Graduate Studies Dates and Deadlines

School of Education Important Dates 2015-2016

Spring 2015

January 5 Student Teaching Orientation for School of Education (1-5pm)
January 5 Student Teaching Phase 1 Begins
January 6 Classes Begin: TUG, Tozer, Education, MACP
January 10 Commencement (10am, 2pm)
January 10 MA Medallion Ceremony (3:30pm)
January 19 M.L. King Jr. Day (Offices Closed)
January 19 Teacher Credentialing Medallion Ceremony (5:30-6:30pm)
February 16 President's Day (Offices Closed)
February 27 Student Teaching Phase 1 Ends
March 2 Student Teaching Phase 2 Begins
March 11 Education Advisory Board Breakfast (7-8:30am)
April 3 Good Friday (Offices Closed)
April 23 New Credentialing Students Orientation (4:30-6:30pm)
April 24 Baccalaureate (7pm)
April 24 Graduate Education Classes End
April 24 Student Teaching Phase 2 Ends
April 25 Commencement for Spring Graduates (10am)
April 25 MA and PASC Medallion Ceremony (11:30-1pm)
May 21 Teacher Credentialing Medallion Ceremony (7-8:30pm)

Summer 2015

April 27 - August 8 Education Graduate and Credential Courses

Fall 2015

August 13-28 Student Teaching Orientation for School of Education
August 20 New Student Orientation for Credentialing Students (4:30-6:30pm)
August 31 Student Teaching Phase 1 Begins
September 8 Graduate Education Classes Begin
October 9-12 Columbus Weekend Vacation (Offices Open)
October 14 Education Advisory Board Breakfast (7-8:30am)
October 23 Student Teaching Phase 1 Ends
October 26 Student Teaching Phase 2 Begins
November 11 Veteran's Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)
November 25-27 Thanksgiving Vacation (Offices Closed Thursday and Friday)
December 10 New Student Orientation for Credentialing Students (4:30-6:30pm)
December 18 Student Teaching Phase 2 Ends
December 19 Graduate Education Classes End

Spring 2016

January 4-8 Student Teaching Orientation for School of Education (1-5pm)
January 11 Student Teaching Phase 1 Begins
January 11 Graduate Education Classes Begin
January 12 Classes Begin: TUG, Tozer, Education, MACP
January 18 M.L. King Jr. Day (Offices Closed)
January 23 Commencement (10am, 2pm)
January 23 MA Medallion Ceremony (3:30pm)
January 24 Teacher Credentialing Medallion Ceremony (5:30-6:30pm)
February 15 President's Day (Offices Closed)
March 4 Student Teaching Phase 1 Ends
March 7 Student Teaching Phase 2 Begins
March 16 Education Advisory Board Breakfast (7-8:30am)
March 25 Good Friday (No Classes; Offices Closed)
March 28 - April 1 Spring Break
April 21 New Credentialing Students Orientation (4:30-6:30pm)
April 29 Baccalaureate (7pm)
April 29 Graduate Education Classes End
April 29 Student Teaching Phase 2 Ends
April 30 Commencement for Spring Graduates (10am)
April 30 MA and PASC Medallion Ceremony (11:30-1pm)
May 12 Teacher Credentialing Medallion Ceremony (7-8:30pm)

Summer 2016

April 27 - August 8 Education Graduate and Credential Courses

MACP Important Dates 2015-2016

Spring 2015

January 6 MA in Counseling Psychology Spring Term 1 Classes Begin
January 6 Classes Begin: TUG, Tozer, Education, MACP
January 10 Commencement (10am, 2pm)
January 10 MA Medallion Ceremony (3:30pm)
January 19 M.L. King Jr. Day (Offices Closed)
February 16 President's Day (Offices Closed)
March 6 MA in Counseling Psychology Spring Term 1 Classes End
March 24 MA in Couseling Psychology Spring Term 2 Classes Begin
April 3 Good Friday (Offices Closed)
April 24 Baccalaureate (7pm)
April 25 Commencement for Spring Graduates (10am)
April 25 MA and PASC Medallion Ceremony (11:30-1pm)
May 22 MA in Counseling Psychology Spring Term 2 Classes End

