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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 SFS17 cohort begins September 3, 2018.

  • The SFS18 cohort begins September 2, 2019.

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

SFS17 cohort

SFS18 cohort

Orientation advance

September 3-7, 2018

September 2-6, 2019

Second advance

June 19-24, departing June 25, 2019

June 16-22, departing June 23, 2020

Final advance

May 25-29, 2020

 May 31-June 4, 2021


First Semester

Event

SFS17 cohort

SFS18 cohort

Course registration

by Aug. 15, 2018

by Aug. 15, 2019

Coursework begins

begins Sept. 4, 2018

begins Sept. 3, 2019

Weekly Online Chat

Mondays, 7-8am PDT/PST

Mondays, 6-7am PDT/PST


Coursework phase

Semester

Cohort 17

Semester

Cohort 18

Fall 2018

  • Begins: Sept. 3, 2018

  • Advance: Sept. 3-7, 2018

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 7-8am PDT/PST

  • Ends: Dec. 14, 2018

Fall 2019

  • Begins: Sept. 2, 2019

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 6-7am PDT/PST

  • Ends: Dec. 13, 2019

Spring 2019

  • Begins: Jan. 14, 2019

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 7-8am PDT/PST

  • Spring Break: Mar. 25-29, 2019

  • Holy Week Break: Apr. 15-19, 2019
  • Ends: May 3, 2019

Spring 2020

  • Begins: Jan. 13, 2020

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 6-7am PDT/PST

  • Spring Break: Mar. 23-27, 2020

  • Holy Week Break: Apr. 6-10, 2020

  • Ends: May 1, 2020

Summer 2019

  • Begins: May 6, 2019

  • Advance: June 19-24, departing on June 25, 2019

  • Ends: June 28, 2019

Summer 2020

  • Begins: May 11, 2020

  • Advance: June 17-22, departing June 23, 2020

  • Ends: July 3, 2020

Fall 2019

  • Begins: Sept. 2, 2019

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 7-8am PDT/PST

  • Ends: Dec. 13, 2019

Fall 2020

  • Begins: Aug. 31, 2020

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 6-7am PDT/PST

  • Ends: Dec. 18, 2020

Spring 2020

  • Begins: Jan. 13, 2020

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 7-8am PDT/PST

  • Spring Break: Mar. 23-27, 2020

  • Holy Week Break: Apr. 6-10, 2020

  • Ends: May 1, 2020

Spring 2021

  • Begins: Jan. 11, 2021

  • Online Chat: Weekly on Mon. at 6-7am PDT/PST

  • Spring Break: Mar. 22-26, 2021

  • Holy Week Break: Mar. 29 - Apr. 2, 2021

  • Ends: Apr. 30, 2021

Summer 2020

  • Begins: May 11, 2020

  • Advance: May 25-29, 2020

  • Ends: July 3, 2020

Summer 2021

  • Begins: May 10, 2021

  • Advance: May 31-June 4, 2021

  • Ends: July 2, 2021


The Dissertation

Draft

SFS17 cohort

SFS18 cohort

Evaluation draft

January 10, 2021

January 10, 2022

Oral defense

February 2021

February 2022

Final archival copy deadline

April 2021

April 2022


Graduation

Event

SFS17 cohort

SFS18 cohort

Hooding ceremony and commencement

April 2021

April 2022

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