Academic Calendar

This calendar reflects major term dates and activities scheduled throughout the academic year at PAFA. Term start and end dates, refund periods, drop/add periods, and more vary for all terms.

Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

Spring 2021
Stiles Hall Move-In 1/9 - 1/13/2021
Orientation for new Undergraduate Students 1/13/2021
Mandatory COVID-19 Testing (Stiles Hall & Students with On-Campus Studios) 1/14/2021
Studios Open for Students w/ Negative Test Results 1/19/2021
Classes Start - Online Instruction Only (All Programs) 1/25/2021
Mandatory COVID-19 Testing (Students Returning for On Campus Classes) 2/1/2021
FAFSA Priority Submission Date  2/1/2021
Last Date for Drop/Add  2/5/2021
Campus Re-Opens/Shops Re-Open 2/8/2021
Last Day to Remove Fall Incompletes 2/26/2021
ASE/Travel Scholarship Apps Due TBD
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class


BFA/Cert. Pre-Registration for Fall Classes 4/5-4/7/2021
Fall 2021 Undergraduate Studio Applications Due Mid-April TBD
Graduate Pre-Registration for Fall Classes Mid-April TBD
BFA/Certificate Spring Prize Submission Details TBD
Last Day of Spring Classes (MFA) 4/30/2021
Final Crit Week

5/3 - 5/7/2021

Last Day of Spring Classes (Cert/BFA/LoRes MFA) 5/7/2021
BFA/Certificate Travel Judging Details TBD
MFA2 End of Term Reviews

Details TBD

MFA1 End of Term Reviews

Details TBD

ASE Women’s Board Opening Details TBD
Prize Ceremony
ASE Public Opening
Details TBD
ASE/GTE Closes Details TBD
Last Day to Remove Spring 2020 Incompletes 7/15/2021
Summer 2021
Orientation (Low Residency MFA) 6/20/2021
Classes Start (Low Residency MFA) 6/21/2021
Low Residency MFA Graduation 8/11/2021
Last Day of Summer Classes (Low Residency MFA)


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