Academic Calendar

DSPT Academic & Administrative Calendar

2013-2014

 
DSPT Student Forms - All of the forms and documents listed below can be found on the Student Forms page.
 
DSPT Student Handbook pdf - If you have questions about the deadlines or policies below, please refer to the Student Handbook pdf.
 
Use the bookmarks below for quick access to current deadlines:
 
Aug 2013 Sept 2013 Oct 2013 Nov 2013 Dec 2013 Jan 2014 for Fall 2013 Intersession 2014
Jan 2014 for Spring 2014 Feb 2014 Mar 2014 Apr 2014 May 2014 June 2014 July 2014
             
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fall 2013

Aug TBD GTU Course schedule addendum available
  1 Registration deadline for August Biblical Hebrew and Greek Language exams. GTU Office of Student Affairs, 2465 Le Conte Avenue
  5 Fall course syllabi due to Dean's Office
  19 DSPT Admissions Committee Meeting, 2:00 p.m.
  19-30 General Registration on WebAdvisor webadvisor for Fall semester, returning students
  20 Biblical Hebrew language exam, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Exam Rooms, 2465 Le Conte Avenue
  21 Biblical Greek language exam, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Exam Rooms, 2465 Le Conte Avenue
  22 GTU Common MA Student Orientation (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
  23 Faculty colloquium, DSPT
  26 DSPT New Student Orientation
  26 DSPT President’s Address and Welcome Wine & Cheese Reception, 4:30 p.m.
  26-30 Orientation Week [N.B. see separate detailed calendar]
  26-30 General Registration on WebAdvisor webadvisor for Fall semester, new students
  26-30 DSPT faculty advisors available during posted hours
  29 Instruction begins at UCB
  30 Last day to register or receive approval for leave of absence without late fee
Leave of Absence Policy pdf   Leave of Absence Petition pdf
  31-Sep 13 Late Registration period on WebAdvisor webadvisor for Fall semester, all students
Sept 2 Labor Day Academic and Administrative Holiday
  3 Instruction begins at DSPT/ GTU
  3 Deadline to submit a Statement of Intent to Graduate form pdf  for Fall semester graduates to the DSPT Registrar for MDiv, MTS, and MA degrees or to the GTU Dean’s Office for GTU Common MA degrees gtu.edu
  4 DSPT MA and MDiv application deadline for Spring 2014 admission
  4 DSPT Board of Trustees Meeting, 2:30-5:00 pm
  6 Last day to submit UCB cross registration petition to the GTU Consortial Registrar,12:00 noon
  11 Mass of the Holy Spirit, 10:00 a.m.
  11 Beginning-of-Year All Student Body Meeting with ASDSPT, 11:00 a.m., followed by lunch
  11 DSPT Admissions Committee meeting, 1:00-2:00pm
  11 DSPT Faculty Meeting, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  11 Registration deadline for September GTU foreign language exams, GTU Office of Student Affairs, 2465 Le Conte Avenue
  13 Last day for registered students to make enrollment changes without fee
  13 Last day for late registration and/ or approval of requests for leave of absence, withdrawal, program extension, or part-time status  (late fees apply)
Leave of Absence/Withdrawal Policy pdf Leave of Absence Petition pdf Withdrawal Petition pdf  General petition pdf
  13 Last day to successfully defend thesis or complete MABL oral examination without paying Fall semester tuition and fees
  13 Last day to submit special reading course forms pdf  to the Registrar
  13 Payment for Fall semester must be received at the business office to avoid a late fee
  18 GTU Welcome Reception, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  18-20 DSPT Board of Corporate Members
