General Guidelines

  • Registration deadlines are always one month before classes begin.
  • Drop dates for weekend courses are the Friday before the first weekend.
  • Drop dates (without penalty) for online courses are one month before course begins.
  • Last day to withdraw from a weekday or online course is eight weeks after the first day of class.
  • Last day to withdraw from a weekend course is the Friday before the second weekend meeting.
  • Weekend and online course grades are due to the Registrar three weeks after the last class.
  • Weekday course grades are due to the Registrar one week after the last class day.
  • The last day to remove an incomplete grade is six weeks from the last day of class.
  • The most current course and workshop dates can be found at this link:
    https://www.saintmeinrad.edu/student-resources/course-schedules/

Fall Semester 2021

July

1

Application Deadline for Fall Semester

August

15

Summer MA Concluding Exercises due to Academic Dean;
final projects/papers due to director

21-22

Orientation for new seminarians

 

23-27

Our Daily Bread” Intensive Spirituality Week for seminarians

 

30

Fall Semester courses begin

September 

6

No classes, Labor Day

 

24

Faculty Study Day; Long Weekend (no classes);

October

9-10

Graduate Theology Program Open House

 

13

Graduate Theology Program Open House (online at 6:30 p.m.)

 

15

Long Weekend (no classes)

25

STB Degree Program Application Deadline for seminarians

November

1

All Saints Day (no classes);
Spring Semester registration opens

11

Candidacy Mass

15

Fall Semester MA Concluding Exercises due to Academic Dean;
final projects/papers due to director

 

20-28

Thanksgiving Break

December

9-10

Final exam days for Fall Semester weekday courses

 

10

Last day of class before Christmas break

30

Registration deadline for all Spring Semester courses

11 - January 9

Christmas Break

 

Spring Semester 2022

January

   

10

January Interterm begins for seminarians

 

21

January Interterm ends

22-28

Retreat week for seminarians

29-30

Graduate Theology Program -Spring weekend courses (1st meeting)

31

Spring Semester weekday and online classes begin;
Bishop’s Opening Mass and Dinner

February

10

Father Cyprian Davis Lecture

 

14

GTP Summer registration opens

 

17

Ministries: Installation of Lectors and Acolytes

 

24

Deacon Promises

 

26-27

Graduate Theology Program Spring weekend Courses (2nd meeting) and Open House

March

4

Long Weekend (no classes)

 

10

Priesthood Promises

 

21

Solemnity of St. Benedict (no classes)

22 - 23

Science for Seminaries Lecture and Presentations

26 - 27

Graduate Theology Program -Spring weekend courses (final meeting)

April

4

Fall Semester registration opens

 

8

Last day of weekday classes before Easter break

9 - 18

Easter Break

 

15

Spring Semester MA Concluding Exercises due to Academic Dean;
final projects/papers due to director

 

19

Weekday and online classes resume

 

23

Diaconate Ordination

May

6

Spring Semester online classes conclude

12 - 13

Final exam days for Spring Semester weekday courses

 

13

Last day of class

 

14

Graduation Day

July

1

Application deadline for Fall Semester

August

15

Summer MA Concluding Exercises due to Academic Dean;
final projects/papers due to director