Important Dates

Outlined below are the key program dates for the next two cohorts that will launch in the near future.

  • The SFS15 cohort begins September 5, 2016.
  • The SFS16 cohort begins September 4, 2017.

Application due dates

All DMin cohorts:

  • Application deadline of June 1st. We will continue to accept applications after the deadline when cohorts are not filled.
  • Apply now for next start
  • Enrollment deposit due July 15 of start year

Advances

Advance

SFS15 cohort

SFS16 cohort

Orientation advance

September 5-9, 2016

September 4-8, 2017

Second advance

June 19-24 2017 June 2018

Final advance

May 28 - June 1, 2018

May 27 - 31, 2019

Module 01

Event

SFS15 cohort

SFS16 cohort

Course registration

by Aug. 15, 2016

by Aug. 15, 2017

Coursework begins

begins Sept. 5, 2016

begins Sept. 4, 2017

Weekly Online Chat

Mondays, 10-11am EDT/EST

Mondays, 9-10am  EDT/EST

Coursework phase

Module

Cohort 15

Module

Cohort 16

Fall 2016 Module
  • Begins: Sept. 5, 2016
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 10-11am EDT/EST
  • Advance: Sept. 5-9, 2016
  • Ends: Dec. 16, 2016
Fall 2017 Module
  • Begins: Sept. 4, 2017
  • Advance: Sept. 4-8, 2017
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 9-10am EDT/EST
  • Ends: Dec. 15, 2017
Spring 2017 Module
  • Begins: Jan. 9, 2017
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 10-11am EDT/EST
  • Spring Break: Mar. 27-31, 2017 (tentative)
  • Holy Week Break: April 10-14, 2017
  • Ends: Apr. 28, 2017
Spring 2018 Module
  • Begins: Jan. 8, 2018
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 9-10am EDT/EST
  • Holy Week Break / Spring Break: Mar. 26-30, 2018
  • Ends: Apr. 27, 2018
Summer 2017 Module
  • Begins: May 8, 2017
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 10-11am EDT/EST
  • Advance: June, 2017
  • Ends: June 30, 2017
Summer 2018 Module
  • Begins: May 7, 2018
  • Advance: June 2018
  • Ends: June 29, 2018
Fall 2017 Module
  • Begins: Sept. 4, 2017
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 10-11am EDT/EST
  • Ends: Dec. 15, 2017
Fall 2018 Module
  • Begins: Sept. 3, 2018
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 9-10am EDT/EST
  • Ends: Dec. 14, 2018
Spring 2018 Module
  • Begins: Jan. 8, 2018
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 10-11am EDT/EST
  • Holy Week Break / Spring Break: Mar. 26-30, 2018
  • Ends: Apr. 27, 2018

Spring 2019 Module

  • Begins: Jan. 14, 2019
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 9-10am EDT/EST
  • Spring Break: Mar. 25-29, 2019  (tentative)
  • Holy Week Break: Apr. 15-19, 2019
  • Ends: May 3, 2019
Summer 2018 Module
  • Begins: May 7, 2018
  • Advance: May 28 - June 1, 2018
  • Ends: June 29, 2018

Summer 2019 Module

  • Begins: May 6, 2019
  • Advance: May 27-31, 2019
  • Ends: June 28, 2019

The Dissertation

Draft

SFS15 cohort

SFS16 cohort

Evaluation draft

January, 2019

January, 2020

Oral defense

February, 2019

February, 2020

Final archival copy deadline

April, 2019

April, 2020

Graduation

Event

SFS15 cohort

SFS16 cohort

Hooding ceremony and commencement

May 3, 2019

May 1, 2020

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