Please note upcoming academic and administrative dates and deadline


SUMMER 2015   June 1 - August 21, 2015

  • July 3 (F) Independence Day observed: Academic & Administrative Holiday, Library CloseJuly 4 (Sa) Independence Day
  • August 3 (M) Registration Deadline for August Biblical Hebrew and Greek Language Exams
  • August 19 (W) UC Berkeley (UCB) Fall Semester 2015 begins
  • August  20 (Th) International students move-in (for Fall semester)
  • August 21 (F) PSR Summer Session 2015 ends
  • August 24 (M) Domestic students move into housing
  • August TBA (TBA) International Student Orientation for students entering Fall 2015
  • Aug. 24-Sept..4  (M-F) General Registration for Fall 2015
  • August  25 (T) Biblical Hebrew exam 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Le Conte building exam rooms
  • August 26 (W) Biblical Greek exam 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Le Conte building exam rooms
       UCB Fall Semester 2015 Instruction begins
  • August 27 (Th) Common MA Student Orientation (from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
  • Aug. 31-Sept. 2  (M-W) Fall 2015 New Student Orientation
  • September 2 (W) Welcome BBQ for all entering student in all programs across consortium, 5:30-7:00 p.m. PSR Quad
  • September 3-4 (Th-F)? Faculty Retreat  (tentative--TBA)
  • September 4 (F) Deadline to register (online) for Fall 2015 and/or receive approval of leave of absence
       for Fall semester WITHOUT $100 late registration fee
  • September 5-18 (Sa-F) Late Registration for Fall Semester 2015

FALL SEMESTER 2015   September 8-December 18, 2015

  • September 7 (M) Labor Day observed: Academic & Administrative Holiday, Library Closed
  • September 8 (T) Instruction begins for Fall semester 2015
       PSR Opening Worship
       Financial Aid refund check distribution begins
       Intent to Graduate Forms for Fall, 2015 Graduates Due (MA's to GTU Dean's Office)
  • September 11 (F) Deadline to submit UCB Cross-Registration petition to Registrar, 12:00 p.m. noon
  • September 16 (W) Deadline for MA or MABL to register for September Modern Foreign Language Exam
  • September 18 (F) Deadline for Fall 2015 late registration (online) and/or approval of leave of absence WITH $100  late fee
       Deadline for registered students to make changes of enrollment (online) WITHOUT $50 per change fee including submission of
       Special Reading Course forms --end of free add/drop/change period; check "My Class Schedule" in WebAdvisor
       Deadline for submission of Special Reading Course forms for Fall 2015
       Deadline for incoming Summer/Fall students to submit Statement of Understanding to Academic Affairs
       Deadline for GTU Common MA to successfully defend thesis or complete MABL examination WITHOUT paying
       fees for Fall
  • September 23 (W) Reception for GTU MA and Doctoral students & GTU Faculty 3:30-5:00 pm
  • September 25 (F) Deadline to drop courses with full tuition refund through "Change in Enrollment" form with $50 per change fee
  • September 28 (M) Fall Semester 2015 Stickers Due on Library Cards for UCB Library and student discount priveleges
  • September 30 (W) Modern Foreign Language Exam 1:00-4:45 pm MA or MABL only, Dinner Board Room
       Deadline for Priority Admissions to PSR for Spring 2016
  • October 1 (Th) Deadline for GTU Common M.A. Applications for Spring 2016
       Deadline for MA or MABL to file completed and approved copies of theses or Certification of Oral
       Examination forms for GTU approval of degree on October 14th
  • October 9 (F) Deadline for all course scheduling information forms for 2016-2017 submitted to PSR Dean
  • October 12-13 (M-T) PSR Fall Board of Trustees Meeting
  • October 16 (F) Deadline to drop courses with half tuition refund through "Change in Enrollment" form
       with $50 per change fee
  • October 26-30 (M-F) Reading Week  -  no classes; Administrative Offices open
  • October 30 (F) Deadline for MDiv 1st year Fall admit students to submit MDiv Entrance Interview to Assistant
       Dean for Academic Programs
       Deadline for Fall 2015 entering MTS students to submit Entrance Report to Assistant Dean for Academic Programs
  • November 5 (Th) GTU Distinguished Faculty Lecture 7:00 pm
  • November 9-20 (M-F) Early Registration for Intersession and Spring 2016
  • November 13 (F) Deadline for Fall 2015 changes in enrollment (Change in Enrollment form) WITH $50 per change
       fee and WITHOUT Dean approval
       Priority Deadline for PSR student Housing Applications for Spring 2016
  • November 21-24 (Sa-T) AAR-SBL Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA with GTU Alumni Reception at AAR-SBL on Saturday Nov. 21
  • November 25 (W) Thanksgiving Holiday: Academic & Administrative Offices/Library closed at 2:00 pm
  • November 26-28 (Th-F) Thanksgiving Holiday:  Academic & Administrative Holiday, Library Closed
  • December 4 or 11 (F) PSR Community Christmas Dinner (tentative-TBA)
  • December 11 (F) UCB Fall Semester 2015 Instruction Ends
  • December 18 (F) Fall Semester 2015 ends
       Deadline for students to submit Petition for Incomplete for Fall 2015
       Deadline to submit Intent to Graduate forms to Assistant Dean for Acad. Prog. for May 2016 grads.
       Deadline to register for January Biblical Hebrew and Greek Language Exams
       UCB Fall Semester 2015 ends
  • Dec. 21-Jan. 3  (M-F) Christmas to New Year’s Holiday Break: Administrative Holiday, Library Closed
  • December 31 (Th Deadline for students leaving PSR housing after Fall 2015 to vacate unit

INTERSESSION  2016   January 4-29, 2016

Special notices:

  • Official PSR student emails are currently in use. For those of you who have not yet logged in to your new account, please do so as soon as possible to ensure you receive important notices from PSR. If you have not received an email with your student username and initial password information to log in to your email account, please contact them at If you have misplaced directions on how to access your email account or log in, go to the Student Email Accounts page. For direct access to your email login screen, go to:
  • To generate a list of all PSR courses for a given semester, go to the online search course schedule and choose PSR in the drop down menu of the "Course School Ownership" field instead of the the "Instructor's School" field.

Contact Registrar

Delphine Hwang
Assistant Dean for Academic Programs and Registrar
Phone: 510/849-8252
Fax: 510/845-8948 (Please include "Attn: Registrar")
E-mail: registrar[at]psr[dot]edu
135 Holbrook Hall