2019-2020 University Catalog

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester, 2019

May 18, June 14 & August 9

New Student Registration Days (Undergrad)

August 21

Graduate and Seminary Orientation

August 22-25

Undergraduate Orientation

August 26

Classes Begin

August 26

Convocation Chapel

September 4

Lion Launch (University Kick-Off)

September 24

Half-Day of Outreach (University) (Afternoon)

Afternoon classes cancelled from 12:30 pm-5:00 pm for University-wide event

October 11-14

Mid-Semester Break

November 4-15

Continuing Student Registration

November 12

Half-Day of Prayer and Praise (University) (Morning)

Morning classes cancelled from 8:00 am-12:30 pm for University-wide event

November 28-29

Thanksgiving Vacation

December 2

Classes Resume

December 9-13

Final Examinations (Undergrad)

December 13

Fall Commencement and close of Semester


Session 01A

August 26-Classes Begin

October 20-Classes End

Session 01B

October 21-Classes Begin

December 15-Classes End

Spring Semester, 2020

January 10 

Undergraduate Orientation

January 10 

Graduate & Seminary Orientation

January 13

Classes Begin

January 20

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

March 23-27

Spring Vacation

March 30

Classes Resume

March 30-April 10

Continuing Student Registration


April 10

Good Friday Holiday

April 27-May 1

Final Examinations (Undergrad)

May 1

Spring Commencement and close of Semester


Session 01A

January 13-Classes Begin

March 8-Classes End

Session 01B

March 9-Classes Begin

May 3-Classes End

Summer Semester, 2020

May 4 - August 23

Undergraduate & Graduate

June 8-19

Seminary Summer School


Session 01A

May 4-Classes Begin

June 28-Classes End

Session 01B

June 29-Classes Begin

August 23-Classes End



*Spring Vacation dates will be confirmed one year prior
*Spring Vacation dates will be confirmed one year prior
*Spring Vacation dates will be confirmed one year prior