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academic calendar



Academic Calendar

Fall semester runs 15 weeks, September – December

Spring semester runs 15 weeks, January – May

Summer semester runs 10 weeks, June

SFD Fall 2016 College Career Fair and Presentations

School of Fashion Design 2016 - 2017 Academic Calendar:

FALL 2016

Monday, September 12th – Convocation and Orientation. All Students. (10:00am-2:00pm)

Saturday, September 24th – Fall Fashion Academy Begins

Thursday, September 29th – Brown Bag Guest Speaker Series (1)

Monday, October 10th -- No Classes in Observance of Christopher Columbus  

Tuesday, October 11th – Holiday Stocking Extravaganza Begins!**

Saturday, October 22nd – Open House (10:00am – Noon)

Thursday, October 27th – Brown Bag Guest Speaker Series (2)

Friday, November 11th – No Classes in Observance of all US Veterans

Saturday, November 12th – Fall Fashion Academy Ends

Thursday, November 17th – Brown Bag Guest Speaker Series (3)

Wednesday, November 23th – Sunday, November 27th – No Classes - Thanksgiving Break

Tuesday, December 13th – Holiday Party - SFD Community Invited (6:00pm)*

Thursday, December 15th and Friday, December 16th – Final Crit Days at Noon each day

Wednesday, December 21th - Fall Semester Ends

Thursday, December 22nd – Sunday, January 8th – Winter Break

SPRING 2017 

Monday, January 9th - Spring Semester Begins

Monday, January 16th – No Classes in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Saturday, January 21st – Spring Fashion Academy Begins

Friday, January 27th – Student Experience Trip to NYC – SFD Community Invited

Thursday, February 2nd - Brown Bag Guest Speaker Series (4) [Snow Date for NYC Trip]

Monday, February 20th - No Classes in Observance of US Presidents

Thursday, February 23rd – Brown Bag Guest Speaker Series (5)

Sunday, March 5th – Sunday, March 12th – No Classes -- Spring Break

Saturday, March 11th – Open House (10:00am – Noon)

Saturday, March 11th – Spring Fashion Academy ends

Thursday, March 30th – Brown Bag Guest Speaker Series (6)

Monday, April 17th – No Classes in Observance of Massachusetts Patriots

Tuesday, April 18th – Friday, April 28th – Final Crit Day at Noon each day

Friday, April 28th - Spring Semester Ends

Wednesday, May 3rd - Collection 2017 Judging

Monday, May 8th through Wednesday, May 10th – Fashion Show Production Days

Thursday, May 11th – Student Benefit Fashion Show at SFD (Times 5:00pm and 7:00pm)

Friday, May 12th – Commencement Ceremony and Reception at SFD (Time 11:00am)

* Fashion Academy is a fashion design program created for high school students.

** Join the SFD community in creating beautiful holiday stockings to be filled with toys for deserving children.

All dates are subject to change.