  18 Deadline for submitting thesis proposals for September department meetings, 12:00 noon. N.B. Students in the DSPT concurrent program should see the Thesis Proposal Petition Form for further details.
Thesis proposal policy pdf Thesis proposal petition form pdf
  22 Fall stickers (available from the Registrar) due on ID/ GTU library cards
  25 Philosophy Department Meeting, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
  25 Theology Department Meeting, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  25 GTU Modern Foreign Language Exam, 1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., Dinner Board Room
  27 Last day to drop Fall 2013 units without a “W” Withdrawal on transcript record
  27 Last day to drop Fall 2013 units and receive a tuition refund
  30 GTU Common MA application deadline for Spring 2014 admission
Oct 1 Deadline to submit the DSPT Graduation Checklist pdf to the DSPT Registrar for fall graduation
  2 Deadline to file completed and approved copies of GTU MA theses or certification of oral examination forms for MABL candidates for fall graduation
  2 Deadline to file completed and approved copies of theses for DSPT MA for fall graduation
  2 Deadline to pass comprehensive exam for DSPT MA (Philosophy) for fall graduation
  2 DSPT MA and MDiv application deadline for Spring 2014 admission
  4 2014/2015 Course Schedule Forms due from Faculty to the DSPT Academic Dean
  9 DSPT Admissions Committee meeting, 1:00-2:00pm
  9 DSPT Faculty Meeting, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  21-25 READING WEEK
  TBD Intersession and Spring terms Course Addendum available
Nov 1 Deadline for Spring 2014 DSPT Scholarship/Grant applications pdf
  6 DSPT MA and MDiv application deadline for Spring semester admission
  8 Early registration deadline for email requests to faculty for admittance to restricted courses
  8 Last day to change Fall enrollment and without special permission (fee applies)
  11-22 Early registration on WebAdvisor webadvisor for Intersession and Spring terms
  13 DSPT Admissions Committee Meeting, TBA
  13 DSPT Faculty Meeting, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  20 DSPT Board of Trustees, 2:30-5:00 p.m.
  27 Deadline for submitting thesis proposals for December department meetings, 12:00 noon
Thesis proposal policy pdf Thesis proposal petition form pdf
  28-29 Thanksgiving Holiday Academic and Administrative Holiday
  28-30 DSPT Board of Corporate Members
Dec TBD Deadline to submit changes to Spring 2014 addendum due
  4 DSPT MA and MDiv application deadline for Spring 2014 admission
  4 Philosophy Department Meeting, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
  4 Theology Department Meeting, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  6 DSPT end of semester Mass, 5:30 p.m., followed by Advent party
  11 DSPT Admissions Committee Meeting, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
  11 DSPT Faculty Meeting, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  13 Instruction ends at UCB (UCB finals December 16-20)
  13 DSPT/GTU Fall semester ends
  13 Last day to submit petition for “Incomplete” pdf for Fall semester courses
  13 Registration deadline for January biblical Hebrew and Greek language exams, GTU Office of Student Affairs, 2465 Le Conte Avenue
  23-Jan 1 Christmas and New Year Administrative Holiday
Jan TBD DSPT MA and MDiv application deadline for Spring 2014 admission
  TBD DSPT Admissions Committee meeting
  3 Last day to submit fall grades
  3 Last day to make up "Incomplete" work for Fall semester
  24 Last day to submit grades for removal of "Incomplete" notation for Fall semester courses

