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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 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 2018 Semester

August 19: New international freshmen move-in

August 20: New international transfer student move-in

August 21: New exchange and graduate international student move-in

August 20-26: New international student orientation

August 27: First day of class

August 27-September 4: Drop/Add period

August 27-September 7: SEVIS Registration period

September 3: Labor Day Holiday, Kutztown University closed

September 17: First day December 2018 graduates may apply for post-completion Optional Practical Training

September 29-30: Camping trip - $35; register by Sept. 7

October 4: Optional Practical Training information Session - 11:00 am, Academic Forum, room 203

October 8-9: Fall Break - no classes, Kutztown University open

November 21-November 25: Thanksgiving Holiday break - no classes

November 22-23: Thanksgiving Holiday, Kutztown University closed

December 8: Last day of regular classes

December 10-14: Final Exams

December 15: Fall 2018 Commencement (Graduation)

To be announced:

Deadline to request to stay on campus for Thanksgiving and winter breaks

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