Southern California Campus Academic Calendar


Proposed Four-Year Schedule

Summer 2015 Term (Note 2) June 1 - 30
Online registration for returning students  (Note 5) Mar 30 - June 1
Tuition payment deadline to avoid late fee June 1, by 4 PM
Last day to drop classes Within 24 hours of the first class or online meeting
Last day to add classes Through first day of class or online meeting
 
Fall 2015 Semester (Note 2) Aug 24 - Dec 11
Online registration for returning students  (Note 5) Apr 22 - Aug 18
Last day to submit scholarship application for 2015 - 2016 consideration May 22
Admission pre-application deadline for international students June 1
Admission application deadline July 15
Tuition deferment applications due Aug 10
Tuition payment deadline Aug 18, by 4 PM
Orientation, testing, and registration for new students 8:00am - 2:30pm (Note 3) Aug 15
Labor Day holiday, Brea Campus & Saddleback Extension Sept 5 - 7
Last day to add. (Restrictions may apply) Sept 4  
Last day courses can be dropped with 100% Tuition Refund Aug 30
Drop fee effective Aug 31
Courses can be dropped with 85% tuition refund (drop fee applies)
*Regardless of class start date
Aug 31 - Sept 6
Courses can be dropped with 70% tuition refund (drop fee applies)
*Regardless of class start date
Sept 7 - 13
Courses can be dropped with 50% tuition refund (drop fee applies)
*Regardless of class start date
Sept 14 - 18
Last day to drop classes Sept 18
Last day to apply for Fall 2015 graduation (late fee applies) Sept 18
Thanksgiving holiday, Brea Campus & Saddleback Extension Nov 23 - 28
Fall Commencement (Northern California Campus) (Note 4) Dec 11
Last day to apply for Spring 2016 graduation without a late fee Dec 11
 
January 2016 Term (Note 2) Jan 4 - 23
Online registration for returning students (Note 5) Oct 26 - Jan 4
Tuition payment deadline.  Students will be dropped from classes for non-payment  No drop fee Jan 4, by 4 PM
Last day to drop classes Within 24 hours of the first class or online meeting
Last day to add classes Through first day of class or online meeting
Martin Luther King Holiday - No Classes Jan 18
 
Spring 2016 Semester (Note 2) Jan 25 - May 12
Online registration for returning students (Note 5) Nov 23 - Jan 26
Admission pre-application deadline for international students Nov 1
Admission application deadline Dec 15
Tuition Deferment Applications Due Jan 19
Orientation, testing, and registration for new students  8:00am - 2:30pm (Note 3) Jan 15
Tuition payment deadline Jan 26, by 4 PM
Last day to add (Restrictions may apply) Feb 12
Last day courses can be dropped with 100% Tuition Refund Feb 7
Drop fee effective Feb 8
Courses can be dropped with 85% tuition refund (drop fee applies)
*Regardless of class start date
Feb 8 - 14
Courses can be dropped with 70% tuition refund (drop fee applies)
*Regardless of class start date
Feb 15 - 21
Courses can be dropped with 50% tuition refund (drop fee applies)
*Regardless of class start date
Feb 22 - 26
Last day to drop Feb 26
Last day to apply for Spring 2016 graduation (late fee applies) Feb 26
Spring Break, Brea Campus & Saddleback Extension Mar 28 - Apr 2
Online registration for Fall 2016 semester (Regional Campuses) Apr 25 - Aug 23
Spring Commencement May 13
Last day to apply for Fall 2016 graduation without a late fee May 20
 
Summer 2016 Term (Note 2) June 1-30
Online registration for returning students (Note 5) Mar 28 - May 31
Tuition payment deadline. Students will be dropped from classes for non-payment No drop fee May 31, by 4 PM
Last day to drop classes Within 24 hours of the first class or online meeting
Last day to add classes Through first day of class or online meeting
Notes: 
1.  New students are approved for fall and spring semesters only.
2.  These dates provide boundaries within which a multitude of class schedules are used.
3.  Be prepared to submit tuition payment on this day.
4.  International students completing degree requirements at the end of the fall semester must participate in the Fall Commencement held at the Northern California Campus.  All other students can choose to participate in the Spring Commencement held in Southern California.
5.  Even when the Seminary Administration Office is closed, you may register online.
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