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Academic Calendar

Dates and Deadlines

 

2016–2017 | Fall 2016 | Spring 2017 | Summer 2017
Fall 2017 | 

Some dates are subject to change. Please check back prior to the beginning of each semester.
Online classes follow the same schedule as onsite with the exception of the distance intensive courses.

Fall 2016

Priority Application Deadline for Fall-Onsite programs Mon, Feb 15
Distance M.Arch and MDS Spring Application Deadline Tue, Mar 15
Segment III & Distance Online Registration begins Mon, Apr 25
Segment II Online Registration Tues, Apr 26
Segment I Online Registration Wed, Apr 27
Fall Registration Ends for Degree Students Fri, May 13
Continuing Education Registration Opens Mon, Jun 13
New Student Orientation, Fall - Session 1 Thu-Fri, July 21-22
Fall Practice Reporting Period Begins Sun, July 31
DISTANCE M.ARCH & MDS FALL SEMESTER BEGINS Mon, Aug 1
Studio Lottery Wed, Aug 3, 6–7:30 pm
New Student Orientation, Fall - Session 2 Thu-Fri, Aug 4-5
Distance M.Arch & MDS Intensive begins Sat, Aug 13
Add/Drop for On-site Students begins Mon, Aug 15
Distance M.Arch & MDS Intensive ends Sat, Aug 20
Instructor Orientation Wed, Aug 24
CityLab Intensive begins-Fall Semester Start for City Lab Participants Fri, Aug 26-Sat, Aug 27
FALL SEMESTER BEGINS Mon, Aug 29
Deadline for Fall Practice Registration Fri, Sep 2
City Lab Intensive Ends Fri, Sep 2 - Sat, Sep 3
End of Add Period for 1st Half and Full Semester Courses Fri, Sep 2
BAC CLOSED in Observance of Labor Day Mon, Sep 5
End of Drop Period for 1st Half and Full Semester Courses Mon, Sep 12
MSIA Intensive Sun-Mon, Sep 11-12
Degree Student Enrollment Verification Available Wed, Sep 14
Withdrawal Deadline for 1st Half Courses Fri, Sep 30
Midterm Munchies Fri-Sun, Oct 14-16
2nd Half Add Period Opens Mon, Oct 17
1st half semester ends Sat, Oct 22
2nd half semester begins Mon, Oct 24
End of 2nd half add period Fri, Oct 28
Deadline to Register for January Portfolio Review Fri, Oct 28
1st half semester Final Grades due Fri, Oct 28 by 5 pm
Distance Fall Practice Reporting Period Ends Tue, Nov 1
Distance Spring Practice Reporting Period Starts Wed, Nov 2
End of 2nd half drop period Fri, Nov 4
Full Semester Withdrawal deadline Fri, Nov 11
BAC CLOSED—in observance of Thanksgiving Day Wed-Fri, Nov 23–25
2nd Half Withdrawal Deadline Mon, Nov 28
Food for Finals I Fri-Sun, Dec 2-4
Food for Finals II Fri-Sun, Dec 9-11
Fall Lectures Classes end Sat, Dec 10
DMArch Portfolio Review Mon, Dec 12
Studio Review Week Mon-Thu, Dec 12-15
Thesis Documents Submission Deadline Fri, Dec 16 by 5pm
Final Fall Graduation Clearance Fri, Dec 16
Onsite Fall Practice Reporting Period Ends Sat, Dec 17
Studio and 2nd half semester classes end Sat, Dec 17
DISTANCE M.Arch & MDS FALL SEMESTER ENDS Sat, Dec 17
FALL SEMESTER ENDS Sat, Dec 17
Onsite Spring Practice Reporting Period Begins Sun, Dec 18
PORTFOLIO HAND-IN DEADLINE Mon, Dec 19
Portfolio Review in progress (onsite) Tue, Dec 20–Wed, Jan 4
Portfolio Review (onsite) Mon-Thu, Dec 26–29
Campus Clean Out—projects must be removed from the BAC Thu, Dec 22
Fall Final Grades due Fri, Dec 23 by 5 pm
Fall Graduation Date Fri, Dec 23
BAC CLOSED for Winter break Sat, Dec 24–Mon, Jan 2
Deadline for Fall Practice Reports Mon, Jan 6
Fall Incomplete Deadline Fri, Feb 3

