Academic Calendar


Summer 2015

May 1 Last Day for Summer Registration
May 4 Online Classes Begin
May 4-15 Late Registration Period for Online Students
June 5 Grades for Spring Incompletes Due
June 15 Early Fall 2015 Registration for Online Students
July 20 – August 21 Registration – Online and Commuter Students
August 14 Last Day of Online Classes

Fall 2015

August 19 Arrival of New Seminarians
August 20-21 Orientation for New Seminarians
August 22 Return of All Seminarians
August 23 Opening Mass of formation semester
August 24 On-campus and Online Classes Begin
August 24 – Sept. 4 Late Registration period for Online and Commuter Students
September 2 Last Day for Online students to sit for MA Oral Exam for Sept 15 Graduation
September 4 Day of Recollection – Rev. Msgr. Albert Kuuire
September 7 Labor Day – No Classes
September 15 Summer Graduation Date
September 18 Opening Day Mass – the Most Rev. Michael R. Cote, D.D. – 8:30 am
September 23 Mass of Canonization of Blessed Junipero Serra at 4:15 pm
September 25 Grades for Summer Incompletes Due
October 2 Day of Recollection – Mother Adela Galindo – Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary
October 16 Theological Reflection (Theology 1-4) and Rector’s Conference (College and Pre-Theology)
October 25-28 New England Association of Schools and Colleges 10-Year Re-accreditation Visit
October 30 Theological Reflection (Theology 1-4) and Rector’s Conference (College and Pre-Theology); Early Spring 2016 Registration for Online Students
November 6 Lector and Acolyte – the Most Rev. Michael R. Cote, D.D. – 10:00 am
November 7 On-Campus written MA Comprehensive Examinations Scheduled for April 30 graduation
November 13 Day of Recollection – Rev. Gregory Galvin – Diocese of Norwich
November 25-29 Thanksgiving Vacation (beginning Noon on Wednesday)
November 30 Classes Resume
November 30 – December 3 Final Examinations
November 30 – January 8 Spring Registration Period for Online Learning Students
December 4 Last day of Online Learning Classes; Day of Departure for Seminarians

Spring 2016

January 4 Return of all Seminarians (except those to be ordained deacon or priest this spring)
January 4-8 New Online Learning Student Orientation; Spring Registration – On Campus Students
January 5-9 Annual Seminary Retreat (Tuesday-Saturday) (non-canonical) – Rev. Thomas Sullivan, C.P.M.
January 9 Return of all Seminarians (those to be ordained deacon or priest this spring)
January 10 Opening Mass of formation semester
January 11 On-Campus and Online Classes Begin
January 11 – 22 Late Registration Period for Online and Commuter Students
January 15 Grades for Fall Incompletes Due
January 22 March for Life in Washington, D.C. (Friday)
January 30 Last Day to submit Degree Application for April 30, 2016, Graduation
February 1 Last day to schedule Oral Defenses for MA Theses or Special Projects to be completed by March 11, 2016
February 12 Theological Reflection (Theology 1-4) and Rector’s Conference (College and Pre-Theology)
February 13 9:00 am On-Campus written MA Comprehensive Exams Scheduled; Last Day for Online Students to take Written Comprehensive Exams
February 19 Canonical Exams
February 22 Canonical Oaths – at 3:30 pm Chapel
February 26 Theological Reflection (Theology 1-4) and Rector’s Conference (College and Pre-Theology)
March 4 Day of Recollection
March 5-13 Spring Break (On Campus Students ONLY!)
March 9-13 Canonical Retreat (for those to be ordained deacon or priest)
March 11 Last Day for Online or Oncampus Students to sit for MA Oral Exams; Last day for completing the approved final version of the thesis or special project to graduate in the Spring
March 14 Classes resume
March 14 – April 29 Summer 2016 Registration for Online Students
March 24 – 27 Easter Triduum – No On-Campus Classes
March 28 Easter Monday – No On-Campus Classes
March 29 Classes Resume for On-Campus Students
April 8 Theological Reflection (Theology 1-4) and Rector’s Conference (College and Pre-Theology)
April 22 Last Day of Classes for Online Learning Students
April 25 Pre-Registration Residential Seminarians
April 25-29 Final Examinations – On-Campus Students
April 30 Graduation (Saturday) 4:30 PM – Most Rev. Michael R. Cote, D.D.
May 1 Day of Departure for Seminarians

Summer 2016

April 25-29 New Online Learning Student Orientation
April 29 Last Day for Normal Summer Registration
May 2 Online Classes Begin
May 2-13 Late Registration Period for Online Students
June 3 Grades for Spring Incompletes Due
July 18- September 2 Fall Registration for Online Students (July 18 – Sept 2) / Seminarians & On Campus (August 22 – Sept 2)
August 22-26 New Online Student Orientation
August 29 Fall 2016 Semester Beings
September 2 Last Day to Register for Classes