Three-Year Academic Calendar

See 2017-2018 Academic Calendar.

Fall Semester

2018-19
Approved
2019-20 Proposed  2019-20 Proposed
New High School students arrive Thursday Aug 9 Aug 15  Aug 13
Returning High School students arrive Saturday Aug 11 Aug 17  Aug 15
High School classes begin Monday Aug 13 Aug 19 Aug 17
New College students arrive Tuesday Aug 14 Aug 20  Aug 18
High School classes held Wednesday Aug 15 Aug 21  Aug 19
Returning College students arrive Thursday Aug 16 Aug 22  Aug 20
Students check in at their Art Schools Friday Aug 17 Aug 23  Aug 21
College classes begin; Special student registration Monday Aug 20 Aug 26  Aug 24
Last day to Add or Drop a Fall semester class  Friday Aug 24 Aug 30  Aug 28
Census   Aug 31 Sep 6  Sep4
Labor Day (No classes held; offices closed) Monday Sep 3 Sep 2  Sep 7
Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of "W" Friday Oct 5 Oct 11  Oct 9
Fall Break Saturday-Tuesday Oct 6-9 Oct 11-15  Oct 10-13
Classes resume Wednesday Oct 10 Oct 16  Oct 14
Thanksgiving Holiday; No Classes Wednesday-Sunday Nov 21-25 Nov 27-Dec 1  Nov 25-29
All Classes End Tuesday Nov 27 Dec 3 Dec 1
Exams (Art classes, Liberal Arts, High School) Monday-Wednesday Nov 28-30 Dec 4-6 Dec 2-4
Intensive Arts* Monday-Friday Dec 3-14 Dec 9-20  Dec 7-18
Semester ends Saturday Dec 15 Dec 21 Dec 19
*Nutcracker students follow production schedule.

Spring Semester

2018-19
Approved
2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
Residence halls reopen Sunday Jan 6 Jan 12 Jan 10
All classes begin; Special student registration Monday Jan 7 Jan 13 Jan 11
Students check in at their art schools  Monday Jan 7 Jan 13 Jan 11
Last day to Add or Drop a Spring semester class Friday Jan 11 Jan 17 Jan 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day; No Classes Monday Jan 21 Jan 20 Jan 18
Census   Jan 18 Jan 27 Jan 25
Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of "W" Friday Feb 22 Feb 28 Feb 26
Spring Break; No Classes Saturday-Sunday Mar 2-10 Mar 7-15 Mar 6-14
Classes resume Monday Mar 11 Mar 16 Mar 15
No High School Academic; art classes will meet Friday Apr 19 N/A N/A
No High School Academic; art classes will meet Monday Apr 22 N/A N/A
College classes end Monday Apr 29 May 4 May 3
Liberal Arts exams Tuesday-Thursday Apr 30-May 2 May 5-7 May 4-6
High School classes held Wednesday May 1 May 6 May 5
College Commencement (10 a.m.) Saturday May 4 May 9 May 8
High School classes end; Exam review held Friday May 10

May 8

May 7
High School exams Monday-Wednesday May 13-15 May 11-13 May 10-12
High School exam makeup day  Thursday May 16

May 14

May 13
High School Commencement (10 a.m.)  Saturday May 18

May 16

May 15

Semester ends Saturday May 18

May 16

May 15