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BFA Calendar 2014–2015

Fall 2014    

July 18 BFA tuition payment is due for Fall 2014.
     
August 25 - 28 Administrative offices open for students to complete registration in person or online. Students from afar can also complete registration during the first two days of fall classes.
August 29 Residence Halls open for NEW students.
August Aug 29 - Sept 1 New student Orientation and Registration.
August 29 - 30 Transfer student Orientation and Registration.
August 29 100% BFA refund period ends.
August 31 Residence Halls open for RETURNING students.
     
September 1 Labor Day. No BFA, MAT & MFA classes. Administrative offices closed.
September 2 BFA classes begin.
September 4 Convocation at 12:15pm in MECA Cafe. Mentor meetings begin at 12:45pm.
September 5 DEADLINE: Independent Study and Internship proposals due.
September 9 75% BFA refund period ends.
September 15 DEADLINE: Last day to ADD or DROP classes, internships and independent studies.
September 16 40% BFA refund period ends.
     
October 10 Mid-term grades submitted by faculty.
October 10 - 11 Family and Friends Weekend.
October 13 Columbus Day. BFA, MAT & MFA classes run as scheduled. Administrative offices open.
October 13 Mid-term grades available to students online.
October 24 Fall Break: BFA classes cancelled. Administrative offices open.
October 27 DEADLINE: Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W."
     
November 7 DEADLINE: Applications for spring 2015 AICAD Mobility Program must be submitted to the Office of Registration and Academic Advising.
November 11 Veterans Day. All BFA, MAT & MFA classes cancelled. Administrative offices Closed.
November 24 - 28 Thanksgiving Holiday. All BFA, MAT & MFA classes canceled. Residence Halls are open. No meal services.
     
December 5 BFA tuition payment is due for Spring 2015.
December 12 BFA classes end. Students prepare for Academic Finals and Review Week.
December 15 Academic Finals. No studio critiques permitted.
December 15 - 19 Foundation Reviews. Required formal, end-of-the-semester reviews/critiques.
December 18 PREFERRED DEADLINE: Student grades to Registrar's Office by noon.
December 19 DEADLINE: All student grades must be submitted to the Registrar's Office by 5:00pm.
December 19 Official end of academic term.
December 20 Residence Halls close for Winter Break at 10:00am.
December 23 Grades available online for students.

 

 

Spring 2015        

January 11 Residence Halls open for NEW students.
January 11 Returning Student Move-In.
January 12 Spring Orientation at 11:00 am. Required of all new students.
January 12 100% BFA refund period ends.
January 13 BFA classes begin.
January 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All BFA, MAT & MFA classes canceled. Administrative offices closed.
January 20 DEADLINE: Independent study and Internship proposals due.
January 21 75% BFA refund period ends.
January 28 DEADLINE: Last day to ADD or DROP classes, internships and independent studies.
January 28 40% BFA refund period ends.
     
February 16 Presidents Day. All classes run as scheduled. Administrative Offices open.
February 20 Mid-term grades submitted by faculty.
February 23 Mid-term grades available to students online.
     
March 1 DEADLINE to apply for FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
March 6 DEADLINE: Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W."
March 9 - 13 Spring break. No BFA classes. Administrative offices closed Monday, March 9.
March 17 Curriculum Fair: Register for next year's BFA classes through the Office of Academic Advising and Registration.
March Mar 20 - Apr 10 Registration. Students should make individual appointments with Academic Advisors.
March Mar 23 - Apr 3 Junior Major Reviews. Self-scheduled by students.
     
April 1 DEADLINE: Applications for Fall 2015 AICAD Mobility Program must be submitted to the Office of Academic Advising and Registration.
     
April 17 Preferred DEADLINE for summer internship proposals. Submit to Artists at Work Office.
April 24 BFA classes end. Students prepare for Academic Finals and Review Week.
April 27 Academic Finals: NO studio critiques permitted on this day.
April Apr 27- May 1 Foundation Reviews. Required formal, end-of-the-semester reviews/critiques.
April 30 PREFERRED DEADLINE: Student grades Registrar's Office by noon.
     
