St. Mary’s Preparatory | Orchard Lake Schools | The Polish Mission

Academic Calendar

2017 Fall Term

  • Regular Registration August 20 –August 25, 2017

    Late Registration/Add–Drop Period August 28-September 1, 2017

    Registration forms are available in the Registrar's Office or Online.

    Approval of course selection with appropriate signature is required prior to registering.

  • Monday, August 14
    Arrival of New Seminarians
  • Wednesday, August 16
    Arrival of returning seminarians
  • Wednesday, August
    ESL Placement Test, Madonna University, Livonia
  • Thursday-Friday, August 17-18
    Registration for Seminarians
  • Saturday, August 19
    Orientation/Chancellor BBQ
  • Sunday - Friday, Aug. 20 - 25
    Retreat for all seminarians
  • Monday, August 28
    SSCMS and ESL Classes begin
  • Monday-Friday, August 28-Sept. 1
    Late Registration / Add-Drop Period
  • Friday, September 1
    Deadline Removal of "I" grade from Spring/Summer
  • Monday, September 4
    LABOR DAY Parade
  • Friday, October 13
    Payment due on balance of tuition
  • Friday, October 27
    Last day to withdraw with a "W" grade
  • Wednesday, November 1
    All Saints Day -- Cemetery visit (No Classes)
  • Saturday, November 11
    Polish Independence Day
  • Monday-Friday, November 13-17
    EARLY Registration for Winter 2018 Semester - For Seminarians
  • Saturday-Sunday, November 18 – 26
    THANKSGIVING RECESS - No Classes
  • Monday – Friday, Nov. 28 - Dec. 15
    Regular Registration for Winter 2018 Semester
  • Friday, December 8
    Immaculate Conception

  • Monday-Friday, December 11-15
    Final Examinations
  • Friday, December 15
    Christmas wigilia Mass and Dinner
  • Friday, December 15
    Deadline for filing application for Graduation in May 2018
  • Friday, December 15
    End of Fall 2017 Semester after exams
  • Friday – Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2017 –Jan.8, 2018
    CHRISTMAS 2017/NEW YEAR 2018 RECESS
  • Monday, January 8, 2018
    Winter 2018 Classes Begin

2017 Winter Term

  • Registration –November 28 – December 16
    (50% of tuition is expected on the day of registration)
    Late Registration /Add-Drop period – January 11 - 18

    Registration forms are available in the Registrar's Office or Online.
     Approval of course selection with appropriate signature is required prior to registering.

  • Wednesday, January 11
    Classes begin
  • Wednesday – Wednesday, January 11-18
    Add – Drop Period, Late Registration
  • Wednesday – Sunday, January 25-29   
    Seminarians in Washington, DC/ March for Life (No classes)
  • Friday, February 10
    Payment due on balance of tuition
  • Saturday, February 11
    SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary Patronal Feast Day Fundraiser
  • Tuesday, February 14

    SS. Cyril and Methodius Patronal Feast Day (no classes)

  • Monday, February 20
    Last Day to withdraw with a “W” grade
  • Saturday - Sunday, February 25-March 5
    Spring break
  • Monday, March 6
    Classes resume
    Last Day for removal of “I” grades from
  • Thursday-Saturday, March 23-26
    Retreat for Seminarians
    (No classes Thursday evening and all day Friday)
  • Saturday-Monday, April 8-17
    Easter Break
  • Monday-Friday, May 1-5
    Final Examinations
  • Friday, May 6 
    End of Winter 2017 Semester after Exams
  • Saturday, May 7
    Graduation Commencement
  • Monday, May 15
    Spring/Summer 2017 Semester begins