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Fall 2020*

Aug 1***Tuition, fees, housing payments due
Aug 3–28
Spring 2020 BFA grads will have access to facilities
Aug 21–23Students’ residential move-in days by assigned, staggered times
Aug 24MA classes begin
Aug 24–28MA add/drop period
Aug 24–28New student orientation
Aug 24–28Continuing student orientation programming
Aug 28MCAD community conversation
Aug 31Fall semester begins
Aug 31–Sept 4Add/drop period
Sept 4Last day to register for Fall 2020
Last day to add a class
Last day to drop a class for a refund and without a notation of W
Internship Learning Contract due
Financial aid updated for students adjusting their number of credits
Sept 7No class: Labor Day
Sept 8Continuing Education classes begin
Sept 11Financial aid disbursement
Sept 25Spring 2020 incomplete work due to instructors
Oct 12–16Week 8: Midterm
Oct 27Midterm grades due
Oct 31Last day to cancel Spring 2021 housing contract
Nov 3-13Advising and registration for Spring 2021
Nov 3Advising Day for declared undergraduates; no classes
Nov 13Last day to withdraw with a notation of W
Last day for December 2020 graduating students to resolve all credit issues
Nov 16Continuing Education classes end
Nov 19–21MCAD Art Sale
Nov 25–27No classes: Thanksgiving Break; students who return home for break may choose to not return to campus, and to complete the last two weeks remotely 
Dec 1FAFSA priority deadline for Fall 2020
Dec 11Last day of semester
Last day to submit Fall 2020 Request for Incomplete Grade
Commencement
Intents to graduate due for students planning to complete their degrees in May 2021 (all programs)
Dec 15Grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days

*All dates subject to change due to COVID-19

**Due to the impact of Covid-19, the $250 tuition late payment fee has been extended from August 1 to Friday, August 7. Students are encouraged to reach out to Student Accounts and Financial Aid with questions and concerns. 

Spring 2021*

Jan 8Tuition, fees, housing payments due
Jan 11–15MA new student orientation
Jan 18No classes: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan 19–20Housing move-in
Jan 19MA classes begin

Continuing Education classes begin
Jan 19-25MA Add/drop week
Jan 21–22BFA and BS new student orientation
Jan 22MCAD community conversation
Jan 25MA:
Last day to register for Spring 2021
Last day to add a class
Last day to drop a class for a refund and without a notation of W
Financial aid updated for students adjusting their number of credits

BFA, BS, and MFA classes begin for Spring Semester 2021
Jan 25–29BFA, BS, and MFA Add/Drop Week
Jan 29BFA, BS, and MFA:
Last day to register for Spring 2021
Last day to add a class
Last day to drop a class for a refund and without a notation of W
Internship Learning Contract due
Financial aid updated for students adjusting their number of credits
Feb 3Financial aid disbursement
Feb 26Fall 2020 incomplete work due to instructors
Mar 1FAFSA deadline for Fall 2021
Mar 15–19Week 8: Midterm
Mar 20–23UG and MFA: Spring Weekend
Mar 22–26MA: Spring Break
Mar 30Midterm grades due
Apr 2Deadline to apply for Fall 2021 housing
Apr 14–23Advising and registration for Summer and Fall 2021
Apr 14Advising Day for declared undergraduates; no classes
Apr 23Last day to withdraw from a course with a notation of W
Last day for May 2021 graduates to resolve credit issues
May 12All programs: Last day of Spring Semester 2021
Last day to submit Spring Semester 2021 Request for Incomplete Grade
Intents to graduate due for students planning to complete their degrees in
August 2021 (Master of Arts only) or December 2021 (all programs)

Continuing Education classes end
May 15Commencement
May 17Housing move-out
May 18Grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days

*All dates subject to change due to COVID-19  

Summer 2021

May 28Tuition due
Jun 7Summer semester begins
Continuing Education classes begin
Jun 7–11Summer add/drop period
Jul 5
No classes: Independence Day
July 13Midterm grades due
Jul 23Last day to withdraw from a summer course with a notation of W
Aug 13Last day of summer semester
Last day to submit Summer 2021 Request for Incomplete Grade
Aug 13Last day of Continuing Education classes
Aug 17Grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days

 

Fall 2021

Aug 1Tuition, fees, housing payments due
Aug 18–21New student orientation
*schedule subject to change
Aug 20Housing move-in
*schedule subject to change
Aug 23Fall semester begins
Continuing Education classes begin
Aug 23–27Add/drop period
Aug 27Last day to register for Fall 2021
Last day to add a class
Last day to drop a class for a refund and without a notation of W
Internship Learning Contract due
Financial aid updated for students adjusting their number of credits
Sep 2Financial aid disbursement
Sep 6
No classes: Labor Day
Sep 24Spring Semester 2021 incomplete work due to faculty
Oct 11–15Week 8: Midterm
Oct 26Midterm grades due by 9:00 p.m.
Oct 31Deadline to cancel Spring 2022 housing contract
Nov 2Advising Day for declared undergraduates; no classes
Nov 2–12Advising and Registration  for Spring Semester 2022
Nov 12
Last day to withdraw from a Fall Semester 2021 course with a notation of W
Deadline for December 2021 graduating students to resolve all credit issues
Nov 18–20
Nov 24–26
Thanksgiving Break
Dec 1
FAFSA priority deadline for Fall Semester 2022
Dec 10
Last day of Fall Semester 2021
Last day to submit Fall Semester 2021 Request for Incomplete Grade
Commencement
Intents to graduate due for students planning to complete their degrees in May 2022 (all programs)
Continuing Education classes end
Dec 14
Fall Semester 2021 grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days

 

Spring 2022

Jan 7Tuition, fees, housing payments due
Jan 13Housing move-in
*schedule subject to change
Jan 14New student orientation
*schedule subject to change
Jan 17No classes: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan 18Spring semester begins
Continuing Education classes begin
Jan 18–24Add/drop period
Jan 24Last day to register for Fall 2022
Last day to add a class
Last day to drop a class for a refund and without a notation of W
Internship Learning Contract due
Financial aid updated for students adjusting their number of credits
Jan 28Financial aid disbursement
Feb 18Fall Semester 2021 incomplete work due to faculty
Mar 1FAFSA final deadline for Fall Semester 2022
Mar 7–11Week 8: Midterm
Mar 14–18Spring Break
Mar 29Midterm grades due by 9:00 p.m.
Apr 5Deadline to apply for Fall 2022 housing
Apr 12Advising Day for declared undergraduates; no classes
Apr 12–22Advising and Registration  for Spring Semester 2022
Apr 22
Last day to withdraw from a Spring Semester 2022 course with a notation of W
Deadline for May 2022 graduating students to resolve all credit issues
May 10
Last day of Spring Semester 2022
Last day to submit Spring Semester 2022 Request for Incomplete Grade
Intents to graduate due for students planning to complete their degrees in August 2022 (Master of Arts only) or December 2022 (all programs)
Continuing Education classes end
May 14
Commencement
May 16
Housing move-out
May 17Spring Semester 2022 grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days

 

Summer 2022

May 20Tuition due
Jun 6Summer semester begins
Continuing Education classes begin
Jun 6–10Summer add/drop period
Jul 4
No classes: Independence Day
July 12Midterm grades due by 9:00 p.m.
Jul 22Last day to withdraw from a summer course with a notation of W
Aug 12Last day of summer semester
Last day to submit Summer 2022 Request for Incomplete Grade
Last day of Continuing Education classes
Aug 16Grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days