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 2018

Classes Begin

September 5

December Graduation Application Deadline

September 30

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

October 10

MAT Written Comprehensive Exams

October 18-19

Midterm Break

October 26-28

Day of Recollection for Lay Students

November 3

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

November 15

Thanksgiving Break November 22-25

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

December 4

Fall Classes End

December 14

Study Day and Evening Final Exams Begin

December 17

Final Exams

December 18-21

Spring 2019

Classes Begin

February 4

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

February 12

May Graduation Application Deadline

February 28

Day of Recollection for Seminarians
(Ash Wednesday)

March 6

MAT Written Comprehensive Exams

March 21-22

Midterm Spring Break

March 25-31

Day of Recollection for Lay Students

April 6

Day of Recollection for Seminarians

April 8

Holy Thursday

April 18

Spring Classes End

May 17

Study Day and Evening Final Exams Begin

May 20

Final Exams

May 21-24

Commencement

May 25

ASPM Ordination to the Priesthood

May 25