The EDS Sabbatical Stay is designed for lay or ordained individuals of all faith traditions who are active in ministry and are looking for spiritual and educational renewal and a time away from their usual environment. The Sabbatical Stay varies in length from two weeks to four months and includes library privileges, and an invitation to participate in activities of the EDS community including worship, special events, lectures, and receptions. With permission of the instructor, it is possible to audit a class without additional charge. Continuing Education Units can be arranged. If a course credit is preferred, the normal per credit fee will be charged. Initial application is made to the Facilities Office. Applicants must write a brief goal statement for submission to the Academic Dean.