Counselor Education Important Dates

Yearly Calendar

For students, we have important dates throughout the semesters for required meetings, advancements, and testing.  Please review these calendars below:

2018 - 2019 Academic Year Important Dates

2019 - 2020 Academic Year Important Dates (updated this Fall)

Stetson Academic Calendar Dates

Annual Student Meeting

Saturday, August 17, 2019, TBD DeLand Campus

Please join us for this department-wide event where we will share important program information. Gather with your colleagues and faculty while being entered to win fun door prizes. Lunch is provided.

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This year, our meeting was held at the Celebration Center, Atrium Room.

Advancement to Candidacy

Dates to Apply:      Fall, September 15th      Spring, February 15th

Upon completion of 18 hours of COUN coursework, students are required to apply for Advancement to Candidacy (e.g., application for advancement is due 30 days after the completion of 18 credit hours). This is an opportunity for you and the faculty to review and formally assess the work you have accomplished as a counselor education student at Stetson University. Advancement requests will be reviewed during departmental faculty meetings.

Please complete this form in its entirety..

Fall Group Retreat

September 28 - 29, 2018, Friday & Saturday
held at Canterbury Retreat & Conference Center Oviedo, FL

This is a two-day overnight, group retreat, part of the COUN 504 Group Counseling course.  

CPCE Semester Testing Schedule

Registration is required five weeks in advance.

Email Counselor Education to request instructions.

  • October 12, 2018, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (deadline to register is September 7)
  • March 15, 2019, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • June 14, 2019, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • October 11, 2019, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • March 13, 2020, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Portfolio Presentations

Fall Portfolio presentations, DeLand Campus, Friday, November 16, 2018,
8 a.m. to noon, Library Room 25L

Spring Portfolios March 2019 TBD

December/May Graduation

Fall Graduates are invited to a Graduation Celebration held in December

December 2018 TBA

Spring/Summer Graduates are invited to attend the Annual Graduate Stetson Commencement ceremony.

May 9, 2019, Thursday

May 7, 2020, Thursday


Students are required to attend 2 conferences to meet the requirements:

2018 Conferences

Other Workshops and Monthly Meetings

Central Florida Association of Marriage & Family Therapy Monthly Meetings

The first Thursday of each month from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
First United Methodist Church of Winter Park 125 North Interlachen Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789.

More Information on CFAMFT

Mental Health Counselors of Central Florida Monthly Meetings

The third Friday of each month from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
All Saints Church, 338 E Lyman Ave, Winter Park, FL.

More Information on MHCCF