MFA Academic Calendar

MFA Residency Schedule

  • Summer 2019: July 31 – August 9
  • Winter 2020: January 3 – 12
  • Summer 2020: August 7 – 16

FAFSA Deadlines

  • 2019/2020 FASFA Available for Filing: Oct. 1, 2018
  • 2020/2021 FASFA Available for Filing: Oct. 1, 2019
  • 2021/2022 FASFA Available for Filing: Oct. 1, 2020
Fall 2019
Tuition Due Aug. 1, 2019
Independence Day (Campus Closed for On-Ground Courses) Jul. 4, 2019
Mandatory Residency Check-In Jul. 31, 2019
New Student Orientation Jul. 31, 2019
MFA Residency Begins Aug. 1, 2019
**Last Day to Drop Residency Courses with 100% Refund Aug. 1, 2019
Check-Out for MFA – Interdisciplinary Arts Aug. 6, 2019
Check-Out for MFA – Creative Writing Aug. 9, 2019
MFA Residency Ends Aug. 9, 2019
MFA Creative Writing – Ireland Residency Begins Aug. 13, 2019
Grades for Residency Courses Due to Registrar’s Office Aug. 14, 2019
MFA Creative Writing – Ireland Residency Ends Aug. 21, 2019
Labor Day (Campus Closed for On-Ground Courses) Sept. 2, 2019
Official Semester Start Sept. 3, 2019
Mentoring/Correspondence Courses Begin Sept. 3, 2019
**Last Day to Drop Correspondence Courses with 100% Refund Sept. 9, 2019
Nevada Day (Campus Closed for On-Ground Courses) Oct. 25, 2019
Current Graduate Student Registration for Spring 2020 Nov. 1 – Dec. 15, 2019
Last Day to Change Grade Status or withdraw from a Correspondence Course without Academic Penalty (60% Mark) Nov. 3, 2019
Veterans Day (Campus Closed for On-Ground Courses) Nov. 11, 2019
Thanksgiving Break (Campus Closed for On-Ground Courses) Nov. 25 – Nov. 29, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed) Nov. 27 – Nov. 29, 2019
Graduation Petitions Due Dec. 6, 2019
Mentoring/Correspondence Courses End Dec. 15, 2019
Official Semester End Dec. 15, 2019
Administrative Offices Closed Dec. 16, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
Grades for Correspondence Courses Due to Registrar’s Office Dec. 18, 2019 (by noon)
*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 at a pro rata amount based on the time attended up to 60% of the term.
Spring 2019
Tuition Due January 1, 2020
Administrative Offices Open Jan. 2, 2020
Mandatory Residency Check-In Jan. 3, 2020
New Student Orientation Jan. 3, 2020
MFA Residencies Begin Jan. 4, 2020
**Last day to drop Residency Courses with 100% refund Jan. 4, 2020
Check-Out for MFA – Creative Writing and Interdisciplinary Arts Jan. 12, 2020
MFA Residencies End Jan. 12, 2020
Grades for Residency Courses Due to Registrar’s Office Jan. 17, 2020
Martin Luther King (college closed on ground courses) Jan. 20, 2020
Official Semester Start Jan. 21, 2020
Mentoring/Correspondence Courses Begin Jan. 21, 2020
Presidents Day (College Closed On-Ground Courses) Feb. 17, 2020
Spring Break (College Closed On-Ground Courses) Mar. 9 – Mar. 13, 2020
Last day to Change Grade Status or Withdraw from a Correspondence Course without Academic Penalty (60% Mark) Mar. 13, 2020
Graduation Petitions Due Apr. 20, 2020
Commencement Incline Village May. 16, 2020
Mentoring/Correspondence Courses End May. 17, 2020
Official Semester End May. 17, 2020
Grades for Correspondence Courses Due to Registrar’s Office May. 20, 2020
Current Gradaute Student Registration for Fall 2020 Jun. 1 – Jul. 15, 2020
*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 at a pro rata amount based on the time attended up to 60% of the term.
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