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 2016

Classes Begin

September 7

December Graduation Application Deadline

September 30

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

October 12

MAT Written Comprehensive Exams

October 20-21

Midterm Break

October 28-30

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

November 8

Day of Recollection for Lay Students

November 19

Thanksgiving Break November 24-27

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

December 8

Fall Classes End

December 14

Study Day and Evening Final Exams Begin

December 15

Final Exams

December 16-21

Spring 2017

Classes Begin

February 6

May Graduation Application Deadline

February 28

Day of Recollection for Seminarians
(Ash Wednesday)

March 1

MAT Written Comprehensive Exams

March 16-17

Midterm Spring Break

March 20-26

Day of Recollection for Lay Students

April 1

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

April 4

Easter Break April 14-17

Spring Classes End

May 12

Study Day and Evening Final Exams Begin

May 15

Final Exams

May 16-19

ASPM Ordination to the Priesthood

May 27