Academic Calendar

Session : 
Spring 2019
Session Begins: 
Monday, February 4, 2019
Session Ends: 
Monday, February 4, 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
Thursday, February 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 March 18 – March 24
Monday, March 18, 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 Exit Interview, Reception and Dinner
Tuesday, May 21, 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: 
Friday, June 28, 2019
Session Ends: 
Monday, May 27, 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, August 3, 2019
Session Ends: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Registration Begins
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Deadline to Drop Course with Full Refund
Friday, May 31, 2019
Deadline for Course Withdrawals (‘W’ on transcript)
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Grades Due/Posted N/A – Not for Credit
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Session : 
LCAD MFA – Game Design
Session Begins: 
Friday, July 19, 2019
Session Ends: 
Monday, June 10, 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 29, 2019
Session Ends: 
Monday, July 1, 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)
Monday, February 4, 2019
Grades Due/Posted
Friday, August 2, 2019