Academic Calendar

2020-2021 Academic Year

Fall 2020
Orientation 8/23-8/25/2020
Studio Check-in Begins 8/24/2020
Cert/BFA/PB/MFA Classes Start (Monday Schedule) 8/26/2020
Low Residency MFA Classes Start 8/31/2020
Labor Day Holiday (no classes) 9/7/2020
Drop/Add Ends 9/11/2020
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class 10/30/2020
BFA/Certificate Pre-Registration for Spring Classes

11/2 - 11/4/2020

Graduate Pre-Registration for Spring Classes Mid-November
Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)

11/26 & 11/27/2020

Last Day of Fall Classes (MFA) 12/4/2020
Final Crit Week

12/7- 12/11/2020

Last Day of Fall Classes (Cert/BFA/PB/LoRes MFA) 12/11/2020
MFA End of Term Reviews

12/14-12/15/2020

Winter Break Begins for All Students 12/16/2020
Spring 2021
Orientation 1/13/2021
Classes Start (Cert/BFA/PB/MFA)-Monday classes 1/14/2021
Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes) 1/18/2021
Classes Start (Low Residency MFA) 1/19/2021
Drop/Add Ends 1/29/2021
FAFSA Priority Submission date 2/1/2021
Last Day to Remove Fall Incompletes 2/26/2021
Spring Break (no classes)

3/6 -  3/14/2021

Classes Resume 3/15/2021
ASE/Travel Scholarship Apps Due TBD
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class 3/27/2020
Studio Applications Due (New) TBD
BFA/Cert. Pre -Registration for Fall Classes

4/5-4/7/2021

Graduate Pre-Registration for Fall Classes Mid-April
BFA/Certificate Spring Prize Submission 4/29/2021
Last Day of Spring Classes (MFA) 4/29/2021
Final Crit Week

4/30 - 5/6/2021

Last Day of Spring Classes (Cert/BFA/PB/LoRes MFA) 5/6/2021
BFA/Certificate Travel Judging 5/7/2021
MFA2 End of Term Reviews

5/10 & 5/11/2021

MFA1 End of Term Reviews

5/12 & 5/13/2021

ASE Women’s Board Opening 5/13/2021
Prize Ceremony
Graduation
ASE Public Opening
5/14/2021
ASE/GTE Closes 6/6/2021
Last Day to Remove Spring 2019 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)

8/13/2021

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