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  • Calendar

    2016 Fall Term

    Application Deadline July 15
    Arrival  August 27-29
    Orientation  August 31-September 2
    Classes begin September 6
    Thanksgiving recess.....
    The ESL Institute will be closed during the week of Thanksgiving.*
    November 21-27
    Last day of the ESL program December 14
    ESL Reception/Graduation
    4:00-6:00 p.m.  Hall of Nations, Centennial Hall
    December 14
    *Students enrolled in University courses take note: University courses meet Monday-Wednesday of this week.  Monday classes meet on Monday.  Special changes to the schedule:  Thursday classes meet on Tuesday and Friday classes meet on Wednesday.  Check your course syllabus for details.

     2017 Spring Term

    Application Deadline December 15, 2016
    Arrival January 16-17
    Orientation  January 18-21
    Classes begin January 23
    Spring Recess March 13-17
    Last day of the ESL program May 4
    ESL Reception/Graduation
    4:00-6:00 p.m.
    Hall of Nations, Centennial
    May 4

    2016 Summer 8-week Term

    Application Deadline May 1
    Arrival  May 19
    Orientation  May 20-22

    Classes begin*

    *The 2016 summer program is available to currently enrolled students who are eligible to study at levels 5 and 6.

    May 23
    No Classes May 30; July 4
    Last day of summer classes July 15