Academic Calendar

The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity follows an academic calendar with two semesters, each approximately 15 weeks in length, a one-month January Term, and summer sessions. January term provides time for research projects, language study, or special offerings of the Minnesota Consortium of Theological Schools.

More information regarding the University of St. Thomas academic calendar can be found at http://www.stthomas.edu/calendars/.

Fall 2014

Orientation for new Lay Students

August 27

Orientation for Seminarians

August 28 - September 2

Opening Mass and Banquet

September 3

Classes Begin

September 4

Day of Recollection
(no class for seminarians)

October 8

MAT Written Comprehensive Exams

October 16 - 17

Mid-term Break
(students free after last class Thursday)

October 24 - 26

Day of Recollection
(no class for seminarians)

November 6

 

Thanksgiving Break

November 27 - 30

Day of Recollection
(no class for seminarians)

December 9

Classes End

December 12

Study Day

December 15

Final Exams

December 16 - 19

 

 

SPRING 2015

Classes Begin
Pre-Theo & UST Evening Classes

February 2

Classes Begin
SPSSOD

February 9

Ash Wednesday Day of Recollection
(no class for seminarians)

February 18

MAT Written Comprehensive Exams

March 19 - 20

Day of Recollection
(no class for seminarians)

March 24

Student Spring Break

March 28 - April 1

Triduum, Easter, & Easter Monday
(no classes)

April 2 - 6

Classes Resume

April 7

Day of Recollection
(no class for seminarians)

April 23

 

Classes End

May 15

Study Day

May 18

Final Exams

May 19 - 22

Commencement

May 23

ASPM Ordination to Priesthood

May 30