencement
5.8.17Non-senior grades due
5.11.17Academic Review Board meets

*Late applications require payment of a $25 late application fee.

DateEvent or Deadline
5.15.17Classes begin
5.29.17Memorial Day holiday (no classes)
6.30.17Degree application deadline for August 2017 graduates
7.4.14Independence Day holiday (no classes)
TBAFall 2017 entering student course registration
8.1.17Fall 2017 cross-registration application deadline
8.4.17Classes end
DateEvent or Deadline
8.7 - 8.18.17August Term classes*
8.7.17Last day to drop or change grading basis for an August-term course
8.15.17Candler and Emory orientation for new international students (tentative)
8.16 - 8.18.17Candler orientation for all new students (tentative)
8.18.17Last day to withdraw from an August-term course
8.22.17Required pre-term events for new MDiv students (advising and Contextual Education introductions)(tentative)
8.23.17First day of classes
8.24.17Fall Convocation
8.30.17Last day to Add/Drop/Swap regular fall semester courses 
9.4.17Labor Day holiday (no classes)
9.6.17Last day to change grading basis for fall semester courses
9.8.17Degree application deadline for December 2016 graduates**
9.13.17Fall 2017 Date of Record
10.9 - 10.10.17Fall break (no classes)
10.11 -10.27.17Spring 2018 pre-registration advising period
11.7 - 11.12.17Spring 2018 pre-registration
11.23 - 11.24.17Thanksgiving break (no classes)
11.27.17Spring 2018 Add/Drop/Swap (open registration) begins
12.1.17Spring 2018 cross-registration application deadline
12.5.17Last day of classes
12.5.17Last day to request a withdrawal
12.5.17Last day to request an incomplete from course instructor
12.6 - 12.7.17Reading period
12.9 - 12.13.17Final exams
12.13.17Last day to request an exceptional incomplete from the Academic Dean
12.14.17Grades due
12.15.17Academic Review Board meets

*Not open to degree students entering the program for the first time in Fall 2017.

**Late applications require payment of a $25 late application fee.

DateEvent or Deadline
1.2 - 1.12.18January Term
1.2.18Last day to request a withdrawal from a January-term class
1.15.18Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday (no classes)
1.16.18First day of classes
1.23.18Last day to Add/Drop/Swap regular spring semester courses
1.30.18Last day to change grading basis for spring semester courses
2.7.18Spring 2018 Date of Record
2.9.18Degree application deadline for May 2018 graduates*
2.10.18Summer 2017 registration opens
3.12 - 3.16.18Spring Break (no classes)
3.19 – 4.6.18Fall 2018 pre-registration advising period
3.30.2018Good Friday (no classes)
4.1.18Summer 2018 cross-registration application deadline
4.10 - 4.13.18Fall 2018 pre-registration

4.30.18

Fall 2018 Add/Drop/Swap (open registration) begins

4.30.18

Last day of classes

4.30.18

Last day to request a withdrawal
4.30.18Last day to request an incomplete from course instructor
5.1 - 5.2.18Reading period
5.3 - 5.9.18Final exams
5.9.18Last day to request an Exceptional Incomplete from the Academic Dean
5.10.18Senior grades due
5.14.18Commencement
5.14.18Non-senior grades due
5.16.18Academic Review Board meets

*Late applications require payment of a $25 late application fee.

DateEvent or Deadline
5.21.18Classes begin
5.28.18Memorial Day holiday (no classes)
7.4.18Independence Day holiday (no classes)
7.6.18Degree application deadline for August 2018 graduates
7.17.18Fall 2018 entering student course registration begins (tentative)
8.1.18Fall 2018 cross-registration application deadline
8.8.18Classes end
DateEvent or Deadline
8.13 - 8.24.18August Term classes*
8.13.18Last day to drop or change grading basis for an August-term course
8.21.18Candler and Emory orientation for new international students (tentative)
8.22 - 8.24.18Candler orientation for all new students (tentative)
8.24.18Last day to withdraw from an August-term course
8.28.18Required pre-term events for new MDiv students (advising and Contextual Education introductions)(tentative)
8.29.18First day of classes
8.30.18Fall Convocation
9.3.18Labor Day holida (no classes)
9.5.18Last day to Add/Drop/Swap regular fall semester courses 
9.12.18Last day to change grading basis for fall semester courses
9.14.18Degree application deadline for December 2018 graduates**
9.19.18Fall 2018 Date of Record
10.8 - 10.9.18Fall break (no classes)
10.10 -10.26.18Spring 2019 pre-registration advising period
10.30 - 11.4.18Spring 2019 pre-registration
11.22 - 11.23.18Thanksgiving break (no classes)
11.26.18Spring 2019 Add/Drop/Swap (open registration) begins
12.1.18Spring 2019 cross-registration application deadline
12.11.18Last day of classes
12.11.18Last day to request a withdrawal
12.11.18Last day to request an incomplete from course instructor
12.12.18Reading period
12.13 - 12.18.18Final exams
12.18.18Last day to request an exceptional incomplete from the Academic Dean
12.19.18Grades due @ Noon
12.20.18Academic Review Board meets

*Not open to degree students entering the program for the first time in Fall 2017.

**Late applications require payment of a $25 late application fee.

DateEvent or Deadline
1.2 - 1.11.19January Term
1.2.19Last day to request a withdrawal from a January-term class
1.14.19First day of classes
1.21.19Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday (no classes)
1.21.19Last day to Add/Drop/Swap regular spring semester courses
1.28.19Last day to change grading basis for spring semester courses
2.6.19Spring 2019 Date of Record
2.8.19Degree application deadline for May 2019 graduates*
2.10.19Summer 2019 registration opens
3.11 - 3.15.19Spring Break (no classes)
3.18 - 3.29.19Fall 2019 pre-registration advising period
4.1.19Summer 2019 cross-registration application deadline
4.1- 4.7.19Fall 2019 pre-registration
4.19.19Good Friday (no classes)
4.29.19Fall 2019 Add/Drop/Swap (open registration) begins
4.29.19Last day of classes
4.29.19Last day to request a withdrawal
4.29.19Last day to request an incomplete from course instructor
4.30 - 5.2.19Reading period
5.3 - 5.8.19Final exams
5.8.19Last day to request an Exceptional Incomplete from the Academic Dean
5.9.19Senior grades due @ Noon
5.13.19Commencement
5.13.19Non-senior grades due
5.15.19Academic Review Board meets

*Late applications require payment of a $25 late application fee.

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