Updates on Reopening SVA
Click below for info on our plans for 2021-2022, including the vaccine requirement for all students, faculty and staff.
Schedule and Deadlines

All Fall 2022 and Summer 2022 applications and supporting materials must be received by January 15, 2022. Applications or materials received after the deadline will be reviewed, for each program, on a space-available basis.


Students enter graduate programs in the fall semester only (summer only for MFA Art Practice & MFA Visual Narrative).


Please refer to the Graduate Admissions FAQ for additional guidelines about the application process. We welcome you to contact Graduate Admissions with any questions - gradadmissions@sva.edu.

2021

September 1

Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 online application opens for all graduate programs


Thursday, December 23–Sunday, January 2

Winter Recess; College Closed

2022

Monday, January 10

Undergraduate and Graduate Spring 2022 classes begin


Monday, January 10–Tuesday, January 18

Course adjustment period


Saturday, January 15

Graduate Application Deadline: All applications and supporting materials must be received by January 15, 2022. Applications or materials received after the deadline will be reviewed, for each program, on a space-available basis.


Monday, January 17

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; College closed


Friday, March 11

Staff Holiday; College Closed


Tuesday, March 15

Admissions Notification: Applicants who have completed the application process by Saturday, January 15, will be emailed an admissions decision by Tuesday, March 15. The College does not disclose admissions decisions via phone. All admissions decisions are sent to the email address used at the beginning of the application process. Letters are sent to the mailing address on file. To avoid delays in notification, applicants should regularly check their inbox and spam folders. Please also add gradadmissions@sva.edu to your address book or contacts.


Friday, April 15

Reply date for Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 accepted graduate students. Enrollment Fees are processed as space in each program remains available.


Sunday, May 1

Due date for Summer 2022 tuition


Recommended admissions completion deadline for international applicants requiring a student visa for the Fall 2022 semester.


Monday, May 30

Memorial Day Holiday; College Closed


Friday, June 3

MFA Visual Narrative Summer 2022 orientation


Monday, June 6

MFA Visual Narrative Summer 2022 classes begin


Wednesday, June 15 - Friday, June 17

MFA Art Practice Summer 2022 orientation


Monday, June 20

MFA Art Practice Summer 2022 classes begin


Friday, July 1

Recommended date that Fall 2022 international applicants complete the enrollment process


Monday, August 1

Fall 2022 Tuition Deadline: All programs except MFA Art Practice and MFA Visual Narrative. After this date, applicants must receive financial clearance from Student Accounts to register.


Sunday, August 28 - Friday, September 2

Orientation for Fall 2022 Semester


Monday, September 5

Labor Day Holiday; College Closed



Application Requirements by Department

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