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 2015 Add/Drop/Swap (open registration) begins
12.1.16Spring 2015 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
5.8.17Non-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

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