Academic Calendar — BFA

BFA Fall Term 2018
Month  Day Listing
 July  13 BFA tuition payment for Fall 2018 is due.
August 1 DEADLINE: Faculty submit syllabi for the fall term.
August 20-22 Administrative offices open for returning students to finalize registration in person or online. Students from afar can also complete registration during the first two days of fall classes.
August 23 Residence Halls open for NEW students.
Aug-Sept 23-26 New Student Orientation and Final Registration.
August 25 Transfer Student Orientation and Final Registration.
August 25 Residence halls open for RETURNING students.
August 26 100% BFA refund period ends.
August 27 BFA CLASSES BEGIN.
August 30 Convocation Ceremony at 11:45am in MECA Cafe. All new BFA, Salt, MAT and MFA students gather in the Joanne Waxman Library at 11:30am sharp.
August 30 Sophomore Mentor Meetings at 1:00pm.
August 31 DEADLINE: Independent study and internship proposals due.
September 3 Labor Day: No BFA, MAT, MFA or Salt classes. Administrative offices closed.
September 4 75% BFA refund period ends.
September 10 DEADLINE: Last day to ADD or DROP classes, internships and independent studies.
September 11 40% BFA refund period ends.
October 1 First chance to file 2019-20 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
October 2 Mid-term grades submitted by faculty.
October 5 Mid-term grades available to students online via MYMECA.
October 8 Fall Break: No BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes. Administrative offices closed.
October 19 DEADLINE: Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of “W.”
November 1 DEADLINE: Faculty submit syllabi for the fall term.
November 2-3 Homecoming Weekend.
November 6 DEADLINE: Applications for Spring 2019 AICAD Mobility Program must be submitted to the Office of Registration and Academic Advising.
November 11 Veterans Day.
November 19-23 Thanksgiving Holiday: All BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes cancelled. Residence halls are open. No meal services.
December 3 BFA tuition payment for Spring 2019 is due.
December 7 BFA classes end. Students prepare for Academic Finals and Review Week.
December 10 Academic Finals. No studio critiques permitted.
December 11-13 Foundation Reviews. Required formal, end-of-the-semester reviews/critiques.
December 12 PREFERRED DEADLINE: Fall grades submitted by faculty.
December 13 DEADLINE: All student grades must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office by 5:00pm.
December 14 BFA FALL SEMESTER ENDS.
December 14 Grades available online for students via MYMECA.
December 15 Residence halls close for Winter Break at 10:00am.

BFA Spring Term 2019

January21Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: All BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes cancelled. Administrative offices closed.

Month  Day Listing
January 11 Residence halls open for NEW students.
January 12 New Student Orientation at 10:00am. Required of all new students.
January 12 Residence halls open for RETURNING students.
January 13 100% BFA refund period ends.
January 14 BFA CLASSES BEGIN.
January 18 DEADLINE: Independent study and internship proposals due.
January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: All BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes cancelled. Administrative offices closed.
January 22 75% BFA refund period ends.
January 28 DEADLINE: Last day to ADD or DROP classes, internships and independent studies.
January 29 40% BFA refund period ends.
February 18 Presidents’ Day: All classes run as scheduled. Administrative offices open.
February 21 Mid-term grades submitted by faculty.
February 22 Mid-term grades available to students online.
March 8 DEADLINE: Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of “W.”
March 11-15 Spring break: No BFA classes. Residence halls are open. No meal services.
March 21 Curriculum Fair: AY 2018-19 course schedule is released. Students plan course schedule and meet with Program Chairs, Faculty Mentors and Academic Advisors.
March 22 Course Registration Begins. Students make individual appointments with Academic Advisors.
March 29 DEADLINE: Applications for Fall 2019 AICAD Mobility Program must be submitted to the Office of Academic Advising and Registration.
March 3/25-4/5 Junior Major Reviews.
April 19 PREFERRED DEADLINE for summer internship proposals. Submit to Artists at Work’s office.
April 26 BFA classes end. Students prepare for Academic Finals and Review Week.
April 29 Academic Finals: No studio critiques permitted on this day.
April-May 4/30/-5/2 Foundation Reviews. Required formal, end-of-the-semester reviews/critiques.
May 2 PREFERRED DEADLINE: Spring 2018 grades submitted by faculty.
May 3 DEADLINE: All student grades must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office by 5:00pm.
May 3 BFA SPRING SEMESTER ENDS.
May 4 Residence halls close 24 hours after last review or at noon for non-graduating students.
May 7 Grades available for students via MYMECA.
May 11 BFA, MFA and MAT Commencement at 10:00am.
May 11 Residence halls close at 5:00pm for students participating in Commencement.

