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MDiv Fieldwork Forms (IN 171/172 & IN 271/272)
IN 171/172 Learning Agreement Form (First Year Students) (.docx, 16K)
IN 271/272 Learning Agreement Form (Second Year Students) (.docx, 16K)
Student Self-Evaluation Form (Use in All Semesters) (.docx, 15K)
Supervisor's Evalauation (Use in All Semesters) (.docx, 15K)
Academic Calendars
2017-2019 Academic Calendar (.pdf, 69K)

Last revised 11 December 2017.

Seminary Catalogs
2017-2019 Seminary Catalog (.pdf, 1799K)
2016-2017 Catalog Supplement (.pdf, 187K)

Describing the revised Master of Divinity and MA in Diaconal Ministry degree programs for new students starting Fall 2016.

2015-2017 Seminary Catalog (.pdf, 1008K)
2013-2015 Seminary Catalog (.pdf, 1735K)
2012-2013 Seminary Catalog Update (.pdf, 7217K)
2010-2013 Seminary Catalog (Published as 2011-2013) (.pdf, 925K)
Student Handbooks
Student and Community Life Handbook 2017-2018 (.pdf, 2201K)
TEEM Handbook (6th Edition, Fall 2017) (.pdf, 1104K)
TEEM Internship Handbook (Fall 2015 Edition) (.pdf, 579K)
Registrar Office Forms
Independent Study Contract Form (.pdf, 42K)
Course Extension/Withdrawal Form (.pdf, 36K)

Use this form after registration has closed (for example, at the end of the semester) to request a course extension or for a late course withdrawal.  There is a separate, simpler form to drop courses before the add/drop date.

MA Major Project Contract Form (.pdf, 23K)
MDiv Thesis Contract Form (.pdf, 10K)
Registrar's Student Information Release Form (.pdf, 9K)

The Registrar normally collects this form from students in February. It is primarily used to get prior permission to automatically send transcripts to ELCA candidacy committees in September each year, although the form also gives the faculty and administration some other permissions regarding discussion of student records.

Seminary Withdrawal Form (.pdf, 72K)

Use this form if you are withdrawing completely from seminary.

Concentration Declaration Form (.pdf, 290K)

For degree students - Used to declare your intent to complete a Concentration in conjunction with your degree program. Secure all needed signatures and return to the Registrar's office.

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Fall Semester 2018
Day-by-Day, Hour-by-Hour Schedule (.pdf, 62K)

Initial draft of the complete schedule, arranged by time and days, as of 2 May 2018.

Numerically Listed Schedule (.pdf, 160K)

Draft of the complete schedule, sorted by course number, as of 2 May 2018.

Block Schedule - First-Year MDiv/MA Courses (.pdf, 307K)

Early version as of 17 April 2018.

Block Schedule - Second-Year MDiv/MA Courses (.pdf, 197K)

Revised version, 26 April 2018, changing the time when MN 250W meets to remove conflict with HT 105W for 3rd-Year CL MDiv students.

Block Schedule - Final-Year MDiv Courses (.pdf, 215K)

Early version as of 30 April 2018.

Block Schedule - Electives/Distributional Requirements (.pdf, 102K)

Early version as of 2 May 2018.

Expected Courses for Fall Semester 2018 (.pdf, 148K)

Revised 2 May2018, to fix a course title and add the 1-credit pastoral care intensive (3-days, Thursday evening to mid-day Saturday) on mental illness, and to correct a course number.

Spring Semester 2018
REVISED - Day-by-Day, Hour-by-Hour Schedule (.pdf, 58K)

Revised version uploaded April 9 to show change of classroom for the MN 387W Disabilities intensive.

REVISED - Numerically Sorted Schedule (.pdf, 174K)

Revised version uploaded April 9 to show change of classroom for the MN 387W Disabilities intensive.

REVISED - Schedule for Intensive/Prolog Week, Feb. 5-9 (.pdf, 202K)

Revised as of January 31 with a corrected Friday afternoon schedule, and now also the Monday J-Term Celebration Day schedule.

DRAFT - Block Schedule - First-Year MDiv/MA Courses (.pdf, 190K)

Revised version uploaded November 21.

DRAFT - Block Schedule - Second-Year MDiv/MA Courses (.pdf, 140K)

Revised version uploaded November 21.

DRAFT - Block Schedule - Final-Year MDiv Courses (.pdf, 185K)

Revised version uploaded November 27 (with corrected MN 387W dates).

DRAFT - Block Schedule - Electives/Distributional Requirements (.pdf, 190K)

Revised version uploaded November 27 (with corrected MN 387W dates).

