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Important Dates

Date Time Location Description
Wednesday, August 15     International Student Orientation
Thursday, August 16     Graduate Student Orientation (for new grad students)
Friday, August 17     Graduate Student Orientation (for new grad students)
Friday, August 17 6:30 p.m.   Back to School Party at EvB's
Saturday, August 18     Dance Entrance Auditions
Sunday, August 19     First Year Student Move-In
Monday, August 20 9:00 a.m. E. Turner Stump Theatre Dean's Welcome and Convocation
Monday, August 20 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   First FYE Class Meeting
Monday, August 20     Regional Campus Meetings
Tuesday, August 21     New Faculty Orientation
Tuesday, August 21 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. D207 Orientation for New Theatre and Dance Grad Students
Wednesday, August 22 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.   School Retreat
Wednesday, August 22 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EZ Theatre College of the Arts Retreat
Thursday, August 23     First Day of Fall Semester
August 23-24 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.   Mainstage Theatre Auditions
Saturday, August 25     Auditions for Dance '18 and Kent Dance Ensemble
Monday, August 27 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.   Callbacks for West Side Story
Tuesday, August 28 5:30 p.m. E. Turner Stump Theatre Majors and Minors Meeting
Tuesday, August 28 After Majors & Minors Mtg.   Callbacks for Emilie
Thursday, August 30 5:15 p.m. Scene Shop Design/Tech Mixer
Monday, September 3     Labor Day (University Closed)
Friday, September 7 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Book of Mormon Masterclass with Derric Nolte/Monica Patton
Friday, September 7 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EZ Theatre Sundaes on Friday
Friday, September 21     Masterclass with Alice Ripley (tentative)
Saturday, September 22 6:00 p.m. KSC Ballroom Blossoming Gala
Saturday, September 29   Esplanade Kent Creativity Festival
Saturday, October 6     Homecoming
October 4-10   Wright-Curtis Theatre Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight
October 11-12     Fall Break – No Classes
Wednesday, October 17 9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Discover Theatre Day
Friday, October 19     25th Annual College Teaching Conference
Friday, October 19     Theatre Advising Day
Saturday, October 20 7:30 p.m. EZ Theatre LTA/LatinUS Theatre Event
Saturday, October 27     Roe Green Birthday
November 2-11   E. Turner Stump Theatre West Side Story
Saturday, November 3     College of the Arts Distinguished Alumni Awards
Monday, November 12     Veterans' Day Observed – No Classes
Wednesday, November 14 9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Discover Theatre Day
November 30 – December 2   E. Turner Stump Theatre Dance '18: TranscenDance