Academic Calendar

2021-2022

Date Details
Aug 13 (Mon) First semester tuition, room and board fees due
Aug 21 (Sat) New International Student Orientation
Aug 22 – Aug 29 (Sun Sun) New Student Orientation and Registration
Aug 30 (Mon) Fall Semester Classes Begin
Sept 1 (Wed) Convocation, 4pm
Sept 6 (Mon) Labor Day (school closed)*
Nov 2 (Tue) Election Day (no classes)
Nov 24 – Nov 28 (Wed Sun) Thanksgiving Recess
Dec 1 (Wed) Second semester tuition, room and board fees due
Dec 17 (Fri) Fall Semester Ends
Dec 18 – Jan 9 (Sat – Sun) Winter Recess (no classes)
Jan 10 (Mon) Spring Semester Classes Begin
Jan 17 (Mon) Martin Luther King Day (school closed)*
Feb 25 – Mar 4 (Fri – Fri) Entrance Auditions (Dance and Music)
Feb 26 – Mar 13 (Sat – Sun) Midterm Recess
May 3 – May 6 (Tue – Fri) Jury Week (Music)
May 13 (Fri) Spring Semester Ends
May 20 (Fri) 117th Commencement

*The Diamond Building will be closed on this date.

2022-2023

Date Details
Aug 19 (Fri) First semester tuition, room and board fees due
Aug 19 (Fri) D.M.A. matriculation fee due
Aug 19 (Fri) Residence hall move-in (international students)
Aug 20 (Sat) New international student orientation
Aug 20 (Sat) Residence hall move-in (all other new students)
Aug 21 – Aug 28 (Sun-Sun) Orientation for ALL new students
Aug 24 – 26 (Wed-Fri) Registration (new students) and select in-person assessments
Aug 27 (Sat) Residence hall move-in (returning students)
Aug 26 – 29 (Fri-Mon) Fall Term Check-In (returning students)
Aug 29 (Mon) Fall semester classes begin
Aug 29 – Sept 7 (Mon-Wed) Add-Drop period
Aug 31 (Wed) Welcome Day (Convocation)
Sept 5 (Mon) Labor Day (school closed)*
Oct 7 (Fri) Class withdrawal deadline
Oct 10 – 11 (Mon-Tue) Fall Break (no classes)
Nov 1 (Tue) Admission applications for 2023-2024 academic year due for Artist Diploma in Opera Studies
Nov 8 (Tue) Election Day (no classes)
Nov 11 – 28 (Fri-Mon) Online registration for Spring 2023 term
Nov 15 (Tue) Admission application for 2023-2024 academic year due for Artist Diploma in Playwriting
Nov 23 – Nov 27 (Wed-Sun) Thanksgiving recess (no classes)
Dec 1 (Thu) Admission applications for 2023-2024 academic year due for Dance, Acting, and all other Music departments
Dec 1 (Thu) Second semester tuition, room and board fees due
Dec 14 – 20 (Wed-Tue) Fall term exams
Dec 16 (Fri) Graduation intent forms due
Dec 20 (Tue) Fall semester ends; Residence hall closes at 8pm
Dec 21 – Jan 8 (Wed-Sun) Winter Recess
Jan 8 (Sun) Residence hall opens at 9am
Jan 9 (Mon) Spring semester classes begin
Jan 9 – 17 (Mon-Tue) Spring Term Check-In (all students)
Jan 9 – 18 (Mon-Wed) Add-Drop period
Jan 16 (Mon) Martin Luther King Jr. Day (school closed)*
Feb 17 (Fri) Class withdrawal deadline
Feb 24 – Mar 3 (Fri-Fri) Entrance auditions (Dance and Music)
Feb 25 – Mar 12 (Sat-Sun) Midterm recess (residence hall remains open)
Mar 1 (Wed) Financial aid applications for 2023-2024 academic year due (new students and current students applying to new programs)
Apr 14 – May 1 (Fri-Mon) Online registration for Fall 2023 term
May 1 (Mon) Financial aid applications for 2023-2024 academic year due (current students continuing in same program)
May 1 (Mon) Regularly scheduled Monday classes
May 2 – 5 (Tue-Fri) Jury week (Music)
May 8 – 12 (Mon-Fri) Final exams
May 12 (Fri) Spring semester ends
May 13 (Sat) Meal plan ends for non-graduating students
May 19 (Fri) 118th Commencement
May 20 (Sat) Residence hall closes at noon for all students

*The Diamond Building will be closed on this date.