Expected Course Offerings - Spring 2018 (.pdf, 91K)

Revised version uploaded November 27 (with corrected MN 387W dates).

January Interim ("J-Term") 2018
Catalog, J-Term 2018 (.pdf, 632K)

Last updated 27 September 2017 to now also include a cross-registration opportunity provided by nearby University of Dubuque Theological Seminary for up to two (2) WTS students. This catalog will continue to be updated as more information about each trip or course becomes available.

J-Term Preference Form (.pdf, 205K)

This is a "fillable" Adobe PDF form. Students use this to file their preferences for their J-Term course(s) with the Registrar.

Fall Semester 2017
Day-by-Day, Hour-by-Hour Schedule (.pdf, 63K)

Last updated 11 September 2017.

Numerically Sorted Schedule (.pdf, 156K)

Last updated 11 September 2017.

REVISED Schedule for Intensive/Prolog Week, Sept. 4-8 (.pdf, 250K)

Last updated 30 August 2017.

Block Schedule - First-Year MDiv/MA Courses (.pdf, 32K)
Block Schedule - Second-Year MDiv/MA Courses (.pdf, 13K)
Block Schedule - Final-Year MDiv/MA Courses (.pdf, 17K)
Block Schedule - Electives/Distributional Requirements (.pdf, 16K)
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BI - Fall 2018 - Biblical Studies
BI 003-4E New Testament Greek (Makeup) (.pdf, 8K)
BI 190W Engaging New Testament Narratives (.pdf, 59K)
BI 202W Readings in New Testament Greek (.pdf, 19K)
BI 220W Hebrew Language I (.pdf, 7K)
BI 222W Hebrew Bible I (.pdf, 9K)
BI 306W Advanced Hebrew Language (.pdf, 12K)
BI 325W Biblical Traditions of Violence (.pdf, 18K)
BI 334W Psalms (.pdf, 15K)
BI 376W Paul's Corinthian Correspondence (.pdf, 15K)
BI 390W Teaching the Bible (.pdf, 7K)
HT - Fall 2018 - History & Theology
HT 105W Global Church in Motion I [History & Mission I] (.pdf, 10K)
HT 212W Lutheran Confessions (.pdf, 57K)
HT 260W American Genocide I: American Indian History & Theology (.pdf, 19K)
MN - Fall 2018 - Ministry
MN 162W Church and Home (.pdf, 11K)
MN 250W Foundations of Christian Education (.pdf, 9K)
MN 350W Church Administration & Mission (.pdf, 14K)
MN 380W Theological Reflection in Ministry (.pdf, 9K)
IN - Fall 2018 - Integrative & Interdisciplinary
IN 243W 21st Century Leadership (.pdf, 14K)
IN 310W The Weakness, Insistence & Folly of God: Reading John Caputo [Topics for a Church in Transition] (.pdf, 11K)
BI - Spring Semester 2018 - Biblical Studies
BI 192W Engaging the New Testament Letters (.pdf, 63K)
BI 202W Readings in New Testament Greek (.pdf, 32K)
BI 223W/224W Hebrew Bible 2 (.pdf, 13K)
BI 225W Hebrew Bible Language 2 (.pdf, 8K)
BI 292W News, Fake News, and the Gospel (.pdf, 25K)
BI 306W Advanced Hebrew Language 2 (.pdf, 48K)
BI 366W Acts of the Apostles (.pdf, 13K)
BI 390W Teaching the Bible (.pdf, 7K)
HT - Spring Semester 2018 - History&Theology
HT 140W Systematic Theology (.pdf, 21K)
HT 205W Global Church History & Mission 2 (.pdf, 10K)
HT 261W American Genocide 2: African American History, Slavery, and Black Theology (.pdf, 14K)
HT 288W Christian Mission in Global Perspective (.pdf, 18K)
HT 303W Christianity in the Modern World (.pdf, 9K)
HT 340W The Trinity: Dogma, Salvation, and Doxology (.pdf, 13K)
HT 355W Luther and the Religions (.pdf, 15K)
MN - Spring Semester 2018 - Ministry Division
MN 131W In Faith, For Faith: Preaching Basic (.pdf, 61K)
MN 230W Preaching (.pdf, 78K)
MN 255W Being Body of Christ (.pdf, 22K)
MN 270W Pastoral Care in Context (.pdf, 139K)
MN 279W Topics in Pastoral Care: Prayer, Praise, and Poetry (.pdf, 11K)
MN 294E Topics in Rural Ministry: Lectionary Connections - Preaching, Teaching, and Worship in a Rural Ministry Context (.pdf, 10K)
MN 302W Readings in Liturgical Theology - Luther's Liturgical Revolution (.pdf, 18K)
MN 308W Renewing Worship in the Missional Congregation (.pdf, 11K)
MN 330W Lutheran Preaching: History & Practice (.pdf, 52K)
IN - Spring Semester 2018 - Integrative/Interdisciplinary
IN 142W Formation for Discipleship: Vocation, Witness, and Ministry (.pdf, 25K)
IN 252W Business Practices for Pastors (.pdf, 15K)
IN 342W Evangelism and Stewardship (Final-Year Prolog Course) (.pdf, 8K)
BI - Fall Semester 2017 - Biblical Studies
BI 190W Engaging the New Testament Narratives (.pdf, 64K)
BI 202W Readings in New Testament Greek (.pdf, 19K)
BI 220W Hebrew Language I (.pdf, 6K)
BI 221W Hebrew Bible 1 (2-credit MA Version) (.pdf, 8K)

