**Due to COVID-19, all academic forms should be sent to academics@div.duke.edu. Email approval from faculty suffices for digital signatures on forms.

Summer 2020
Fall 2020
Spring 2021
Summer 2021
 

Summer 2020

March 2020
March 2 Registration begins for Summer Term DMin and MA in Christian Practice Only
March 4 Registration begins for Summer Term Residential Students
April 2020
April 13 Recommended release deadline of syllabi and pre-work to hybrid course enrollees
April 27

Any add/drops to hybrid courses past this date are by instructor consent.

May 2020
May 11 - 16 DMin, MA in Christian Practice & all hybrid courses start with online "Intensive Week"
May 12

Drop/Add Deadline for DMin, MA in Christian Practice

May 18  DMin, MA in Christian Practice & all hybrid classes continue with online instruction
May 20 Drop/Add Deadline for all residential degree students and non-degree students
May 25

Memorial Day. Classes may be held at instructor discretion.

June 2020
June 12 Last day to withdraw with "W" from Summer Term classes DMin, MA in Christian Practice
June 29 Last day to withdraw with "W" from Summer Term classes residential degree students
July 2020
July 1 Graduating students: deadline for coursework from Spring 2020 incompletes due to instructor
July 4 Independence Day. No classes are held
July 24

Classes end for DMin, MA in Christian Practice and all hybrid courses.
Last day to request an incomplete.

Recommended release deadline of Fall 2020 syllabi and pre-work to hybrid course enrollees

MTS and THM Thesis due to reader and MTS/THM director

August 2020
August 3

Absolute final deadlines (Noon):

August 5 Academic Policies Committee meeting
Last day to add/drop Fall hybrid course without instructor permission
August 24

Returning students: Incomplete grades for Spring 2020 must be sent by faculty to office of University Registrar for translation into Duke Hub

September Degrees are conferred and diplomas mailed to students from the University (usually arriving in October)

 

 

Fall 2020

July 2020
Sunday, June 14 Orientation begins (emails and Orientation Sakai site)
Monday, July 13 Recommended release deadline of Fall 2020 syllabi and pre-work to DMIN/MA hybrid course enrollees
TBD ThD Orientation
TBD Preceptor Orientation
TBD Alumni Council Meeting
TBD Convocation and Pastor’s School
Monday, July 27 Bookbagging for Fall 2020 begins
August 2020
Monday, August 3 Divinity registration for Fall 2020 begins (not all students will register on this day)
Monday, August 3, 10 am THD, THM, DMN, MACP: Registration begins for all incoming and current students in these programs.  Students with the approved ADA accommodation of Priority Registration will also be able to register. 
Monday, August 3, 1 pm MDV4, THC-C, MDV*, MTS* - Registration begins for returning *MDV and *MTS students graduating in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021; all MDV4 (Student Pastors and Flexible Pathway) and all Certificate in Theology and Healthcare students.
Tuesday, August 4, 10 am  MDV^, MTS^ - Registration begins for returning ^MTS and ^MDV students graduating after Spring 2021
Wednesday, August 5, 10 am MDV~, MTS~, Auditors and Special Students - Registration Begins for Incoming students in these degree programs. 
Friday, August 7 Last day to add/drop Fall cross-listed hybrid MA course without instructor permission
Sunday- Wednesday, August 9-12 Project Bridddge
Monday - Friday, August 10-14 Orientation MDiv, MTS, ThM and non- degree students concludes
Monday - Friday, August 10-14 2019 DMin Cohort Intensive Week
Thursday - Friday, August 13-14 RISE
Monday, August 17 First day of residential classes (same as university)
Monday - Friday, August 17-21 2019 DMin Cohort Reading Week
Saturday-Sunday, August 22-23 DMin & MA in Christian Practice Orientation (for 2020 cohorts)
Monday, August 24 2019 DMin Cohort online sessions begins
Monday, August 24 Returning students: Incomplete grades for Spring 2020 must be sent by faculty to office of University Registrar
*Incomplete deadlines changed due to COVID-19
Monday - Friday, August 24-28 2020 Cohort DMin & 2019/2020 MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses Intensive Week
Tuesday, August 25 Drop/Add Deadline for DMin, MA in Christian Practice
Friday, August 28 Drop/Add Deadline for Divinity residential students 
Monday - Friday, August 31-September 4 2020 Cohort DMin, 2019/2020 MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses Reading Week
September 2020
Monday, September 7 Labor Day. Classes are in session
Monday, September 7 2020 Cohort DMin, 2019/2020 MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses weekly online session begins
Friday, September 11 Last day to withdraw with W grade from Fall classes for 2019 DMin students
Friday, September 25 Last day to withdraw with W grade from Fall classes for 2020 DMin, 2019/2020 MA in Christian Practice students
October 2020
Wednesday, October 1 MTS Thesis Proposal due to advisor
Monday, October 19 Bookbagging begins for Spring 2021
Friday, October 23 MDiv Middler and 3rd Year Student Pastor Portfolios Due
Friday, October 23 Last day to withdraw with W grade from Fall classes for residential classes
Wednesday, October 28 Registration begins for Spring 2021 (Not all students will register on this day)
Friday, October 30 2019 DMin Cohort last day of classes
November 2020
Monday, November 12 THM thesis draft due to advisor and THM director
Friday, November 6 MA in Christian Practice Student Portfolios Due
Friday, November 13 2020 Cohort DMin, 2019/2020 MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses last day of classes
Friday, November 13 Fall Residential Classes End
Monday, November 16 Last day of class for non-DIVINITY courses
Monday-Wednesday, November 16-18 Reading Days for residential students
Monday, November 16 MTS, THM Thesis due (submit to to reader and director with cover sheet) 
Friday, November 20 Grades Due for 2019 Dmin Cohort
Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday - November 19-20, 23-24 Residential Final Exams
Tuesday, November 24 MTS, THM Thesis Approval deadline (signed cover sheet must be to office of Academic Programs)
Tuesday, November 24 End of Term, Thanksgiving break
Wednesday - Friday, November 25-27 Thanksgiving Break
December 2020
Wednesday, December 2 Deadline for Middler Review by advisor
Wednesday, December 2 Grades due for residential courses, 2020 DMIN, and 2019/2020 MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses
Monday, December 7 Any add/drops to Spring hybrid courses past this date are by instructor consent
Monday, December 14 Recommended release deadline of syllabi and pre-work to hybrid course enrollees

