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 Program Operational Calendar


Friday, August 25

Fall 2017 Semester, Classes begin

Wednesday, August 30
First Semester Slide show

Friday, October 20
Open Studios and Silent Auction

The week of November 6-10
Mid-Program Review

November 16-December 2
MFA Thesis Part I

Early December
Studio Change Meetings (Exact times and dates TBD)

December 14-January 6
MFA Thesis Part II


Winter Break (January 2017)

MFA Students must be available if they are changing studios.

Hallways must be clear for FDNY inspections.

Graduating Thesis Students must be available to vacate the building on schedule.

Incoming Spring 2018 students arrive.


Saturday, January 27
Spring 2018 Semester, classes begin

January/February 2018, TBD 
First Semester Slide show

March 2018, TBD
Open Studios and Silent Auction
Interview Day

April 2018, TBD 
Mid-Program Review
MFA Thesis Part I

Early May, 2018
Studio Change Meetings (Exact times and dates TBD)

May, 2018, TBD
MFA Thesis Part II

June 2018
Thesis Students must vacate their studios this month and be out by July 1.

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.