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IMPORTANT ADMISSIONS DEADLINES

Monday, December 1, 2014
Application completion deadline for early action for Fall 2015; materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for early action.

Sunday, February 1, 2015
Admissions completion deadline for all Fall 2015 incoming freshmen applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application. Only scholarship recipients are notified.

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Admissions completion deadline for all Fall 2015 incoming transfer applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application.

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Deadline to submit Honors Program application (first-time freshmen only)

Friday, May 1, 2015
Enrollment fee priority deadline for Fall 2015 (all payments received after May 1 will be processed as space remains available in those programs)

Friday, May 1, 2015
Recommended admissions completion deadline for international applicants requiring a student visa for the Fall 2015 semester

Monday, July 1, 2015
Recommended deadline for Fall 2015 international applicants to complete enrollment process

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Recommended deadline for Spring 2015 international applicants

Sunday, November 1, 2015
Admissions completion deadline for all Spring 2016 incoming freshmen applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application. Only scholarship recipients are notified.

Monday, December 1, 2015
Application completion deadline for early action for Fall 2016; materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for early action.

Complete 2014-15 Timeline

2014

Tuesday, September 2
Undergraduate and graduate fall 2014 classes begin

Saturday, September 27
SVA Portfolio Prep Day (On-Campus Event). Register to attend at sva.edu/visit

Wednesday, October 1
International Applicants spring 2015 recommended deadline

Saturday, October 18
Undergraduate Open House for Film & Video; Fine Arts; Photography. Register to attend at sva.edu/visit

Saturday, October 25
Undergraduate Open House for Advertising; Animation; Design. Register to attend at sva.edu/visit

Saturday, November 1
Admissions completion deadline for all spring 2015 incoming freshmen applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application. Only scholarship recipients are notified.

Saturday, November 8
Undergraduate Open House for Cartooning; Computer Art, Computer Animation & Visual Effects; Fine Arts; Illustration; Interior Design; Visual & Critical Studies. Register to attend at sva.edu/visit

Friday, November 21
Info Session for spring 2015 and fall 2015 undergraduate applicants (On-Campus Event). Register to attend at sva.edu/visit

Monday, December 1
Application completion deadline for early action for fall 2015; materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for early action.
Due date for spring 2015 tuition; after this date, applicants must receive financial clearance from the Office of Student Accounts to register.

2015

Thursday, January 1
Financial Aid first date for submitting 2015-2016 FAFSA application

Thursday, January 8
Residence hall check-in for new students, spring 2015 

Thursday, January 8-9
Orientation for new students, spring 2015 

Monday, January 12
Undergraduate and Graduate spring 2015 classes begin

Wednesday, January 14 - Tuesday, January 27
Course adjustment period

Friday, January 16
Optimal filing date for submitting FAFSA forms for early decision for fall 2015

Monday, January 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, College closed

Saturday, January 17

Admissions Completion Day

Sunday, February 1
Admissions completion deadline for all fall 2015 incoming freshmen applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application. Only scholarship recipients are notified. 
Enrollment fee recommended deadline for applicants accepted on early action basis for fall 2015.
Optimal filing deadline for new students to submit financial aid FAFSA forms to processor for 2015-2016 financial aid.

Friday, February 6
SVA Transfer Day for undergraduate transfer applicants (On-Campus Event). Register to attend at sva.edu/visit

Thursday,  February 12
SVA-sponsored student Health Insurance Fee waiver deadline for spring 2015

Sunday, March 1
Admissions completion deadline for all fall 2015 incoming transfer applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application.
Optimal financial aid date for returning students to submit 2015-2016 FAFSA application 

Friday, March 6
Staff holiday, College closed

Sunday, March 15
Honors program application deadline (first-time freshmen only)

Friday, May 1
Due date for summer 2015 tuition
Enrollment fee priority deadline for fall 2015 (all payments received after May 1 will be processed as space remains available in those programs)
Recommended admissions completion deadline for international applicants requiring a student visa for the fall 2015 semester

Monday, May 25
Memorial Day, College closed

Tuesday, June 30
Financial Aid final date for submitting 2014-2015 FAFSA application

Wednesday, July 1
Recommended date that fall 2015 international applicants complete enrollment process

Saturday, August 1
Due date for fall 2015 semester tuition; after this date, applicants must receive financial clearance from the Office of Student Accounts to register.

Monday, September 7
Labor Day Holiday, SVA Closed

Tuesday, September 8
Undergraduate and graduate fall 2015 classes begin

Thursday, October 1
International Applicants spring 2016 recommended deadline

Friday, November 1
Admissions completion deadline for all spring 2014 incoming freshmen applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application. Only scholarship recipients are notified.

Sunday, December 1
Application completion deadline for early action for fall 2014; materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for early action.
Due date for spring 2014 tuition; after this date, applicants must receive financial clearance from the Office of Student Accounts to register.

 

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