Members of the GSD community are encouraged to review the academic calendar regularly. For any questions, please contact the Office of the Registrar.

Fall Term

August

  • Mon‐Fri, 8th‐12th: MAUD/MDE Pre‐Term Workshop || ARCH CORE Pre‐Term Workshop
  • Mon‐Fri, 15th‐19th: MAUD/MUP/MDE/MLA Pre‐Term Workshop || ARCH CORE Pre‐Term Workshop
  • Mon-Fri, 22nd‐26th: New Student Orientation
  • Thu, 25th: Option Studio Lottery (Full Term and M1)
  • Fri, 26th: MDES Advanced Course Selection Closes at 9 a.m.
  • Mon, 29th: Limited‐Enrollment Lottery Closes at 9 a.m.
  • Tue, 30th: M2 Option Studio Lottery || Open Enrollment Period Begin
  • Wed, 31st: Fall Classes Begin || Returning Student Registration

September

  • Mon, 5th: Labor Day || No Classes || Offices Closed
  • Wed, 7th: Fall Class Selections Due ($15 add/drop flat fee after this date)
  • Fri, 9th: MRE Open House
  • Wed, 14th: Last Day to Add/Drop F1 and Full Term Classes ($30 fee per transaction after this date) || Leaves on or Before: No Tuition Charge
  • Fri‐Sat, 16th‐17th: GSD Comeback: Alumni & Friends Celebration
  • Sun‐Tue 25th‐27th: Rosh Hashanah Begins at Sundown || Ends Tuesday Evening
  • Mon‐Fri, 26th‐30th: Preferred Studio Trips Week

October

  • Sat‐Sun, 1st‐2nd: Preferred Studio Trips Week (continued)
  • Tue‐Wed, 4th‐5th: Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown || Ends Wednesday Evening
  • Thu, 6th: Leaves on or Before: One‐Fourth Tuition Charge
  • Fri, 7th: M1 Option Studios End
  • Mon, 10th: Indigenous Peoples’ Day || No Classes || Offices Closed
  • Thu, 13th: M1 Option Studio Reviews
  • Mon, 17th: F1 Classes End
  • Tue, 18th: F2 Classes Begin
  • Thu, 20th: M2 Option Studios Begin
  • Tue, 25th: MDE Open House
  • Thu, 27th: MDes/DDes Open House
  • Fri, 28th: Last Day to Add/Drop F2 Classes || MAUD/MLAUD/MUP Open House

November

  • Tue, 1st: MRE Open House
  • Thu, 3rd: MLA Open House
  • Fri, 4th: Leaves on or Before: One‐Half Tuition Charge|| MArch Open House
  • Fri, 11th: Veterans Day || Classes Meet || No Studio Reviews || Offices Closed
  • Tue, 15th: Deadline to Submit a Leave of Absence Petition for the Spring 2023 Semester
  • Wed‐Sun, 23rd‐27th: Thanksgiving Recess
  • Thu‐Fri, 24th‐25th: Offices Closed

December

  • Thu, 1st: FAS Classes End
  • Fri, 2nd: Full Term, M2 Option Studio and F2 Classes End || Leaves on or Before: Three‐Fourths Tuition Charge || After This Date: Full Tuition Charge
  • Mon‐Wed, 5th‐7th: Core Reviews
  • Wed‐Fri, 7th‐9th: Full Term and M2 Option Studio Reviews
  • Mon‐Thu, 12th‐15th: Final Exams
  • Thu‐Fri, 15th‐16th: Thesis Reviews
  • Sat, 17th: Winter Recess Begins
  • Thu, 22nd: GSD Closes for students at 11:59 PM
  • Fri, 23rd: Offices Close at Noon
  • Sat, 24th: Christmas Eve
  • Sun, 25th: Christmas Day

