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2024-25 Academic Calendar

Fall 2024August 21-December 14
July 15, Monday Tuition payment arrangements due in order to begin Fall classes. $350 late payment fee assessed. 
 August 15, Thursday Final deadline to have made payment arrangements for Fall classes. Students dropped from classes for non-payment, and will not be allowed to move-in to residence halls.
August 16, Friday First-year student move-in
August 17-20, Saturday-Tuesday New student orientation
August 18-20, Sunday-Tuesday Upperclass student move-in
*August 21, Wednesday* First day of classes for Fall 2024 semester.
August 27, Tuesday Course add/drop deadline.
September 2, Monday Labor Day. CIA holiday. No classes. Building closed. Residence halls remain open. 
September 10, Tuesday Census
September 13, Friday Grade revisions due for Spring 2024 incomplete grades.
September 23, Friday Spring 2025 course schedule revisions requests due to Academic Affairs and the Registrar's Office.
October 7, Monday Advising for Spring 2025 course scheduling begins.
October 18, Wednesday Mid-term grades due
October 21-22, Monday–Tuesday Student Fall Break. No classes. Faculty in-service days. Offices remain open. Residence Halls remain open. Leutner Dining Commons open only for dinner; CaseCash continues to be available. Building remains open.
October 22, Tuesday Faculty Teaching + Learning Summit
October 25, Friday  Last day to withdraw from a course for the Fall 2024 semester without grade penalty.
November 4, Monday Registration opens to seniors for Spring 2025 course scheduling.
November 7, Thursday Registration opens to juniors for Spring 2025 course scheduling.
November 11, Monday Registration opens to sophomores for Spring 2025 course scheduling.
November 13, Wednesday First-year advising begins for Spring 2025 course registration.
November 18, Monday Fall 2025 and Spring 2026 course schedule information due to Academic Affairs and Registrar's Office.
November 25, Monday Course evaluations open for Liberal Arts and Studio classes.
November 27, Wednesday No classes. Building remains open.
November 28–29, Thursday–Friday Thanksgiving. CIA holiday. No classes. Building closed. Residence halls remain open. 
December 3, Tuesday Last day of regular classes for Liberal Arts and Studio courses.
December 4–6, Wednesday–Friday Mid-year critiques for May 2025 grads and BFA Reviews + Exhibitions for Dec 2024 grads.
December 9–13, Monday–Friday Exams for Liberal Arts courses and final critiques for Studio courses
 December 14, Saturday Fall semester ends. Residence halls close at 5pm.
December 15, Sunday Tuition payment arrangements due in order to begin Spring 2025 classes. $350 late payment fee assessed. 
December 16, Monday Final grades due for all students. 
December 23–January 2, Monday–Thursday CIA winter break. Building closed.

 

 

Spring 2025January 21–May 10
December 15, Sunday Tuition payment arrangements due for all students in order to begin Spring classes. $350 late payment fee assessed. 
January 8, Wednesday Final deadline to have made payment arrangements for Spring classes. Students dropped from classes for non-payment, and will not be allowed to move-in to residence halls.
January 11–12, Saturday–Sunday Returning students move into residence halls.
January 13, Monday First day of classes for the Spring 2025 semester
January 20, Monday Martin Luther King Day. CIA holiday. No classes. Building closed. Residence halls remain open. 
January 21, Tuesday Course add/drop deadline.
February 3, Monday Census
February 7, Friday Grade revisions due for Fall 2024 incomplete grades.
February 17, Monday Fall 2025 course schedule revisions requests due to Academic Affairs and Registrar's Office.
March 3, Monday Advising for Fall 2025 course scheduling begins.
March 7, Friday  Mid-term grades due.
March 10–14, Monday-Friday Spring Break. No classes. Offices open. Residence halls remain open.
March 28, Friday Last day to withdraw from a course for the Spring 2025 semester without grade penalty.
March 31, Monday Registration opens to continuing seniors and current juniors for Fall 2025 course scheduling.
April 3, Thursday Registration opens to current sophomores for Fall 2025 course scheduling.
April 7, Monday Registration opens to current first years for Fall 2025 course scheduling.
April 21, Monday Course evaluations go live for Liberal Arts and Studio courses.
April 25, Friday Last day of regular classes for Liberal Arts and Studio courses.
Apr 28–May 2, Monday–Friday Exams for Liberal Arts courses and Final critiques for studio courses.
May 5–9, Monday–Friday BFA Reviews + Exhibitions
May 10, Saturday Spring semester ends. Residence halls close at noon.
May 12, Monday Final grades due for all students.
May 15, Thursday Commencement rehearsal. Details TBA.
May 18, Sunday Commencement. Time/Location TBA.
May 19, Monday Final studio clean out.
May 26, Monday Memorial Day.  CIA holiday.  Building closed. 
June 19, Thursday Juneteenth. CIA holiday. Building closed.
July 4, Friday Independence Day. CIA holiday. Building closed.   

 

 

Summer 2025May 27–July 30
May 27, Tuesday First day of classes for the Summer 2025 Full Term and Summer Session 1.
May 29, Thursday Add/Drop Deadline for Summer Full Term and Summer Session 1.
June 6, Friday Last day to withdraw from a course for Session 1 without a grade penalty.
June 16, Monday Session 1 Final Studio Critiques. Session 1 ends.
June 17, Tuesday Summer Session 2 begins.
June 19, Thursday Juneteenth. CIA Holiday. Building closed.
June 20, Friday Summer Session 2 Add/Drop deadline.
June 30, Monday Last day to withdraw from a course for Summer Session 2 with a grade penalty.
July 3, Thursday Last day to withdraw from a course for Summer Full Term without a grade penalty.
July 4, Friday Independence Day. CIA Holiday. Building closed.
July 9, Wednesday Summer Session 2 Final Studio Critiques. Session 2 ends.
July 10, Thursday Summer Session 3 begins.
July 14, Monday Summer Session 3 Add/Drop Deadline.
July 22, Tuesday Last day to withdraw from a course for Summer Session 3 without a grade penalty.
July 25, Friday Last day of Summer Full Term courses.
July 28-29, Monday-Tuesday Summer Full Term Liberal Arts Finals.
July 30, Wednesday Summer Session 3 Final Studio Critiques. Session 3 ends.
Aug 3, Sunday Final grades for all students in all summer sessions due by 11:59pm.

 

 

Approved 11/28/2023 | View PDF of 2024-25 Academic Calendar

All dates subject to change.