Academic Calendar

2020-2021

Summer 2020

May 15 Tuition Deadline for Intensive courses
May 25 Memorial Day holiday (closed)
May 26 Final coursework due for Spring 2020 Incomplete grades
May 31 Summer Tuition Deadline
May 26 - June 5 Summer Intensive Period 1
May 26 Add/Drop deadline for Summer Intensive Period 1
June 2 Last day to withdraw from Summer Intensive Period 1 with “W” grade
June 8 - July 31 Summer Eight-Week Session
June 12 Add/Drop deadline for Eight-Week Session
June 19 Census
July 3 Independence Day Holiday Observed (closed)
July 6 - July 10 Mid-Term Grading Period for Eight-Week Session
July 24 Last day to withdraw from Eight-Week Session with “W” grade
August 3 - August 14 Summer Intensive Period 2
August 3 Add/Drop deadline for Summer Intensive Period 2
August 11 Last day to withdraw from Summer Intensive Period 2 with “W” grade
August 21 Summer grades due
August 24 Summer grades available to students

Fall 2020

September 7

Labor Day Holiday (closed)

September 8

Fall semester classes begin

September 15

Deadline to Add without Instructor Approval

September 22

Add/Drop deadline

September 30

Census

October 19-23

Midterm Grading Period

November 3 Election Day - NO INSTRUCTION

November 20

Last day to withdraw from courses with a "W" grade

November 26-27

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 18

Fall semester classes end

December 24 - January 3 Winter Break (SFAI is closed)
January 8 Fall grades due

January 11

Fall grades available to students

January 19 Final coursework due for Incomplete Fall Grades

Spring 2021

January 1

New Year's Day

January 8 Fall grades due
January 11 Fall grades available to students

January 15

Student Orientation

January 18

Martin Luther King Day Holiday (closed)

January 19

Spring semester classes begin

January 29

Add/Drop deadline

February 9

Census

February 15

President's Day (classes still in session)

March 1-5

Midterm Grading Period

March 15-19

Spring Break

April 9

Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade

May 7

Spring semester classes end

May 12

MA & BA Symposia, (restored, online)

May 14 Last day for students to request an Incomplete grade
May 14 Spring grades due from faculty

May 14

MFA Exhibition Opening

May 14

BFA Exhibition Opening

May 15

Commencement Ceremony, (restored, online)

May 17

Final Grades available to students

May 24 Final coursework due for Incomplete Spring grades

May 31

Memorial Day Holiday (closed)

2021-2022

Summer 2021

May 15 Tuition Deadline for Intensive courses
May 31 Memorial Day holiday (closed)
May 24 Final coursework due for Spring 2021 Incomplete grades
May 24 - June 4 Summer Intensive Period 1
May 24 Add/Drop deadline for Summer Intensive Period 1
May 31 Summer Tuition Deadline
June 1 Last day to withdraw from Summer Intensive Period 1 with “W” grade
June 7 - July 30 Summer Eight-Week Session
June 11 Add/Drop deadline for Eight-Week Session
June 18 Census
July 5 Independence Day Holiday Observed (closed)
July 5 - July 9 Mid-Term Grading Period for Eight-Week Session
July 23 Last day to withdraw from Eight-Week Session with “W” grade
August 2 - August 13 Summer Intensive Period 2
August 2 Add/Drop deadline for Summer Intensive Period 2
August 10 Last day to withdraw from Summer Intensive Period 2 with “W” grade
August 20 Summer grades due
August 23 Summer grades available to students
August 30 Final coursework due for Incomplete Summer grades

Fall 2021

August 1 Fall tuition due
August 27 New Student Orientation
August 30 Fall semester classes begin
September 6 Labor Day Holiday (closed)

September 10

Add/Drop deadline

September 21

Census

October 11-15

Midterm Grading Period

October - early November (TBD) Priority Registration for the Spring semester
November 2 Election Day - NO INSTRUCTION

November 12

Last day to withdraw from courses with a "W" grade

November 25-26

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 10

Fall semester classes end

December 17 Fall grades due

December 20

Fall grades available to students

December 24 - January 2 Winter Break (SFAI is closed)
January 18 Final coursework due for Incomplete Fall grades

Spring 2022

January 1

New Year's Day

January 3 - 14 Spring Intensive Period
January 3 Add/Drop deadline for Intensives
January 11 Last day to withdraw from Intensive with a "W" grade

January 15

Student Orientation

January 17

Martin Luther King Day Holiday (closed)

January 18

Spring semester classes begin

January 28

Add/Drop deadline

February 8

Census

February 21

President's Day (classes still in session)

February 28 - March 4

Midterm Grading Period

March 14-18

Spring Break

early April Priority Registration for Summer & Fall semesters

April 8

Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W” grade

May 6

Spring semester classes end

May 11

MA & BA Symposia

May 13 Last day for students to request an Incomplete grade
May 13 Spring grades due from faculty

May 13

MFA Exhibition Opening

May 13

BFA Exhibition Opening

May 14

Commencement Ceremony

May 16

Final Grades available to students

May 23 Final coursework due for Incomplete Spring grades

May 30

Memorial Day Holiday (closed)