• Schedule is subject to change. Please check the priory website, dhspriory.org, for the latest information.
  • Monday - Friday

    7:00am Mass & Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Rosary & Midday Prayer
    5:30pm Office of Readings & Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline (Monday - Thursday)
  • Saturday

    8:00am Mass with Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Office of Readings & Midday Prayer
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
  • Sunday

    8:30am Office of Readings & Morning Prayer
    11:15am Mass
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline
  • Wednesday, October 26

    Truth after Christianity?: Nietzsche and Aquinas on the Philosophy of God

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., Thomistic Insitute at the PFIC

    5 PM, William Harkness Hall 207, Yale University

    Thomistic Institute at Yale

  • Thursday, October 27

    True Sacrifice: Understanding the Mass

    Dr. Bruce Marshall, Perkins School of Theology, SMU

    6 PM, Holden Chapel, Harvard University

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Harvard Catholic Graduate Student Chaplaincy

  • Thursday, October 27

    Masters, Parasites, or Gardeners? Thomistic Reflections on Environmental Ethics

    Dr. Therese Cory, Notre Dame University

    7 PM, Perkins 217, Duke University

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute

  • Monday, October 31

    7:30 PM - Vigil of All Saints, DHS Chapel

  • Monday, October 31 - Friday, November 4

    Registration for Spring 2017 Classes

  • Tuesday, November 1

    Understanding the Christian Idea of Redemption: Aquinas on the Ethics of the Atonement

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., Thomistic Institute, PFIC

    7 PM, Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert ‘62 Campus Center, Brown Uversity

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Brown-RISD Catholic Community

  • Friday, November 4

    Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a “WD” Grade

  • Saturday, November 5

    St. John’s Gospel: Reason and Interpretation in Catholic Thought

    Khaled Anatolios (University of Notre Dame)

    Boyd Taylor Coolman (Boston College)

    Bruce D. Marshall (Lehman Professor of Christian Doctrine, Southern Methodist University)

    1 PM - 5 PM, The Catholic Center at NYU

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences & the International Society for Medieval Hermeneutics

  • Saturday, November 5

    The Development of Doctrine - What It Is and Why It Matters

    Dr. Reinhard Hütter, CUA Visiting Professor

    1 PM, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, UVA

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and St. Thomas Aquinas Parish

  • Wednesday, November 16

    Human at Heart: St. Thomas Aquinas on the Spiritual Life

    Rev. James Brent, O.P.

    6 PM, Catholic Information Center, D.C.

    Co-sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Catholic Information Center

  • Tuesday, November 22

    Administrative Thursday (Thursday classes held; no Tuesday classes)

  • Wednesday, November 23

    Thanksgiving Recess begins at Noon

  • Thursday, November 24 - Friday, November 25

    Thanksgiving Recess

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday, December 5 - Friday, December 9

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Thursday, December 8

    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, December 9

    Classes End

  • Monday, December 12

    Reading Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Open

  • Tuesday, December 13 - Friday, December 16

    Final Examination Period

  • Friday, December 16

    Semester Ends

  • Monday, December 19 - Tuesday, December 20

    Special Exams Period

  • Thursday, December 22

    Library and Offices Close at Noon for Christmas Break

  • Tuesday, January 3, 2017

    Library and Offices Reopen

  • Monday, January 9

    Classes Begin


Tuition and Fees


Full Time (per semester) $8,040.00
Part Time (per credit) $670.00
Audit (per credit)  $175.00
Ongoing Registration Fee $150.00



All fees are non-refundable.

Application Fee $150.00
Registration Fee (per semester) $65.00
Library Fee (per semester) $50.00
Security Fee (per semester) $25.00
Parking Fee (per semester) $25.00
Graduation Fee $200.00
Returned Check Fee $35.00

Program Tracking Fee (One time fee paid at the beginning of program matriculation) - Calculated according to anticipated number of years of program matriculation. This fee is also non-refundable.

One Year $46.00

Two Years $77.00

Three Years $88.00

Four or Five Years $99.00

Six Years $110.00

Seven Years $121.00

Students needing to renew their tracking due to extending their program pay $46.00 per year.

Tuition and Fees Payment Policy

Tuition and fees are due upon receipt of the invoice. Fall and spring semesters have a grace period of thirty days from the date of invoicing. Summer Session is due at registration. The grace period is up to the first day of class. Students are encouraged to pay online using the credit card payment feature or submit a check to the Treasurer’s Office. Students may notify the Treasurer at *sroye@dhs.edu *via email if they prefer to receive the invoice in pdf format. Otherwise invoices are placed in the student’s mailboxes located on the second floor. Finance fees [18% per annum] are assessed after the grace period ends and continue until the entire bill is paid in full. Transcripts and other documents will not be released until the student has a zero balance. Students with exigent financial circumstances may request special payment consideration from the Academic Dean.

Check Payments

Checks should be made out to Pontifical Faculty. Please include the specific purpose of the payment in the memo line of the check. Our address is:

Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Office of the Treasurer
487 Michigan Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20017

All foreign checks not underwritten by a U. S. bank are subject to additional conversion fees.


Online Payments

Credit card payments must be at least $20. Effective August 1, 2016, all credit card payments will incur a 2.75% service fee. 

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Refund Policy

A 100% refund of tuition is available during the first two weeks of the term. Before the mid-term period, a 50% refund is available. After the mid-term period, there are no refunds.