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Academic Calendar

2020–2021 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.

2020 Fall Semester
Open Registration July 1–31
Returning Student Financial Aid App. Deadline August 1
New Student Financial Aid App. Deadline August 15
Tuition Due
Classes Begin September 5
Labor Day Holiday September 7
Thanksgiving Recess November 26–27
Classes End December 11
2021 Spring Semester
Open Registration November 1–30
Returning Student Financial Aid App. Deadline December 1
New Student Financial Aid App. Deadline December 15
Tuition Due
Classes Begin January 9
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 18
Classes End April 16
2021 Graduation Ceremony (Portland + Online) TBD
2021 Graduation Ceremony (Sacramento) TBD
2021 Graduation Ceremony (San Jose) TBD
2021 Summer Semester
Open Registration March 1–31
Returning Student Financial Aid App. Deadline April 1
New Student Financial Aid App. Deadline April 15
Tuition Due
Classes Begin May 8
Memorial Day Holiday May 31
July 4th Holiday July 4
Classes End August 14