Academic Calendar

2019-2020 Academic Year

Western Seminary's semesters are based on a minimum 15-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.

Online

2018 Fall Semester Sep 1 – Dec 10
Classes Begin Sep 1
Labor Day Holiday Sep 3
Thanksgiving Recess Nov 22 – 25
Classes End Dec 10
2019 Spring Semester Jan 5 – Apr 15
Classes Begin Jan 7
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Jan 21
Classes End Apr 15
2019 Graduation Ceremony (in Portland) Apr 27
2019 Summer Semester Apr 27 – Aug 5
Classes Begin Apr 27
Memorial Day Holiday May 27
July 4th Holiday Jul 4
Classes End Aug 5

Portland

2018 Fall Semester Sep 1 – Dec 14
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Sep 1
Labor Day Holiday Sep 3
Thanksgiving Recess Nov 22 – 25
Classes End Dec 14
2019 Spring Semester Jan 5 – Apr 19
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Jan 5
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Jan 21
Classes End Apr 19
2019 Graduation Ceremony Apr 27
2019 Summer Semester Apr 27 – Aug 9
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Apr 27
Memorial Day Holiday May 27
July 4th Holiday Jul 4
Classes End Aug 9

San Jose

2018 Fall Semester Sep 1 – Dec 14
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Sep 1
Labor Day Holiday Sep 3
Thanksgiving Recess Nov 22 – 25
Classes End Dec 14
2019 Spring Semester Jan 5 – Apr 19
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Jan 5
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Jan 21
Classes End Apr 19
2019 Summer Semester Apr 27 – Aug 9
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Apr 27
Memorial Day Holiday May 27
July 4th Holiday Jul 4
Classes End Aug 9
2019 Graduation Ceremony Jul 13

Sacramento

2018 Fall Semester Sep 1 – Dec 14
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Sep 1
Labor Day Holiday Sep 3
Thanksgiving Recess Nov 22 – 25
Classes End Dec 14
2019 Spring Semester Jan 5 – Apr 19
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Jan 5
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Jan 21
Classes End Apr 19
2019 Summer Semester Apr 27 – Aug 9
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Apr 27
Memorial Day Holiday May 27
July 4th Holiday Jul 4
Classes End Aug 9
2019 Graduation Ceremony Aug 3

Seattle Teaching Site

2018 Fall Semester Sep 1 – Dec 14
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Sep 1
Labor Day Holiday Sep 3
Thanksgiving Recess Nov 22 – 25
Classes End Dec 14
2019 Spring Semester Jan 5 – Apr 19
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Jan 5
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Jan 21
Classes End Apr 19
2019 Summer Semester Apr 27 – Aug 9
Classes Begin (see class syllabus for meeting start date) Apr 27
Memorial Day Holiday May 27
July 4th Holiday Jul 4
Classes End Aug 9