Updates on the 2020-2021 Academic Year
SVA continues remote instruction, with select facilities accessible by appointment. Click below for updates.

Fall 2020

October 2020

November 2020

  • SVA-sponsored student Health Insurance Fee waiver deadline for Fall 2020
  • Last day to officially drop Fall 2020 undergraduate and graduate courses without a grade. Academic progress and financial liability may be affected.
  • Students may drop Fall 2020 undergraduate and graduate courses with a grade of "W". Academic progress and financial liability may be affected. International students must receive approval from the International Students Office to drop below full-time status.
  • Course adjustment period for Spring 2021 schedules
  • Thanksgiving recess, College closed
  • Online registration for Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 ends for students accepted for the Spring 2021 semester

December 2020

  • Registration for Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 for students accepted for the Spring 2021 semester continues by appointment with departmental advisors
  • Spring 2021 Continuing Education program registration begins
  • Due date for Spring 2021 semester tuition (students not on a pre-approved payment plan)
  • Financial aid deadline for submitting all loan applications for students registered for Fall 2020 only
  • Deadline for OPT application and program extension request for international students in their final semester of study
  • Last day to officially drop Fall 2020 undergraduate and graduate courses. Academic progress and financial liability may be affected.
  • Monday undergraduate and graduate classes end
  • Tuesday undergraduate and graduate classes end
  • Wednesday undergraduate and graduate classes end
  • Thursday undergraduate and graduate classes end
  • Friday/Saturday/Sunday undergraduate and graduate classes end
  • Undergraduate and graduate classes end; last day that the Registrar’s Office will accept grade changes for the Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 semesters
  • Check-out SVA residence halls for non-returning students
  • Due date for Fall 2020 semester grades
  • Winter Recess; College closed

Spring 2021

January 2021

February 2021

  • Optimal filing date for new students to submit financial aid FAFSA forms to central processor for 2021-2022 financial aid
  • Residence hall room selection for returning students
  • Administrative withdrawal from summer 2021 courses for students without financial clearance for the spring 2021 semester
  • SVA-sponsored student Health Insurance Fee waiver deadline for Spring 2021
  • SEVIS registration deadline for all F/J international students
  • Optimal date to resolve Incomplete grades from the Fall 2020 semester

March 2021

  • Spring break; no classes
  • Optimal financial aid date for returning students to submit 2021-2022 FAFSA application
  • Last day to officially drop Spring 2021 undergraduate and graduate courses without a grade. Academic progress and financial liability may be affected.
  • Students may drop Spring 2021 undergraduate and graduate courses with a grade of "W". Academic progress and financial liability may be affected. International students must receive approval from the International Students Office to drop below full-time status.
  • Staff holiday; College closed
  • Online registration for all currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students for the 2021-2022 academic year (by appointment only)
  • Passover, no continuing education classes
  • Spring 2021 Pre-College program ends

April 2021

  • Deadline for OPT application and program extension request for international students in their final semester of study
  • Application deadline for SVA students wishing to participate in International Exchange for Fall 2021
  • Financial aid deadline for submitting all loan applications for fall/spring or spring-only students
  • Last day to officially drop Spring 2021 undergraduate and graduate courses. Academic progress and financial liability may be affected.

May 2021

Summer 2021

May 2021

June 2021

July 2021

August 2021

Fall 2021

September 2021