Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Academic Calendar

2014-2015 Academic Calendar

TERM I  SEPTEMBER 8 - NOVEMBER 14, 2014
8 September CLASSES BEGIN/CONVOCATION
19 September Last day to add/drop without penalty
29-30 September McClure Lectures

3 October PTS Bible Content exam
10 October Last day to drop classes at 50%
24 October (tentative) Ordination Exams: Theology and Worship & Sacraments
25 October (tentative) Ordination Exam: Polity
25-30 October (tentative) Ordination Exam: Exegesis

3-5 November Term II Registration
11-12 November Semi-Annual Board of Directors Meeting
14 November LAST DAY OF CLASSES
14 November Extension requests due
17-21 November Reading/Exam week
21 November Last day to register without $75 late fee
24 November Papers due
24-28 November Student Break week
26 November Early grades due
 

TERM II   DECEMBER 1, 2014 - FEBRUARY 23, 2015
1 December CLASSES BEGIN
8 December Term I grades due
12 December Last day to add/drop without penalty
19 December Last day of classes before break
22 December - 2 January  Student Christmas break

5 January Classes resume
16 January Last day to drop classes at 50%
18 January Kelso Lecture
19 January Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Seminary closed
23 January (tentative) Ordination Exams:  Theology and Worship & Sacraments
24 January (tentative) Ordination Exam:  Polity
24-29 January (tentative) Ordination Exam:  Exegesis

6 February  PC(USA) Bible Content Exam
9-11 February Term III Registration
13 February PTS Bible Content Exam
23 February  LAST DAY OF CLASSES/MLK Jr. Make-up
23 February Extension requests due
24-27 February Reading/Exam week
27 February Last day to register without $75 late fee

2 March Papers due
2-13 March Student Spring Break
4 March Early grades due
 

TERM III  MARCH 16 - MAY 26, 2015
16 March CLASSES BEGIN/Term II Grades due
24-25 March Schaff Lectures
27 March Last day to add/drop without penalty

3-6 April Easter Break (No evening classes on Maundy Thursday)
15-17 April Albright-Deering Lectures
17 April Last day to drop at 50%
24 April Alumni Days/Henderson Lectures
24 April (tentative) Ordination Exams:  Theology and Worship & Sacraments
25 April (tentative) Ordination Exam:  Polity
25-30 April (tentative) Ordination Exam:  Exegesis

11-13 May Term I Registration 2015-16
12-13 May Board of Directors Meeting
25 May Memorial Day (No classes)
26 May LAST DAY OF CLASSES/ Make-up day for Easter Monday
26 May Extension Requests Due
26 May Senior papers due by 9:30 a.m.
27-29 May Reading/Exam week
27 May Senior grades due by end of day

1 June Final Papers due for students not graduating
4 June Service of Thanksgiving
5 June 219th Commencement
7-10 June Summer Leadership Conference
15 June Term III grades due