Academic Calendar

Session : 
Spring 2019
Session Begins: 
Monday, January 28, 2019
Session Ends: 
Monday, May 20, 2019
All Federal Financial Aid Materials (FAFSA) Due
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Tuition Due or First Payment (if on payment plan)
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Spring New Student Orientation (mandatory)
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
First day of instruction
Monday, January 28, 2019
Add/Drop Deadline
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Second Tuition Payment Due
Friday, February 8, 2019
President’s Day holiday
Monday, February 18, 2019
LCAD Open House
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Third Tuition Payment Due
Friday, March 8, 2019
Midterm testing/grading March 11 – March 16
Monday, March 11, 2019
Spring Break Sunday, March 17 - Sunday, March 24
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Online Registration for Fall 2019 March 25 – April 5
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Admitted Student’s Day
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Withdrawal deadline = last day to receive prorated tuition refund
Monday, April 8, 2019
Final Exams May 14 – May 20
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Last day of classes
Monday, May 20, 2019
Final grades due for Graduating Students
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Graduating Student Exhibition and Reception at seven-degrees. 3-6PM
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Final grades due for all other students
Friday, May 24, 2019
Commencement @ 4PM
Friday, May 24, 2019
Session : 
LCAD FREE Summer Class
Session Begins: 
Monday, May 27, 2019
Session Ends: 
Friday, June 28, 2019
Registration Begins
Monday, February 11, 2019
Deadline to Drop Course (without Grade Penalty)
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Deadline for Course Withdrawals (‘W’ on transcript)
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Grades Due/Posted
Monday, July 1, 2019
Session : 
LCAD Portfolio Development
Session Begins: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Session Ends: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Registration Begins
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Deadline to Drop Course with Full Refund
Friday, May 31, 2019
Session : 
LCAD MFA – Game Design
Session Begins: 
Monday, June 10, 2019
Session Ends: 
Friday, July 19, 2019
Registration Begins
Monday, May 6, 2019
Deadline to Drop Course with Full Refund
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Deadline for Course Withdrawals (‘W’ on transcript) and Partial Refund
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Grades Due / Posted
Friday, July 26, 2019
Session : 
LCAD Pre-College Program
Session Begins: 
Monday, July 1, 2019
Session Ends: 
Monday, July 29, 2019
Registration Begins
Monday, October 1, 2018
Deadline to Drop Course with Full Refund
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Deadline for Course Withdrawals (‘W’ on transcript)
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Grades Due / Posted
Friday, August 2, 2019
Session : 
Fall 2019
Session Begins: 
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Session Ends: 
Saturday, December 21, 2019
All Federal Financial Aid Materials (FAFSA) Due
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Tuition Due or First Payment (if on payment plan)
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Residence Hall Move-In
Saturday, August 24, 2019
New Student Orientation (Mandatory and Optional Diagnostics)
Monday, August 26, 2019
New Student Orientation (Mandatory)
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
First day of instruction
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Add/Drop Deadline
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Second Tuition Payment Due
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Midterm testing/grading 10/14 -10/19
Monday, October 14, 2019
Third Tuition Payment Due
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Administrative Tuesday, All classes cancelled
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
LCAD Open House
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Withdrawal deadline = last day to receive prorated tuition refund
Monday, November 4, 2019
Online Registration for Spring 2020 11/4/19 - 11/15/19
Monday, November 4, 2019
Thanksgiving holiday 11/27/19 - 12/1/19
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Final Exams 12/16/19 - 12/21/19
Monday, December 16, 2019
Last day of classes
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Winter Holiday: No Classes
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Final grades due
Monday, January 6, 2020
Session : 
Spring 2020
Session Begins: 
Monday, January 27, 2020
Session Ends: 
Monday, May 18, 2020
All Federal Financial Aid Materials (FAFSA) Due
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Tuition Due or First Payment (if on payment plan)
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Spring New Student Orientation (mandatory) 1/22/20 - 1/23/20
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
First day of instruction
Monday, January 27, 2020
Add/Drop Deadline
Monday, February 4, 2019
Second Tuition Payment Due
Saturday, February 8, 2020
President’s Day holiday
Monday, February 17, 2020
Third Tuition Payment Due
Sunday, March 8, 2020
LCAD Open House
Sunday, March 8, 2020
Midterm testing/grading 3/9/20 - 3/14/20
Monday, March 9, 2020
Spring Break 3/15/20 - 3/22/20
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Online Registration for Fall 2020 3/30/20 - 4/10/20
Monday, March 30, 2020
Admitted Student’s Day
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Withdrawal deadline = last day to receive prorated tuition refund
Monday, April 6, 2020
Final Exams 5/12/20 - 5/18/20
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Last day of classes
Monday, May 18, 2020
Final grades due for Graduating Students
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Graduating Student Reception + Exhibition
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Final grades due for all other students
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Final grades due for all other students
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Commencement @ 4pm
Friday, May 22, 2020