Academic Calendar

Dates are subject to change. Please be sure to check the calendar before each session or semester begins.

Visit the Registrar for additional dates and deadlines.


2018–2019 Academic Calendar

Fall 2018

International Student Pre-Orientation August 29-31 (Wed.–Fri.)
New Undergraduate Student Orientation September 1-8 (Sat.–Sat.)
New Graduate Student Orientation September 4–8 (Tues.–Sat.)
Labor Day: Conservatory Closed September 3 (Mon.)
Fall Instruction Begins September 10 (Mon.)
Add/Drop Period Begins September 10 (Mon.)
Last Day to Add/Drop Classes September 14 (Fri.)
Last Day to Drop Classes with Chair Authorization September 21 (Fri.)
Columbus Day: Conservatory Open October 8 (Mon.)
Last Day to Make Up Spring and Summer 2018 Incompletes; Spring 2019 Registration Manual Available November 9 (Fri.)
Veterans Day: Conservatory Closed November 12 (Mon.)
Last Day to Request a Withdrawal from a Fall 2018 Class November 16 (Fri.)
Spring 2019 Registration Begins November 19 (Mon.)
Thanksgiving Recess: Conservatory Closed November 21–23 (Wed.–Fri.)
Examinations December 17–21 (Mon.–Fri.)
Student Recess December 22–January 14 (Sat.–Mon.)
Winter Recess: Conservatory Closed December 22–January 1 (Sat.–Tue.)

Spring 2019

New Student Orientation January 15–19 (Tues.-Sat.)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 21 (Mon.)
Instruction Begins January 22 (Tues.)
Presidents' Day: Conservatory Closed February 18 (Mon.)
Alternative Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule February 19 (Tues.)
Spring Recess March 18–22 (Mon.-Fri.)
Registration for Summer and Fall Semester April 8 (Mon.)
Patriots' Day: Conservatory Closed April 15 (Mon.)
Alternative Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule April 17 (Wed.)
Examinations May 6–10 (Mon.-Fri.)
Commencement May 11 (Sat.)