Spring 2017

Distance MArch & MDS Spring Application Deadline Thu, Sep 15
Online Registration Begins for Onsite Segment III, Online MArch, MDS, MSIA & CE Mon, Oct 31, 10am
Registration begins for Onsite Segment II Tue, Nov 1, 10am
Registration begins for Onsite Segment I Wed, Nov 2, 10am
Distance M.Arch & MDS Intent to Register for Spring Deadline Fri, Nov 4
Online Registration Ends Fri, Nov 11, 5pm
Priority Application Deadline for Spring Onsite Degree programs Tue, Nov 15
DISTANCE M.Arch & MDS SEMESTER BEGINS Mon, Dec 26
Studio Lottery Thu, Jan 5, 6–7:30 pm
New Student Orientation Thu, Jan 5–Fri, Jan 6
Portfolio Review Results (onsite) Fri, Jan 6, at 4:30pm
Distance M.Arch and MDS Winter Intensive Begins Sat, Jan 7
New Instructor Orientation Wed, Jan 11, 6–8 pm
City Lab Intensive begins - Start of Spring Semester for City Lab Participants Fri, Jan 13 - Sat, Jan 14
Distance M.Arch and MDS Winter Intensive Ends Sat, Jan 14
BAC CLOSED in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Mon, Jan 16
SPRING SEMESTER BEGINS Tue, Jan 17
CityLab Intensive ends Fri, Jan 20 - Sat, Jan 21
Deadline for Spring Practice Registration Mon, Jan 23
End of Add period for full and 1st Half Courses Mon, Jan 23, by 7 pm
End of Drop Period Fri, Jan 27, by 5 pm
MSIA Intensive Fri-Sun, Jan 27-29
Degree Student Enrollment Verification Available Mon, Jan 31
BAC CLOSED in observance of Presidents' Day Mon, Feb 20
End of 1st half courses withdrawal Fri, Feb 17
1st Half Semester Courses End Sat, March 11
2nd Half Add Period Opens Mon, March 13
SPRING BREAK Mon-Fri, March 13-17
1st Half Semester Grades Due Fri, Mar 17
2nd Half Semester Courses Begin Mon, March 20
End of 2nd Half Add Period Fri, March 24
Deadline to Register for May Portfolio Review Fri, March 24
End of 2nd half drop period Fri, March 31
Withdrawal Deadline for Full-semester Courses Fri, April 7, by 5 pm
BAC CLOSED—Easter Observance Sun, April 16
BAC CLOSED—Patriot's Day Observance Mon, April 17
End of 2nd half courses withdrawal Fri, April 21, by 5 pm
Distance Spring Practice Reporting Ends Mon, May 1
Distance Spring Practice Reporting Begins Tue, May 2
Spring Lectures Classes end Sat, May 6
Final Graduation Clearance Fri, May 12
Studio and 2nd half semester classes end Sat, May 13
Thesis Document Submission Fri, May 12
DISTANCE M.Arch and MDS SPRING SEMESTER ENDS Sat, May 13
SPRING SEMESTER ENDS Sat, May 13
Onsite Spring Practice Reporting Period Ends Sat, May 13
Onsite Fall Practice Reporting Period Begins Sun, May 14
Scholarships and Awards Ceremony Thu, May 18
BAC COMMENCEMENT Fri, May 19
Spring Grades are Due Fri, May 19 by 5 pm
BAC CLOSED—in observance of Memorial Day Mon, May 29
May Portfolios Hand-in (onsite) Tue, May 16 by 10 pm
May Portfolio Review (onsite) Wed, May 17–Thu, May 18, 6–9 pm
May Portfolio Review (onsite) Tue–Thu, May 22–25, 6–9 pm
May Portfolio Review Results (onsite) Tue, May 30, at 4:30 pm
Campus Clean Out—projects must be removed from the BAC Thu, June 1
Spring Incomplete Deadline Fri, June 30

