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  • April 2017

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

  • May 2017

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

  • June 2017

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • MFA Visual Narrative summer session begins

      June 5

    • Summer 2017 Continuing Education program begins

      June 5

    • English and the Visual Arts program housing check-in

      June 14

    • English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      June 15 – 16

    • English and the Visual Arts program registration

      June 16

    • English and the Visual Arts program begins

      June 19

    • MFA Art Practice summer session begins

      June 19

    • Financial aid deadline for submitting 2016-2017 TAP application

      June 30

  • July 2017

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • No continuing education classes

      July 1 – 4

    • Independence Day holiday; College closed

      July 1 – 4

    • Check-in for Pre-College housing students

      July 9

    • Orientation for Summer Pre-College program

      July 9

    • Summer Pre-College program begins

      July 10

    • Culture, Graphic Design and Fine Arts in New York summer program begins

      July 10

    • Summer 2017 foundation program ends

      July 24

    • Culture, Graphic Design and Fine Arts in New York summer program ends

      July 28

    • Summer Pre-College program ends

      July 28

    • Summer Pre-College End of Program Exhibition

      July 28

  • August 2017

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • Due date for fall 217 semester tuition

      August 1

    • Course adjustment period for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 terms (departmental advisors' offices)

      August 10 – 11

    • English and the Visual Arts program ends

      August 11

    • MFA Art Practice summer session ends

      August 14

    • Check-out SVA residence halls for summer 2017 students

      August 14

    • Summer 2017 semester ends

      August 21

    • Check­in SVA residence halls for new students (see housing assignment notification for check­in times)

      August 27

    • Summer 2017 Continuing Education program ends

      August 28

    • Orientation for new students accepted for the Fall 2017 term

      August 28 – September 1

  • September 2017

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • Orientation for new students accepted for the Fall 2017 term

      August 28 – September 1

    • Check-­in SVA residence halls for returning students

      September 2

    • Labor Day; College closed

      September 4

    • Fall 2017 undergraduate and graduate classes begin

      September 5

    • Course adjustment period for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 terms (departmental advisors’ offices)

      September 5 – 12

    • Last day to register for Fall 2017 independent study courses

      September 12

    • Application deadline for SVA students wishing to participate in International Exchange for Spring 2018

      September 15

    • Fall 2017 Continuing Education program begins

      September 15

    • Fall 2017 Pre­College program begins

      September 23

    • Yom Kippur; no continuing education classes

      September 29 – 30

  • October 2017

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • Early 2018­2019 FAFSA filing for new and returning students

      October 1

    • SVA­-sponsored student Health Insurance Fee waiver deadline for Fall 2017

      October 2

    • SEVIS registration deadline for all F/J international students

      October 5

    • Columbus Day, no continuing education classes

      October 9

    • Online registration for Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 opens for students accepted for the Spring 2018 term

      October 16

    • Last day to officially drop Fall 2017 undergraduate and graduate courses without a grade. Academic progress and financial liability may be affected.

      October 23

    • Students may be dropped from Fall 17 UG & GR courses with a grade of "W". Academic progress & financial liability may be affected. International students must receive approval from the International Students Office to drop below full­time status.

      October 24 – December 4

    • Administrative withdrawal for students without financial clearance for the Fall 2017 semester

      October 25

  • November 2017

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • Students may be dropped from Fall 17 UG & GR courses with a grade of "W". Academic progress & financial liability may be affected. International students must receive approval from the International Students Office to drop below full­time status.

      October 24 – December 4

    • Course adjustment period for Spring 2018 schedules (departmental advisors’ offices)

      November 20

    • No continuing education or Pre­College classes

      November 22 – 26

    • Thanksgiving recess, College closed

      November 23 – 26

    • Online registration for Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 ends for students accepted for the Spring 2018 term

      November 30

  • December 2017

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • Students may be dropped from Fall 17 UG & GR courses with a grade of "W". Academic progress & financial liability may be affected. International students must receive approval from the International Students Office to drop below full­time status.

      October 24 – December 4

    • Due date for Spring 2018 semester tuition (students not on a pre-approved payment plan)

      December 1

    • Registration for Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 for students accepted for the Spring 2018 term continues by appointment with departmental advisors

      December 1

    • Financial aid deadline for submitting all loan applications for students registered for Fall 2017 only

      December 1

    • Winter/Spring 2018 Continuing Education program registration begins

      December 1

    • Deadline for OPT application and program extension request for international students in their final semester of study.

      December 1

    • Fall 2017 Pre­-College program ends

      December 2

    • Last day to officially drop Fall 2017 undergraduate and graduate courses. Academic progress and financial liability may be affected.

