Can I start any quarter of the school year? Encounter Ministries November 23, 2020 16:30 Updated No, students are required to start with Quarter 1 on Identity. It is the foundation for all other quarters, which can be taken out of sequence as necessary. Related articles Do I Need to Commit to a Full Two-Years to Apply? Ministry Projects How long will I be an Encounter School of Ministry student? What can new students do to get ready for Fall classes? What ministry opportunities are available for online students?