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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

2023–2024 Academic Year

Looking for next year's calendar? See our 2024-2025 catalog.

Western Seminary's semesters are based on a minimum 14-week term, with shorter sessions occasionally held within each term. In addition, each credit hour earned by students is based on 45 hours of combined instruction and coursework that is specified in the syllabus for each course.

2023 Fall Semester
Financial Aid Applications Open June 1
Open Registration July 1–31
Financial Aid App. Deadline August 1
Classes Begin September 2
Labor Day Holiday September 4
Tuition Due September 8
Thanksgiving Recess November 23-24
Classes End December 8
2024 Spring Semester
Financial Aid Applications Open October 1
Open Registration October 1 – Nov. 30
Financial Aid App. Deadline December 1
Classes Begin January 6
Tuition Due January 12
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 15
Good Friday March 29
Classes End April 12
2024 Summer Semester
Financial Aid Applications Open February 1
Open Registration February 1 - March 31
Financial Aid App. Deadline April 1
2024 Graduation Ceremony (Portland + Global) April 20
Classes Begin May 4
Tuition Due May 10
Memorial Day Holiday
May 27
2024 Graduation Ceremony (Sacramento and San Jose) May 4
Juneteenth Holiday
June 19
July 4th Holiday July 4
Classes End August 9