      December 4

    • Tuesday undergraduate and graduate classes end

      December 12

    • Wednesday undergraduate and graduate classes end

      December 13

    • Monday undergraduate and graduate classes end

      December 18

    • Classes meet according to Thursday’s schedule (last day of Thursday classes)

      December 19

    • Classes meet according to Friday/Sat/Sun schedule (last day of Friday/Sat/Sun classes)

      December 20

    • Undergraduate and graduate classes end; last day that the Registrar’s Office will accept grade changes for the Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 semesters

      December 20

    • Due date for Fall 2017 semester grades

      December 20

    • Check­out SVA residence halls for non­returning students

      December 20

    • Winter Recess; College closed

      December 21 – January 1

  • January 2018

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • Winter Recess; College closed

      December 21 – January 1

    • Due date for spring 2018 tuition for students on a pre-approved payment plan

      January 1

    • Check-in SVA residence halls for new students

      January 3

    • Orientation for new students accepted for the Spring 2018 term

      January 4 – 5

    • Late registration for Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 for students accepted for the Spring 2018 term (by appointment with departmental advisors)

      January 4

    • Optimal filing date for submitting 20182019 FAFSA forms for early action for Fall 2018

      January 5

    • Undergraduate and graduate classes begin

      January 8

    • Course adjustment period for Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 schedules (departmental advisors’ offices)

      January 8 – 16

    • Application deadline for some graduate programs. Refer to Graduate Catalog for specific dates.

      January 15

    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; College closed

      January 15

    • Last day to register for Spring 2018 independent study courses

      January 16

    • Spring 2018 PreCollege program begins

      January 20

    • Winter/Spring 2018 Continuing Education program begins

      January 29

  • February 2018

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • Optimal filing date for new students to submit financial aid FAFSA forms to central processor for 2018-2019 financial aid

      February 1

    • Administrative withdrawal for students without financial clearance for the Spring 2018 semester

      February 2

    • SVA-sponsored student Health Insurance Fee waiver deadline for Spring 2018

      February 4

    • Residence hall room selection for returning students

      February 5 – 19

    • SEVIS registration deadline for all F/J international students

      February 7

    • Last day to officially drop Spring 2018 undergraduate and graduate courses without a grade. Academic progress and financial liability may be affected.

      February 26

    • Students may be dropped from Spring 2018 UG & GR courses with a grade of "W". Academic progress & financial liability may be affected. International students must receive approval from the International Students Office to drop below full-time status.

      February 27 – April 16

  • March 2018

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • Students may be dropped from Spring 2018 UG & GR courses with a grade of "W". Academic progress & financial liability may be affected. International students must receive approval from the International Students Office to drop below full-time status.

      February 27 – April 16

    • Optimal financial aid date for returning students to submit 2018-2019 FAFSA application

      March 1

    • Spring break; no classes

      March 5 – 11

    • Staff holiday; College closed

      March 9

    • Online registration for all currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students for 2018-2019 academic year (by appointment only)

      March 12 – 23

    • Passover, no continuing education classes

      March 30 – 31

    • Spring 2018 PreCollege program ends

      March 31

  • April 2018

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • Students may be dropped from Spring 2018 UG & GR courses with a grade of "W". Academic progress & financial liability may be affected. International students must receive approval from the International Students Office to drop below full-time status.

      February 27 – April 16

    • Deadline for OPT application and program extension request for international students in their final semester of study.

      April 6

    • Application deadline for SVA students wishing to participate in International Exchange for Fall 2018

      April 15

    • Financial aid deadline for submitting all loan applications for fall/spring or spring only students

      April 16

    • Last day to officially drop Spring 2018 undergraduate and graduate courses. Academic progress and financial liability may be affected.

      April 16

    • Undergraduate and graduate classes end; last day that the Registrar’s Office will accept grade changes for the fall 2017 semester

      April 30

    • Due date for Spring 2018 grades

      April 30

  • May 2018

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • Due date for Summer 2018 tuition

      May 1

    • Summer 2018 Foundation program begins

      May 1

    • Summer 2018 semester begins

      May 1

    • Checkout SVA residence halls for nongraduating students

      May 1

    • Commencement, class of 2018 (Tentative)

      May 10

    • Checkout SVA residence halls for graduating students (Tentative)

      May 11

    • Memorial Day; College closed

      May 28

  • June 2018

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program orientation

      April 14 – June 15

    • Summer 2018 Continuing Education program begins

      June 4

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program housing check-in

      June 13

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program registration

      June 15

    • English and the Visual Arts program begins

      June 18

    • Financial aid deadline for submitting 2017-2018 FAFSA application

      June 30

    • Financial aid deadline for submitting 2017-2018 TAP application

      June 30

  • July 2018

    • No continuing education classes

      July 3 – 4

    • Independence Day holiday; College closed

      July 4

    • Check-in for Summer 2018 Pre-College program housing students

      July 8

    • Orientation for Summer 2018 Pre-College program

      July 8

    • Summer 2018 Pre-College program begins

      July 9

    • Summer 2018 Culture, Graphic Design and Fine Arts in New York program begins

      July 9

    • Summer 2018 Foundation program ends

      July 26

    • Summer 2018 Culture, Graphic Design and Fine Arts in New York program ends

      July 27

    • Summer 2018 Pre-College program ends

      July 27

  • August 2018

    • Due date for Fall 2018 semester tuition

      August 1

    • Course adjustment period for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 terms (departmental advisors' offices)

      August 9 – 10

    • Summer 2018 English and the Visual Arts program ends

      August 10

    • Check-out SVA residence halls for summer 2018 students

      August 13

    • Summer 2018 semester ends

      August 20

    • Check-in SVA residence halls for new students

      August 26

    • Orientation for new students accepted for the Fall 2018 term

      August 27 – 31

  • September 2018

    • Check-in SVA residence halls for returning students

      September 1

    • Labor Day; College closed

      September 3

    • Fall 2018 undergraduate and graduate classes begin

      September 4

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