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academic calendar



Academic Calendar: 2018 – 2019
Fall semester: September – December
Spring semester: January – May
Summer semester: June


Fall 2018

Tuesday, September 11th  – Orientation. All New Students. (10:00am-2:00pm)

Wednesday, September 12th – First Day of Classes

Monday, October 8th -- No Classes in Observance of Christopher Columbus  

Tuesday, October 9th – "Sewn for the Holidays" Designer Extravaganza Begins!

Saturday, October 20th – Fall Open House (10:00am – Noon)

Sunday, November 11th – Observe U.S. Veteran’s Day

Wednesday, November 21st – Sunday, November 25th – No Classes - Thanksgiving Break

Tuesday, December 11th – "Sewn for the Holidays" Party - SFD Community Invited (6:00pm)

Tuesday, December 11th through Friday, December 14th – Final Crit Week

Wednesday, December 19th  -  Fall Semester Ends

Thursday, December 20th – Sunday, January 6th – Winter Break

Spring 2019

Tuesday, January 8th – Orientation for all new students.

Wednesday, January 9th   - Spring Semester Begins

Monday, January 14th  – No Classes in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Friday, January 25th – Student Experience Fabric Shopping/Museum Trip to NYC
(snow date Friday, February 1st)

Monday, February 18th - No Classes in Observance of US Presidents

Sunday, March 3rd  – Sunday, March 10th – No Classes -- Spring Break

Saturday, March 23rd  – Spring Open House (10:00am – Noon)

Monday, April 15h – SFD Closed in Observance of Massachusetts Patriots

Tuesday, April 16th – Friday, April 19th – Final Crit Week

Friday, April 26th - Spring Semester Ends

Wednesday, May 1st  - Collection Judging at 6:00pm

Monday, May 6th through Wednesday, May 8th – Fashion Show Production Days

Thursday, May 9th – Student Benefit Fashion Show at SFD (Times 5:00pm and 7:00pm)

Friday, May 10th – Commencement Ceremony and Reception at SFD (Time 10:00am)

All dates are subject to change.