Intensive English Program

The University of Mississippi – Office of Global Engagement

Fall Schedule 2020

Fall Semester & First Fall Session (4 Week)

The IEP follows the regular UM Academic Calendar for classes, but additional information regarding arrival, departure, orientation, and events are detailed in the calendar below.


Date Day Event
July 1 Wednesday Priority Application Deadline (applications accepted any time, but this date ensures enough time for incoming students to apply for entry visas)
August 16 Sunday Arrival Date for Fall Semester & First Fall Session
(free shuttles from the Memphis Airport on this day!)
August 17 – 23 Mon – Fri New IEP Student Orientation
August 19 Friday Placement testing
August 26 Monday Classes start
September 4 Friday Last day to add IE classes (must seek instructor approval after this date)
September 7 Monday Labor Day holiday (no class)
September 18 Friday Departure Date for First Fall Session
October 5 Monday Midterm grades due
October 31 Thursday Halloween
November 21 – 29 Mon – Fri  Thanksgiving holiday (no class all week)
November 30 – December 4 Mon – Fri  Dead Week – no major class assignments due (final exams review)
December 4 Friday Classes end
December 7-11 Mon-Fri Final Examinations
December 12 Saturday Departure Date
(free shuttle to the Memphis Airport)
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