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80th Academic Year 2017/2018


August Short Term


August 4-22


Short Term Begins — Ends


Fall Semester 2017


August 27


New students arrive. Orientation.

August 30

Returning students arrive.

Aug. 31-Sep. 1

Seminary retreat.

September 4

Labor Day. No classes.

September 5

Classes begin.

September 8

Nativity of the Theotokos. No classes.

September 14

Elevation of the Cross.

September 29

Last day for Adds/Drops w/o penalty.

October 16-20

Midterm week.

November 15

Nativity Fast begins.

November 21

Entrance of the Theotokos. No classes.

November 23-26

Thanksgiving break.

December 11-15

Last week of classes. Final Examinations.

Winter break begins after last exam.

December 13

Feast of St Herman of Alaska.


Spring Semester 2018


January 15

Classes begin

February 2

Meeting of the Lord. No classes.

February 16

Last day for Adds/Drops w/o penalty

February 19-23


First Week of Lent.  Seminary Retreat.

No Classes,  All Seminarians on campus.

March 5-9

Midterm week

April- 2-8


Passion Week and Pascha. Seminary Retreat.

No Classes, All Seminarians on campus.

April 9-15


Bright WeekSt Thomas Sunday.

Spring Break. No classes.

April 16

Classes resume.

May 14-18

Last week of classes. Final Examinations.

May 21-25

Community Work Week.

All Seminarians on campus.

May 26

76th  Commencement

May 27

Holy Pentecost

May 28

Memorial Day (Day of the Holy Spirit)

114th Pilgrimage



Contact the Seminary

   Post Office Box 130
   South Canaan, PA 18459

   Phone:  570-561-1818
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