Registration and Course Information

Find Your Registration Category

If registration is open for a term and you wish to register, first choose the registration category appropriate to you:

  • First Theological Level – Use this set of instructions and materials if you have been formally admitted to one of the following programs at LSTP: MDiv, MAR, MAPL, Certificate of Theological Study, Special Student, or Affiliated Student (non-STM)
  • Advanced Level (Graduate School) – Use this set of instructions and materials if you have been formally admitted to one of the following programs at LTSP: DMin, STM,
    PhD, or Advanced Graduate Certificate.
  • Non-Degree, Continuing Education, and Auditing Students – Use this set of instructions and materials if you have NOT been formally admitted to one of the above programs. Please be advised that studying for credit at the seminary requires that you have earned at least a bachelor’s degree.

[Note: Students seeking to register for courses in one of the Urban Theological Institute’s Saturday morning certificate programs should contact Dr. Quintin Robertson ([email protected] or 215-248-7324) for more information.]

Registration Problems

Contact the Registrar if you have unusual issues relative to registration (pre-requisites not met, permissions required, etc.) that prevent your registration from going through.

  • Note that independent studies, theses, cross-registration courses (available at Palmer, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg), MAPL courses taken at Temple, and PhD courses at partner schools cannot be registered via Henry, the online student information portal. See the Special Course Registration Form, available under “Forms Related to Registration.” [For courses taken at Temple or other partner schools, you can instead forward to me your registration confirmation.]

Confirmation of your registration will be through the “Henry” on-line portal following your registration. You will be able to print your schedule from Henry.

Late Registration

A late registration fee of $50 will be assessed for failure to adhere to the on-time registration deadline. For purposes of meeting the on-time registration deadline, the effective date of registration is the earliest of

  • Your registration in Henry for at least one course that is successfully registered (i.e., not shown as pending), or
  • Receipt in the Registrar’s Office of written consent from an instructor whose consent is required for you to complete registration for a course, or
  • Receipt in the Registrar’s Office of written notification that you have attempted to register for a course but that an error message prevents your registration or that your registration can only be processed as pending. The content of any message concerning your registration must be included in your message, or
  • Receipt in the Registrar’s Office of written notification from the Business Office or other responsible office that a hold preventing your registration has been released.

Dropping and Adding Courses (Registration Changes)

Those who have already registered for a term may change their registrations anytime prior to the late registration (drop/add) deadline. Consult the Academic Calendar for Fall and Spring semester late registration (drop/add) dates. The deadline for all short-term courses is prior to the second class meeting.

There is no fee to add a course or to drop a course and substitute another. A $20 course cancellation fee will be assessed for dropping a course without adding another in its place. Changes may be made online via Henry, via an email to the Registrar, or by submitting a Drop/Add (Registration Change) form.

Withdrawal from courses

Dropping a course after the drop/add deadline is subject to the rules governing Withdrawal (see Policies). If you need to withdraw from a course, you must submit notification in writing to the Registrar. Any refunds for which you are eligible will be based upon the date of receipt by the Registrar of your written notification.

  • If you simply fail to attend a course or stop attending any course for which you are registered and do not notify the Registrar in writing, the consequences will be your receiving a failing grade and being responsible for all course fees.

Final Exam Schedule

Fall 2014 Semester
Instructors of courses without an examination listed will make their own arrangements for examinations and/or use alternate means of evaluation.
The final chapel service of the 2014 Fall Semester will be held on Monday, December 15th at 12:00 noon.

by Course ID

Course IDCourse TitleDay/DateTimePlace
BBL 100 Final ExamBiblical Languages and Software ExegesisTuesday, December 162:00 pm - 5:00 pmBrossman 301
BBL 110/111, Sec 02, Final ExamIntro to Biblical HebrewThursday, December 187:00 pm - 10:00 pmBrossman 201
BBL 120/121 Final ExamIntro to GreekTuesday, December 168:15 am - 11:15 amBrossman 301
BNT 110 Final ExamGospels and ActsWednesday, December 172:15 pm - 5:15 pmBrossman 301
BOT 110, Sec 02, Final ExamGenesis-Esther (Robinson, evening)Tuesday, December 167:00 pm - 10:00 pmBrossman 201
HTH 320 Make-up ClassIntro to Christian EthicsThursday, December 187:00 pm - 10:00 pmBrossman 209
IPC 402 Final ExamRelationships, Marriage, Family & CongregationTuesday, December 168:45 am - 11:45 amBrossman 204
IPP 500 Make-up ClassPastor as TheologianTuesday, December 162:15 pm - 5:15 pmBrossman 209

by Chronological Order

Tuesday, December 16thMake-up or Exam?TimeClassroom
BBL 120/121 Intro to GreekFinal Exam8:15 am - 11:15 amBrossman 301
IPC 402 Relationships, Marriage, Family....Final Exam8:45 am - 11:45 amBrossman 204
BBL 100 Biblical Languages & Software ExegesisFinal Exam2:00 pm - 5:00 pmBrossman 301
IPP 500 Pastor as TheologianMake-up Class2:15 pm - 5:15 pmBrossman 209
BOT 110, Sec 02, Genesis-EstherFinal Exam7:00 pm - 10:00 pmBrossman 201
Wednesday, December 17th
BNT 110 Gospels and ActsFinal Exam2:15 pm - 5:15 pm Brossman 301
Thursday, December 18th
BBL 110/111, Sec 02, Intro to Biblical HebrewFinal Exam7:00 pm - 10:00 pmBrossman 201
HTH 320 Intro to Christian EthicsMake-up Class7:00 pm - 10:00 pmBrossman 209

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