SPS Yearly Calendar:

Centenary University’s School of Professional Studies operates on an accelerated academic calendar.  For each traditional semester, SPS has two terms running for 8 weeks each.  Most SPS undergraduate students complete 24 credits per year (4 credits in each of the six terms), and most graduate students complete 18 credits per year (3 credits in each of the six terms). All credits are awarded on a Semester hour basis. Below is the SPS Term Schedule through 2021.

2020 SPS Term Schedule

Term Orientation week Start Date Last Week of Term Holidays
SP20A –
SPS SPRING 1
1/06/20-  1/11/20
1/12/20
3/07/20
Sp20B –
SPS Spring 2
3/02/20- 3/07/20
3/08/20
5/02/20
SU20A –
SPS Summer 1
4/27/20-
5/02/20
5/03/20
6/27/20
SU20B –
SPS Summer 2
6/22/20-
6/27/20
6/28/20
8/22/20
FA20A –
SPS FalL 1
8/17/20-
8/22/20
8/23/20
10/17/20
Classes move online 9/07/20 due to labor day
FA20B –
SPS Fall 2
10/12/20-
10/17/20
10/18/20
12/06/20
Classes move online 11/25 – 11/26 due to thanksgiving

2021 SPS Term Schedule

Term Orientation week Start Date Last Week of Term Holidays
SP21A –
SPS Spring 1
1/04/21-
1/09/21
1/10/21
2/28/21
Classes move online 1/18/21 due to MLK Day
sp21B – SPS spring 2
3/01/21-
3/06/21
3/07/21
4/25/21
SU21A – SPS Summer 1
4/26/21-
5/01/21
5/02/21
6/20/21
Classes move online 5/31/21 due to Memorial Day
SU21B –
SPS summer 2
6/21/21-
6/26/21
6/27/21
8/15/21
FA21A –
SPS fall 1
8/16/21-
8/21/21
8/23/21
10/11/21
Classes move online 9/06/21 due to labor Day
FA21B –
SPS Fall 2
10/11/21-
10/16/21
10/18/21
12/13/21
classes move online 11/24 – 11/25 due to Thanksgiving