Future Academic Calendar

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2017 Fall General Registration/Orientation
Tuition for Fall 2017 for Returning Registered Students Due August 1
New MFA Advising/Registration/Orientation……4:45 p.m. Rust Hall August 15
New MAArtEd/MAT Advising/Registration/Orientation…..4:45 p.m. Rust Hall August 15
Student Residence Move-In Date August 16
Freshmen/Transfers Advising/Registration August 17
Mandatory New Student Orientation August 18-20
Non-registered/Late Students Advising/Registration……..8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. August 18, 21
2017 Fall Semester
Fall Semester Classes Begin August 21
Last Day to Add/Drop a Course (without a “W”) August 25
Campus-wide Student Day August 30
Labor Day Holiday (no classes) September 4
Community Education Adult Courses Begin September 5
Grades for Spring 17 Incompletes Due (at Noon) September 18
Parents’ Weekend/Homecoming September 22-24
Admissions Open House 1-4 p.m. TBD
Community Education Saturday School/Portfolio Development Begin September 23
Mid-Term Grading Period October 2-6
Mid-Term Grades Due (at Noon) October 9
Memphis National Portfolio Day TBD
Fall Break (no classes) October 16,17
Advising Lunch (classes are in session) October 26
Registration for Spring 2018 – Forms Due to Registrar by 5 p.m. October 27
Last Day to Withdraw From a Course October 27
Holiday Bazaar November 17-18
Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes) November 22-26
Last Day of Fall Semester Classes December 4
Study Day December 5
Final Exam Schedule for Liberal Arts Classes December 6-9
All Academic Work Due December 11
Final Grades Due (at Noon) December 13
Mandatory Review Committees December 14,15
Last Day of Students’ Academic Obligation for Fall 2016 December 15
Housing Move-out December 18
College Closed December 21 – January 3
2018 Spring General Registration/Orientation
Tuition for Spring 2018 for Returning Registered Students Due December 1
College Reopens January 4
New MFA Advising/Registration/Orientation….4:45 p.m. Rust Hall January 9
New MAArtEd/MAT Advising/Registration/Orientation…..4:45 p.m. Rust Hall January 9
Student Residence Move-in Date January 11
Freshmen/Transfers Advising/Registration January 12
Mandatory New Student Orientation January 13-14
Non-registered/Late Students Advising/Registration……..8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. January 16
2018 Spring Semester
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes) January 15
Spring Semester Classes Begin January 16
Community Education Adult Courses Begin January 16
Last Day to Add/Drop a Course (without a “W”) January 19
Campus-wide Student Day January 24
Community Education Saturday School/Portfolio Development Begins January 27
Grades for Fall 17 Incompletes Due (at Noon) February 12
Mid-Term Grading Period February 26 – March 2
Mid-Term Grades Due (at Noon) March 5
Spring Break (no classes) March 11-18
Advising Lunch (classes are in session) March 29
Registration for Fall 2018 Forms Due to Registrar March 30
Last Day to Withdraw From a Course March 30
Admissions Open House 1-4 p.m. TBD
Last Day of Spring Semester Classes April 30
Study Day May 1
Final Exam Schedule for Liberal Arts Classes May 2-5
All Academic Work Due May 7
Grades Due (at Noon) May 9
Mandatory Review Committees May 10,11
Last Day of Students’ Academic Obligation for Spring 2018 May 11
Commencement 10am May 12
Student Residence Move-Out Date May 14
Campus Clean-up Day (all work must be removed from studios and lockers, all buildings) May 16
Fall 2018 Tuition for Returning Registered Students Due August 1
2018 Summer Session
Summer Session #1 Tuition Due April 30
Horn Island/Summer Session May 17-27 
Summer Session #1 May 21 – June 22
Memorial Day Holiday (no classes) May 28
Community Education Adult Summer Courses June 4
Community Education Summer Art Camp Session 1 TBD
Community Education Summer Art Camp Session 2 TBD
Summer Session #2 Tuition Due June 18
Community Education Summer Art Camp Session 3 June TBD
Community Education Summer Art Camp Session 4 June TBD
Summer Session #2 July 2-August 3
July 4 Holiday (no classes) July 4
Community Education Summer Showcase TBD
Community Education Reception TBD
Tuition for Fall 2018 for Returning Registered Students Due August 1

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