May 1 DEADLINE: All student grades must be submitted to the Registrar's office by 5:00pm.
May 1 Grades available online for students.
May 1 Official end of academic term.
May 2 Residence Halls close 24 hours after last review or at noon for non-graduating students.
May 9 BFA, MFA & MAT Commencement at 10:00am.
May 10 Residence Halls close at 5:00pm for students participating in Commencement.
     

MFA Calendar 2014 - 2015

Summer 2014

May 19 MFA tuition payment is due for Summer 2014.
     
June 12 Residence Halls open for MFA students.
June 13 100% MFA refund period ends.
June 13 MFA Orientation.
June 16 Start of MFA Summer Intensive (8 weeks).
June 23 75% MFA refund period ends.
June 30 40% MFA refund period ends.
     
August 8 End of MFA Summer Intensive.
August 15 MFA tuition payment is due for Fall 2014.
August 29 100% MFA refund period ends.

Fall 2014 

September 1 Labor Day. No BFA, MAT & MFA classes. Administrative offices closed.
September 2 MFA Fall semester begins.
September 4 Convocation at 12:15pm in MECA Cafe.
September 9 75% MFA refund period ends.
September 16 40% MFA refund period ends.
     
October 13 Columbus Day. BFA, MAT & MFA classes run as scheduled. Administrative offices open.
October 24 MFA Mid-term.
     
November 11 Veterans Day. All BFA, MAT & MFA classes cancelled. Administrative offices Closed.
November 24 - 28 Thanksgiving Holiday. All BFA, MAT & MFA classes canceled. Residence Halls are open. No meal services.
     
December 5 DEADLINE for MFA tuition payment.
December 12 MFA Fall classes ends.
December 14 - 20 MFA Winter Intensive.
December 19 Official end of academic term.

Spring 2015

January 12 100% MFA refund period ends.
January 13 MFA Spring semester begins.
January 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All BFA, MAT & MFA classes canceled. Administrative offices closed.
January 21 75% MFA refund period ends.
January 28 40% MFA refund period ends.
     
February 16 Presidents Day. All classes run as scheduled. Administrative Offices open.
     
March 9 Administrative Offices are closed.
March 9 - 13 Spring break. MFA classes. Administrative offices closed Monday, March 9.
March 16 MFA Mid-term.
     
May 1 MFA Spring semester ends.
May 4 - 9 MFA Residency for graduating students.
May 9 BFA, MFA & MAT Commencement at 10:00am.  

    

  

 

Art Education Calendar 2014–2015

Fall 2014

July 6 MAT tuition payment is due for Fall 2014.
     
August 1 100% MAT refund period ends.
August 3 MAT Fall session begins.
August 4 Orientation.
August 11 75% MAT refund period ends.
August 18 40% MAT refund period ends.
     
September 1 Labor Day. No BFA, MAT & MFA classes. Administrative offices closed.
September 4 Convocation at 12:15pm in MECA Cafe.
     
October 13 Columbus Day. BFA, MAT & MFA classes run as scheduled. Administrative offices open.
     
November 11 Veterans Day. All BFA, MAT & MFA classes cancelled. Administrative offices Closed.
November 24 - 28 Thanksgiving Holiday. All BFA, MAT & MFA classes canceled. Residence Halls are open. No meal services.
December 5 MAT tuition payment is due for Spring 2015.
December 19 MAT End of Fall Term.

Spring 2015

January 2 100% MAT refund period ends.
January 5 MAT Spring session begins.
January 12 75% MAT refund period ends.
January 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All BFA, MAT & MFA classes canceled. Administrative offices closed.
January 20 40% MAT refund period ends.
     
February 16 - 20 Winter Break.
     
March 9 Administrative offices closed Monday, March 9.
     
April 20-24 Spring Break.
     
May 8 MAT program ends.
May 9 BFA, MFA & MAT Commencement at 10:00am.  

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