Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

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Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Academic Calendars

The academic calendars below are for Cornerstone University undergraduate and seminary students. While CU makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the dates published in the academic catalog, these dates are subject to change. We will communicate any changes should they arise. Keep these dates in mind for your academic planning and preparing for each semester.

Note: For students enrolled in Professional & Graduate Studies courses, classes are scheduled year-round. Contact your academic adviser if you have any questions about your course schedule.

Traditional Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Date Event Term
Jan. 16-17, 2021 Residence Halls Open for J-Term Spring 2021
Jan. 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Spring 2021
Jan. 19-29, 2021 J-Term Spring 2021
Jan. 30-31, 2021 Residence Halls Open for Spring Term Spring 2021
Feb. 1, 2021 Classes Begin Spring 2021
Feb. 1-5, 2021 Drop/Add Period Spring 2021
Feb. 8, 2021 Internship Handshake Deadline Spring 2021
Feb. 12, 2021 Internship Extended Drop/Add Deadline Spring 2021
Feb. 23, 2021 Instructional Break—Classes starting at 6 p.m. or later will be held Spring 2021
March 15-19, 2021 Mid-Term Spring 2021
March 17, 2021 Registration Begins Spring 2021
March 24, 2021 Instructional Break—Classes starting at 6 p.m. or later will be held Spring 2021
April 1, 2021 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/P or W/E Spring 2021
April 2, 2021 Good Friday—No Classes Spring 2021
April 5, 2021 Classes Resume Spring 2021
April 22, 2021 Celebration of Scholarship Event—Classes starting at 6 p.m. or later will be held Spring 2021
April 23, 2021 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/E Spring 2021
April 30, 2021 Final Day of Classes Spring 2021
May 3-6, 2021 Final Exams Spring 2021
May 6, 2021 Residence Halls Close Spring 2021
May 8, 2021 Commencement Ceremony Spring 2021
May 11, 2021 Final Grades Due Spring 2021
May 10-21, 2021 May Term Spring 2021
May 10 – Aug. 27, 2021 Summer Term Summer 2021
Aug. 28, 2021 New Student Orientation Fall 2021
Aug. 31, 2021 Residence Halls Open for Returning Students Fall 2021
Sept. 1, 2021 Classes Begin Fall 2021
Sept. 6, 2021 Labor Day (classes will meet) Fall 2021
Sept. 1-7, 2021 Drop/Add Period Fall 2021
Sept. 1, 2021 Internship Handshake Deadline Fall 2021
Oct. 11-13, 2021 Mid-Term Fall 2021
Oct. 14-15, 2021 Fall Break Fall 2021
Oct. 18, 2021 Registration Begins Fall 2021
Oct. 22-23, 2021 Homecoming & Family Weekend Fall 2021
Nov. 2, 2021 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/P or W/E Fall 2021
Nov. 22-26, 2021 Thanksgiving Break Fall 2021
Nov. 29, 2021 Classes Resume Fall 2021
Nov. 30, 2021 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/E Fall 2021
Dec. 10, 2021 Final Day of Classes Fall 2021
Dec. 13-16, 2021 Final Exams Fall 2021
Dec. 16, 2021 Residence Halls Close Fall 2021
Dec. 21, 2021 Final Grades Due at Noon Fall 2021
Jan. 2, 2022 Residence Halls Open for J-Term Spring 2022
Jan. 3-14, 2022 J-Term Spring 2022
Jan. 16, 2022 Residence Halls Open for Spring Term Spring 2022
Jan. 17, 2022 Martin Luther King Day (classes will not meet) Spring 2022
Jan. 18, 2022 Classes Begin Spring 2022
Jan. 18-24, 2022 Drop/Add Period Spring 2022
Jan. 18, 2022 Internship Handshake Deadline Spring 2022
March 7-11, 2022 Spring Break Spring 2022
March 14, 2022 Classes Resume Spring 2022
March 16, 2022 Registration Begins Spring 2022
March 14-18, 2022 Mid-Term Spring 2022
March 25, 2022 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/P or W/E Spring 2022
April 14, 2022 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/E Spring 2022
April 15-17, 2022 Easter Break Spring 2022
April 18, 2022 Classes Resume Spring 2022
April 21, 2022 Celebration of Scholarship (classes after 5 p.m. will be held) Spring 2022
April 29, 2022 Final Day of Classes Spring 2022
May 2-5, 2022 Final Exams Spring 2022
May 5, 2022 Residence Halls Close Spring 2022
May 7, 2022 Commencement Ceremony Spring 2022
May 10, 2022 Final Grades Due at Noon Spring 2022
May 9-20, 2022 May Term Spring 2022
May 9 – Aug. 26, 2022 Summer Term Summer 2022

Grand Rapids Theological Seminary Academic Calendar

Date Event Term
Jan. 4-13, 2021 J-Term Spring 2021
Jan. 7-9, 2021 COU Cohort Intensive Spring 2021
Jan. 15, 2021 New Student Orientation Spring 2021
Jan. 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Spring 2021
Jan. 19, 2021 Classes Begin Spring 2021
Jan. 19-25, 2021 Drop/Add Period Spring 2021
March 17, 2021 Registration Begins Spring 2021
March 26, 2021 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/P or W/E Spring 2021
April 2, 2021 Good Friday—No Classes Spring 2021
April 16, 2021 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/E Spring 2021
April 23, 2021 Final Day of Classes Spring 2021
April 26-29, 2021 Final Exams Spring 2021
April 30, 2021 Commencement Ceremony Spring 2021
May 4, 2021 Final Grades Due Spring 2021
May 10 – Aug. 27, 2021 Summer Term Summer 2021
Aug. 26-28, 2021 Counseling Cohort Intensive Fall 2021
Aug. 31, 2021 New Student Orientation Fall 2021
Sept. 1, 2021 Classes Begin Fall 2021
Sept. 6, 2021 Labor Day (no classes) Fall 2021
Sept. 1-8, 2021 Drop/Add Period Fall 2021
Oct. 18, 2021 Registration Begins Fall 2021
Nov. 2, 2021 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/P or W/E Fall 2021
Nov. 24-26, 2021 Thanksgiving Break Fall 2021
Nov. 29, 2021 Classes Resume Fall 2021
Nov. 30, 2021 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/E Fall 2021
Dec. 10, 2021 Final Day of Classes Fall 2021
Dec. 13-16, 2021 Final Exams Fall 2021
Dec. 21, 2021 Final Grades Due at Noon Fall 2021
Jan. 3-12, 2022 J-Term Spring 2022
Jan. 6-8, 2022 Counseling Cohort Intensive Spring 2022
Jan. 14, 2022 New Student Orientation Spring 2022
Jan. 17, 2022 Martin Luther King Day (classes will not meet) Spring 2022
Jan. 18, 2022 Classes Begin Spring 2022
Jan. 18-24, 2022 Drop/Add Period Spring 2022
March 7-11, 2022 Spring Break Spring 2022
March 14, 2022 Classes Resume Spring 2022
March 16, 2022 Registration Begins Spring 2022
March 25, 2022 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/P or W/E Spring 2022
April 14, 2022 Last Day to Withdraw Without W/E Spring 2022
April 15-17, 2022 Easter Break Spring 2022
April 18, 2022 Classes Resume Spring 2022
April 29, 2022 Final Day of Classes Spring 2022
May 2-5, 2022 Final Exams Spring 2022
May 6, 2022 Commencement Ceremony Spring 2022
May 10, 2022 Final Grades Due at Noon Spring 2022
May 9 – Aug. 26, 2022 Summer Term Dates Summer 2022

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.