Academic Calendar

Spring 2019

November 5

Registration for New Students begins

December 15

Spring tuition due

January 1

New Year's Day (closed)

January 7–18

Spring Intensive Period

January 7

Add/Drop deadline for Intensives

January 15

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

January 16

Residence Hall Move-In

January 17–18

New Student Orientation

January 19–20

Low-Residency Winter Critique

January 21

Martin Luther King Day holiday (closed)

January 22

Spring Semester classes begin

January 25

Deadline to Add without Instructor Approval

February 1

Spring Semester Add/Drop deadline (Instructor Approval required)

February 13

Spring Census

March 1

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

March 4–8

Midterm grading period

March 18–22

Spring Break

April 8

Summer + Fall 2019 Priority Registration opens

April 12

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

April 15–19

MFA Reviews

April 20

Graduate Open Studios

April TBA

Collaborative Projects

May 10

Spring Semester classes end

May 15

MA & BA Symposia

May 17

MFA Exhibition Opening

May 18

BFA Exhibition Opening

May 18

Commencement Ceremony

May 20

Spring grades available to students

Summer 2019

May 15

Tuition Deadline for Intensive courses

May 27

Memorial Day Holiday (closed)

May 31

Summer Tuition Deadline

June 3-14

Intensive Period

June 3

Add/Drop deadline for Intensives

June 11

Last day to withdraw from Intensive with “W” grade

June 7

Low-Residency MFA Orientation

June 10

Summer classes begin

June 10 - August 2

In Depth: Summer Undergraduate Residency Program

June 17 - July 12

PreCollege

June 14

Add/Drop deadline for Eight-Week Session

July 4

Independence Day Holiday (closed)

July 19

Last day to withdraw from Summer classes with “W” grade

July 29 - August 16

Young Artist Program

July 29

Low-Residency Reviews

August 2

Summer classes end

August 12

Summer grades available to students

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

November 8

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

November 9-10

Student Art Sale / Alumni Weekend

October to early November

Spring Priority Registration Opens

TBA

Spring early registration for new and non-degree students begins

November 28-29

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2-December 6

MFA Reviews

December 6

Fall semester classes end

December 23

Fall grades available to students

Spring 2020

December 15

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

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)