Academic Calendar

Fei Tian College operates year-round with three semesters of 15 instructional weeks each. Each full-time student enrolls in two semesters per year: either Fall/Spring or Summer/Fall.The optional third semester allows students to take on additional arts training, academic classes, and/or practicums.

2017-2018 Academic Year


Date Activity
Apr 17 (Mon) Intensive 4-week orientation workshop
May 12-15 (Fri- Mon) Condensed new student orientation
Registration for all students
May 13 (Sat) Falun Dafa Day
May 16 (Tue) Classes begin
May 22-26 (Mon-Fri) Performance examinations
May 29 (Mon) Memorial Day
May 23 – Jun 7 (Tue-Wed) Summer Break
Jul 4 (Tue) Independence Day
Sep 4 (Mon) Labor Day
Sep 5-8 (Tue-Fri) Final examinations
Sep 8 (Fri) Classes end


Date Activity
Aug 10 (Mon) Intensive 4-week orientation workshop
Sep 4-6 (Fri-Sun) Condensed new student orientation
Sep 7 (Mon) Labor Day
Sep 8 (Tue) Registration
Sep 9 (Wed) Semester begins
Sep 18 (Fri) Last day to add/drop classes
Oct 12 Columbus Day
Nov 11 Veterans Day
Nov 26-27 (Thu-Fri) Thanksgiving Day celebrations
Dec 14-18 (Mon-Fri) Final examinations
Dec 18 (Fri) Semester ends
Dec 21 – Jan 3 (Mon-Sun) Winter Break
 Dec 25 Christmas Day
 Jan 1 New Year’s Day


Date Activity
Dec 11 (Mon) Intensive 4-week orientation workshop
Jan 5-8 (Fri- Mon) Condensed new student orientation
Registration for all students
Jan 9 (Tue) Classes begin
Jan 15 (Mon) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Feb 19 -25 (Mon-Sun) Chinese New Year Break
Feb 19 (Mon) Presidents’ Day
Mar 12-25 (Mon-Sun) Spring Break
May 7-11 (Mon-Fri) Final examinations
May 11 (Fri) Classes end