Calendar: Theology

Calendar 2017-2018

Fall 2017

New Student Orientation                                                                     August 14-16

First Day of Class                                                                                 August 21

Founders Day—Cecil B. Day Auditorium, 11 a.m.                               August 22
Keynote Speaker – Neville Callam

Drop/Add Period                                                                                    August 21-28

Community Partners Fellowship, Trustees Dining Room, 4:30-6:30 pm       August 28

Labor Day Holiday—University Closed                                                 September 4

Discovery Day                                                                                    September 26

Student Advisement for Spring 2018—Meet with Advisor                   All of October

Priority/Scholarship Admissions Deadline for Spring 2018                         October 1

Mercer Preaching Consultation – Chattanooga, TN                                 October 1-3
Keynote Speaker – Brian McLaren

Faculty/Staff/Student Retreat, Camp Pinnacle, Clayton, GA, 2 p.m.         October 6-7

Discovery Day                                                                                       October 10

Association of Theological Schools (ATS) Reaffirmation Site Visit          October 16-18

Last Day for Course Withdrawal                                                       October 26

Last Day to Apply for Spring & Summer 2018 Graduation                      November 3

Mercer Homecoming                                                                        November 3-5

Early Registration for Spring 2018 Begins                                     November 8-9

Fall Scholarship Invitational                                                           November 12-13

Admissions Application Deadline for Spring 2018                   November 15

AAR/SBL Annual Meeting, Boston, MA                                        November 18-21

Fall Reading Week—No Theology Classes                                      November 20-24

Thanksgiving Holidays—University Closed                                     November 23-24

Last Day of Classes                                                                         December 16

Grades Due                                                                                       December 18

University Closed                                                                 December 22-January 1        

Spring 2018

Faculty Workshop                                                                                    January 3

New Student Orientation                                                                       January 4-5

First Day of Class                                                                                  January 8

Drop/Add Period                                                                             January 8-16

Priority/Scholarship Admissions Deadline for Fall 2018                             January 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday—University Closed                                  January 15

Wm. L. Self Preaching Lectures                                                                        TBA
Keynote Speaker –TBA

Board of Visitors                                                                                            TBA

Spring Scholarship Invitational                                                          February 11-12

Student Advisement for Summer and Fall 2018—Meet with Advisor       All of March

Spring Reading Week—No Classes                                                           March 5-9

Last Day to Apply for Summer Graduation                                                  March 26

Last Day of Course Withdrawal                                                             March 12

Discovery Day                                                                                         March 13

Good Friday Holiday—University Closed                                                   March 30

Early Registration for Summer/Fall 2018 Begins                                   April 4-5

The Legacy of Walter Rauschenbusch Conference                                     April 9-11

Discovery Day                                                                                           April 10

Last Day of Class                                                                                        May 5

Grades Due                                                                                                  May 7

Graduate Reception/Commissioning Service                                                 May 11

Commencement, 8:30 am                                                                             May 12


Summer Intensives 2018 (Session I)


First Day of Class                                                                                     May 21

Drop/Add Period                                                                                 May 21-29

Memorial Day Holiday—University Closed                                                   May 28

Last Day of Course Withdrawal                                                                June 26

Regular Admissions Deadline for Fall 2018                                                      July 1

4th of July Holiday—University Closed                                                            July 4

Last Day of Class                                                                                       July 14

Grades Due                                                                                                 July 16