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Academic Calendar

2016-2017

Aug 15 (Mon) First semester tuition, room, and board fees due
Aug 15 (Mon) DMA matriculation fee due
Aug 26 (Fri) Residence hall move-in (international students)
Aug 27 (Sat) New international student orientation
Aug 28 (Sun) Residence hall move-in (all other new students)
Aug 28–Sept 6 (Sun–Tue) Orientation for ALL new students
Aug 29–31 (Mon–Wed) Placement Exams
Aug 31–Sept 2 (Wed–Fri) Registration (new students)
Sept 4 (Sun) Residence hall move-in (returning students)
Sept 5 (Mon) Labor Day
Sept 6 (Tues) Registration (returning students)
Sept 6 (Tues) Welcome Day (Convocation, 4pm & Opening Day Picnic, 5pm)
Sept 7 (Wed) Fall semester classes begin
Sept 6–13 (TueTue) Add-Drop period
Nov 1 (Tue) Admission applications for 20172018 academic year due for Artist Diploma in Opera Studies
Nov 11 (Fri) Class withdrawal deadline
Nov 23–27 (WedSun) Thanksgiving recess
Nov 28 (Mon) Online Pre-registration for Spring 2017 term (for May 2017 graduates only)
Nov 30–Dec 16 (Wed–Fri) Online Pre-registration for Spring 2017 term (for all other students)
Dec 1 (Thurs) Admission applications for 2017–2018 academic year due for Dance, Acting, and all other Music departments
Dec 1 (Thurs) Second semester tuition, room and board fees due
Dec 7 (Wed) Faculty Meeting, 5pm; Faculty & Staff Holiday Party, 6pm
Dec 15 (Thurs) Admission application for 2017–2018 academic year due for Artist Diploma in Playwriting
Dec 16–22 (Fri–Thurs) Fall term exams
Dec 22 (Thurs) Graduation intent forms due
Dec 22 (Thurs) Fall semester ends; Residence hall closes at 8pm
Dec 23–Jan 8 (Fri–Sun) Winter Recess
Jan 2 (Mon) Fall grades due
Jan 8 (Sun) Residence hall re-opens at noon
Jan 9 (Mon) Spring semester classes begin
Jan 8–15 (Sun–Sun) Add-Drop period
Feb 24 –Mar 3 (Fri–Fri) Entrance auditions (all departments)
Feb 25–Mar 12 (Sat–Sun) Midterm recess
Mar 1 (Wed) Financial aid applications for 2017–2018 academic year due (new students and current students applying to new programs)
Mar 31 (Fri) Class withdrawal deadline
Apr 17–28 (Mon–Fri) Online Pre-registration for Fall 2017 term
May 1 (Mon) Financial aid applications for 2017–2018 academic year due (current students continuing in same program)
May 1–5 (Mon–Fri) Jury week (Music)
May 8–12 (Mon–Fri) Final exams
May 10 (Wed) Faculty Meeting, 5pm; End-of-year Party, 6pm
May 12 (Fri) Spring semester ends
May 13 (Sat) Residence hall closes at noon for non-graduating students
May 15 (Mon) Spring grades due
May 19 (Fri) Commencement
May 20 (Sat) Residence hall closes at noon for graduating students

 

2017-2018

Aug 10 (Thurs) First semester tuition, room and board fees due
Aug 10 (Thurs) DMA matriculation fee due
Aug 25 (Fri) Residence hall move-in (new international students)
Aug 26 (Sat) New international student orientation
Aug 27 (Sun) Residence hall move-in (all other new students)
Aug 27–Sept 5 (Sun–Wed) Orientation for ALL new students
Aug 28–30 (Mon–Wed) Placement Exams
Aug 30–Sept 1 (Wed–Fri) Registration (new students)
Sept 3 (Sun) Residence hall move-in (returning students)
Sept 4 (Mon) Labor Day
Sept 5–6  (Tue–Wed) Registration/Check-in (returning students)
Sept 5 (Tue) Welcome Day (Convocation, 4pm; Opening Day Picnic, 5pm)
Sept 5–12 (Tue–Tue) Add-Drop period
Sept 6 (Wed) Fall semester classes begin
Oct 20 (Fri) Class withdrawal deadline
Nov 1 (Wed) Admission applications for 2018–2019 academic year due for Artist Diploma in Opera Studies
Nov 13–29 (Mon-Wed) Online registration for Spring 2018 term
Nov 22–26 (Wed–Sun) Thanksgiving recess
Dec 1 (Fri) Admission applications for 2018–2019 academic year due for Dance, Acting, and all other Music departments
Dec 1 (Fri) Second semester tuition, room and board fees due
Dec 15 (Fri) Admission application for 2018–2019 academic year due for Artist Diploma in Playwriting
Dec 18–22 (Mon–Fri) Fall term exams
Dec 22 (Fri) Graduation Intent Forms due
Dec 22 (Fri) Fall semester ends; Residence hall closes at 8pm
Dec 23–Jan 7 (Sat–Sun) Winter recess
Jan 7 (Sun) Residence hall re-opens at noon
Jan 7–14 (Sun–Sun) Add-Drop period
Jan 8 (Mon) Spring semester classes begin (Registration/Check-in)
Feb 23  Mar 2  (Fri–Fri) Entrance auditions (all departments)
Feb 24 (Fri) Class withdrawal deadline
Feb 24–Mar 11 (Sat–Sun) Midterm recess
Mar 1 (Thurs) Financial aid applications for 2018–2019 academic year due (new students and current students applying to a new program)
Apr 16–27 (Mon–Fri) Online Pre-registration for Fall 2018
Apr 30–May 4 (Mon–Fri) Jury week (Music)
May 1 (Tue) Financial aid applications for 2018–2019 academic year due (current students continuing in same program)
May 7–11 (Mon–Fri) Final exams
May 11 (Fri) Spring semester ends
May 12 (Sat) Residence hall closes at noon for non-graduating students
May 18 (Fri) Commencement
May 19 (Sat) Residence hall closes at noon for graduating students