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Academic Calendar

Dates are subject to change.
Please be sure to check Calendar before
each Session or Semester begins.

Summer Session 1

2015

2016

     
MFA Summer Stock begins Mon, May 18  
Classes begin Mon, June 8  
Add/Drop begins Mon, June 8  
Add/Drop ends Fri, June 12  
Last Day to Withdraw with a W grade Fri, June 12  
Independence Day – no classes Fri, July 3  
Classes end Fri, July 24  

Summer Session 2

2015

2016

     
Orientation for Music Education Sun, June 21  
Classes begin Mon, June 22  
Add/Drop begins Mon, June 22  
Add/Drop ends Fri, June 26  
Last Day to Withdraw with a W grade Fri, June 26  
Independence Day – no classes Fri, July 3  
Classes end Fri, August 7  

Fall Semester

2015

2016

     
Orientation for International students Thurs, August 27  
Orientation for Undergraduate students Fri, August 28  
Orientation for Graduate students Wed, September 2  
Music auditions begin – check Divisional Office for details Wed, September 2  
Academic Advising and Registration for new students Thurs, September 3  
Classes begin Tue, September 8  
Add/Drop begins Tue, September 8  
Add/Drop ends Fri, September 18  
Columbus Day – no classes Mon, October 12  
Substitute Monday Class and Lesson schedule Tue, October 13  
Academic Advising begins Mon, October 26  
Faculty issue Midterm Warnings Mon, October 26  
Registration for Spring Semester begins Mon, November 9  
 • Graduate Students Mon, November 9  
 • Seniors Thurs, November 12  
 • Juniors Sun, November 15  
 • Sophomores Wed, November 18  
 • Freshmen Sat, November 21  
Veterans' Day – classes as usual Wed, November 11  
Last Day to Withdraw with a W grade Tue, November 17  
Thanksgiving Break
Dining Halls closed
Wed, November 25
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Sun, November 29
 
Classes resume Mon, November 30  
Classes end Fri, December 11  
Deadline for completing Incompletes Fri, December 11  
Deadline for Spring Independent Study Proposals Fri, December 11  
Examinations and Juries begin Sat, December 12  
Examinations and Juries end Fri, December 18  
Final Grades due Tue, December 22  
Winter Break begins Sat, December 19  

Spring Semester

2016

2017

     
Orientation, Auditions, and Proficiency Exams for new students Mon, January 18  
Classes begin Tue, January 19  
Add/Drop begins Tue, January 19  
Add/Drop ends Fri, January 29  
Presidents' Day – classes as usual Mon, February 15  
Audition Day - no classes Fri, February 19  
Faculty issue Midterm Warnings Mon, March 7  
Spring Break
Dining Halls closed
Sat, March 12

Sun, March 20
 
Classes resume Mon, March 21  
Academic Advising begins Mon, March 21  
Registration for Summer and Fall begins Mon, April 11  
 • Graduate Students Mon, April 11  
 • Juniors Thurs, April 14  
 • Sophomores and returning Seniors Sun, April 17  
Last Day to Withdraw with a W grade Tue, April 15  
Patriots' Day – no classes Mon, April 18  
Substitute Monday Class and Lesson schedule Wed, April 20  
Classes end Fri, April 29  
Deadline for completing Incompletes Fri, April 29  
Deadline for Fall and Summer Independent Study Proposals Fri, April 29  
Examinations and Juries begin Sat, April 30  
Examinations and Juries end Fri, May 6  
Summer Break begins Sat, May 7  
Final Grades due Tue, May 11  
Commencement Sat, May 14  

 

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