Academic Calendar

Southwest University of Visual Arts operates on a semester system with classes beginning in Fall, Spring and Summer. Please contact the Main Office for specific dates.

Fall 2018

September 5

 

First day of classes

November 12

 

Veterans Day - no classes

November 22 - 23

 

Thanksgiving - no classes

December 18

 

Last day of classes

December 19

 

Final presentations

Spring 2019

January 16

 

First day of classes

January 21

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - no classes

March 9 - 17

 

Spring Break - no classes

May 7

 

Last day of classes

May 8

 

Final presentations

Summer 2019

May 29

 

Session 1 and 2 - first day of classes

July 2

 

Session 2 - last day of classes

July 3 - 9

 

Summer Break - no classes

July 10

 

Session 3 - first day of classes

August 13

 

Session 1 and 3 - last day of classes

Fall 2019

August 28

 

First day of classes

September 2

 

Labor Day - no classes

November 11

 

Veteran's Day - no classes

November 28 - December 1

 

Thanksgiving - no classes

December 10

 

Last day of classes

December 11

 

Final presentations

Breaks

  • One-week Spring break
  • One-week Summer break
  • Four-week Winter Holiday break

Holidays Observed

  • Martin Luther King Day - third Monday in January each year
  • Memorial Day - last Monday of May
  • Independence Day - July 4th
  • Labor Day - first Monday in September each year
  • Veterans Day - November 11th
  • Thanksgiving - fourth Thursday in November