MFA Operational Calendar

Below is the MFA operational calendar for the Academic year 2017-2018. 

Click here to view the Google calendar for all Art Department events and meetings.

All public events are posted on the front page of this website, and on the Events page.


MFA Operational Calendar, Spring 2018


Saturday, January 27, 2018
Spring 2018 Semester, classes begin

January 28, 2018
All Fall 2017 Thesis students must be out

January 31, 2018
First Semester Slide show

February 12, 2018
Lincoln's Birthday, college closed

February 19, 2018
President's Day, college closed

February 20 (Tuesday), 2018
Classes will follow a Monday schedule

24-HOUR ACCESS -- PERIOD 1 (Open Studios) Begins on Sunday evening, March 4 (into Monday morning) through Friday, March 9th.

March 9, 2018
Open Studios and Silent Auction

March 10, 2018
Interview Day

March 27, 28, 29 
Mid-Program Review 

March 30 – April 8, 2018
Spring Recess

April 11 (Wednesday) 2018 Classes to follow a Friday schedule

24-HOUR ACCESS -- PERIOD 2 (MFA Part I) Begins on Tuesday evening, April 10 (into Wednesday morning) through Thursday, April 19th.

April 19, 2018
Thesis Part I

May 2 – 4, 2018
Studio Change Meetings (Exact times and dates TBD)

May 5, 2018
Thesis Part I closes

24-HOUR ACCESS -- PERIOD 3 (MFA Part II & BFA Exhibition) Begins on Tuesday evening, April 8 (into Wednesday morning) through Thursday, May 17th.

May 16, 2018
BFA Opening

May17, 2018
MFA Thesis Part II

May 17-23, 2018
Final Exams week 

May 28, 2018
Memorial Day, College closed

June 2018

All temporary storage spaces must be emptied completely by June 1.

Thesis Students must vacate their by June 30. Temporary storage for graduating students will be available through August 31st.

July 2018 All studio changes must occur this month. MFA students must be available if they are changing their studios, otherwise they must remain in their current studio.

FDNY inspections occur, all hallways must remain clear.