MFA Academic Calendar

MFA Academic Calendar

 

Fall 2017
2017/2018 FAFSA Available for Filing Oct 1
Mandatory MFA Residency Move In Jul 31
MFA – Creative Writing Residency/Tuition Due Aug 1
MFA – Interdisciplinary Arts Residency/Tuition Due Aug 1
Last day to drop with 100% refund Aug 1
New Student Orientation for new MFA students Aug 1
Check-Out – MFA-IA Aug 9
Check-Out – MFA-CW Aug 9
MFA – Creative Writing Residency Ends Aug 9
MFA – Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Ends Aug 9
Final Grades due for residency courses Aug 16
Semester Official Start Aug 21
Instruction begins for Correspondence Courses Aug 21
Last day to drop with 100%  for full term courses* Aug 27
Labor Day (college closed on ground courses) Sep 4
Nevada Day recess (college closed on ground courses) Oct 27
Last day to change grade status or withdraw from a full-time course without academic penalty Oct 30
Veterans Day – Observed (college closed on ground courses) Nov 10
Thanksgiving Break (college closed on ground courses) Nov 20 – 24
MFA Instruction ends Dec 17
Semester Official End Dec 17
Final grades filed with Registrar Dec 20 by noon
Administrative Offices closed Dec 18 – Jan 1
*Drop/Withdrawal and Refund Policy
Full-term courses (courses 10 weeks or more) that are dropped before or during the first week of the term, all tuition and refundable fees are refunded. Short-term courses (courses less than 10 weeks) that are dropped on or before the first day of instruction receive 100% refund. During the withdrawal period, tuition is refunded a pro rata amount based on the time attended up to 60% of the term
Spring 2018
Administrative Offices Open Jan 2
Mandatory MFA Residency Move in Jan 2
MFA – Creative Writing Residency Begins/Tuition Due Jan 2
MFA – Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Begins/Tuition Due Jan 2
Last day to drop with 100% refund Jan 2
MFA – Creative Writing Residency Ends Jan 9
Check-Out – MFA-IA Jan 10
Check-Out – MFA-CW Jan 10
MFA – Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Ends Jan 11
Martin Luther King Day (college closed on ground courses) Jan 15
Semester Official Start Jan 15
Final Grades due for residency courses Jan 19
Instruction begins for Correspondence Courses Jan 16
Presidents Day (college closed on ground courses) Feb 19
Spring Break (college closed on ground courses) Mar 12 – 16
Last day to change grade status or withdraw from a full-term course without academic penalty Mar 26
Commencement May 12
MFA Instruction ends May 13
Semester Official End May 13
Final grades filed with Registrar May 16
*Drop/Withdrawal and Refund Policy
Full-term courses (courses 10 weeks or more) that are dropped before or during the first week of the term, all tuition and refundable fees are refunded. Short-term courses (courses less than 10 weeks) that are dropped on or before the first day of instruction receive 100% refund. During the withdrawal period, tuition is refunded a pro rata amount based on the time attended up to 60% of the term
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