All necessary student forms for STRS can be found on the Academic Forms page.

Registration and Enrollment

Student Advisement
Explains meetings between advisors and advisees, when to hold them, what should be discussed, and the responsibilities of advisor and advisee.

Academic Dishonesty
This document sets out the appeals procedure for The School of Theology and Religious Studies, in accord with the Student Academic Dishonesty Policy.

Explains process for choosing languages to study, and taking the language exam

Comprehensive Examinations
Explains the registration process, times and dates comps are given, who creates the exam, exam day procedures, and specific details for each degree's exam.

Admission to Candidacy for Doctoral Degrees
Requirements and procedures for receiving candidacy for Ph.D., S.T.D., and D.Min. degrees.

Dissertation Defense and Treatise Presentation Dates

Thesis and Dissertation Information

  • Thesis and Dissertation Proposals. Explains the requirements and process for submitting a proposal in the M.A., S.T.L. or Doctoral level.
  • Preparing the Doctoral Defense. Explains the responsibilities of the director, student and the Assistant to the Graduate Director and the process of depositing the thesis or dissertation.
Graduation and Commencement
Explains the requirements for graduation for each degree level, responsibilities of the student, faculty, and administration, and commencement details (cap and gown, times, etc.).

Please see the rector's handbook which gives an overview of seminarian formation at The School of Theology and Religious Studies. Please contact the STRS Administrative office with any further questions.

Click here to open the Basic Supervised Ministry Placement form. Follow the instructions on the form to complete it, save it to your computer, and email it to the individual named on the form by the due date. Failure to complete this process by the due date will prevent you from registering for this course.