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.

Summer 2017

May 24

 

Sessions 1 & 2: First day of classes

May 29

 

Memorial Day - no classes

June 27

 

Session 2: Last day of classes

June 28 - July 4

 

Summer break - no classes

July 5

 

Session 3: First day of classes

August 8

 

Sessions 1 & 3: Last day of classes

Fall 2017

August 30

 

First day of classes

September 4

 

Labor Day - no classes

November 10

 

Veterans Day - no classes

November 23 - 24

 

Thanksgiving - no classes

December 12

 

Last day of classes

December 13

 

Final presentations

Spring 2018

January 17

 

First day of classes

March 12 - 16

 

Spring break - no classes

May 8

 

Last day of classes

May 9

 

Final presentations

May 10

 

Celebration of Art - 6pm-8pm

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