TERM DATES

The Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center offers classes, workshops, and studio access year-round on the quarter system.

There is a 1-week Class Make-Up Week at the end of each Class term for CIADC cancelled class sessions due to instructor illness/schedule, bad weather, etc. Please note: the Class Make-Up Week is not for individual student make-ups, only used when necessary for the entire class.

Please see the Class and Studio Access schedule here.

2017 Fall Term:
Class Term: September 11 - November 19 (10-Weeks)
Class Make-Up Week: November 20 - November 26
Open Studio Access Dates: September 11 - December 31

2017 Holiday Immersion Weeks:
Week A: December 11 - December 15 (Mon-Fri, 9am-12pm)
Week B: December 18 - December 22 (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm)

2018 Winter Term:
Class Term: January 1 - March 11 (10-Weeks)
Class Make-Up Week: March 12 - March 18
Open Studio Access Dates: January 1 - March 25

2018 Spring Term:
Class Term: March 26 - June 3 (10-Weeks)
Class Make-Up Week: June 4 - June 10
Open Studio Access Dates: March 26 - June 17

2018 Spring/Summer Immersion Week:
June 11 - June 15 (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm)

2018 Summer Term:
Class Term: June 18 - August 26 (10-Weeks)
Class Make-Up Week: August 27 - September 2
Open Studio Access Dates: June 18 - September 9

Observed Holidays (CIADC Building Closed)
New Year’s Day (January 1)
Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (first Monday in September)
Thanksgiving / Black Friday (fourth Thursday / Friday in November)
Christmas Eve / Christmas (December 24 / 25)
New Year’s Eve (December 31)

Any Holiday falling on Saturday is observed the previous Friday
Any Holiday falling on Sunday is observed the following Monday