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Summer 2018 Academic Calendar (University Park)

Key Dates and Deadlines for the Summer 2018 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 Tues, May 8 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) Tues, May 15 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) Thurs, June 28 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)
2Regular Add - Deadline Wed, May 9 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) Wed, May 16 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) Fri, June 29 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)
2Late Drop Begins Wed, May 9 Wed, May 16 Fri, June 29
2Late Registration Begins Thurs, May 10 Thurs, May 17 Sat, June 30
Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes Mon, May 28 Mon, May 28 -------
Independence Holiday - No Classes ------- ------- Wed, July 4
2Late Drop - Deadline Tues, May 29 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) Thurs, June 14 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) Tues, July 31 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)
Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students) ------- ------- Tues, July 31
Withdrawal - Deadline Mon, June 4 at 5:00 p.m. (ET) Fri, June 22 at 5:00 p.m. (ET) Wed, August 8 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
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.