The Academic and Administrative Calendar listings below highlight primary dates on the GTU academic calendar. For a more comprehensive list of deadlines and dates for each academic year, download the extended calendar linked at the bottom of the page.
The Board of Trustees of the Graduate Theological Union has received notice that Dr. Riess Potterveld will retire at the end of June 2018 after five years as president of the GTU.
The Graduate Theological Union has accomplished much during the tenure of President Potterveld, and the Board is grateful for his dedicated service and leadership. New developments at the GTU under Dr. Potterveld’s presidency include the rapid growth of the GTU interreligious model, the creation of the Center for Dharma Studies; the first offerings of Jain and Sikh courses; the establishment of new interreligious...
Over time the Graduate Theological Union and UC Berkeley have confirmed their relationship by developing two programs for cross-registration that reflect the mutual respect which they have for each other and that create extensive opportunities for the exchange of ideas, enriching both the UCB students and the students in the GTU community.
The Cooperative Program is limited to GTU PhD students who have been approved by the Graduate Division at UCB for course work only.
The Casual Program is open to all degree students in the GTU community and to all students at UCB in the Graduate...
The governing body of the GTU is its Board of Trustees, responsible for the academic graduate programs offered by the GTU as an accredited institution. The Board of Trustees includes representation from the community, GTU member schools, and faculty. The decisions of the Board of Trustees are implemented by the President of the GTU as it Chief Executive Officer.