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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 2016 Semester

August 24: First day of New International Student Orientation/Move-In

August 29: First day of class, Fall 2016

August 29-September 2: Check in at Boxwood House to complete SEVIS registration

September 5: Labor Day Holiday, KU closed

September 6: Follow Monday schedule / Last day to withdraw with 100% refund / Last day to add a class or drop without a "W" grade

September 19: First day December 20146graduates may apply for post-completion OPT

September 29: OPT Information Session, 11:00 am, Academic Forum 102

October 10: Columbus Day Holiday, No Classes, KU Open

November 4: Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of "W" (withdraws after this date will receive a "WF" - Withdraw Failing)

November 14-18: International Education Week

November 18: Thanksgiving Celebration - 5-7 pm, MSU 223 Dining Room

November 24: Thanksgiving Holiday, KU closed

November 23-27: Thanksgiving Break, KU closed (Students wanting to stay on campus during the break must contact Housing by Nov. 7 & pay $100 fee.)

December 10: Last day of classes, Fall 2016 semester

December 16: Last day of final exams

December 17: Fall 2016 Commencement

December 26 - January 2: Winter Holiday Break, KU Closed

Spring 2017 Semester

January 15: End of 30 day Grace Period for J-1 fall exchange students

January 17: First day of New International Student Orientation & Move-in

January 18-20: New International Student Orientation

January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, KU Closed

January 23: First day of class, Spring 2017

January 23-27: Check in at Boxwood House to complete SEVIS registration

January 30: Last day to withdraw with 100% refund / Last day to add a class or drop without a "W" grade

February 12: First day May 2017 graduates may apply for post-completion OPT

February 7: OPT Information Session, 11:00 am, Academic Forum 103

February 14: Last day December 2016 graduates may apply for post-completion OPT / End of 60 day Grace Period for recent F-1 graduates

February 14: Tax Information Session, 11:00 am, Academic Forum 102

February 28: Last day to register for on-campus residents to secure housing over Spring Break. Please contact the Office of Housing, Residence Life, and Dining Services to comfirm your spring break housing.

March 11-March 19: Spring Break, no classes (KU is open during this time.)

April 8: 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 2016

May 1: Deadline to apply for summer tuition waiver for summer 2017

May 6: Last day of class

May 12: Last day of final exams

May 13:Spring Commencement Ceremony (Graduation)

June11: End of 30 day Grace Period for J-1 spring exchange students

June 15: Form 8843 due for students who did not work in 2016

July 11: 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

Summer 2016

No Walk-In Hours For Summer 2016.
Please make an appointment.
484-646-4256
international@kutztown.edu