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.

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

Summer 2018

May 30

 

Sessions 1 & 2: First day of classes

July 3

 

Session 2: Last day of classes

July 4 - July 10

 

Summer break - no classes

July 11

 

Session 3: First day of classes

August 14

 

Sessions 1 & 3: Last day of classes

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

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