academic calendar - degree programs

Fall Term 2021

September 8, 2021

Housing Check-in

September 9, 2021

Orientation (1st year students only)

September 10, 2021

Orientation (2nd year students only)

September 13, 2021

Start of fall term (classes begin)

September 19, 2021

Last day to add. Last day to drop with no record of Fall Term

October 24 – 30, 2021

Midterms

October 30, 2021

Last day to officially withdraw with grade of WD (withdrawal)

October 31, 2021

Official withdrawal grades: WP (withdrawal pass) or WF (withdrawal failure)

November 24 – 28, 2021

Thanksgiving holiday (no classes)

December 19, 2021

Last day to officially withdraw with WP or WF. Grades apply on transcript after this date

December 19, 2021 – January 11, 2022

Winter Break

January 12, 2022

Classes resume

January 17, 2022

MLK Day Holiday (no classes)

January 18 – 24, 2022

Final Exams/holiday and inclement weather make-ups

January 25 – 26, 2022

Emergency make-up days

January 26, 2022

Last day of term

Spring Term 2022

January 27, 2022

Housing Move-In

January 28, 2022

Orientation (Spring Starts only)

January 31, 2022

Start of spring term (classes begin)

February 6, 2022

Last day to add. Last day to drop with no record of Spring Term

February 21, 2022

President’s Day holiday (no classes)

March 13 – 19, 2022

Midterms

March 20, 2022

Last day to officially withdraw with grade of WD (withdrawal)

March 21, 2022

Official withdrawal grades: WP (withdrawal pass) or WF (withdrawal failure)

April 3 – 10, 2022

Spring Break (no classes)

April 11, 2022

Classes Resume

May 2 – 8, 2022

Final Exams (2nd Year Musical Theater Students Only)

May 9 – 22, 2022

Performance Project (2nd Year Musical Theater Students Only)

May 15, 2022

Last day to officially withdraw with WP or WF. Grades apply on transcript after this date

May 16 – 21, 2022

Final Exams (All Except 2nd Year Musical Theater Students)

May 23, 2022

Holiday Make-Ups

May 24 – 26, 2022

Emergency make-up days

May 26, 2022

Last day of term

Summer Term 2022

May 31, 2022

Start of summer term (classes begin)

June 6, 2022

Last day to add. Last day to drop with no record of Summer Term

June 20, 2022

Juneteenth holiday (no classes)

July 4, 2022

Independence Day holiday (no classes)

July 11 – 17, 2022

Midterms

July 17, 2022

Last day to officially withdraw with grade of WD (withdrawal)

July 18, 2022

Official withdrawal grades: WP (withdrawal pass) or WF (withdrawal failure)

September 4, 2022

Last day to officially withdraw with WP or WF. Grades apply on transcript after this date

September 6 – 10, 2022

Final Exams

September 10, 2022

Last day of term

withdrawal

An official withdrawal refers to a withdrawal in writing.

Email notification is accepted as an official withdrawal over the holiday weekend in the fall term and over the first weekend in the spring term. Any student added during the first week of a term must have their tuition and fees paid by that Friday.

The New York Conservatory can administratively withdraw a student at any time for violation of any school policy.