2021 Academic Calendar

Spring 2021

  • January 6:      Term Begins

  • January 11:    Add/Drop period end

  • January 18:    DMU closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  • February 15:  DMU closed for President's Day

  • March 2:         Term Ends

Summer 2021

  • May 19:     Term Begins

  • May 31:     DMU closed for Memorial Day

  • May 24:     Add/Drop period ends

  • July 5:       DMU closed for Independence Day

  • July 13:     Term Ends  

Fall 2021

  • August 18:     Term Begins

Program Timeline

*under normal circumstances

Year One

1st Semester

SDC 100

Ongoing Conversion, Deepening Discipleship, and the Foundations of Spiritual Direction

2nd Semester SDC 200

Human Development for Spiritual Direction

3rd Semester

SDC 300

Relating Skills for

Spiritual Direction

3rd Semester

300 Residency

On-site Residency of 4 days held during Week 7 of SDC 300

Year Two

1st Semester

SDC 400

Discernment and

Spiritual Growth:

Theory and Practice 

2nd Semester

500 Residency

On-site Residency of 4 days held during Week 2 of SDC 500

2nd Semester

SDC 500

Advanced Spiritual Direction Skills and Practicum

3rd Semester

SDC 600

Advanced Prayer

and Situations

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 The SDC Program is a non-degree program offered through a partnership of Divine Mercy University and Regnum Christi.

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