Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

August 1

Fall tuition due

August 19

International Student Residence Hall Move-In

August 20

New Student Residence Hall Move-In

August 21-23

New Student Orientation

August 24-25

Continuing Student Residence Hall Move-In

August 26

Fall semester classes begin

August 30

Deadline to Add without Instructor Approval

September 2

Labor Day Holiday (closed)

September 6

Add/Drop deadline

September 17

Census

October 7-11

Midterm Grading Period

October 1

Deadline for continuing MFA students to apply to the Dual Degree for Fall

October 21-November 1

Two week advising period for continuing Undergraduate Freshmen and Seniors

November 4-8

One week advising period for continuing Undergraduate Sophomores and Juniors

November 8

Last day to withdraw from courses with a "W" grade

November 11-15

Spring Priority Registration opens for continuing students

November 16-17

Student Art Sale / Alumni Weekend

November 18

Spring early registration for new and non-degree students begins

November 28-29

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2-December 6

MFA Reviews (all graduate + PB courses remain in session)

December 6

Fall semester classes end

December 16

Fall grades available to students

Spring 2020

December 18

Spring tuition deadline

January 1

New Year's Day

January 6-17

Intensive Period

January 6

Add/Drop deadline for Intensives

January 14

Last day to withdraw from Intensive with a "W" grade

January 15

Residence Hall Move-In

January 16

Family and Friends Orientation

January 16-17

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Orientation

January 17

International and Exchange Student Orientation

January 18-19

Low-Residency Winter Session

January 20

Martin Luther King Day Holiday (closed)

January 21

Spring semester classes begin

January 24

Deadline to Add without Instructor Approval

January 31

Add/Drop deadline

February 12

Census

February 17

President's Day (classes still in session)

March 1

Deadline for continuing MFA students to apply to the Dual Degree for Spring

March 2-6

Midterm Grading Period

March 16-20

Spring Break

March 23-April 3

Academic Advising for Priority Registration

Early April

Priority Registration Summer/Fall opens

April 17

Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade

April 13-17

MFA Reviews (all graduate + PB courses cancelled)

April 18

Graduate Open Studios

May 8

Spring semester classes end

May 13

MA & BA Symposia

May 15

MFA Exhibition Opening

May 16

BFA Exhibition Opening

May 16

Commencement Ceremony

May 18

Final Grades available to students

May 25

Memorial Day Holiday (closed)