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Summer 2012 Academic Calendar (University Park)

Key Dates and Deadlines for the Summer 2012 Semester
Description Maymester 1st Six-Week Session 2nd Six-Week Session
1Arrival Day - New Students Sun, May 6 Sun, May 13 Sun, June 24
Registration - Deadline Sun, May 6 Sun, May 13 Tues, June 26
Intent to Graduate - Activation Period Mon - Fri, May 7 - June 15 Mon - Fri, May 7 - June 15 Mon - Fri, May 7 - June 15
Classes Begin Mon, May 7 Mon, May 14 Wed, June 27
2Regular Drop - Deadline Wed, May 9 Thurs, May 17 Mon, July 2
2Regular Add - Deadline Thurs, 8:00 a.m. (ET) May 10 Fri, 8:00 a.m. (ET) May 18 Tues, 8:00 a.m. (ET) July 3
2Late Drop Begins Thurs, May 10 Fri, May 18 Tues, July 3
2Late Registration Begins Fri, May 11 Sat, May 19 Wed, July 4
Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes Mon, May 28 Mon, May 28 -------
Independence Holiday - No Classes ------- ------- July 4
2Late Drop - Deadline Tues, May 29 Wed, June 13 Tues, July 31
Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students) ------- ------- Tues, July 31
Withdrawal - Deadline Mon, June 4 Fri, June 22 Wed, August 8
Classes End Mon, June 4 Fri, June 22 Wed, August 8
Study Days Tues, June 5 Sat - Sun, June 23 - 24 Thurs, August 9
Final Exams Wed, June 6 Mon, June 25 Fri, August 10
Commencement Sat, August 11 Sat, August 11 Sat, August 11

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.