Academic Calendar — MFA

MFA Summer Term 2018
Month Date Listing
May 7 MFA tuition payment for Summer 2018 is due.
June 6 Residence halls open for MFA students.
June 8 MFA Orientation.
June 10 100% MFA refund period ends.
June 11 MFA SUMMER INTENSIVE BEGINS (8 weeks).
June 19 75% MFA refund period ends.
June 26 40% MFA refund period ends.
July 4 Holiday: No classes.
August 3 MFA SUMMER INTENSIVE ENDS.
August 4 Residence halls close at 5:00pm for MFA students.
August 6 MFA tuition payment for Fall 2018 is due.

MFA Fall Term 2018

Month Date Listing
August 1 DEADLINE: Faculty submit syllabi for the fall term.
August 26 100% MFA refund period ends.
August 27 MFA FALL CLASSES BEGIN.
August 30 Convocation Ceremony at 11:45am in MECA Cafe. All new BFA, Salt, MAT and MFA students gather in the Joanne Waxman Library at 11:30am sharp.
September 3 Labor Day: No BFA, MAT, MFA or Salt classes. Administrative offices closed.
September 4 75% MFA refund period ends.
September 11 40% MFA refund period ends.
October 1 First chance to file 2019-20 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
October 8 Fall Break: No BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes. Administrative offices closed.
October 12 MFA mid-term.
November 1 DEADLINE: Faculty submit syllabi for the fall term.
November 11 Veterans Day.
November 19-23 Thanksgiving Holiday: All BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes cancelled. Residence halls are open. No meal services.
December 3 MFA tuition payment for Spring 2019 is due.
December 9-14 MFA WINTER INTENSIVE.
December 14 MFA FALL SEMESTER ENDS.

MFA Spring Term 2018

Month Date Listing
January 13 100% MFA refund period ends.
January 14 MFA SPRING CLASSES BEGIN.
January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: All BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes cancelled. Administrative offices closed.
January 22 75% MFA refund period ends.
January 29 40% MFA refund period ends.
February 18 Presidents’ Day: All classes run as scheduled. Administrative offices open.
March 4 MFA mid-term.
March 11-15 Spring break: No MFA classes.
May 6-10 MFA Residency for graduating students.
May 10 MFA SPRING SEMESTER ENDS.
May 11 BFA, MFA and MAT Commencement at 10:00am.

Academic Calendar — MAT

MAT Summer/Fall Term 2018
Month Date Listing
June 29 MAT tuition payment for Fall 2018 is due.
July 2 DEADLINE: Faculty submit syllabi for the fall term.
July 25 Residence halls open for MAT students.
July 27 MAT Student Orientation.
July 28 100% MAT refund period ends.
July 29 MAT FALL CLASSES BEGIN.
August 6 75% MAT refund period ends.
August 13 40% MAT refund period ends.
August 31 Convocation Ceremony at 11:45am in MECA Cafe. All new BFA, Salt, MAT and MFA students gather in the Joanne Waxman Library at 11:30am sharp.
September 3 Labor Day: No BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes. Administrative offices closed.
October 8 Fall Break: No BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes. Administrative offices closed.
November 1 DEADLINE: Faculty submit syllabi for the spring term.
November 11 Veterans Day.
November 19-23 Thanksgiving Holiday: All BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes cancelled. Residence halls are open. No meal services.
December 3 MAT tuition payment for Spring 2019 is due.
December 10 MAT FALL SEMESTER ENDS.
December 12 Readiness Reviews for Student Teaching.