Spring Term

January

  • Sun, 1st: New Year’s Day
  • Mon, 2nd: Winter Recess ends || Offices Still Closed
  • Tue, 3rd: GSD Reopens at 8 AM
  • Tue‐Fri 3rd‐13th: JTerm
  • Mon, 16th: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day || Offices Closed
  • Tue‐Sat, 17th‐21st: MLA Pre‐Term Workshop
  • Wed, 18th: Option Studio Lottery (Full Term and M1) Closes at 9 a.m.
  • Thu, 19th: MDES Advanced Course Selection Closes at 9 a.m.
  • Fri, 20th: Limited‐Enrollment Lottery Closes at 9 a.m.
  • Sat, 21st: Open Enrollment (Add/Drop) Begins
  • Mon, 23rd: Spring Classes/Full Term and M1 Option Studios Begin
  • Thu, 26th: M2 Option Studio Lottery Closes at 9 a.m.
  • Fri, 27th: Spring Class Selections Due ($15 add/drop flat fee after this date)

February

  • Fri, 3rd: Last Day to Add/Drop S1 and Full Term Classes ($30 fee per transaction after this date)
  • Mon, 6th: Leaves on or Before: No Tuition Charge
  • Mon, 20th: Presidents’ Day || No Classes || Offices Closed
  • Mon‐Sun, 20th‐26th: Preferred Studio Trips Week
  • Fri, 24th: Leaves on or Before: One‐Fourth Tuition Charge

March

  • Fri, 3rd: M1 Option Studios End
  • Mon, 6th: S1 Classes End
  • Tue, 7th: S2 Classes Begin
  • Thu, 9th: M1 Option Studio Reviews
  • Mon‐Sun, 13th‐19th: Preferred Studio Trips Week || Spring Recess
  • Fri, 17th: Leaves on or Before: One‐Half Tuition Charge
  • Thu, 23rd: M2 Option Studios Begin || Ramadan Begins
  • Fri, 24th: Job and Internship Fair
  • Tue, 28th: Last Day to Add/Drop S2 Classes
  • Thu, 30th: MDes/DDes and MDE Open Houses
  • Fri, 31st: Open House for Admitted Students

April

  • Wed, 5th: Passover Begins
  • Fri, 7th: Good Friday
  • Sun, 9th: Easter
  • Thu, 13th: Passover Ends
  • Sat, 22nd: Ramadan Ends
  • Mon, 24th: Full Term, M2 Option Studio and S2 Classes End (M2 Studios end 4/27) || Leaves on or Before: Three‐Fourths Tuition Charge || After This Date: Full Tuition Charge
  • Wed, 26th: FAS Classes End
  • Wed‐Fri, 26th‐28th: Core Reviews
  • Fri, 28th: Full Term and M2 Option Studio Reviews

May

  • Mon‐Tue, 1st‐2nd: Full Term and M2 Option Studio Reviews
  • Wed‐Fri, 3rd‐5th: Final Exams
  • Mon, 8th: Final Exams
  • Tue, 9th: IDEP Review
  • Tue‐Fri, 9th‐12th: Thesis Reviews
  • Wed, 24th: Class Day
  • Thu, 25th: Commencement

June

  • Thu, 15th: Deadline to Submit a Leave of Absence Petition for the Fall 2023 Semester

Withdrawals/Leaves & Tuition Charges

Any student who withdraws or is granted a leave from the GSD after registration will be held responsible for tuition charges according to the following schedule:

Fall Term

Withdrawals/leaves on or before September 14
no tuition charge

Withdrawals/leaves on or before October 6
one‐fourth tuition charge

Withdrawals/leaves on or before November 4
one‐half tuition charge

Withdrawals/leaves on or before December 2
three‐fourths tuition charge

After December 2
full tuition charge

Spring Term

Withdrawals/leaves on or before February 6
no tuition charge

Withdrawals/leaves on or before February 24
one‐fourth tuition charge

Withdrawals/leaves on or before March 17
one‐half tuition charge

Withdrawals/leaves on or before April 24
three‐fourths tuition charge

After April 24
full tuition charge

 

Page Last Updated: September 27, 2022