Important Dates

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

  • The LSF4 DMin Cohort begins Sept. 3, 2018.
  • The LSF5 DMin Cohort begins Sept. 2, 2019.

Application due dates

All cohorts:

  • Early application deadline of February 1st.
  • Final 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 June 1st.

First Semester

Event

Cohort 4

Cohort 5

Course registration

by Aug. 15, 2018

by Aug. 15, 2019

Coursework begins

 Sept. 3, 2018

Sept. 2, 2019 

Weekly Online Chat

Tuesdays, 9-10am PST/PDT

Tuesdays, 8-9am PST/PDT

Coursework phase

Semester

Cohort 4

Semester

Cohort 5

Fall 2018
  • Begins: Sept. 3, 2018
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 9-10am PDT/PST
  • Retreat: Oct. 15 - 22, departing Oct. 23, 2018
  • Ends: Dec. 14, 2018
Fall 2019
  • Begins: Sept. 2, 2019
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 8-9am PDT/PST
  • Retreat: Oct. 14-21, departing Oct. 22
  • Ends: Dec. 13, 2019

Spring 2019

  • Begins: Jan. 14, 2019
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 9-10am PDT/PST
  • Retreat: Feb. 26 - Mar. 4, departing Mar 5. 2019.
  • Spring Break: Mar. 25-29, 2019
  • Ends: May 3, 2019

Spring 2020

  • Begins: Jan. 13, 2020
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 8-9am PDT/PST
  • Retreat: Feb. 25 - Mar. 2, departing Mar. 3, 2020
  • Spring Break: Mar. 23-27, 2020
  • Ends: May 1, 2020
Fall 2019
  • Begins: Sept. 2, 2019
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 9-10am PDT/PST
  • Retreat: Oct. 23-29, departing Oct. 30, 2019
  • Ends: Dec. 13, 2019
Fall 2020
  • Begins: Aug. 31, 2020
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 8-9am PDT/PST
  • Retreat: Oct. 21-27, departing Oct. 28, 2020
  • Ends: Dec. 18, 2020

Spring 2020

  • Begins: Jan. 13, 2020
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 9-10am PDT/PST
  • Retreat: Mar 4-10, departing Mar. 11, 2020
  • Spring Break: Mar. 23-27, 2020
  • Ends: May 1, 2020

Spring 2021

  • Begins: Jan. 11, 2021
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 8-9am PDT/PST
  • Retreat: Mar. 10-16, departing Mar. 17, 2021
  • Spring Break: Mar. 22-26, 2021
  • Ends: Apr. 30, 2021

The Dissertation

Draft

Cohort 4

Cohort 5

Evaluation Draft

January, 2021

January, 2022

Oral defense

February, 2021

February, 2022

Final archival copy deadline

April, 2021

April, 2022

Graduation

Event

Cohort 4

Cohort 5

Hooding Ceremony and Commencement

April 2021

April 2022