Academic Calendar

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SUMMER 2018
Event Date
Registration Wednesday, May 23 - Friday, May 25
First Day of Classes Wednesday, May 30
Arch. Studio Presentations & Lottery Wednesday, May 30
Change of Program Tuesday, May 29 - Friday, June 8
Last Day to Add/Drop Courses with refund Friday, June 8
University Holiday Wednesday, July 4
Introduction to Architecture Registration & First Day of class Thursday, July 5
Last Day to Add/Drop Introduction to Architecture Friday, July 6
Last Day to Drop a Class Thursday, July 5
Last Day to Add/Drop Session B Classes Friday, July 13
Last Day of Introduction to Architecture Friday, August 3
Final Review Week Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 3
Last Day of Classes Friday, August 10
Grades Due Wednesday, August 15
Fall 2018
Event Date
Registration Tuesday, August 28 - Thursday, August 30
HP Orientation Tuesday, August 28
UP Orientation Wednesday, August 29
M.Arch Orientation Friday, August 31
NY/P Orientation Friday, August 31
First Day of Classes Tuesday, September 4
Tech + Visual Studies + History Presentations Tuesday, September 4 (5:00–7:30pm)
All-School Orientation Wednesday, September 5 (1:00pm)
Arch. Studio Presentations & Lottery Wednesday, September 5 (2:00pm)
Arch. Faculty Meeting Wednesday, September 5 (12:00pm)
Mini Sessions Session A: 9/4 - 10/19 Session B: 10/22 - 11/30
Change of Program Tuesday, September 4 - Friday, September 14
Last Day to Add/Drop Full Semester (3 pt) and Session A Courses. Last Day to Drop with refund Friday, September 14
Last Day for Session A & B registration changes Session A: 9/14 Session B: 10/29
Arch. Midterm Reviews Monday, October 22 - Friday, November 2
Election Day Holidays Monday + Tuesday, November 5-6
Last Day to Drop a Full Semester (3 pt) Class Thursday, November 15
Last Day of Architecture Classes Friday, November 30
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday–Friday, November 21–23
Final Review Week Monday, December 3 - Wednesday, December 12
Last Day of HP, UP, RED classes Monday, December 10
Last Day Work Due Wednesday, December 19
Grades Due Friday, December 21
Spring 2019
Event Date
Registration Tuesday, January 15 - Friday, January 18
University Holiday Monday, January 21
First Day of Classes Tuesday, January 22
Arch. Faculty Meeting Wednesday, January 23 (12:00pm)
Arch. Studio Presentations + Lottery Wednesday, January 23 (1:00pm)
MArch Student Meeting (MArch 1st-3rd yrs) Tuesday, January 29
Mini Sessions Session A: 1/22 - 3/1 Session B: 3/4 - 4/26
Change of Program Tuesday, January 22 - Friday, February 1
Last Day for Session A & B registration changes Session A: 2/1 Session B: 3/11
Last Day to Add/Drop Full Semester (3 pt) and Session A Courses. Last Day to Drop with refund Friday, February 1
Arch. Midterm Reviews Monday, February 25 - Friday, March 8
Spring Break Monday, March 18 - Friday, March 22
Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class (3 pts) Thursday, March 28
Last Day of Architecture Classes Wednesday, April 24
Final Review Week Thursday, April 25 - Friday, May 3
Last Day of HP, UP + RED Classes Monday, May 6
Last Day Work Due Friday, May 10
Comprehensive Reviews (MArch 2nd yrs) Monday, May 13 - Tuesday, May 14
Grades Due Wednesday, May 15
Arch. Portfolios Due (graduating students) Wednesday, May 15 (10:00am)
Full-time Faculty Meeting Wednesday, May 15 (11:30am)
Arch. Awards Meeting Wednesday, May 15 (1:00pm)
GSAPP Graduation & Opening of End of Year Show Saturday, May 18
University Graduation Day Wednesday, May 22
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