IDSVA Calendar | The World-Class Low-Residency PhD in Visual Arts

See the program calendar for 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd year students. Fall and Spring calendars included.

Calendar

+ Spring 2018

1st Year Students

New York Residency
Jan 07: Arrive in NYC
Jan 08: Winter Residency Begins
Jan 13: Winter Residency Ends
Jan 14: Depart NYC

Spring Semester
Jan 22: Online Courses Begin
Feb 26: Spring Break Begins
Mar 04: Spring Breaks Ends
Apr 14: Online Courses End

2nd Year Students

New York Residency
Jan 07: Arrive in NYC
Jan 08: Winter Residency Begins
Jan 13: Winter Residency Ends
Jan 14: Depart NYC

Spring Semester
Jan 22: Online Courses Begin
Feb 26: Spring Break Begins
Mar 04: Spring Breaks Ends
Apr 14: Online Courses End

3rd Year Students

Spring Semester
Jan 22: Online Courses Begin
Feb 26: Spring Break Begins
Mar 04: Spring Breaks Ends
Apr 14: Online Courses End

4th & 5th Year Students

Spring Semester
Jan 22 - Apr 14: Dissertation Preparation

+ Summer 2018

1st Year Students

Summer Residency
May 22: Arrive in Rome
May 23: Summer Residency Begins
May 25: Travel to Spannocchia
June 02: Day Trip to Florence
June 09: Day Trip to Siena
June 10: Travel to Paris
June 14: Last Day
June 15: Depart Paris

2nd Year Students

Facilitated Reading
May 07: Facilitated Reading Begins
May 26: Facilitated Reading Ends

Summer Residency
June 03: Arrive in Berlin
June 10: Travel to Paris
June 15: Travel to Athens
June 19: Last Day
June 20: Depart Athens

3rd Year Students

Dissertation Residency
July 15: Arrive at Colby College
July 16: Diss. Residency Begins
July 21: Diss. Residency Ends
July 22: Depart Colby College

4th & 5th Year Students

Oral Examinations
Jul 05 - Jul 27: Oral Exams by Videoconference

+ Fall 2018

1st Year Students

Fall Semester
Sept 04: Online Courses Begin
Oct 22-28: Fall Break
Nov 22-23: Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 08: Online Courses End

2nd Year Students

Fall Semester
Sept 17: Online Courses Begin
Oct 22-28: Fall Break
Nov 22-23: Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 08: Online Courses End

3rd Year Students

Fall Semester
Sept 17: Online Courses Begin
Oct 22-28: Fall Break
Nov 22-23: Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 08: Online Courses End

4th & 5th Year Students

Fall Semester
Sep 17 - Dec 08: Dissertation Preparation
(Nov 22-23: Thanksgiving Holiday)

+ Spring 2019

1st Year Students

New York Residency
Jan 06: Arrive in NYC
Jan 07: Winter Residency Begins
Jan 12: Winter Residency Ends
Jan 13: Depart NYC

Spring Semester
Jan 22: Online Courses Begin
Feb 25: Spring Break Begins
Mar 03: Spring Breaks Ends
Apr 13: Online Courses End

2nd Year Students

New York Residency
Jan 06: Arrive in NYC
Jan 07: Winter Residency Begins
Jan 12: Winter Residency Ends
Jan 13: Depart NYC

Spring Semester
Jan 22: Online Courses Begin
Feb 25: Spring Break Begins
Mar 03: Spring Breaks Ends
Apr 13: Online Courses End

3rd Year Students

Spring Semester
Jan 22: Online Courses Begin
Feb 25: Spring Break Begins
Mar 03: Spring Breaks Ends
Apr 13: Online Courses End

4th & 5th Year Students

Spring Semester
Jan 22 - Apr 13: Dissertation Preparation
 

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