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Summer 2020

May 22Tuition due
Jun 1Summer semester begins
Continuing Education classes begin
Jun 1–5Summer add/drop period
Jul 4
No classes: Independence Day
Jul 17Last day to withdraw from a summer course with a notation of W
Aug 7Last day of summer semester
Last day to submit Summer 2020 Request for Incomplete Grade
Aug 9Last day of Continuing Education classes
Aug 11Grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days

 

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 14Housing move-in
Jan 15New student orientation
Jan 18No classes: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan 19Spring semester begins
Jan 19-25Add/drop week
Jan 25Last 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
Jan 28Financial aid disbursement
Feb 8Continuing Education classes begin
Feb 19Fall 2020 incomplete work due to instructors
Mar 1FAFSA deadline for Fall 2021
Mar 8–12Week 8: Midterm
Mar 15–19Spring break
Mar 30Midterm grades due
Apr 2Deadline to apply for Fall 2021 housing
Apr 13–23Advising and registration for Summer and Fall 2021
Apr 13Advising Day for declared undergraduates; no classes
Apr 16Last day to withdraw from a course with a notation of W
Last day for May 2020 graduates to resolve credit issues
Apr 18Continuing Education classes end
May 11Last day of semester
Last day to submit Spring 2020 Request for Incomplete Grade
Intents to graduate due for students planning to complete their degrees in August 2020 (Master of Arts only) or December 2020 (all programs)
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