The School for Professional Studies follows an academic calendar of five, eight-week terms with classes meeting once per week. During the fall and spring terms, each class will usually meet one additional class session during one of the weeks in the term.
Observed holidays include Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the following Friday, Christmas break through January 1, Dr. Martin Luther King Day, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Memorial Day, and Independence Day.
Term Dates for 2016-2017 Academic Year
Fall 1: August 15 - October 9, 2016
Fall 2: October 17 - December 11, 2016
Spring 1: January 16 - March 12, 2017
Spring 2: March 20 - May 14, 2017
Summer: June 5 - July 30, 2017
Summer Intersession: July 3 - July 30, 2017
NOTE: All online classes begin the first day of the term
Grades are due by 5:00 p.m. on the following dates
Fall 1: October 11, 2016
Fall 2: December 13, 2016
Spring 1: March 14, 2017
Spring 2: May 16, 2017
Summer: August 1, 2017
Summer Intersession: August 1, 2017
On campus classes meet from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. each week
Days vary depending on the course. View the 2016 - 2017 meeting dates for on campus and blended classes
Registering for Classes
Registering for classes has never been easier! If you know which classes you want to take, register by using Banner Self Service or contact your academic advisor. You may also call us at 314-977-2330 or 1-800-734-6736.
Helpful Course Codes and Abbreviations:
IL - Summer Intersession
L0, L1, L2, L3, L4 - Fully Online
G - Fully on Ground (M - Monday, T - Tuesday, W - Wednesday, R - Thursday)
H - Hybrid, online and on ground (see individual course syllabi for meeting dates and times)
J, OG and CEU Math courses (partnership students only)
AA and ORLD - Masters Courses
New in 2016-2017:
ENGL 2005 - Writing and Research Methods replaces ENGL 1905. Please work with your academic advisor should you have questions.
PMGT 4030 - Project Management Integrated Study replaces CIS 4050.
CTM and PMGT certificate courses are listed under PMGT. Please work with your academic advisor to to determine appropriate courses.
Click here for detailed classroom information - building locations, parking options, etc.
You can now run a Degree Evaluation through mySLU to see what classes you need to graduate. If you have questions, you can also contact your advisor to discuss your remaining classes needed to complete your degree at SLU.