Glossary of Terms

This page outlines a glossary of commonly heard terms.

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Forms and Resources

This is a list of useful forms and resources to all The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia's students.

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Affiliated Students

All First Theological Degree-Level student whose MDiv studies have been undertaken at a non-ELCA seminary, if seeking ordination in the ELCA, are required to “affiliate” with an ELCA seminary. The seminary assists the student’s ordination process, oversees the student’s internship, and, ordinarily, hosts the student for “Lutheran Year” studies.

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Take a Course

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Adults of all educational and religious backgrounds are welcome to take courses at the seminary for personal and professional enrichment or to find out if seminary is right for you through LTSP’s Adult Learning offerings.

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Student Learning Assessment

Assessment of student learning at LTSP is the systematic collection of information about student learning, using the time, knowledge, expertise and resources available, in order to inform decisions about how to improve student learning.

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This catalog is a statement of the policies, personnel, programs, and financial arrangements of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia as projected by the responsible authorities of the seminary.

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Contact the Registrar

Have questions about Courses, Credits, and Test-Outs?

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Graduation Information

Commencement 2014 is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, May 20, 3 pm, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1000 West Main Street, Lansdale, PA, 19446.

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The Registrar

Welcome to the Office of the Registrar at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. Our office is responsible for student academic records, preparation and publication of course schedules, course registration and grades, degree audits and transcripts, certification of students for graduation, enrollment verification, and general interpretation of institutional academic policies.

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Found here are various important academic policies, including those on extensions, withdrawals, course transfers, etc.

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Academic Calendar

This is the academic calendar that contains all dates of note for the 2014-2015 year.

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Registration and Course Information

Click here for information on how to register for courses.

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Course Schedules

This page contains course schedules.

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Accreditation and Statement of Educational Effectiveness

This page contains both the Accreditation Information and the Statement of Educational Effectiveness for The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

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The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PA 19119-1974
Fax: 215.248.4577

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Our Mission

"Centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia seeks to educate and form public leaders who are committed to developing and nurturing individual believers and communities of faith for engagement in the world."