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Important Dates for International Students

Here is a calendar of important dates that you should know. It is for reference only. Always refer to the KU calendar at calendar.kutztown.edu for the most current information about drop/add periods, withdraw periods for refunds and W/WF grades, registration, and other important university dates.

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Fall 2014 Semester

August 19: First day of New International Student Orientation/Move-In

August 25: First day of class, Fall 2014

August 25-29: Check in at Boxwood House to complete SEVIS registration

September 1: Labor Day Holiday, KU closed

September 2: Follow Monday schedule / Last day to withdraw with 100% refund / Last day to add a class or drop without a "W" grade

September 14: First day December 2014 graduates may apply for post-completion OPT

September 30: OPT Information Session, 11:00 am, Academic Forum 103

October 13: Columbus Day Holiday, No Classes, KU Open

October 31: Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of "W" (withdraws after this date will receive a "WF" - Withdraw Failing)

November 21: Thanksgiving Celebration - 5-7 pm, South Dining Hall, Dining Room 1

November 27: Thanksgiving Holiday, KU closed

November 27-30: Thanksgiving Break, KU closed (Students wanting to stay on campus during the break must contact Housing by Nov. 10 & pay $100 fee.)

December 6: Last day of classes, Fall 2014 semester

December 13: Last day of final exams / Fall 2014 Commencement

December 25 - January 1: Winter Holiday Break, KU Closed

Spring 2015 Semester

January 12: End of 30 day Grace Period for J-1 fall exchange students

January 14: First day of New International Student Orientation & Move-in

January 15-16: New International Student Orientation

January 19: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, KU Closed

January 20: First day of class, Spring 2015

January 20-24: Check in at Boxwood House to complete SEVIS registration

January 27: Last day to withdraw with 100% refund / Last day to add a class or drop without a "W" grade

February 8: First day May 2015 graduates may apply for post-completion OPT

February 10: OPT Information Session, 11:00 am, Academic Forum 103

February 11: Last day December 2014 graduates may apply for post-completion OPT / End of 60 day Grace Period for recent F-1 graduates

February 17: Tax Information Session, 11:00 am, Academic Forum 103

March 7-March 15: Spring Break, no classes (KU is open during this time.)

April 3: Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of "W" (withdraws after this date will receive a "WF" - Withdraw Failing)

April 15: Tax forms due for 2014

May 1: Deadline to apply for summer tuition waiver for summer 2015

May 2: Last day of class

May 9: Last day of final exams / Spring Commencement Ceremony (Graduation)

June 8: End of 30 day Grace Period for J-1 spring exchange students

June 15: Form 8843 due for students who did not work in 2014

July 8: Last day May 2015 graduates may apply for post-completion OPT / End of 60 day Grace Period for recent F-1 graduates

Walk-In Hours

Fall 2014 Walk-In Hours will be posted here when finalized. Please call or email for an appointment with the International Office if you need assistance during the summer break: 001-484-646-4256 or international@kutztown.edu.