Department Calendar

Below are important dates for the 2017–18 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 2017

August
22 – Department meeting 1:30pm
28 – Classes begin

September
1 – Last day to add courses
4 – Labor Day (no classes)
7 – Opening receptions for Group Faculty Exhibition duPont Gallery 5-7pm, Pulped Under Pressure Ridderhof Martin Gallery 5-7pm
15 – Last day to drop course(s) without a grade of W
15-17 – Family Weekend
25 – Department meeting
26 – Major Declaration Due

October
9 – Individual Study applications due
14-17 – Fall Break
18-27 – Pre-registration advising
20-21 – Homecoming Weekend
26 – Opening receptions for Travis Childers and Karen Fitzgerald duPont Gallery 5-7pm, Lightworks Ridderhof Martin Gallery 5-7pm
27 – Last day to change to/from pass/fail grade
30 – Department meeting
30 – Advance registration for upcoming Spring semester begins

November
10 – Advance registration for Spring 2018 ends
22-26 – Thanksgiving Break
27 – Department meeting

December
8 – Last day of classes
9 – 10 – Reading period
11-15 – Final examinations


Spring Semester 2018

January
16 – First day of classes
19 – Last day to add courses
25 – Opening receptions for Origin, Celebrating UMW Studio Art Alumni duPont Gallery 5-7pm, Mid Atlantic New Painting Ridderhof Martin Gallery 5-7pm
29 – Department meeting

February
2 –  Last day to drop courses without a grade of W
8 – Major declaration due to Chair
26 – Department meeting

March
2-11 – Spring Break
13 – Art History Scholarship deadline
12 – Summer registration begins
13-24 – Pre-registration Advising
20 – Art History Forum 5pm Melchers 207
21 – Opening reception and awards Annual Student Art Exhibition duPont Gallery 5-7pm
23 – Last day to drop a course without a grade of F and Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade

April
2 – Department meeting
5 – Opening reception Lost Stories/Found Images Ridderhof Martin Gallery 5-7pm
26 – Advance registration for Fall 2018 begins
27 – Last day of classes
28-29 – Reading period
30 – Final exams

May
1-4 – Final exams
12 – Undergraduate Commencement


Summer Session I 2018

May
21 – First day of classes
23 – Last day to add course
28 – Memorial Day observed- No Classes (daytime classes made up Friday, June 1 and evening classes made up on first open evening.)
29 – Last day to drop a course

June
1-3 – Reunion Weekend
13-27 – First-year Student Orientation
15 – Transfer Student Orientation (group 2)
19 – Last day of classes
20 – Reading day
21 – Final exams


Summer Session II 2018

June
25 – Classes begin
27 – Last day to add courses

July
3 – Last day to drop courses
4 – Independence Day Observed – No classes (daytime classes made up Friday, July 6 and evening classes made up on first open evening.)
10 – Transfer Student Orientation (group 3)
24 – Last day of classes
25 – Reading day
26 – Final Exams