MAT Spring Term 2019

Month Date Listing
December 12 100% MAT refund period ends.
December 13 MAT SPRING CLASSES BEGIN.
December 20 75% MAT refund period ends.
December 24-31 Holiday Break.
January 1 Holiday: New Years Day.
January 2 Classes resume.
January 7 40% MAT refund period ends.
January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: All BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes cancelled. Administrative offices closed.
February TBD February Break.
April TBD April Vacation.
May 9 MAT SPRING SEMESTER ENDS.
May 11 BFA, MFA and MAT Commencement at 10:00am.

Academic Calendar — Salt Graduate Certificate

Salt Fall Term 2018
Month Date Listing
July 13 Salt tuition payment for Fall 2018 is due.
August 1 DEADLINE: Faculty submit syllabi for the term.
August 22 Residence halls open for NEW students.
August 24 New Student Orientation and Final Registration.
August 26 100% Salt refund period ends.
August 27 SALT CLASSES BEGIN.
August 30 Convocation Ceremony at 11:45am in MECA Cafe. All new BFA, Salt, MAT and MFA students gather in the Joanne Waxman Library at 11:30am sharp.
September 3 Labor Day: No BFA, MAT, MFA or Salt classes. Administrative offices closed.
September 4 75% Salt refund period ends.
September 11 40% Salt refund period ends.
September 11 DEADLINE: Last day to ADD or DROP classes
October 8 Fall Break: No BFA, MAT, MFA or Salt classes. Administrative offices closed.
October 19 DEADLINE: Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of “W.”
November 2-3 Homecoming Weekend.
November 11 Veterans Day.
November 19-23 Thanksgiving Holiday: All BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes cancelled. Residence halls are open. No meal services.
December 13 Salt Final Exhibition.
December 14 Salt Graduation Ceremony.
December 14 SALT FALL SEMESTER ENDS.
December 15 Residence halls close for Winter Break at 10:00am.

Salt Spring Term 2019

Month Date Listing
November 1 DEADLINE: Faculty submit syllabi for the term.
December 3 Salt tuition payment for Spring 2019 is due.
January 1 Residence halls open for NEW students.
January 9 Residence halls open for Salt students.
January 11 New Student Orientation at 9:00am. Required of all new students.
January 13 100% Salt refund period ends.
January 14 SALT CLASSES BEGIN.
January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: All BFA, MAT, MFA and Salt classes cancelled. Administrative offices closed.
January 22 75% Salt refund period ends.
January 29 40% Salt refund period ends.
January 29 DEADLINE: Last day to ADD or DROP classes.
February 18 Presidents’ Day: All classes run as scheduled. Administrative offices open.
March 8 DEADLINE: Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of “W.”
March 11-15 Spring break: No Salt classes.
May 2 Salt Final Exhibition.
May 3 Salt Graduation Ceremony.
May 3 SALT SPRING SEMESTER ENDS.
May 4 Residence halls close 24 hours after exhibition opening.

Academic Calendar — CS

2018–2019 Schedule

 

CS Adult 2018 Summer
June 4 – August 3

Salt CS Adult Summer 2018
June 4 – June 8

CS Youth 2018 Summer
June 18 – August 3

CS Pre-College 2018 Summer
July 8 – July 28

CS Adult Fall 2018
September 10 – December 21

CS Youth Fall 2018
September 11– December 18

CS Adult Intensives Winter/Spring 2019

January 7 – January 11

CS Adult Winter/Spring 2019
January 14 – April 27

CS Youth Winter/Spring 2019
January 22 – May 14

CS Adult Summer 2019
June 3 – Aug 2

Salt CS Adult Summer 2019
June 3 – July 27

CS Pre-College Summer 2019
July 7 – July 27

CS Youth Summer 2019
June 17 – Aug 2