Oct 15, 2019  
2018-2019 
    
2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fall Semester 2018


     
August    
8/13-16/2018 Seminary Greek Review Session: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
8/13-17/2018 Seminary Hebrew Session: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
8/14-15/2018 TENTATIVE: New Faculty Orientation Seminar 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8/15/2018 First payment due for Financial Clearance; Full payment due for 1% & 3% rebate; Financial clearance needed to move into dorm & activate ID cards for Dining Services & Bookstore
8/15/2018 Andrews Academy Registration
8/15/2018 Fall 2018: 50% of Statement balance and Fall charges due for Financial Clearance; Semester or year pmt. due may receive a 1 or 3% rebate; Financial Clearance needed to move in dorm & activate ID.
8/16-17/2018 TENTATIVE: Faculty Institute: Thursday, 8-5 PM and Friday, 8-12 PM
8/17/2018 Seminary Church Policy Review Session: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
8/17-18/2018 TENTATIVE: Fall Fellowship
8/19/2018 First Stop for New Undergraduate Students
8/19/2018 New International Students Orientation
8/20/2018 Cancellation of unconfirmed course registrations for students not financially cleared
8/20/2018 Seminary Hebrew Placement Exam: 2:00 PM
8/20/2018 RMES First Day of School
8/20/2018 Andrews Academy First Day of School
8/20/2018 CIEP Paper-based TOEFL, 1:30-5:30 pm. Registration deadline - August 8, 2018.
8/20-22/2018 New Undergraduate Student Registration and Orientation
8/21/2018 Seminary Greek Placement Exam: 2:00 PM
8/21/2018 MDiv Students: Required Vocation and Ministry Forum: 6:00 PM; Seminary Chapel
8/22/2018 TENTATIVE: Individual School Meetings, 1-4 PM
8/22/2018 New Graduate Students - Graduate Experience Orientation
8/23/2018 Seminary Church Policy Exam: 6:00 PM
8/23/2018 CIEP paper-based TOEFL, 1:30-5:30 pm. Registration deadline - August 14, 2018.
8/23/2018 First Stop for Transfers
8/23/2018 Seminary New Student Orientation with Registration for Fall Semester 2017 Begins 8:00 AM, Seminary Chapel Foyer
8/24/2018 TENTATIVE: Departmental Meetings
8/24/2018 Seminary New Student Orientation Banquet Begins 5:30 PM (Dining Services, Campus Center)
8/24/2018 Seminary Biblical Literacy Entrance Exam: 8:30 AM
8/25/2018 Seminary New Student Worship Services Begin 9:30 AM (Chapel) followed by Lunch (Dining Services, Campus Center)
8/26/2018 Registration 12-5 PM
8/27/2018 Classes Begin;  Last day to register for the first time without a fee
8/27/2018 MLS Program Classes Begin
8/27/2018 Seminary Psychological Testing Begins 7:00 PM
8/28/2018 Late Registration fee in effect for first time registrations for Fall Semester classes; notification of cancellation of low-enrollment classes
8/30/2018 TENTATIVE: University Convocation, 10:30 AM-12 PM (10:30 AM classes cancelled)
 
September    
9/3/2018 Labor Day–holiday: No School all campus schools
9/3/2018 Andrews Academy Holiday: Labor Day - No School
9/3/2018 RMES Labor Day - No School
9/4/2018 Cancellation of classes with below minimum enrollment
9/5/2018 Last business day to complete the following by 5 PM: enter Fall Semester classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add Form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
9/6/2018 Fee in effect for changes in registration (classes added or dropped)
9/6-9/2018 Urban Mission and Ministry Congress
9/7/2018 Seminary Church Policy Exam Review Session: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
9/8/2018 Seminary Heritage Sabbath at Battle Creek
9/9-10/2018 MDiv Students: Required Health Colloquium Course with Dr. Peter Landless, GC Health Director
9/12/2018 Last day to drop a class with 70% refund
9/14/2018 Seminary Church Policy Exam (Two Sessions: 8:00 to 10:00 AM and 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM)
9/14-16/2018 A thirteen-week TOEFL Preparation workshop meets Fridays, 12:30-3:30 pm. The cost is $500. Register at the CIEP office.
9/17-21/2018 University Week of Prayer
9/19/2018 Last day to drop a class with 40% refund
9/20/2018 Undergraduate Students: Last day to apply for December Degree Conferral and May Graduation
9/20/2018 Graduate Students: Last day to apply for December Degree Conferral
9/20/2018 RMES: IOWA Achievement Test
9/20-22/2018 SciFest 2018 “Elements”
9/20-22/2018 ArtFEST
9/20-22/2018 Mission Conference
9/25/2018 SAID: 3 1/2 year MArch and advanced standing application deadline for Spring (January) admission 
9/25/2018 Fall Semester First installment Payment Due
9/25-27/2018 Seminary: Week of Spiritual Emphasis: 11:00 AM-12:20 PM (8:30 AM Classes Begin 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM Classes Begin 9:00 AM, and 10:30 AM Classes Begin 10:00 AM)
9/27-30/2018 Alumni Homecoming Weekend
     
