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Academic Calendar


2020 Fall Term (September 8 – December 21)

M Sep 7 Labor Day, HOLIDAY
T Sep 8 Fall term begins (first day of asynchronous online courses)
T Sep 8 Hamilton campus: New Student Welcome & Registration Fair
Th Sep 10 Hamilton residential classes meet (includes hybrid and DigitalLive courses)
F Sep 11 Last day to ADD Fall courses (including Semlink, Mentored Ministry, Directed Studies)
F Sep 18 Last day to DROP Fall courses for 100% tuition/fee refund without a “W” appearing on transcript
F Sep 18 Last day to submit mandatory health insurance waiver to avoid automatic charge
F Sep 25 Pay in Full deadline
F Sep 25 Last day to submit course elevation petitions for Fall courses
F Sep 25 Last day to submit approved ThM program plans to Registration office (new ThM students only)
F Oct 2 Last day for 80% tuition refund when withdrawing from Fall courses
F Oct 2 Last day to submit mandatory health insurance waiver form; automatic charge cannot be removed
F Oct 9 Pass/Fail deadline for Fall courses
F Oct 9 First Payment Plan deadline (50% due)
F Oct 9 October graduation date (for students who walked in May ceremony but finished in summer; no ceremony)
M Oct 12 Columbus Day, HOLIDAY
M-F Oct 12 -16 READING WEEK
F Oct 16 Last day for 50% tuition refund when withdrawing from Fall courses
M Nov 2 Registration for January and Spring terms opens
S Nov 7 Tentative Makeup Commencement Ceremony for 2020 graduates
M-F Nov 9 -13 READING WEEK
W Nov 11 Veterans Day observed, HOLIDAY
F Nov 13 Second Payment Plan deadline (75% due)
F Nov 20 Theses due to primary and secondary readers for grading (January graduates only)
Th-F Nov 26 -27 Thanksgiving Break – HOLIDAY
T Dec 1 Early submission deadline for Reading/Research (760/860/960), MAR Project/Paper (880/881), Thesis, and Directed Study
petitions for January or Spring registration
F Dec 11 Written work due for January graduates by 4:00 pm (including Mentored Ministry)
F Dec 11 Last day to withdraw from Fall courses (including Mentored Ministry) – no refund
F Dec 11 Final Payment Plan deadline (100% due)
S Dec 12 Last day for on campus classes
M-F Dec 14 -18 Final Exam Week
Dec 18 Final revised theses due to Registration Office (January graduates only)
M Dec 21 Grades due for January graduates due by 8:00 am
M Dec 21 Semester ends, Fall term written work due by 4:00 pm
M Dec 21 Last day to submit extension requests for Fall term coursework (8 AM)
M Jan 11 Fall grades due

2020  Full-summer Term (May 18 – August 14)

Summer I Term (May 18 – June 12) and Full-Summer

M May 18 Summer I and Full-summer terms begin (including Semlink+)
W May 20 Last day to add Summer I and/or Full-summer courses (including Mentored Ministry)
W May 20 Last day to drop Summer I and/or Full-summer courses (including Mentored Ministry) for 100% tuition/fee refund and without a “W” (withdrawn) appearing on transcript
F May 22 Last day for 80% tuition refund when withdrawing from Summer I courses
F May 22 Semlink+ Add/Drop date for 100% tuition refund when dropping Semlink+ courses
F May 22 Last day to submit course elevation petitions for Summer I courses
M May 25 MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
W May 27 Last day for 50% tuition refund when withdrawing from Summer I courses
W May 27 Last day to submit Summer I pass/fail petitions
F May 29 Last day for 80% tuition refund when withdrawing from Full-summer courses
F May 29 Last day to submit course elevation petitions for Full-summer courses
F May 29 Semlink+ withdrawal date for 80% tuition refund
F Jun 5 Last day for 50% tuition refund when withdrawing from Full-summer courses
F Jun 5 Last day to submit Full-summer course pass/fail petitions
F Jun 5 Semlink+ withdrawal date for 50% tuition refund
F Jun 12 Semlink+ pass/fail deadline
F Jun 12 Last day of classes and exams for Summer I courses
F Jun 12 Last day to withdraw from Summer I courses – no refund
F Jun 12 Last day to submit extension requests for Summer I coursework
F Jun 12 Summer I written work due by 4:00 pm
F Jul 10 Summer I grades due

Summer II Term (June 15 – July 10) and Full-Summer

M Jun 15 Summer II term begins
W Jun 17 Last day to add Summer II courses
W Jun 17 Last day to drop Summer II courses for 100% tuition refund and without a “W” on transcript
F Jun 19 Last day for 80% tuition refund when withdrawing from Summer II courses
F Jun 19 Last day to submit course elevation petitions for Summer II courses
T Jun 23 Last day for 50% tuition refund when withdrawing from Summer II courses
T Jun 23 Last day to submit Summer II course pass/fail petitions
F Jul 3 INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY Observed
F Jul 10 Last day of classes and exams for Summer II courses
F Jul 10 Last day to withdraw from Summer II courses – no refund
F Jul 10 Last day to submit extension requests for Summer II coursework
F Jul 10 Summer II written work due by 4:00 pm
F Aug 7 Summer II grades due

