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Important Admissions Deadlines

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Entry to the graduate programs takes place in the fall semester only (summer only for MFA Art Practice & MFA Visual Narrative).
  • The online application is available here.

All programs listed below continue to welcome new applications:

  • MAT Art Education
  • MFA Art Practice
  • MPS Art Therapy
  • MFA Art Writing
  • MPS Branding
  • MFA Computer Art
  • MA Critical Theory and the Arts
  • MA Curatorial Practice
  • MFA Design
  • MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism
  • MFA Design for Social Innovation
  • MPS Digital Photography
  • MPS Digital Photography Online/Summer Residency
  • MPS Directing
  • MPS Fashion Photography
  • MFA Fine Arts
  • MFA Illustration as Visual Essay
  • MFA Interaction Design
  • MFA Photography, Video and Related Media
  • MFA Products of Design
  • MFA Social Documentary Film
  • MFA Visual Narrative
Additional Important Dates

September 2016


October 2016 - December 2016


Thursday, December 22, 2016 - Monday, January 2, 2017

  • Winter Recess: College Closed


Monday, January 16, 2017

  • Martin Luther King Jr., Day; College Closed

 

Friday, March 10, 2017

  • Staff Holiday: College Closed


Saturday, April 1, 2017

  • Admissions Notification
    • Applicants who have completed the application process by January 15, 2017, will receive an admission decision, in writing, by April 1, 2017.
    • The College does not disclose admissions decisions via phone.
    • All admission decision letters are sent to the mailing address on file. To avoid delays in notification, applicants who move or change addresses during the application process should contact Graduate Admissions via email at gradadmissions@sva.edu to update their contact information.

 

Saturday, April 15, 2017

  • Reply date for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 accepted graduate students. 
  • Enrollment Fees are processed as space in each program remains available.

 

Monday, May 29, 2017

  • Memorial Day Holiday: College Closed

 

Friday, June 2, 2017

  • MFA Visual Narrative Department Orientation Begins

 

Monday, June 5, 2017

  • MFA Visual Narrative Summer 2017 Classes Begin

 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - Friday, June 16, 2017

  • MFA Art Practice Department Summer 2017 Orientation

 

Monday, June 19, 2017

  • MFA Art Practice Summer 2017 Classes Begin

 

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

  • Independence Day Holiday: College Closed

 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

  • Fall 2017 Tuition Deadline: All programs except MFA Art Practice and MFA Visual Narrative.

 

Monday, August 21, 2017

  • MA Curatorial Practice Fall 2017 Classes Begin

 

Monday, August 28, 2017 - Friday, September 1, 2017

  • Orientation for Fall 2017 Semester

 

Monday, September 4, 2017

  • Labor Day Holiday: College Closed

 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

  • Fall 2017 Classes Begin

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