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Calendars & Events

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar dates are subject to change. Please check this page often for most current information.
(Professional Division calendar may not include all dates for Ailey/Fordham BFA students. Please refer to the Fordham University Academic Calendar for a full list of dates)

For additional Ailey School dates, visit the Performance Calendar and the Auditions Calendar.
 

Saturday, August 27th - Sunday, August 28th, 2022

Ludlow Residence Early Move-in
Incoming students may move in until Monday, September 5, 2022

Saturday, September 3rd - Monday, September 5th, 2022

Ludlow Final Move-in

Monday, September 5th

Labor Day
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Tuesday, September 6th

Fall 2022 term begins

Monday, October 10th

Indigenous People Day
No classes; 
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Thursday, November 24th - Friday, November 25th, 2022

Thanksgiving Recess
No classes
(no BFA classes on Wednesday, November 23)
Administrative staff off and offices closed
 

Friday, December 9th

Fordham BFA Fall 2022 term ends
Last day of BFA spring term classes 

Monday, December 12th - Monday, January 16th, 2023

Winter Holiday Break - BFA Program
No BFA Program Classes
Spring 2023 term classes commence on January 17, 2023

Monday, December 19th - Monday, January 2nd, 2023

Winter Holiday Break
No Certificate, Independent Study, or Scholarship Program Classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Tuesday, January 3rd

Fall 2022 classes resume
Certificate, Independent Study, and Scholarship students 

Friday, January 6th

Spring 2023 Registration deadline
All enrollment materials and tuition payments due in full.
 

Friday, January 13th

Fall 2022 term ends
Last day of spring term dance classes for Certificate, Independent Study, and Scholarship students

Monday, January 16th

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Tuesday, January 17th

Spring 2023 term begins

Monday, February 20th

President's Day
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Monday, March 13th - Sunday, March 19th, 2023

Spring Break - School closed
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Wednesday, April 5th - Monday, April 10th, 2023

Easter Recess - School closed
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Wednesday, May 3rd

Fordham BFA Spring 2023 term ends
Last day of BFA spring term classes 

Thursday, May 25th

Spring 2023 term ends
Last day of spring term for all Professional Division students

Saturday, May 27th - Sunday, May 28th, 2023

Ludlow Move-Out
Final move-out is Sunday, May 28, 2023

Monday, May 29th

Memorial Day
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Sunday, June 25th

Ludlow Move-In
for 5-week Summer Intensive participants

Monday, June 26th - Friday, July 14th, 2023

3-week Summer Intensive 

Monday, June 26th - Friday, July 28th, 2023

5-week Summer Intensive 

Tuesday, July 4th

Independence Day
No Classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Saturday, July 15th

McMahon Hall Move-Out
3-week Summer Intensive participants

Saturday, July 29th

Ludlow and McMahon Hall Move-Out
5-week Summer Intensive participants

Tuesday, August 30th

First Steps and Bounding Boys Program Orientation Week Activities
Orientation activities will take place via zoom. Communication will be sent by email.
 

Saturday, September 10th

First day of First Steps and Bounding Boys in-person dance classes

Monday, September 12th - Saturday, September 17th, 2022

Orientation Week
Activities TBD

 

Saturday, September 17th

Pre-Professional classes begin

Monday, October 10th

Indigenous People's Day
No classes; Offices closed

Wednesday, November 23rd - Saturday, November 26th, 2022

Thanksgiving Holiday
No classes; Administrative staff off; Offices closed

Monday, November 28th

Junior Division classes resume

Monday, December 19th - Monday, January 2nd, 2023

Winter Holiday Break
No classes.
Administrative staff off and offices closed.

Monday, January 16th

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
No classes; Administrative staff off; Offices closed

Saturday, February 18th - Friday, February 24th, 2023

Mid-Winter Break
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Tuesday, January 3rd

Fall 2022 classes resume for Certificate, Independent Study, and Scholarship students.

Saturday, February 25th

Junior Division classes resume

Monday, April 3rd - Monday, April 10th, 2023

Spring Break
No classes; Administrative staff off; Offices closed

Tuesday, April 11th

Junior Division classes resume

Saturday, May 20th

Spring 2023 term ends

Monday, May 29th

Memorial Day
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Sunday, June 25th

McMahon Hall Move-In

Monday, June 26th - Friday, July 21st, 2023

4-week Summer Intensive

Saturday, July 22nd

McMahon Hall Move-Out