May and Summer Courses 2015

June 1 - July17 MA in Counseling Psychology Classes

Fall 2015 Semester

July 10 MA in Counseling New Student Orientation (9am-4pm)
August 4 MA in Counseling Fall Term 1 Classes Begin
October 2 MA in Counseling Psychology Fall Term 1 Classes End
October 9-12 Columbus Weekend Vacation (Offices Open)
October 20 MA in Counseling Psychology Fall Term 2 Classes Begin
November 11 Veteran's Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)
November 25-27 Thanksgiving Vacation (Offices Closed Thursday and Friday)
December 18 MA in Counseling Psychology Fall Term 2 Classes End

Spring 2016 Semester

January 5 MA in Counseling Psychology Spring Term 1 Classes Begin
January 12 Classes Begin: TUG, Tozer, Education, MACP
January 18 M.L. King Jr. Day (Monday Evening Classes Meet; Offices Closed)
January 23 Commencement (10am, 2pm)
February 15 President's Day (Offices Closed)
March 4 MA in Counseling Psychology Spring Term 1 Classes End
March 22 MA in Couseling Psychology Spring Term 2 Classes Begin
March 25 Good Friday (No Classes; Offices Closed)
April 29 Baccalaureate (7pm)
April 30 Commencement for Spring Graduates (10am)
April 30 MA and PASC Medallion Ceremony (11:30-1pm)
May 20 MA in Counseling Psychology Spring Term 2 Classes End

May and Summer Courses 2016

June 6 - July15 MA in Counseling Psychology Classes

MAOL Important Dates 2015-2016

Spring 2015

January 5 MA in Organizational Leadership Spring Term 1 Classes Start
January 10 Commencement (10am, 2pm)
January 10 MA Medallion Ceremony (3:30pm)
January 19 M.L. King Jr. Day (Offices Closed)
February 16 President's Day (Offices Closed)
February 21 MA in Organizational Leadership Spring Term 1 Classes End
March 2 MA in Organizational Leadership Spring Term 2 Classes Begin
April 3 Good Friday (Offices Closed)
April 17 MA in Organizational Leadership Spring Term 2 Classes End
April 24 Baccalaureate (7pm)
April 25 Commencement for Spring Graduates (10am)
April 25 MA and PASC Medallion Ceremony (11:30-1pm)

May and Summer Courses 2015

May 4 - June 19 MAOL Term 1
June 29 - August 14 MAOL Term 2

Fall 2015 Semester

August 7 MA in Organizational Leadership New Student Orientation (1-6pm)
September 8 MA in Organizational Leadership Fall Term 1 Classes Start
October 9-12 Columbus Weekend Vacation (Offices Open)
October 23 MA in Organizational Leadership Fall Term 1 Classes End
November 3 MA in Organizational Leadership Fall Term 2 Classes Begin
November 11 Veteran's Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)
November 25-27 Thanksgiving Vacation (Offices Closed Thursday and Friday)
December 18 MA in Organizational Leadership Fall Term 2 Classes End

Spring 2016 Semester

January 4 ASPIRE Online Classes Begin
January 11 MA in Organizational Leadership Spring Term 1 Classes Start
January 18 M.L. King Jr. Day (Offices Closed)
January 19 Last Day to Add Classes - TUG and Tozer Seminary
January 23 Commencement (10am, 2pm)
January 23 MA Medallion Ceremony (3:30pm)
February 15 President's Day (Offices Closed)
February 26 MA in Organizational Leadership Spring Term 1 Classes End
March 7 MA in Organizational Leadership Spring Term 2 Classes Begin
March 25 Good Friday (No Classes; Offices Closed)
April 22 MA in Organizational Leadership Spring Term 2 Classes End
April 29 Baccalaureate (7pm)
April 30 Commencement for Spring Graduates (10am)
April 30 MA and PASC Medallion Ceremony (11:30-1pm)

May and Summer Courses 2016

May 9 - June 24 MAOL Term 1
July 5 - August 19 MAOL Term 2

Simpson University reserves the right to change this calendar as necessary.


If you are currently enrolled in the Graduate Studies program, please visit simpsonu.edu/calendar for a current listing of dates and deadlines that apply to you.