Current Academic Calendar

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2016 Fall General Registration/Orientation
Tuition for Fall 2016 for Returning Registered Students Due August 1
New MFA Advising/Registration/Orientation……4:45pm Nesin Graduate School August 16
New MAArtEd/MAT Advising/Registration/Orientation…..4:45 pm Nesin Graduate School August 16
Student Residence Move-In Date August 17
Freshmen/Transfers Advising/Registration August 18
Mandatory New Student Orientation August 19-21
Non-registered/Late Students Advising/Registration……..8:30 am – 5 pm August 19, 22
2016 Fall Semester
Fall Semester Classes Begin August 22
Last Day to Add/Drop a Course (without a “W”) August 26
Campus-wide Student Day August 31
Labor Day Holiday (no classes) September 5
Community Education Adult Courses Begin September 6
Grades for Spring 16 Incompletes Due (at Noon) September 19
Parents’ Weekend/Homecoming September 23-25
Community Education Saturday School/Portfolio Development Begin September 24
Admissions Open House……1–4 p.m. September 24
Mid-Term Grading Period October 3-7
Mid-Term Grades Due (at Noon) October 10
Memphis National Portfolio Day October 15
Fall Break (no classes) October 17, 18
Advising Lunch (classes are in session) October 20
Registration for Spring 2017 Forms Due to Registrar October 21
Last Day to Withdraw From a Course October 28
Holiday Bazaar November 18, 19
Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes) November 23-27
Last Day of Fall Semester Classes December 5
Study Day December 6
Final Exam Schedule for Liberal Arts Classes December 7-10
All Academic Work Due December 12
Final Grades Due (at Noon) December 14
Mandatory Review Committees December 15, 16
Last Day of Students’ Academic Obligation for Fall 2015 December 16
Housing Move-out December 19
College Closed December 21-January 3
2017 Spring General Registration/Orientation
Tuition for Spring 2017 for Returning Registered Students Due December 1
College Reopens January 4
New MFA Advising/Registration/Orientation….4:45pm Nesin Graduate School January 10
New MAArtEd/MAT Advising/Registration/Orientation…..4:45 pm Nesin Graduate School January 10
Student Residence Move-in Date January 12
Freshmen/Transfers Advising/Registration January 13
Mandatory New Student Orientation January 14-15
Non-registered/Late Students Advising/Registration……..8:30 am – 5 pm January 17
2017 Spring Semester
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes) January 16
Spring Semester Classes Begin January 17
Community Education Adult Courses Begin January 17
Community Education Saturday School/Portfolio Development Begins January 28
Last Day to Add/Drop a Course (without a “W”) January 23
Campus-wide Student Day January 25
Grades for Fall 16 Incompletes Due (At noon) February 16
Mid-Term Grading Period February 27-March 3
Mid-Term Grades Due (at Noon) March 6
Spring Break (no classes) March 12-19
Advising Lunch (classes are in session) March 23
Registration for Fall 2017 Forms Due to Registrar March 24
Last Day to Withdraw From a Course March 31
Admissions Open House…..1-4 pm April 1
Last Day of Spring Semester Classes May 1
Study Day May 2
Final Exam Schedule for Liberal Arts Classes May 3-6
All Academic Work Due May 8
Grades Due (at Noon) May 10
Mandatory Review Committees May 11,12
Last Day of Students’ Academic Obligation for Spring 2017 May 12
Commencement 10am May 13
Student Residence Move-Out Date May 15
Campus Clean-up Day (all work must be removed from studios and lockers, all buildings) May 17
Fall 2017 Tuition for Returning Registered Students Due August 1
2017 Summer Session
Summer Session #1 Tuition Due May 1
Horn Island May 18-28 
Summer Session #1 May 22 – June 23
Memorial Day Holiday (no classes) May 29
Community Education Adult Summer Course June 5
Community Education Summer Art Camp Session 1 June 5-9
Community Education Summer Art Camp Session 2 June 12-16
Summer Session #2 Tuition Due June 19
Community Education Summer Art Camp Session 3 June 19-23
Community Education Summer Art Camp Session 4 June 26-30
July 4 Holiday (no classes) July 4
 Summer Session #2 July 5 – August 8
Community Education Summer Showcase July 22-30
 Community Education Reception July 30
 Tuition for Fall 2017 for Returning Registered Students Due August 1
 

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