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Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

Key Dates & Deadlines

August 15–19: Orientation                
August 15: Residence Halls Open - New Students
August 15: Clearance - New Students    
August 16: Residence Halls Open - Returning Students
August 17: Clearance - All Returning Students    
August 18–19: Faculty In-Service    
August 19: MFA/MA Orientation            
August 20: Convocation        
August 20: Classes Begin                
August 28: Incompletes: Due from Spring 2020
September 7: Labor Day - No Classes    
September 3: Last Day to Add/Drop            
Sept 29 – Oct 14: Advising and Registration

  • MFA/MA Students – Starting Tuesday, Sept 29
  • Post Bac and Seniors – Starting Wednesday, Sept 30
  • Juniors – Starting Monday, October 5
  • Sophomores – Starting Thursday, October 8
  • First Year – Starting, Monday, October 12

October 9: Mid-Term Grades Due
October 30: Last Day to Withdraw    
November 24: Final Day of On-Campus Classes
November 24: Fall Fashion Show
November 25–27: Thanksgiving Break - No Classes

Fully Remote Instruction and Critiques Begin

Nov 30 – Dec 4: Final week of Undergraduate and Graduate remote classes
December 5: MA Qualifying Review 2nd Term Art Education
December 7–11: MFA/MA Final Exams
December 7–8: Undergraduate Final Exams    
December 9–11: Undergraduate Final Reviews &Critiques
December 11: End of Term    
December 21: Final Grades Due

Exhibition dates are subject to change