This course should only be taken by Master of Arts students and students who began their Master of Arts in Diaconal Ministry program prior to Fall 2016.  All others, including Master of Divinity students, should be taking the 3-credit BI 222W version. Even students eligible for BI 221W are encouraged to take BI 222W instead.

BI 222W Hebrew Bible 1 (3-credit version) (.pdf, 9K)

This is the course that Master of Divinity students take, as well as Master of Arts in Diaconal Ministry students who began their students in Fall 2016 or later.

BI 306W Advanced Hebrew Language III (.pdf, 12K)
BI 325W Biblical Traditions of Violence (.pdf, 17K)
BI 335W Isaiah (.pdf, 9K)
BI 390W Teaching the Bible (.pdf, 11K)
HT - Fall Semester 2017 - History & Theology
HT 105W Global Church in Motion I (Church History & Mission I) (.pdf, 9K)
HT 212W Lutheran Confessions (.pdf, 57K)
HT 260W American Genocide 1 - American Indian History & Theology (.pdf, 19K)
HT 264W Readings in Theology (.pdf, 17K)
HT 294W Theology of Wartburg Seminary (.pdf, 13K)
HT 350W Person & Work of the Holy Spirit (.pdf, 22K)
HT 396W Contemporary Crisis of Defining & Confessing the Gospel (.pdf, 17K)
MN - Fall Semester 2017 - Ministry
MN 106W Foundations of Christian Worship (.pdf, 10K)
MN 155W MA Colloquium I (.pdf, 7K)
MN 195W Rural Plunge Weekend (.pdf, 15K)
MN 250W Christian Formation : Education, Development & Lived Faith (.pdf, 8K)
MN 264W Readings in YCM: C.S. Lewis - A Pastoral Approach (.pdf, 11K)
MN 294W Topics in Rural Ministry: Leadership in Multi-Point Parishes (.pdf, 11K)
MN 306W Liturgy and Life (.pdf, 17K)
MN 321W Bible, Church, and Film (.pdf, 66K)
MN 350W Church Administration & Mission (.pdf, 14K)
MN 355W The Cultures of Youth and The Question of Identity (.pdf, 11K)
MN 380W Theological Reflection in Ministry (.pdf, 8K)
MN 384W Ministry with those Afflicted With and Affected By Addictions (.pdf, 11K)
IN - Fall 2017 - Interdisciplinary & Integrative
IN 141W Jesus Christ and Plural Worlds (.pdf, 10K)
IN 161W/261W/361W Spiritual Practices 1, 3, 5 (.pdf, 10K)
IN 243W 21st Century Leadership: Public, Connected, and Adaptive (.pdf, 13K)
IN 300W Research Seminar (.pdf, 9K)
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2017 Fall Semester
Textbooks for All Masters Courses, Fall 2017 (.pdf, 2112K)

This is now an updated version through September 14, with a recent change to MN 195W Rural Plunge, making the reading choice required. Previously (Sept. 1) MN 350W was changed, plus earlier changes (August 25) to the MN 106W entries (as two of the books are now available in paperback, as opposed to hardcover), as well as now replacement entries for HT 264W, MN 157W, and MN 306W. The rest of the information was originally listed on August 1, 2017.

Textbooks for just the New Incoming Student Courses, Fall 2017 (.pdf, 609K)

This document gives information for the typical first-year, Fall Semester courses that new MDiv, MA, and MA in Diaconal Ministry students usually register for. This is now an updated version (August 25), with changes made to the MN 106W entries (as two of the books are now available in paperback, as opposed to hardcover) and now MN 157W. The rest of the information was originally listed on August 1, 2017.

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