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MSM Academic Calendar

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Important dates for the 2020-2021 academic year at Manhattan School of Music

Academic Calendar – 2020-2021

FALL 2020

July 1, 2020
Official first day of the Fall 2020 Semester

August 24, 2020
Andersen Residence Hall opens. Please visit the Fall Reopening page on the MSM website for more details

September 7, 2020
Labor Day holiday (administrative offices closed)

September 9, 2020
First day of academic classes for the Fall 2020 Semester
First day of Track A on-campus classes

September 9 to September 18, 2020
Add/drop period

September 9, 2020 to September 18, 2020
SEVIS check-in period for Track A international students

October 25, 2020
Last day to withdraw from a Fall 2020 Semester class

November 1, 2020
First day of Track B on-campus classes

November 1, 2020 to November 6, 2020
SEVIS check in period for Track B international students

November 25-29, 2020
Thanksgiving recess for students and faculty

November 25-27, 2020
Administrative offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday

December 1, 2020
Admissions applications due date (2021-2022)

December 11, 2020
Last day of Fall 2020 Semester academic classes

December 14 to December 18, 2020
Final exam week

December 19, 2020
Anderson Residence Hall closes at 12:00 pm for Track A students

December 19, 2020 to January 18, 2021
Winter recess for students in Tracks B & C

December 19, 2020 to January 31, 2021
Extended Winter Recess for students in Tracks A & D
(Administrative offices closed through January 3, 2021)

January 4, 2021
Administrative offices reopen

January 18, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No classes and administrative offices closed.

January 19, 2021
Track B on-campus classes continue

January 19, 2021 to January 22, 2021
SEVIS check in period for Track C international students

January 19 to February 12, 2021
Fall 2020 Semester Track C on-campus Performance Intensive

SPRING 2021

January 31, 2021
Andersen Hall re-opens for Fall 2020 Track A students

February 1, 2020 to February 5, 2021
SEVIS check in deadline for international students for Spring 2021 Semester

February 1, 2021
First day of classes for the Spring 2021Semester

February 1-February 5, 2021
Add/drop period

February 19 to February 28, 2021
First admission audition period for Fall 2021 entrance

March 1, 2021
Last day to withdraw from a Spring 2021 Semester class

May 7, 2021
Last day of Spring 2021 Semester classes

May 10 to May 14, 2021
Final examination week

May 17 to May 21, 2021
Jury examination week (No classes or rehearsals)

May 20, 2021
Commencement

May 21, 2021
Last day of Spring 2021 Semester

May 22, 2021
Move-out day for Andersen Hall residents by 12 pm

May 27 and May 28, 2021
Second admission audition period for select majors as available, for Fall 2021 entrance