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 2017

Classes Begin

September 6

December Graduation Application Deadline

September 30

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

October 12

MAT Written Comprehensive Exams

October 19-20

Midterm Break

October 27-29

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

November 8

Day of Recollection for Lay Students

November 11

Thanksgiving Break November 23-26

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

December 8

Fall Classes End

December 15

Study Day and Evening Final Exams Begin

December 18

Final Exams

December 19-22

Spring 2018

Classes Begin

February 5

Day of Recollection for Seminarians
(Ash Wednesday)

February 14

May Graduation Application Deadline

February 28

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

March 15

MAT Written Comprehensive Exams

March 15-16

Midterm Spring Break

March 26-April 2

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

April 6

Day of Recollection for Lay Students

April 7

Spring Classes End

May 11

Study Day and Evening Final Exams Begin

May 14

Final Exams

May 15-18

Commencement

May 19

ASPM Ordination to the Priesthood

May 26