Intersession 2014

Nov 11-22 Early registration on WebAdvisor webadvisor for Intersession term
Jan 6 DSPT/ GTU Intersession classes begin (continued general registration on WebAdvisor webadvisor prior to first day of class)
  20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Academic and Administrative holiday
  31 DSPT/ GTU Intersession ends
  31 Last day to submit petition for “Incomplete” pdf for Intersession courses
Feb 21 Last day to submit Intersession grades
  21 Last day to make up “Incomplete” work for Intersession courses
Mar 14 Last day to submit grades for removal of “Incomplete” notation for Intersession courses

Spring 2014

Jan TBD Course schedule addendum available
  TBD DSPT MA and MDiv application deadline for Spring 2014 admission
  TBD DSPT Admissions Committee Meeting
  10 Spring syllabi due to the DSPT Academic Dean
  15 Deadline to submit a Statement of Intent to Graduate form pdf for Spring graduates to DSPT Registrar or to the GTU Dean’s Office for GTU Common MA degrees gtu.edu
  15 Biblical Hebrew language exam, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Exam Rooms, 2465 Le Conte Avenue
  16 Biblical Greek language exam, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Exam Rooms, 2465 Le Conte Avenue
  20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Academic and Administrative holiday
  20- 31 General registration on WebAdvisor webadvisor for Spring semester, returning students
  21 Instruction begins at UCB
  27 DSPT New Student Orientation, 9:00 a.m., all day
  27-31 General registration on WebAdvisor webadvisor for Spring semester, new students
  27- 31 DSPT faculty advisors available during posted hours
  31 Last day to register or receive approval for leave of absence without late fee
Leave of Absence Policy pdf Leave of Absence Petition pdf
  30- Feb 1 DSPT College of Fellows Convocation
Feb 1-14 Late Registration on WebAdvisor webadvisor for Spring semester, all students
  1 GTU Common MA application deadline for Fall admission
  3 Instruction begins at DSPT/ GTU
  7 Last day to submit UCB cross registration petition to the GTU Consortial Registrar,12:00 noon
  12 DSPT Admissions Committee Meeting
  12 DSPT Faculty Meeting, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  12 Registration deadline for February GTU foreign language exams, GTU Office of Student Affairs, 2465 Le Conte Avenue
  14 Last day for registered students to change enrollment without fee
  14 Last day for late registration and/ or approval of requests for leave of absence, withdrawal, program extension, or part-time status (late fees apply)
Leave of Absence/Withdrawal Policy pdf Leave of Absence Petition pdf Withdrawal Petition pdf General petition pdf
  14 Last day to successfully defend thesis or complete MABL oral examination without paying Spring semester tuition and fees
  14 Last day to submit special reading course forms pdf to the Registrar
  14 Payment for Spring semester must be received at the business office to avoid a late fee
  17 Presidents’ Day Academic and Administrative holiday
  17 Spring stickers (available from the Registrar) due on ID/ GTU library cards
  TBD DSPT Board of Trustees, 2:30-5:00 p.m.
  19 Deadline for submitting thesis proposals for February department meetings, 12:00 noon
Thesis proposal policy pdf Thesis proposal petition form pdf
  26 GTU foreign language exam, 1:00-4:45 p.m., GTU Library, Dinner Board room
  26 Philosophy Department Meeting, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  26 Theology Department Meeting, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  28 Final corrections and changes to 2013-2014 Course Schedule due to GTU Registrar
  28 Last day to drop Spring units without a “W” Withdrawal on transcript record
  28 Last day to drop Spring semester units and receive a tuition refund
Mar 5 Ash Wednesday
  5-7 DSPT Board of Corporate Members
  12 DSPT Admissions Committee Meeting
  12 DSPT Faculty Meeting, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  12 Aquinas Lecture, Diana Fritz Cates
  15 Deadline for Fall semester DSPT Scholarship/Grant applications pdf
  19 2014-2015 Course Schedule available on web and pdf format
  24-28 SPRING RECESS
Apr 2 Deadline to submit the DSPT Graduation Checklist pdf to the DSPT Registrar for Spring graduation
  4 Deadline to file completed and approved copies of GTU MA theses or certification of oral examination forms for MABL candidates for spring graduation
  4 Deadline to file completed and approved copies of theses for DSPT MA for spring graduation
  4 Deadline to pass comprehensive exam for DSPT MA (Phil) for spring graduation
  4 Last day to change Spring enrollment without special permission (fee applies)
  7-18 Early registration on WebAdvisor webadvisor for Fall semester
  9 DSPT Admissions Committee Meeting
  9 DSPT Faculty Meeting, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  11 Early registration deadline for email requests to faculty for admittance in restricted courses
  16 Deadline for submitting thesis proposals for April department meetings, 12:00 noon
Thesis proposal policy pdf Thesis proposal petition form pdf
  16 DSPT Board of Trustees, 2:30-5:00 p.m.
  18 Good Friday Academic and Administrative holiday
  21 Easter Monday Academic and Administrative holiday (DSPT, CDSP and FST only)
  23 Philosophy Department Meeting, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
  23 Theology Department Meeting, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
May 7 DSPT Admissions Committee Meeting
  7 Registration deadline for May GTU foreign language exams, GTU Office of Student Affairs, 2465 Le Conte Avenue
  8 GTU Commencement, 4:00 p.m., PLTS Chapel f the Cross
  9 Instruction ends at UCB (UCB finals May 12-16)
  14 DSPT Faculty Meeting, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
  TBD DSPT Board of Corporate Members
  16 DSPT End-of-semester party and Mass
  21 GTU foreign language exam, 1:00-4:45 p.m., GTU Library, Dinner Board Room
  23 DSPT/ GTU spring semester ends
  23 Last day to submit petition for “Incomplete” pdf for spring semester courses
  24 Graduation 1:00 p.m., DSPT Blackfriars Gallery
  26 Memorial Day Administrative holiday
Jun 13 Last day to submit spring grades
  13 Last day to make up "Incomplete" work for Spring semester
Jul 4 Independence Day Academic and Administrative holiday
  7 Last day to submit grades for removal of "Incomplete" notation for Spring semester courses