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Important Dates

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

  • The SFS16 cohort begins September 4, 2017.

  • The SFS17 cohort begins September 3, 2018.


Application due dates

All DMin 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 July 15 of start year


Advances

Advance

SFS16 cohort

SFS17 cohort

Orientation advance

September 4-8, 2017

September 3-7, 2018

Second advance

June 20-26, 2018

June TBD, 2019

Final advance

May 27 - 31, 2019

May 25-29, 2020


Semester 01

Event

SFS16 cohort

SFS17 cohort

Course registration

by Aug. 15, 2017

by Aug. 15, 2018

Coursework begins

begins Sept. 4, 2017

begins Sept. 3, 2018

Weekly Online Chat

Mondays, 9-10am EDT/EST

Mondays, 10-11am EDT/EST


Coursework phase

Semester

Cohort 16

Semester

Cohort 17

Fall 2017

  • Begins: Sept. 4, 2017

  • Advance: Sept. 4-8, 2017

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 9-10am EDT/EST

  • Ends: Dec. 15, 2017

Fall 2018

  • Begins: Sept. 3, 2018

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 10-11am EDT/EST

  • Ends: Dec. 14, 2018

Spring 2018

  • Begins: Jan. 8, 2018

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 9-10am EDT/EST

  • Holy Week Break / Spring Break: Mar. 26-30, 2018 (tentative)

  • Ends: Apr. 27, 2018

Spring 2019

  • Begins: Jan. 14, 2019

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 10-11am EDT/EST

  • Spring Break: Mar. 25-29, 2019 (tentative)

  • Holy Week Break: Apr. 15-19, 2019

  • Ends: May 3, 2019

Summer 2018

  • Begins: May 7, 2018

  • Advance: June 20-26, 2018

  • Ends: June 29, 2018

Summer 2019

  • Begins: May 6, 2019

  • Advance: June TBD, 2019

  • Ends: June 28, 2019

Fall 2018

  • Begins: Sept. 3, 2018

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 9-10am EDT/EST

  • Ends: Dec. 14, 2018

Fall 2019

  • Begins: Sept. 2, 2019

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 10-11am EDT/EST

  • Ends: Dec. 13, 2019

Spring 2019

  • 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 (tentative)

  • Ends: May 3, 2019

Spring 2020

  • Begins: Jan. 13, 2020

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 10-11am EDT/EST

  • Spring Break: Mar. 23-27, 2020 (tentative)

  • Holy Week Break: Apr. 6-10, 2020

  • Ends: May 1, 2020

Summer 2019

  • Begins: May 6, 2019

  • Advance: May 27-31, 2019

  • Ends: June 28, 2019

Summer 2020

  • Begins: May 4, 2020

  • Advance: May 25-29, 2020

  • Ends: June 26, 2020


The Dissertation

Draft

SFS16 cohort

SFS17 cohort

Evaluation draft

January 10, 2020

January 10, 2021

Oral defense

February, 2020

February, 2021

Final archival copy deadline

April, 2020

April, 2021


Graduation

Event

SFS16 cohort

SFS17 cohort

Hooding ceremony and commencement

May 1, 2020

Apr. 30, 2021

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