Summer 2017

Summer Online Registration Begins for Degree Students Mon, Feb 27
Summer Online Registration Ends for Degree Students Fri, Mar 10
Summer Registration Begins for Certificate and Non-Matriculating Students Mon, May 8
Summer Add/Drop Opens Mon, May 22
SUMMER SEMESTER BEGINS Mon, June 5
Summer Add Period Ends Fri, June 9
Deadline to Register for July Portfolio Review Fri, July 9
CEU Weekend Sat-Sun, June 10-11
Summer Drop Period Ends Fri, June 16
BAC CLOSED—in observance of Independence Day Tue, July 4
Summer Withdrawal Deadline Mon, July 7, by 5pm
BAC Summer Academy ends Fri, July 25
SUMMER SEMESTER ENDS Sat, July 29
PORTFOLIO HAND-IN DEADLINE (onsite) Mon, July 10, by 10 pm
Portfolio Review in progress (onsite) Tue, July 11–Mon, July 31
Portfolio Review Results (onsite) Tue, Aug 1 at 4:30 pm
Campus Clean Out—projects must be removed from the BAC Thu, Aug 3
Summer Grades are due Fri, Aug 4, by 5 pm
Summer Incomplete deadline Fri, Sep 15

Fall 2017

Online Registration Opens - MDS, DMArch, MSIA & Sement III Onsite Mon, April 17 at 10am
Online Registration Opens - Segment II Onsite Tues, April 18 at 10am
Online Registration Opens - Segment I Onsite Wed, April 19 at 10am
Online Registration Ends for All Degree Students Fri, May 5 at 5pm
Registration Opens for Continuing Education Students Mon, June 19
Fall Practice Reporting Period Begins Sun, July 30
New Student Orientation Thurs-Fri, July 13-14
Distance MArch and MDS Fall Semester Begins Mon, July 31
Distance MArch and MDS Intensive Begins Sat, Aug 12
Add/Drop Opens for Onsite, MDS and MSIA Students Mon, Aug 14
Distance MArch and MDS Intensive Ends Sat, Aug 19
CityLab Intensive Begins Fri-Sat, Aug 25-26
Fall Semester Begins - Onsite Mon, Aug 28
Add Period Ends - First Half and Full Semester Classes Fri, Sept 1
Deadline for Fall Practice Registration Fri, Sept 1
CityLab Intensive Ends Fri-Sat, Sept 1-2
BAC Closed - Labor Day Observance Mon, Sept 4
End of Drop Period - First Half and Full Semester Classes Mon, Sept 11
Enrollment Verification Begins - Degree Students Wed, Sept 13
1st half Semeser Course Withdrawal Deadline Fri, Sept 29
Second half Semester Course Add Period Opens Mon, Oct 16
Fist Half Semester Classes End Sat, Oct 21
Second Half Semester Courses Begin Mon, Oct 23
End of Add period for 2nd Half Courses Fri, Oct 27
Deadline to Register for January Portfolio Review Fri, Oct 27
First Half Semester Classes Final Grades Due Fri, Oct 27
Withdrawal Deadline - Full Semester Course Fri, Nov 10
Second Half Semester Classes Withdrawal Deadline Mon, Nov 27
BAC Closed - Thanksgiving Observance Wed-Fri, Nov 22-24
Fall Lectures End Sat, Dec 9
Thesis Documents Submission Deadline Fri, Dec 15
Final January Graduation Clearance Date Fri, Dec 15
Studios and Second Half Semester Classes End Sat, Dec 16
Fall Semester Ends - DMArch, MDS and Onsite Sat, Dec 16
Campus Clean-Out (all projects must be removed from BAC property Fri, Dec 22
December Graduation Date Fri, Dec 22
Final Fall Semester Grades Due Fri, Dec 22
BAC Closed - Winter Break Sat - Sun, Dec 24-Jan 1
Studio Review Week Sun-Thurs, Dec 11-14
Fall Incomplete Deadline Fri, Feb 2

 

 

Students whose religious beliefs may cause them to miss classes, examinations or studio reviews must inform their instructors and provide documentation of their religious commitment. Although students are not penalized for missing class sessions and activities for such cause, their instructors may require that they make up any missed assignments within a reasonable amount of time and subject to published deadlines.