 

Spring 2021

January 2021 
Monday - Friday, January 11-15 DMin, MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses Intensive Week
Tuesday, January 12 Drop/Add Deadline for DMin, MA in Christian Practice
Tuesday, January 19 First day of residential classes
Monday - Friday, January 18-22 DMin, MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses Reading Week
Monday, January 25 DMin, MA in Christian Practice cross-listed hybrid MA courses online session begins
February 2021
Monday, February 1 Deadline for Fall 2020 Incompletes
Tuesday, February 2 Drop/Add Deadline for all residential classes
Friday, February 5 Last day to withdraw with W grade from Fall classes for DMin, MA in Christian Practice
Monday, February 15 Registration for Summer 2021 Begins
March 2021
Monday, March 1 DMin Student Portfolios Due
Monday, March 22 Bookbagging for Fall 2021 begins
Wednesday, March 24 Last day to withdraw with W grade from Spring 2021 classes for residential classes
Wednesday, March 31 Registration for Fall 2021 begin (Not all students will register on this day)
April 2021
Thursday and Friday, April 1-2 Maundy Thursday and Good Friday (No classes); registration for Fall 2021 continues
Friday, April 2 Last Day of DMin, MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses
Monday, April 4 MTS and MDiv Senior Student Portfolios Due
Monday, April 4 Deadline to apply to graduate
Monday, April 19 Last day of Fall 2020 classes for residential students
Monday, April 19 Grades Due for DMin, MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses
Tuesday - Friday, April 20-23 Reading Week for residential students
Monday - Friday, April 26 - April 30 Final Exam Week for residential students
May 2021
Monday, May 3 Residential Grades Due by noon
Saturday, May 8 6:30 PM Divinity School Baccalaureate, Duke University Chapel
Sunday, May 9

10:00 AM Commencement exercises, Wallace Wade Stadium

 

Summer 2021

Feburary 2021  
Monday, February 15 Registration begins for Summer Term Classes
April 2021
Monday, April 19 Recommended release deadline of syllabi and pre-work to hybrid course enrollees
Friday, April 30 Any add/drops to cross-listed hybrid MA courses past this date are by instructor consent
May 2021
Monday, May 17 First day of Summer term
Monday - Friday, May 17-21 DMin, MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses Immersion Component
Tuesday, May 18 Drop/Add for Summer Term ends at 5pm for all DMin, MA in Christian Practice students
Monday - Friday, May 24-28 DMin, MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses Reading Week
Friday, May 28 Drop/Add Deadline for all residential and non-degree students
Monday, May 31 Memorial Day. Classes may be held at instructor discretion
Monday, May 31 DMin, MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses Online Session begins
June 2021
Friday, June 18 Last day to withdraw with W grade from Summer Term classes DMin, MA in Christian Practice students and residential students
July 2021
Monday, July 5 Independence Day holiday. No classes are held
Friday, July 23 Classes end for DMin, MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses
Friday, July 30 Finals Week DMin, MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses
August 2021
Monday, August 9 Grades due for DMin, MA in Christian Practice & cross-listed hybrid MA courses