The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity follows an academic calendar with two semesters, each approximately 15 weeks in length, a one-month January Term, and summer sessions. January term provides time for research projects, language study, or special offerings of the Minnesota Consortium of Theological Schools.

The University of St. Thomas academic calendar can be found here.

Fall 2019

MAT Written Comprehensive ExamsAugust 15-16
UST & SPSSOD Classes BeginSeptember 4
Day of Recollection for SeminariansOctober 8
MAT Written Comprehensive ExamsOctober 17-18
Midterm BreakOctober 25-27
Day of Recollection for Lay StudentsNovember 2
Day of Recollection for SeminariansNovember 13
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 28-Dec. 1
Day of Recollection for SeminariansDecember 9
Fall Classes EndDecember 13
Study Day and Evening Final Exams BeginDecember 16
Final ExamsDecember 17-20

Spring 2020

UST Classes Begin (includes Pre-Theology)February 3
SPSSOD Classes BeginFebruary 5
Day of Recollection for Seminarians
(Ash Wednesday)
February 26
Day of Recollection for SeminariansMarch 17
MAT Written Comprehensive ExamsMarch 19-20
Midterm Spring BreakMarch 23-29
Day of Recollection for Lay StudentsApril 4
Holy ThursdayApril 9
Easter BreakApril 10-13
Day of Recollection for SeminariansApril 24
Spring Classes EndMay 15
Study Day and Evening Final Exams BeginMay 18
Final ExamsMay 19-22
CommencementMay 23
ASPM Ordination to the PriesthoodMay 30