Summer Term 2020 

  • June 22: Graduate Orientation & Clearance
  • June 23: Classes Begin
  • June 26: Last Day to Add/Drop
  • July 3–6: Independence Day Holiday – No Classes
  • July 7: Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
  • August 1: Thesis Presentations
  • August 1: End of Term
  • August 5–15: Graduate Thesis Exhibition
  • August 4: Final Grades for Graduating Candidates Due
  • August 7: Commencement & Thesis Exhibition Reception
  • August 10: All Final Grades Due 

Fall Term 2020

  • 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 for 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 3: Last Day to Add/Drop 
  • September 7: Labor Day - No Classes 
  • 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 Years: 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 (Postponed)
  • 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 11: Fall/Winter Fashion Show
  • December 21: Final Grades Due 

Spring Term 2021  

  • January 27–28: Faculty In-Service 
  • January 29–30: Orientation for New Students  
  • January 29: Clearance
  • January 29: Residence Halls Open for New Students
  • January 30: Residence Halls Open for Returning Students 
  • February 2: Classes Begin
  • February 9: Incompletes Due from Fall 2020 
  • February 16: Last Day to Add/Drop 
  • March 22: Midterm Grades Due   
  • March 22 – April 6: Advising and Registration

MFA/MA Students: Starting Monday, March 22
Post Bac and Seniors: Starting Tuesday, March 23

Juniors: Starting Thursday, March 25
Sophomores: Starting Tuesday, March 30

First Years: Starting Friday, April 2

  • April 10–24: MFA Thesis/Student Show  
  • April 12: Last Day to Withdraw 
  • April 16: Honors Convocation   
  • May 5–22: Senior Show    
  • May 10: Classes End
  • May 11–15: MFA/MA Critique Week  
  • May 11: Undergraduate Final Exams for seniors 
  • May 12–14: Undergraduate Final Reviews and Critiques for seniors 
  • May 17: Undergraduate Senior Final Grades Due   
  • May 17–18: Undergraduate Final Exams/Underclasswomen 
  • May 17–21: MFA/MA Final Exams 
  • May 19–21: Undergraduate Final Reviews and Critiques/Underclasswomen
  • May 21: End of Term 
  • May 21: Fashion Show
  • May 21: Senior Show Reception
  • May 22: Commencement   
  • May 28: All Remaining Final Grades Due 
Exhibition dates are subject to change 
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