Calendars & Schedules

Academic Calendar

MICA's Academic Calendar

The current academic calendar and those from previous years can be downloaded as PDFs below.

2020-2021  Academic Calendar

Revised  January 3, 2021

Month

Day

 
July 2020

3-4

15

27

24

27-Aug 14

31

Holiday - college closed

Open Studies general registration for Fall 2020 begins

MBA/MA program begins

Low-residency graduate programs courses end. Final grades due for graduating students.

International Student Cultural Orientation Program

Low-residency Graduate programs grades due from faculty for non-graduating students

August 2020

3

21-23

31

Tuition payment due date

MPS BAD, UXD, INVIZ virtual Residency (tentative).

Fall semester classes begin for degree programs and Open Studies (excluding MPS programs)

September 2020

4-6

7

14

15

25

MPS UXD Residency

Holiday - college closed. Last day to add a class.

Last day to receive fall credit for an internship (www.mica.edu/internships)

Study abroad deadline for Spring 2021

Last day to drop a class (no transcript record)

October 2020 12 Last day to drop a class (W on transcript)
November 2020

3

15

25

26-29

Spring 2021 Schedule of Courses published.  Check the Schedule of Courses for exact registration dates.

Open Studies general registration for Spring 2021 begins

Thanksgiving Break begins, no classes

Holiday - college closed

December 2020

10-12

14

15

17

24-25

28

28-Jan 1

MPS BAD, UXD and INVIZ Residency

Open Studies classes end

Friday classes meet (excluding Open Studies and MPS Programs)

Degree programs classes end

Holiday - college closed

Final grades due from faculty

Campus-wide college closure

January 2021

6

8-10

13-18

18

25

31

Tuition payment due date

MPS UXD Virtual Residency

Low-residency graduate programs Winter Session

Holiday - college closed

Spring semester classes begin for degree programs and Open Studies (excluding MPS programs)

Last day to add a class

February 2021

1

1

19

15

Undergraduate competitive scholarship applications due

Last day to receive spring credit for an internship (www.mica.edu/internships)

Last day to drop a class (no transcript record)

Financial Aid applications due for 2021-22 prospective new students

March 2021

1

1

5

10-12

15

23

Financial Aid applications due for 2021-22 returning students.

Study abroad deadline for Fall 2021

Last day to drop a class (W on transcript)

Mini-break/ Wellness days. No classes.

Open Studies general registration for Summer 2021 begins

Fall 2021 Schedule of Courses published.

April 2021 12-13 Mini-break/ Wellness days. No classes.

 

 

May 2021

 

1

3

7-9

14

19

22

24

31

MPS Tuition payment date

Open Studies classes end

MPS BAD, UXD and INVIZ Residency

Degree programs classes end

Final grades due from faculty

Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement

Open Studies summer classes begin. See Add/Drop/Withdrawal refund policy.

Holiday - college closed

June 2021

1

11-14

14

Low-residency graduate programs tuition due date

MPS UX Residency 2

Low-residency graduate programs courses begin

July 2021

4-5

15

23

26

26- Aug 13

Holiday - college closed

Open Studies general registration for Fall 2021 begins

Low-residency graduate programs courses end. Final grades due for graduating students.

MBA/MA program begins (tentative)

International Student Cultural Orientation Program

Questions about the 2020-2021 Academic Year can be sent to the Office of Enrollment Services, enrollmentservices@mica.edu.

Downloadable PDFs

Previous Academic Calendars