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Spring 2021
Dates subject to change.

Jan 4: Payment plan signed or full spring payment made
Jan 9: Residence halls open for Winter Session students
Jan 11-15: Winter Session
Jan 15: Residence halls open for new students
Jan 16: Residence halls open for returning students last day to add/drop on portal
Jan 18: Semester begins; online spring Module 1 begins; MLK Jr. Day—no classes—offices closed
Jan 19: Charge for add/drop begins
Jan 24: Last day for 100% refund of fees (Mod 1 online)
Jan 25: Last day to register or to a course; last day for dropping without showing on transcript; last day for 100% refund of fees (residential); last day to change audit status
Jan 31: Last day for 90% refund of fees (Mod 1 online)
Feb 1: Payment #1 due; last day for 90% refund of fees (residential)
Feb 7: Last day for 50% refund of fees (Mod 1 online)
Feb 8: Last day for 75% refund of fees (residential)
Feb 21: Last day to drop a course (Mod 1 online)
Feb 23-24: Preaching-Teaching Online
Mar 1: Payment #2 due; last day for 60% refund of fees (residential)
Mar 8: Last day for 25% refund of fees (residential)
Mar 15: Online spring Module 2 begins
Mar 19-20: The Event (grades 9-12)—CANCELED
Mar 20-28: Spring Break—no classes (residence halls close Mar 20 at 10 a.m.; reopen Mar 27 at 2 p.m.)
Mar 21: Last day for 100% refund of fees (Mod 2 online)
Mar 22: Online spring Module 1 grades due
Mar 28: Last day for 75% refund of fees (Mod 2 online)
Apr 1: Payment #3 due; I&M Grant spring application deadline
Apr 2: Good Friday—no classes—offices closed
Apr 4: Last day for 50% refund of fees (Mod 2 online)
Apr 5: Last day for dropping a course (residential); last day for withdrawing from school
Apr 5-Aug 15: Registration open for fall semester
Apr 9-10: Women's Event
Apr 18: Last day to drop a course (Mod 2 online)
May 1: Payment #4 due
May 6: Baccalaureate Service (9:30 a.m.)
May 7: Last class day
May 10-13: Final exams
May 13: Spring semester closes
May 15: Commencement (10 a.m.); residence halls close (4 p.m.)
May 17: Online spring Module 2 grades due
May 21: Grades due (9 a.m.)
May 31-July 25: Online summer school
June 13-17: Creative Arts Academy (grades 9-12)
Aug 2: Online summer school grades due (9 a.m.)

Download 2020-2021 calendar here.

Fall 2021
Dates subject to change.

Aug. 1: Payment plan signed or full fall payment made
Aug. 13: Residence halls open for new students
Aug. 14: Residence halls open for returning students (11 a.m.)
Aug. 15: Last day to add/drop on the portal; Convocation Banquet (6 p.m.)
Aug. 16: Semester begins; Online Fall Module 1 classes begin; charge for Add/Drops begins
Aug. 17: Community Volunteer Expo (4-6 p.m.)
Aug. 21: blOCC Party
Aug. 22: Last day for 100% refund of fees (Mod 1 Online)
Aug. 23: Last day to register or add a course; last day for dropping without showing on transcript; last day to change to audit status; last day for 100% refund of fees (residential)
Aug. 29: Last day for 75% refund of fees (Mod 1 online)
Aug. 30: Last day for 90% refund of fees (residential)
Sept. 1: Payment #1 due
Sept. 5: Last day for 50% refund of fees (Mod 1 online)
Sept. 6: Labor Day—no residential classes—offices closed
Sept. 7: Last day for 75% refund of fees (residential)
Sept. 19: Last day to drop a course (Mod 1 online)
Sept. 24-25: Getaway (grades 6-8)
Sept. 27: Last day for 60% refund of fees (residential)
Oct. 1: Payment #2 due
Oct. 4: Last day for 25% refund of fees (residential)
Oct. 11: Online Fall Module 2 classes begin
Oct. 11-12: Fall Break—no residential classes—offices closed
Oct. 17: Last day for 100% refund of fees (Mod 2 online)
Oct. 18: Online Module 1 grades due
Oct. 24: Last day for 75% refund (Mod 2 Online)
Oct. 25, 2021-Jan. 17, 2022: Registration open for spring semester
Oct. 25: Last day for dropping a course (residential); last day for withdrawing from school (residential)
Oct. 31: Last day for 50% refund (Mod 2 Online)
Nov. 1: Payment #3 due; Institutional & Memorial Grant application deadline for spring (must also have FAFSA in to be considered for I&M Grant)
Nov. 1-3: Global Awareness Week
Nov. 5-6: The Event (grades 9-12)
Nov. 14: Last day to drop (no refund)
Nov. 18-21: International Conference on Missions (Richmond, VA)
Nov. 20-28: Thanksgiving break (Residence halls close Sat., Nov. 20, 10 a.m.; reopen Sat., Nov. 27, 2 p.m.)
Dec. 1: Payment #4 due
Dec. 2-5: Christmas musical
Dec. 3: Last class day
Dec. 6-9: Final exams
Dec. 9: Fall semester closes (Residence halls close Fri., Dec. 10, 10 a.m.)
Dec. 10, 2021-Jan. 16, 2022: Christmas Break
Dec. 13: Online Fall Module 2 grades due
Dec. 14: Grades due (9 a.m.)

Download 2021-2022 calendar here.

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Doug Aldridge: Executive Vice President of Academics

Chad Ragsdale: Assistant Academic Dean

Lisa Witte: Director of Academic Operations

Academics

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On Campus

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Online learning delivers the same quality, biblical education and ministry training in flexible eight-week classes.

Online Learning

Dual Degree Program

Our cooperative, dual degree program with Missouri Southern State University lets students earn bachelor's degrees from each school.

Co-Op Program

Library

The Seth Wilson Library holds nearly 100,000 books and audio-visual materials.

Seth Wilson Library

Academic Resource Center

The ARC offers extra academic assistance and special needs accommodations.

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