October    
10/1/2018 Andrews University financial paperwork available at www.andrews.edu/sf
10/1/2018 FAFSA available online www.fafsa.ed.gov (filing for Federal Financial Aid)
10/1/2018 Deadline for tour applications for all Summer 2019 tours.
10/1-5/2018 NAD College Fairs in LUC
10/8/2018 RMES: Columbus Day–No School
10/8/2018 Andrews Academy: Columbus Day (No School)
10/8-9/2018 Fall Recess
10/8-9/2018 Regular Seminary Classes in Session
10/10/2018 Classes Resume
10/12/2018 First half semester classes end
10/14-15/2018 October Preview
10/15/2018 Second half semester classes begin
10/15/2018 Seminary PhD and ThD Comprehensive Exam No. 1
10/17/2018 Mid-Semester
10/18-19/2018 SED EdD/PhD Comprehensives, 8:30 AM-2:30 PM
10/18-21/2018 Transforming Worldview(s): Biblical Faithfulness in Pluralistic Age Conference
10/19/2018 SED MA and MS Comprehensives, 8:30-11:30 AM; 1-3 PM
10/19/2018 SED EdS/MA Comprehensives, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
10/19/2018 RMES 1st Quarter Ends
10/22/2018 SED EdS/MA Comprehensives, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
10/22/2018 Seminary PhD and ThD Comprehensive Exam No. 2
10/22-23/2018 SED EdD/PhD Comprehensives, 8:30 AM-2:30 PM
10/24/2018 Fall midterm grades are due by 11:59 pm
10/25/2018 Fall Semester Second Installment Payment Due
10/26-27/2018 Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science
10/28-29/2018 HMS Richards Lectureship (features outstanding preachers)–Required for all MDiv students
10/29/2018 Andrews University Board of Trustees 8:30 AM-2:00 PM
10/29/2018 RMES Teacher Inservice Day - No School
10/29/2018 Seminary PhD and ThD Comprehensive Exam No. 3
     
November    
11/2/2018 Seminary Challenge Exam–CHIS504: 8:30-10:30 AM (N335)
11/2/2018 Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship
11/3/2018 Nursing Dedication Ceremony 4 pm
11/3/2018 AA Concert Night at HPAC
11/4-5/2018 Lake Union Conference Juniors University Preview Event
11/5/2018 Open course registration at the Academic Records counter for Spring Semester
11/5/2018 Seminary PhD and ThD Comprehensive Exam No. 4
11/6-8/2018 RMES Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences (Minimum Days- 12:15 Dismissal)
11/12/2018 Health Professions, Transfer and Graduate Student Preview
11/12/2018 Seminary PhD and ThD Comprehensive Exam No. 5
11/15/2018 New Undergraduate Students Admissions Application Deadline for Spring Semester
11/16/2018 Last day for all comprehensives to be completed for December degree conferral
11/16/2018 CIEP Paper-based TOEFL, 9:30 am-1:30 pm. Registration deadline - October 31, 2018.
11/18-25/2018 Seminary Holiday: Thanksgiving Break
11/21-25/2018 Andrews Academy Thanksgiving Break begins 12 noon Wednesday
11/21-25/2018 Holiday: Thanksgiving Break
11/22-23/2018 RMES Thanksgiving Break begins 12:15 Wednesday
11/25/2018 Fall Semester Third Installment Payment Due
11/26/2018 Classes Resume
11/27/2018 Last day to change from credit to audit for Fall Semester classes or to withdraw from a class with a W for a fee. 
     
December    
12/1/2018 Financial Clearance opens in Registration Central.
12/4/2018 Seminary Graduation Dedication Service: 11:30 AM; Seminary Chapel
12/5/2018 MLS Program Fall Semester ends
12/5/2018 MLS Last Day of Clinical Year Didactic Classes
12/6/2018 Last Day of Fall Semester classes
12/6/2018 Study Day for MLS Clinical Year Students
12/7/2018 TENTATIVE: Reading Day (Exam Preparation)
12/7/2018 MLS Clinical Year Final Exams Begin
12/10-13/2018 Fall Semester Final Exams (starts Monday, 7:30 AM)
12/13/2018 Fall Semester Ends
12/14/2018 Seminary PhD and ThD Application Deadline for Summer and Fall Terms Entry 2019
12/14/2018 Feast of Lights at PMC
12/14/2018 - 1/6/2019 Winter Break
12/15/2018 Spring Semester: 50% of Statement balance and Spring charges due for Financial Clearance; Full payment due may receive a 1%  rebate; Financial clearance needed to move into dorm & activate ID card.
12/15/2018 Christmas Pops Concert at HPAC
12/19/2018 Fall Semester Grades due by 11:59 PM
12/20/2018 RMES 2nd Quarter Ends
12/21/2018 - 1/4/2018 RMES Christmas Vacation
12/22/2018 Andrews Academy Christmas Break (No School)
12/31/2018 December Conferral of degrees