Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

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Fall Semester 2016

August 19 New seminarians arrive
  20-21 New Seminarian Orientation
  21 Returning Seminiarians Arrive
  22 Fall Semester begins
  22-27 "Our Daily Bread" Intensive Spirituality Week
(All seminarians)
  27-28 Day of Prayer
  29 Fall Semester classes begin
September  2 Last day to drop/add a Fall Semester weekday course
  5 No classes; Labor Day
  13 Dolle Lecture on Church Architecture
  23 No classes-long weekend;
Faculty Study Day
October 4 Marten Homiletics Lecture 
  5 Marten Homiletics Workshop
  21 Last day to withdraw from a Fall Semester course
  24 No classes-long weekend
  30 STB Degree Program Application Deadline
November 3 Candidacy
  7-11 Spring Semester registration
  10 Archbishop's Dinner/Address
  11 MA final exam questions are due to Academic Dean;
Final projects/papers due to director 
  18 Last day of class before Thanksgiving break
  19-27 Thanksgiving Break
  28 Classes resume
December 8-9 Final Fall Semester class days/exams
  16 Fall Semester grades due to registrar
  10 to Jan. 8 Christmas Break
  10 to Jan. 8 Deacon Trip (Paris, London, Rome)


January Interterm 2017

January 9 Spring Semester Begins
  9-20 Interterm Workshops
  21-28 Retreats


Spring Semester 2017

January     20 Last day to remove an "I" from Fall Semester weekday course 
  30 Spring Semester Classes Begin;
Bishop's Dinner 
February 3 Last day to drop/add a Spring Semester course
  7 Black History Lecture 
  16 Ministries
  24 No classes-long weekend
March 9 Deacon Promises
  16 Priesthood Promises 
  24 Last day to withdraw from a Spring weekday course 
  28 Thomas Lecture on Theology and Philosophy 
 April 3-7 Fall Semester and Summer registration
Diaconate Ordination
  7 Last day of class before Easter break
  18 Fall Semester and Summer registration
  21 MA Concluding Exercise questions due to Academic Dean;
Final projects/papers due to director;
  22 Diaconate Ordination
May 11-12 Final Spring Class Days/Exams
  13 Graduation Day
  19 Spring weekday course grades due to registrar
June 23 Last day to remove "I" from Spring Semester weekday courses
July 1 Application deadline for admittance in Fall Semester