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Academic Calendar

Fall 2022
Aug 1 Tuition, fees, housing payments due
Aug 26 Housing move-in
*schedule subject to change
Aug 27–28 New student orientation
*schedule subject to change
Aug 29 Fall semester begins
Continuing Education classes begin
Aug 29–Sep 2 Add/drop period
Sep 2 Last day to register for Fall 2022
Last day to add a class
Last day to drop a class for a refund and without a notation of W
Internship Learning Contract due
Financial aid updated for students adjusting their number of credits
Sep 5
No classes: Labor Day
Sep 8 Financial Aid Disbursement
Sep 30 Spring Semester 2022 incomplete work due to faculty
Oct 17–21 Week 8: Midterm
Oct 31 Deadline to cancel Spring 2023 housing contract
Nov 1 Midterm grades due by 9:00 p.m.
Nov 8 Advising Day for declared undergraduates; no classes
Nov 11
Last day to withdraw from a Fall Semester 2022 course with a notation of W
Deadline for December 2022 graduating students to resolve all credit issues
Nov 8–18 Advising and Registration  for Spring Semester 2023
Nov 17–19
Nov 23–25
Fall Break
Dec 1
FAFSA priority deadline for Fall Semester 2023
Dec 16
Last day of Fall Semester 2022
Last day to submit Fall Semester 2022 Request for Incomplete Grade
Commencement
Intents to graduate due for students planning to complete their degrees in May 2023 (all programs)
Continuing Education classes end
Dec 20
Fall Semester 2022 grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days
Spring 2023
Jan 6 Tuition, fees, housing payments due
Jan 12 Housing move-in
*schedule subject to change
Jan 13 New student orientation
*schedule subject to change
Jan 16 No classes: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan 17 Spring semester begins
Continuing Education classes begin
Jan 17–23 Add/drop period
Jan 23 Last day to register for Spring 2023
Last day to add a class
Last day to drop a class for a refund and without a notation of W
Internship Learning Contract due
Financial aid updated for students adjusting their number of credits
Jan 26 Financial aid disbursement
Feb 17 Fall Semester 2022 incomplete work due to faculty
Mar 1 FAFSA final deadline for Fall Semester 2023
Mar 6–10 Week 8: Midterm
Mar 13–17 Spring Break
Mar 28 Midterm grades due by 9:00 p.m.
Apr 5 Deadline to apply for Fall 2023 housing
Apr 11 Advising Day for declared undergraduates; no classes
Apr 11–21 Advising and Registration for Summer and Fall Semester 2023
Apr 14
Last day to withdraw from a Spring Semester 2023 course with a notation of W
Deadline for May 2023 graduating students to resolve all credit issues
May 9
Last day of Spring Semester 2023
Last day to submit Spring Semester 2023 Request for Incomplete Grade
Intents to graduate due for students planning to complete their degrees in August 2023 (Master of Arts only) or December 2023 (all programs)
Continuing Education classes end
May 13
Commencement
May 15
Housing move-out
May 16 Spring Semester 2023 grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days
Summer 2023
May 26 Tuition due
June 5 Summer semester begins
Continuing Education classes begin
June 5–9 Summer add/drop period
June 12 Continuing Education Summer Youth Classes Begin
June 19 MCAD closed in observation of Juneteenth
July 4
No classes: Independence Day
July 11 Midterm grades due by 9:00 p.m.
July 12–30 Continuing Education Pre-College Summer Session
July 21 Last day to withdraw from a summer course with a notation of W
Aug 11 Last day of summer semester
Last day to submit Summer 2023 Request for Incomplete Grade
Last day of Continuing Education classes
Aug 15 Grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days
Fall 2023
Aug 1 Tuition, fees, housing payments due
Aug 24–26 Housing move-in
*schedule subject to change
Aug 26–27 New student orientation
*schedule subject to change
Aug 28 Fall semester begins
Continuing Education classes begin
Aug 28–Sep 1 Add/drop period
Sep 1 Last day to register for Fall 2022
Last day to add a class
Last day to drop a class for a refund and without a notation of W
Internship Learning Contract due
Financial aid updated for students adjusting their number of credits
Sep 4
No classes: Labor Day
Sep 7 Financial Aid Disbursement
Sep 29 Spring Semester 2023 incomplete work due to faculty
Oct 16–20 Week 8: Midterm
Oct 31 Deadline to cancel Spring 2024 housing contract
Oct 31 Midterm grades due by 9:00 p.m.
Nov 7 Advising Day for declared undergraduates; no classes
Nov 7–16
Advising and Registration for Spring Semester 2024
Nov 16–18 MCAD Art Sale
Nov 17
Last day to withdraw from a Fall Semester 2022 course with a notation of W
Deadline for December 2022 graduating students to resolve all credit issues
Nov 22–24
Fall Break
Dec 1
FAFSA priority deadline for Fall Semester 2024
Dec 15
Last day of Fall Semester 2022
Last day to submit Fall Semester 2022 Request for Incomplete Grade
Commencement
Intents to graduate due for students planning to complete their degrees in May 2024 (all programs)
Continuing Education classes end
Dec 19
Fall Semester 2022 grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days
Spring 2024
Jan 5 Tuition, fees, housing payments due
Jan 11 Housing move-in
*schedule subject to change
Jan 12 New student orientation
*schedule subject to change
Jan 15 No classes: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan 16 Spring semester begins
Continuing Education classes begin
Jan 16–22 Add/drop period
Jan 22 Last day to register for Spring 2024
Last day to add a class
Last day to drop a class for a refund and without a notation of W
Internship Learning Contract due
Financial aid updated for students adjusting their number of credits
Jan 25 Financial aid disbursement
Feb 16 Fall Semester 2022 incomplete work due to faculty
Mar 1 FAFSA final deadline for Fall Semester 2024
Mar 4–8 Week 8: Midterm
Mar 11–15 Spring Break
Mar 26 Midterm grades due by 9:00 p.m.
Apr 1 Deadline to apply for Fall 2024 housing
Apr 9 Advising Day for declared undergraduates; no classes
Apr 9–18 Advising and Registration for Summer and Fall Semester 2024
Apr 12
Last day to withdraw from a Spring Semester 2024 course with a notation of W
Deadline for May 2024 graduating students to resolve all credit issues
May 7
Last day of Spring Semester 2024
Last day to submit Spring Semester 2024 Request for Incomplete Grade
Intents to graduate due for students planning to complete their degrees in August 2024 (Master of Arts only) or December 2024 (all programs)
Continuing Education classes end
May 11
Commencement
May 13
Housing move-out
May 14 Spring Semester 2024 grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days
Summer 2024
May 17 Tuition due
June 3 Summer semester begins
Continuing Education classes begin
June 3–7 Summer add/drop period
June 12 Summer add/drop period
June 19 MCAD closed in observation of Juneteenth
July 4
MCAD closed in observation of Independence Day
July 9 Midterm grades due by 9:00 p.m.
July 19 Last day to withdraw from a summer course with a notation of W
Aug 9 Last day of summer semester
Last day to submit Summer 2024 Request for Incomplete Grade
Last day of Continuing Education classes
Aug 13 Grades due by noon; grades generally posted within two business days