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Secondary School Program

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Calendar for Secondary School Program

Also see the Secondary School English Language Program calendar.

Application period begins (with a $50 nonrefundable application fee)
Admission period begins
Course registration begins for admitted students (with a $200 deposit) Thursday, March 1

Request housing
Students request housing online after admittance

beginning March 1
International students:
Last date to complete SSP application Wednesday, April 11
I-20 certificate requirements deadline Monday, May 7
Domestic students (US citizens and permanent residents):
If applying for financial aid, last date to complete SSP application Wednesday, March 21
Financial aid application must be completed by Friday, April 6
SSP financial aid scholarship awarded by Monday, April 23
If not applying for financial aid, last date to complete the SSP application Monday, May 7
Housing request deadline (pending availability) Monday, May 21

Full payment and course registration deadline
Admission period ends. Students who have not registered for class(es), paid in full, and (if living on-campus) submitted a housing request will be withdrawn from the program.

Monday, May 21
Disability Services request deadline Monday, May 21
Immunization requirement deadline Tuesday, May 29
ID card photo upload deadline Tuesday, May 29
Residence buildings open; students arrive and check-in Saturday, June 23
Opening Weekend Saturday, June 23–Sunday, June 24
Orientation meetings Sunday, June 24
Classes begin Monday, June 25
Health insurance waiver deadline Thursday, June 28
Drop for 100% tuition refund through June 28
Independence Day observed (no classes; offices closed) Wednesday, July 4
Final exam week Monday, August 6–Friday, August 10
Residence buildings close noon, Saturday, August 11
Grades available online mid-August

You may leave campus after your last academic commitment (class, assignment, or exam).