Department Calendar

Below are important dates for the 2016–17 academic sessions in the Department of Art and Art History. Please note that the information provided below does not represent the full university calendar. For all university-wide items, please visit https://academics.umw.edu/calendar/academic-calendar/.


Fall Semester 2016

August
25 – Department Meeting 1:30pm
29 – Classes begin

September
1 – Opening Receptions for The French Horse from Romanticism to Surrealism: Works from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 5-7:00pm, Ridderhof Martin Gallery and Confluence: Works by Ceramics Professor Jon McMillan, 5-7 PM, duPont Gallery
2 – Last day to add class
5 – 5 PM Departmental Honors in Art History and Studio Art applications (for December graduates only) due to Chair
15 – Undergraduate Research Grant Proposal due for Fall (GW 309)
15 – Artist’s Talk: Jon McMillan. 4 PM at duPont Gallery.
16 – Last day to Drop Course(s) without a grade of W
16-18 – Family Weekend
26 – Department Meeting 4 PM
27 – Major Declaration Due

October
3 – Draft of Individual Study application due to faculty sponsor (For SP 2017)
3 – 5 PM Rosalie Chauncey scholarship application due to Melchers 217
10 – 5 PM Individual Study final applications to the Chair for Spring 2017
15-18 – Fall Break
19-28 – Pre-registration Advising
21-22 – Homecoming Weekend
27 – Opening Reception for Association for Creative Zoology, 5-7:00pm, duPont Gallery
28 – Last day to change to/from pass/fail grade
31 – Department Meeting 4 PM

November
11 – Advance Registration for Spring 2016 begins
23-27 – Thanksgiving Break
28 – Department Meeting 4 PM

December
9 – Last day of classes
10-11 – Reading Period
12-16 – Final examinations


Spring Semester 2017

January
17 – First Day of Classes
23 – 5 PM Departmental Honors in Art History and Studio Art applications (for May graduates only) due to Chair
26 – 5 PM Undergraduate Research Grant Proposal due for Spring (GW 309)
30 – 4 PM Department Meeting

February
3 – Last day to drop a course without a grade of W
9 – Major Declaration due to Chair
10 – Scholarship application deadline for Art History
15 – Opening Reception, First Senior Exhibition, 5-7 PM, duPont Gallery
20 – Draft of Individual Study Applications for Fall 2017, due to faculty sponsor
24 – Major Assessment and Senior Exit Portfolios due to Professor Garmon (Melchers 204)
26 – 5 PM Individual Study final applications to the Chair for Fall 2017
27 – Department Meeting

March
3-12 – Spring Break
13 – Summer registration begins
13-24 – Pre-registration Advising
15 – Opening Reception, Second Senior Exhibition, 5-7 PM, duPont Gallery
23 – 5 PM Undergraduate Research Grant Proposal due for Summer (GW 309
24 – Last day to drop a course without a grade of F and Last Day to change to/from a pass/fail grade
27 – Advance registration for Fall 2016 begins
27 – Department Meeting 4 PM
* Midterm Art History presentations dates TBA

April
3 – Department meeting 4 PM
12 – 4-6 PM Opening Reception & Awards, Annual Student Art Exhibition, duPont Gallery (this is a Wednesday at an earlier time, as opposed to our usual Thursday openings)
28 – Last day of classes and Research and Creativity Day
* Final Art History presentations dates TBA

May
1-5 – Final Exams
11 – 5 PM Undergraduate Research Grant Proposal for Fall 2015 (SUPPLIES) due to Dean of Faculty (GW 309)
12 – 4-6 PM Department Reception for graduating seniors, 2nd floor of Melchers
13 – Undergraduate Commencement


Summer Session I 2017

May
15 – First day of classes
19 – Last day to add course
29 – Memorial Day observed- No Classes (daytime classes made up Friday, June 2 and evening classes made up on first open evening.)
30 – Last day to drop a course

June
2-4 – Reunion Weekend
20 – Last day of classes
21 – Reading day
22 – Final exams


Summer Session II 2017

June
26 – Classes begin
28 – Last day to add courses

July
4 – Independence Day Observed – No classes (daytime classes made up Friday, July 7 and evening classes made up on first open evening.)
11 – Last day to change to or from a pass/fail grade
25 – Last day of classes
26 – Reading day
27 – Final Exams