Academic Calendar

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

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Summer Session I 2016

M.F.A. Summer Stock Begins Monday, May 16
Summer Session I Classes Begin Monday, June 13
Add/Drop Period Begins Monday, June 13
Add/Drop Period Ends Friday, June 17
Last Day to Withdraw with a "W" Grade Friday, June 17
Independence Day—Conservatory Closed/No Classes Monday, July 4
Last Day of Classes for Summer Session I Friday, July 29

Summer Session II 2016

Orientation for Music Education Students Sunday, June 26
Summer Session II Classes Begin Monday, June 27
Add/Drop Begins Monday, June 27
Add/Drop Ends Friday, July 1
Last day to withdraw with a "W" grade Friday, July 1
Independence Day—Conservatory Closed/No Classes Monday, July 4
Last Day of Classes for Summer Session II Friday, August 12

Fall 2016

International Undergraduate Student Move-In Wednesday, August 24
International Undergraduate Student Orientation Thursday, August 25
Convocation Friday, August 26
Domestic Undergraduate Student Move-In and Orientation Begins Wednesday, August 31
Music Division Auditions Begin Wednesday, August 31
New Student Academic Advising and Registration Day Thursday, September 1
Opening Day Celebrations: Welcome Back BBQ and Block Party Friday, September 2
Labor Day—Conservatory Closed/No Classes Monday, September 5
Fall Classes Begin Tuesday, September 6
Add/Drop Period Begins Tuesday, September 6
Add/Drop Period Ends Friday, September 16
Columbus Day—Conservatory Open/Classes in Session Monday, October 10
Last Day to Request a "W" for Fall 2016 Thursday, November 10
Veterans Day—Conservatory Closed/No Classes Friday, November 11
Registration Opens for Spring 2017 Monday, November 14-Wednesday, November 30
Thanksgiving Break—Conservatory Closed/No Classes Wednesday, November 23-Friday, November 25
Conservatory Classes Resume Monday, November 28
Deadline for Completing Incompletes Friday, December 9
Lasy Day of Classes Friday, December 9
Final Exams Begin Monday, December 12
Final Exams End Friday, December 16
Winter Break Begins (Students Only) Saturday, December 17
Final Grades Due for Fall 2016 Tuesday, December 20
Winter Break—Conservatory Closed (Faculty/Staff) Friday, December 23-Monday, January 2

Spring 2017

Conservatory Reopens (Faculty/Staff) Tuesday, January 3
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—Conservatory Closed Monday, January 16
Entering Students Orientation, Auditions, and Proficiency Exams Thursday, January 19
Spring Classes Begin Monday, January 23
Add/Drop Period Begins Monday, January 23
Add/Drop Period Ends Friday, February 3
Presidents' Day—Conservatory Closed/No Classes Monday, February 20
Alternate Class Day (Follow Monday Class Schedule) Tuesday, February 21
Spring Break (Students) Monday, March 20-Friday, March 24
Conservatory Classes Resume Monday, March 27
Academic Advising Period Begins Monday, March 27
Last Day to Request a "W" for Spring 2017 Friday, April 7
Registration Opens for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 Monday, April 10-Friday, April 21
Patriots' Day—Conservatory Closed/No Casses Monday, April 17
Alternate Class Day (Following Monday Class Schedule) Wednesday, April 19
Deadline for completing incompletes Friday, May 5
Last Day of Classes Friday, May 5
Final Exams Begin Monday, May 8
Final Exams End Friday, May 12
Commencement Saturday, May 13
150th Anniversary Gala Sunday, May 14
Final Grades Due for Spring 2017 Tuesday, May 16

Summer Session I 2017

M.F.A. Summer Stock Begins Monday, May 15
Memorial Day—Conservatory Closed/No Casses Monday, May 29
12-Week Classes Begin Tuesday, May 30
Add/Drop Period Begins Tuesday, May 30
Summer Session I Classes Begin Monday, June 12
Add/Drop Period Ends Friday, June 16
Last Day to Request a "W" for Summer Session I 2017 Friday, June 16
Independence Day—Conservatory Closed/No Classes Tuesday, July 4
Last Day of Classes for Summer Session I Friday, July 28
Final Grades Due for Summer Session I Wednesday, August 2

Summer Session II 2017

Orientation for Master of Music Education Students Sunday, June 25
Summer Session II/Master of Music Education Program Classes Begin Monday, June 26
Add/Drop Period Begins Monday, June 26
Add/Drop Period Ends Friday, June 30
Last Day to Request a "W" for Summer Session II 2017 Friday, June 30
Last Day of Classes for Summer Session II Friday, August 11
Final Grades Due for Summer Session II Tuesday, September 12

Fall 2017

Orientation, Auditions, and Proficiency Exams for New Students Friday, August 25
Opening Day Celebrations: Welcome Back BBQ and Block Party Friday, September 1
Labor Day—Conservatory Closed/No Classes Monday, September 4
Fall 2017 Classes Begin Tuesday, September 5
Add/Drop Period Begins Tuesday, September 5
Add/Drop Period Ends Friday, September 15
Last Day of Final Exams for Fall 2017 Friday, December 15
More to come...