2021-22 Academic Event Schedule

*Faculty attendance required.

**Faculty please dress in academic regalia.

Autumn Quarter 2021

Opening Communion and State of the University Address

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Royal Brougham Pavilion 

New Faculty Orientation

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
1 p.m.–5 p.m.
Location Otto Miller Hall, Room 119 

Teaching Essentials I & II

Thursday, September 2, 2021
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Otto Miller Hall 119
More information will be provided by the Faculty Life Office.  A Canvas course will be also be made available.
 

Faculty Retreat*

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Royal Brougham Pavilion Main Gym 8 a.m.–12 p.m.
Lunch in Tiffany Loop (weather permitting)
Upper Gwinn Commons 1 p.m–3: p.m.

Academic Forum

Tuesday, September 9, 2021
2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Location: Upper Gwinn

New Student Convocation*  **

Thursday, September 9, 2021
4 p.m.–5 p.m.
Tiffany Loop

Days of Common Learning

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Monica A. Coleman; Unbreakable: Unifying Principles of Long Lasting Communities
Hosted by The Faculty Life Office

Teaching Essentials III

Monday, November 29, 2021
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
More information will be provided by the Faculty Life Office.  A Canvas course will be also be made available. 


Winter Quarter 2022

New Faculty Seminar

To Be Determined
Hosted by The Faculty Life Office

2nd Annual Diversity Lecture

To Be Determined

Palmer Lecture

To Be Determined

Winter Faculty In-Service*

To Be Determined

Emeriti Faculty Tea

To Be Determined

Marston Lecture 

To Be Determined

Spring Quarter 2022

Weter Lecture 

***To Be Determined

Celebration of Service

***To Be Determined

Retirement Dinner

***To Be Determined

Walls Lecture 

***To Be Determined

Spring Faculty Awards Luncheon

***To Be Determined

Ivy Cutting 

***To Be Determined

Graduate Hooding Ceremonies 

***To Be Determined

Graduate Commencement 

***To Be Determined

Undergraduate Commencement 

***To Be Determined



*All faculty must attend either Graduate or Undergraduate Commencement.

**Faculty, please dress in academic regalia. 

University Calendar

Find out about academic deadlines, the dates and times of upcoming events, and more in the searchable University Calendar.

Holiday Schedule

View a complete list of all 2021–22 SPU holiday closures.

View Holiday Schedule 

Office Closure Schedule

View a list of all SPU 2021–22 campus events for which offices will be closed. For these specific events, all faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend.

TBD