Office of the Registrar

Academic Calendar

 

Spring 2021
January 11 On Campus sessions begin
January 18 Holiday – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 23 On Campus 16-week session: Last day of official add/drop period. Last day to receive 100% refund for dropped classes. Last day to change a course from credit to audit or from audit to credit. There is a $25 fee for schedule changes after this date.
Feb 1 – Mar 12 Student Nominations for next year’s Student Association Officers
February 9 On Campus 16-week session: Last day to receive 50% refund on class withdrawals. Instructor’s signature required on Withdrawal Form.
February 16 On Campus 16-week session: Last day to receive 25% refund on class withdrawals. Instructor’s signature required on Withdrawal Form. No refunds after today.
February 22 Applications to graduate in May are due
Mar 22 – Apr 23 Elections for next year’s Student Association Officers
Mar 22 – Apr 9 Advising for summer term and fall semester
April 5-9 Preregistration for summer term and fall semester
April 12-16 Spring Break
April 29 Study Day
Apr 30 – May 5 Finals examinations 
May 8 Graduation Ceremony
May 24 – 26 40th Annual Sermon Seminar
May 31 Holiday – Memorial Day
July 5 Holiday – Independence Day

Registration

To register for a course at Austin Grad, please complete the Registration Form.

For questions regarding the enrollment process, please contact the Registrar at (512) 476-2772 or via email.

Course Schedule

  • Spring 2021 Course Schedule
  • JANUARY 11 – MAY 5

    Spring 2021Textbook List
    Undergraduate Courses:
    M/W 11-12:15 pm GR 1525 Intro to Greek II (p) Peterson
    M 7-9:40 pm BI 3203 God Creation and New Creation Peterson
    T 4-6:40 pm BI 4323 World Religions Lawson
    TH 9-11:40 am BI 4xnV Special Studies: Research & Writing in Theology Hall
    TH 1-3:40 pm HI 1023 World Civilization II Lawson
    TH 7-9:40 pm BI 3273 Children's Ministry Nuckels
    (p) Prerequisite needed — see registrar or catalog for more information  
    Graduate Courses:
    TH 1-3:40 pm GB 5063 Biblical Hebrew II (p) Shipp
    (p) Prerequisite needed — see registrar or catalogue for more information [/table]
Explanation of new Course Numbers: GR 1525 = GRK 3352 Greek II; HI 1023 = HUMA 1302 Western Tradition II; BI 3203 = NT 4335 Biblical Theology; BI 4323 = CS 4363 Christian Encounters with Other Cultures; BI 4xnV = CS 3350 Research & Writing in Theology; BI 3273 = MIN 4353 Ministering to Children in Crisis; GB 5063 = HEB 6311 Hebrew II

Credit Transfer Policies

Transfer of Credits for the B.A.C.S. Degree

Austin Grad accepts transfer hours from regionally accredited institutions. In addition, up to 15 semester-hours of credit from other institutions may be accepted in transfer toward the BA degree in cases where Austin Grad assesses this as equivalent to college-level work. Transfer credit applied to major coursework must be upper-division (Junior, Senior) level. No transfer credit under the grade of C will be accepted.

Austin Grad will accept up to 30 hours of advanced placement through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or the College Board Advanced Placement (AP). Minimum credit-granting scores are: CLEP – 50. Students desiring credit for AP courses will need to contact the Registrar’s office for details concerning acceptable AP scores. All students who request credit through CLEP or AP must have official test scores sent directly to the Registrar’s office.

Transfer of Credits for the M.A.C.M. Degree

Austin Grad accepts transfer hours from regionally accredited institutions. No transfer credit under the grade of B will be accepted.

Financial Responsibility

Austin Grad maintains a Policy of Financial Responsibility. This policy requires all students, including those receiving financial assistance, must make financial arrangements to settle their financial obligations for tuition, books, and loans as those expenses are due. Students may not be allowed to enroll from semester to semester when tuition and other costs from prior semesters are unpaid. Students will not be allowed to graduate until all financial obligations to Austin Grad are discharged. Transcripts will not be issued to students who have outstanding financial obligations to Austin Grad.

Immunization Policy

The State of Texas has mandated that all new, transfer, readmitted, and special students and students enrolling following a break of at least one long semester are required to provide documentation of immunization to the Admissions Office for meningococcal meningitis.

Exemptions
  • Students who are 22 years of age or older by the first day of the start of the semester
  • Students enrolled only in online or other distance education courses
  • Students not admitted – Auditors, Special Students (non-degree seeking)

 

The initial meningococcal vaccine or booster must have been administered during the five-year period preceding and at least ten (10) days prior to the first day of the first semester in which the student initially enrolls at an institution.

Appropriate documentation includes: the signature or stamp of a physician, his/her designee, or public health personnel on a form which shows the month, day, and year the vaccination dose or booster was administered; an official immunization record generated from a state or local health authority; or an official record received from school officials, including a record from another state. Students requesting an exemption for reasons of conscience must submit the Vaccine Waiver Exemption form available by request at Texas Department of State Health Services. An exemption for medical purposes must be obtained from a licensed physician or nurse practitioner, printed on letterhead paper, and signed by the appropriate licensed medical professional.

The Admissions Office will provide new students with written notice, along with registration materials regarding (1) the right of the student or of a parent or guardian of a student to claim an exemption from the vaccination requirement, and (2) the importance of consulting a physician about the need for the immunization against bacterial meningitis to prevent the disease. This Office will also monitor all applications to ensure compliance with the law and with Austin Grad policy. The Registrar’s Office will monitor this requirement for readmitted and special students to ensure compliance.

Students who have not provided approved documentation showing that they are in compliance with this Austin Grad immunization policy will not be allowed to attend classes. However, under justifiable circumstances, the Director of Admissions may grant extensions to individual students to extend the date to no more than 10 days after the first day of the semester in which the student initially enrolls.

Vaccine Waiver Exemption

Vaccine Waiver Exemption form
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Accreditation

Austin Graduate School of Theology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to awards bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Austin Graduate School of Theology.

Transcripts

Requests must be in writing and include the signature of the person whose record is being requested. Cost is $5.00 per request (first request free for graduates). Transcripts are not issued until all overdue balances with Austin Grad are paid in full.

To request a transcript from Austin Grad, please follow this link to print, complete and learn how to submit the transcript request form:  Transcript Request Form

We will fulfill your request as quickly as possible!

Catalogue

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Student Handbook

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