Summer III Term (July 20 – August 14) and Full-Summer

M Jul 20 Summer III term begins
W Jul 22 Last day to add Summer III courses
W Jul 22 Last day to drop Summer III courses for 100% tuition refund and without a “W” on transcript
F Jul 24 Last day for 80% tuition refund when withdrawing from Summer III courses
F Jul 24 Last day to submit course elevation petitions for Summer III courses
T Jul 28 Last day for 50% tuition refund when withdrawing from Summer III courses
T Jul 28 Last day to submit Summer III course pass/fail petitions
F Aug 14 Deadline for payment of all summer term charges; students not paid in full by this date will be deregistered from fall courses.
F Aug 14 Last day of classes and exams for Summer III and Full-summer courses
F Aug 14 Last day to withdraw from Summer III and Full-summer courses (including Mentored Ministry)- no refund
F Aug 14 Last day to submit extension petitions for Summer III and Full-summer coursework (including Mentored Ministry)
F Aug 14 Summer III and Full-summer written work (including Mentored Ministry evaluations) due by 4:00 pm
M Aug 24 Semlink+ courses end; last day to withdraw-no refund
F Sep 18 Summer III and Full-summer grades due
Boston Campus

Academic Calendar

2020 Fall Term (September 8 – December 21)

Th Sep 3 Boston New Student Orientation (ONLINE)
M Sep 7 Labor Day, HOLIDAY
T Sep 8 Fall term begins (first day of online Semlink courses)
F Sep 11 Last day to ADD Fall courses (including Semlink, Mentored Ministry, Directed Studies)
S Sep 12 Orientation/Convocation/Formation (ONLINE)
F Sep 18 Last day to DROP Fall courses for 100% tuition/fee refund without a “W” appearing on transcript
F Sep 18 Last day to submit mandatory health insurance waiver to avoid automatic charge
F Sep 25 Pay in Full deadline
F Oct 2 Last day for 80% tuition refund when withdrawing from Fall courses
F Oct 2 Last day to submit mandatory health insurance waiver form; automatic charge cannot be removed
F Oct 9 Pass/Fail deadline for Fall courses
F Oct 9 First Payment Plan deadline (50% due)
F Oct 9 October graduation date (for students who walked in May ceremony but finished in summer; no ceremony)
M Oct 12 Columbus Day, HOLIDAY
M-F Oct 12 -16 READING WEEK
F Oct 16 Last day for 50% tuition refund when withdrawing from Fall courses
M Nov 2 Registration for January and Spring terms opens
M-F Nov 9 -13 READING WEEK
W Nov 11 Veterans Day observed, HOLIDAY
F Nov 13 Second Payment Plan deadline (75% due)
Th-F Nov 26 -27 Thanksgiving Break – HOLIDAY
T Dec 1 Early submission deadline for Directed Study petitions for Spring 2021
F Dec 11 Written work due for January graduates by 4:00 pm (including Mentored Ministry)
F Dec 11 Last day to withdraw from Fall courses (including Mentored Ministry) – no refund
F Dec 11 Final Payment Plan deadline (100% due)
M Dec 21 Grades due for January graduates due by 8:00 am
M Dec 21 Semester ends, Fall term written work due by 4:00 pm
M Dec 21 Last day to submit extension requests for Fall term coursework (8 AM)
M Jan 11 Fall grades due

Charlotte Campus

Schedules and Calendars

Click on the links below to view printable PDF versions of GCTS-Charlotte campus’ schedules and calendars.

Academic Calendar

The Charlotte Academic Calendar contains dates for the academic year including the start and end of each semester, module dates, make-up weekends and holidays, as well as registration deadlines for adding/dropping courses, tuition refunds and some registration petitions.

Schedule-at-a-Glance

The Schedule-at-a-Glance is the schedule of all Charlotte courses for the academic year, listed by division.  The Schedule-at-a-Glance includes rotations of courses offered less than once a year, and therefore may be used for longer-term planning as well as planning for the upcoming year.

Course Schedules

A course schedule is the schedule of courses offered for a specific semester or term, organized by format and module.

 

Academic Calendar

2020 Fall Term (September 8 – December 21)

M Sep 7 Labor Day, HOLIDAY
T Sep 8 Fall term begins
F Sep 11 Last day to ADD Fall courses (including Semlink, Mentored Ministry, Directed Studies)
F Sep 18 Last day to DROP Fall courses for 100% tuition/fee refund without a “W” appearing on transcript
S Sep 19 Jacksonville New Student Orientation
F Sep 25 Pay in Full deadline
F Oct 2 Last day for 80% tuition refund when withdrawing from Fall courses
F Oct 9 Pass/Fail deadline for Fall courses
F Oct 9 First Payment Plan deadline (50% due)
F Oct 9 October graduation date (for students who finished in summer)
M Oct 12 Columbus Day, HOLIDAY
F Oct 16 Last day for 50% tuition refund when withdrawing from Fall courses
S Oct 24 Make-up Graduation Ceremony for 2020 graduates
M Nov 2 Registration for January and Spring terms opens
W Nov 11 Veterans Day observed, HOLIDAY
F Nov 13 Second Payment Plan deadline (75% due)
Th-F Nov 26 -27 Thanksgiving Break – HOLIDAY
T Dec 1 Early submission deadline for Directed Study petitions for Spring 2021
F Dec 11 Written work due for January graduates by 4:00 pm (including Mentored Ministry)
F Dec 11 Last day to withdraw from Fall courses (including Mentored Ministry) – no refund
F Dec 11 Final Payment Plan deadline (100% due)
M Dec 21 Grades due for January graduates due by 8:00 am
M Dec 21 Semester ends, Fall term written work due by 4:00 pm
M Dec 21 Last day to submit extension requests for Fall term coursework (8 AM)
M Jan 11 Fall grades due

 

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