Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2017

Monday, August 7 E-Z Arts opens for late registration and schedule changes
Thursday, August 10 New High School students arrive for orientation
Saturday, August 12 Returning High School students arrive for orientation
Monday, August 14 High School classes begin
Tuesday, August 15 New College students arrive for orientation
Wednesday, August 16 High School academic classes held
Thursday, August 17 Returning College students arrive for orientation
Friday, August 18 Students check in at their Art School
Monday, August 21 College classes begin; Special Student registration
Friday, August 25 Last day to add or drop a class
Friday, September 1 Census
Monday, September 4 Labor Day; classes will be held
Wednesday, September 27 Midterm (High School)
Friday, October 6 Last day to withdraw from a class (with a grade of "W")
Saturday, October 7 Fall Break Begins
No classes or activities after 6pm Oct. 6; High School residence halls close at noon on October 7
Tuesday, October 10 Fall Break ends
High School residence halls open at noon
Wednesday, October 11 Classes resume
Monday-Friday, October 23-27 Spring semester course planning
Friday, October 27 Last day to apply for Spring 2018 graduation
Monday-Friday, October 30-Nov. 10 Online registration for Spring classes
Tuesday, November 21 Liberal Arts classes end
Wednesday-Sunday, November 22-26

Thanksgiving Holiday
No classes held; offices remain open Wednesday. High School Residence Halls close at noon on Wednesday, November 22, and reopen at noon on Sunday, November 26

Monday-Wednesday, November 27-29

Liberal Arts exam period

Tuesday, November 28

High School classes end

Wednesday-Friday, November 29-Dec. 1

High School exam period

Thursday, November 30

Art School activities, classes and/or exams resume

Monday-Friday, December 4-15*

Intensive Arts
* Nutcracker students follow production schedule

Friday, December 15

All classes end
High School and College Residence Halls close at noon on Saturday, December 16 (Apartments remain open over break)

Spring Semester 2018

Monday, January 1 E-Z Arts opens for late registration and schedule changes
Sunday, January 7 High School and College Residence Halls open at noon
Monday, January 8 Classes begin; Special Student registration
Monday-Tuesday, January 8-9 High School Students check in at their Art Schools
Friday, January 12 Last day to add or drop a class
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day; no classes held; offices closed
Monday, January 22 Census
Friday, February 23 Last day to withdraw from a class (with a grade of "W")
Wednesday, February 28 Midterm (HS)
Saturday-Sunday, March 3-11 Spring Break; no classes held; offices remain open Monday-Friday
High School and College Residence Halls close at noon on Saturday, March 3, and reopen at noon on Sunday, March 11 (Apartments remain open)
Monday, March 12 Classes resume
Monday-Friday, March 26-30 Fall semester course planning
Monday-Friday, April 2-13 Online Registration
Monday, April 30 College classes end
Tuesday-Thursday, May 1-3 College Arts exam period
Wednesday, May 2 High School academic classes held
Saturday, May 5 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement at 10 a.m.
College Residence Halls/Apartments close at 6 p.m. on May 5 (non-graduating). College Residence Halls/Apartments close at noon on May 6 (graduating students) 
Thursday, May 10 High School academic classes end
Friday-Monday-Tuesday, May 11,14,15 High School final exam period
Wednesday, May 16 High School exam makeup day
Friday, May 18 High School Commencement at 10 a.m.
High School Residence Halls close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16 for non-graduating students, and close at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 18 for graduating seniors

 

Three-Year Academic Calendar