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Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Fall 2018

August 13 Monday. New undergraduate student move-in
August 14 Tuesday. New undergraduate student orientation starts; Convocation for new undergraduate students starts at 3:00PM.
August 18 Saturday. New and returning graduate student move-in
August 19 Sunday. New graduate student orientation starts.
August 27 Monday. Undergraduate (first 7-week undergraduate session and full-semester session) and graduate classes begin.
September 2 Sunday. Drop/add ends, first 7-week undergraduate session.
September 9 Sunday. Drop/add ends for undergraduate (full semester and second 7-week) classes and graduate classes.
September 24 Monday. Mid-Autumn Festival.
October 1-7 Monday-Sunday. Chinese National Day Holiday – No classes.
October 22 Monday. First 7-week undergraduate session ends. Classes meet on a Monday schedule.
October 23-26 Tuesday-Friday. First 7-week undergraduate session final examinations. Graduate classes continue.
October 29 Monday. Second 7-week undergraduate session begins.
December 3 Monday. Graduate classes end.
December 4-9 Tuesday-Sunday. Graduate reading days.
December 10-12 Monday – Wednesday. Graduate exams.
December 13 Thursday. Undergraduate classes end (second 7-week and full-semester undergraduate courses).
December 14-16 Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate reading days.
December 17-21 Monday-Friday. Undergraduate final examinations (second 7-week and full-semester undergraduate courses).
December 22 Saturday Noon, Residence halls close for Winter Break.

Spring 2019

January 2 Wednesday. Residence halls re-open.
January 7 Monday. Undergraduate and graduate classes begin.
January 13 Sunday. Drop/add ends for first 7-weeks undergraduate session.
January 20 Sunday. Drop/add ends for undergraduate (full semester and second 7-week) classes and graduate classes.
February 4-10 Monday – Sunday. Spring Festival – Chinese New Year – No classes. Residence hall closes after 5:30PM on February 3 and reopens after 5:30PM on February 10.
February 11 Monday. All classes resume.
February 28 Thursday. First 7-week undergraduate session ends.
March 1-3 Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate Reading Days.
March 4-8 Monday-Friday. First 7-week undergraduate session final examinations. Graduate classes continue.
March 11 Monday. Second 7-week undergraduate session begins.
April 5 Friday. Qing Ming – Tomb Sweeping Day – No classes.
April 11 Thursday. Graduate classes end.
April 12-16 Friday - Tuesday. Graduate Reading Days.
April 17-19 Wednesday - Friday. Graduate exams.
April 25 Thursday. Second 7-week undergraduate session ends.
April 26 Friday. Graduate Commencement.
April 27 Saturday Noon. Graduate students check out.
April 26-28 Friday - Sunday. Undergraduate Reading Days.
April 29-May 3 Monday - Friday. Undergraduate final examinations.
May 1 Wednesday. International Labor Day Celebration – May Day.
May 4 Saturday Noon. International undergraduate students check out.

Summer 2019

May 4 Saturday. Military Training for undergraduate freshmen students starts (required for mainland Chinese students and optional for HMT students).
May 17 Friday. Military Training ends.
May 20 Monday. Summer 7-week session starts (mainland and HMT students only).
June 7 Friday. Dragon Boat Festival – No classes.
July 4 Thursday. Summer 7-week session ends.
July 5-6 Friday - Saturday. Summer 7-week exam period.
July 7 Sunday Noon. Mainland and HMT students check out and residence halls close for summer break.

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