Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016
Sunday, August 28–Wednesday, August 31 New Student Orientation
Monday, September 5 Labor Day (buildings closed)
Tuesday, September 6 First Day of Fall Semester
Tuesday, September 6–
Monday, September 19
Drop-Add Period
Monday, October 10 &
Tuesday, October 11
Fall Break (no regularly scheduled classes or lessons)
Wednesday, November 23–
Sunday, November 27
Thanksgiving Recess (no classes or lessons, buildings closed Thursday–Sunday)
Monday, November 28 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Monday, December 12 Last Day of Fall Classes (studio instruction continues)
Tuesday, December 13–
Friday, December 23
Examination and Jury Period
Monday, December 19 Last Day of Fall Studio Instruction
Friday, December 23 End of Fall Semester
Saturday, December 24–
Sunday, January 1, 2017

Buildings closed

Spring Semester 2017
Thursday, January 12 &
Friday, January 13
New Student Orientation
Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (buildings closed)
Tuesday, January 17 First Day of Spring Semester
Tuesday, January 17–
Monday, January 30
Drop-Add Period
Monday, March 20–
Sunday, March 26
Spring Recess
(no regularly scheduled classes or lessons)
Monday, April 10 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Monday, April 24 Last Day of Spring Classes
(studio instruction continues)
Tuesday, April 25–
Monday, May 8
Examination and Jury Period
Monday, May 1 Last Day of Spring Studio Instruction
Tuesday, May 8–
Friday, May 12
Performance Week
Saturday, May 13 Commencement
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day (buildings closed)