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, Fall 2018


Monday, August 27, 2018
Fall Semester, classes begin

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
First Semester Slide show

Monday, September 3, 2018
Labor Day, college closed

24-HOUR ACCESS PERIOD 1
Begins on Sunday evening, October 21 (into Monday morning) through Friday, October 26.

Friday, October 26,2018
Open Studios & Silent Auction


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.