SUMMER TERM 2021

  • June 21: Graduate Orientation & Clearance
  • June 22: Classes Begin
  • June 25: Last Day to Add/Drop
  • July 2–5: Independence Day Holiday – No Classes
  • July 6: Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
  • July 31: Thesis Presentations
  • July 31: End of Term
  • August 3: Final Grades for Graduating Candidates Due
  • August 4–14: Graduate Thesis Exhibition
  • August 6: Commencement & Thesis Exhibition Reception
  • August 9: All Final Grades Due 

FALL TERM 2021 

  •  August 21–25: Orientation    
  • August 21: Residence Halls Open - New Students
  • August 21: Clearance - New Students 
  • August 22: Residence Halls Open - Returning Students
  • August 23: Clearance - All Returning Students 
  • August 24–25: Faculty In-Service 
  • August 25: MFA/MA Orientation   
  • August 26: Convocation  
  • August 26: Classes Begin     
  • September 2: Incompletes Due from Spring 2021
  • September 6: Labor Day - No Classes 
  • September 9: Last Day to Add/Drop  
  • September 30 – October 1: Fall Break – No Classes     
  • October 5–20: Advising and Registration

MFA/MA Students: Starting Tuesday, October 5
Post Bac and Seniors: Starting Wednesday, October 6
Juniors: Starting Monday, October 11
Sophomores: Starting Thursday, October 14
First Years: Starting, Monday, October 18

  • October 15: Mid-Term Grades Due
  • November 5: Last Day to Withdraw 
  • November 24–26: Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
  • December 6–11: MFA/MA Critique Week
  • December 7: Study Day - No Classes    
  • December 10: Last Day of Classes
  • December 10: Fall Fashion Show
  • December 11: MA Qualifying Review for 2nd Term Art Education
  • December 13–17: MFA/MA Final Exams
  • December 13–14: Undergraduate Final Exams 
  • December 15–17: Undergraduate Final Reviews and Critiques 
  • December 17: End of Term 
  • December 27: Final Grades Due    

SPRING TERM 2022 

  • January 13–14:  Thursday - Friday   Faculty In-Service 
  • January 14–17: Orientation - New Students 
  • January 14: Residence Halls Open - New Students  
  • January 14: Clearance   
  • January 15: Residence Halls Open - Returning Students  
  • January 17: Martin Luther King Holiday
  • January 18: Classes Begin   
  • January 25: Incompletes Due from Fall 2021  
  • February 1: Last Day to Add/Drop 
  • March 7: Midterm Grades Due    
  • March 7–11: Spring Break - No Classes    
  • March 14–29: Advising and Registration

MFA/MA Students: Starting Monday, March 14
Post Bac and Seniors: Starting Tuesday, March 15
Juniors: Starting Thursday, March 17
Sophomores: Starting Tuesday, March 22
First Years: Starting Friday, March 25

  • April 2–16: MFA Thesis/Student Show  
  • April 4: Last Day to Withdraw 
  • April 8: Honors Convocation    
  • April 27 – May 14: Senior Show     
  • May 2: Classes End
  • May 3–7: MFA/MA Critique Week   
  • May 3: Undergraduate Final Exams for seniors  
  • May 4–6: Undergraduate Final Reviews and Critiques for seniors 
  • May 9: Undergraduate Senior Final Grades Due   
  • May 9–10: Undergraduate Final Exams/Underclass
  • May 9–13: MFA/MA Final Exams 
  • May 11–13: Undergraduate Final Reviews and Critiques/Underclass
  • May 13: End of Term 
  • May 13: Fashion Show
  • May 14: Senior Show Reception
  • May 15: Commencement    
  • May 22: All Remaining Final Grades Due 
EXHIBITION DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE 

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