Degree Program Academic Calendars


Fall 2017

Arrival

Saturday, September 9

Orientation

Monday, Sep 11 – Tuesday, Sep 12

Classes Begin

Wednesday, September 13

Mid-Semester Exams

Monday, Oct 16 - Friday, Oct 27

Fall Break

Saturday, Oct 28 - Sunday, Nov 5

Last Day of Class

Thursday, December 14

Final Exams

Friday Dec 15 - Saturday, Dec 16

Final Exams

Monday, Dec 18 – Tuesday, Dec 19

Departure

Wednesday, December 20


Holiday Break: Thursday, December 21st - Thursday, December 28th


January Term 2018
 

For students participating in the J-Term Traveling Seminars, these dates range from Thursday, December 28th - Sunday, January 21st. Please click here for the exact schedules of the various travling seminar options. 


Spring 2018

Arrival

Saturday, January 20

Orientation

Monday, January 22- Tuesday, January 23

Classes Begin

Wednesday, January 24

Mid-Semester Exams

Monday, February 26 - Friday, March 2

Mid-Semester Break

Saturday, March 3 - Sunday, March 11

Spring Break

Sunday, April 15 - Sunday, April 22

Last Day of Class

Monday, May 7

Final Exams

Tuesday - Friday, May 8-11

Graduation

Friday, May 11

MFA Final Exhibition

Monday, May 14 - Friday, May 18

MFA Free Day

Saturday, May 19

MFA Departure Day

Sunday, May 20

MAIR Thesis Work and Internship

Monday, June 4 - Friday, July 13

MAFS Final Course and Thesis Work 

Monday, June 4 - Friday, July 13

MAFS Oral Presentations Wednesday, July 11 & Friday, July 13

MAFS/MAIR Departure Day

Sunday, July 15


Holidays during class time (non-worked): Monday, April 2 – Easter; and Monday, May 1 – Labor Day
Holidays worked during class time: Monday, May 8 – Victory 45; and Thursday, May 10th – Ascension

Marchutz School of Art Trip to Venice: April 6 - 14