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Summer 2008 Academic Calendar (University Park)

Key Dates and Deadlines for the Summer 2008 Semester
Description 1st Six-Week Session 2nd Six-Week Session
1Arrival Day - New Students Sunday, May 18 Sunday, June 29
Student Registration - Deadline Sunday, May 18 Tuesday, July 1
Intent to Graduate - Activation Period Mon - Fri, May 19 - June 20 Mon - Fri, May 19 - June 20
Classes Begin Monday, May 19 Wednesday, July 2
2Drop/Add Period Mon - Thurs, May 19 - 22 Wed - Mon, July 2 - 7
2Late Registration and Late Drop Begin Friday, May 23 Tuesday, July 8
Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes Monday, May 26 -------
Independence Day Holiday - No Classes ------- Friday, July 4
2Late Drop - Deadline Thursday, June 19 Monday, August 4
Withdrawal - Deadline Friday, June 27 Wednesday, August 13
Classes End Friday, June 27 Wednesday, August 13
Study Days Sat - Sun, June 28 - June 29 Thursday, August 14
Final Exams Monday, June 30 Friday, August 15
Commencement Saturday, August 16 Saturday, August 16

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses. Refer to the eLion "Course Drop Dates" application for further information. Starting with the first day of the class, a tuition penalty may be charged if the course is dropped.