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SUMMER, 2008


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The University of Iowa

Important Dates


Early Arrival
Aug. 18, 8 a.m.

Burge Market Place Opens
Aug. 18, with lunch

Contract Move-In Begins
Aug. 23, 8 a.m.

Contract Food Service Begins
Aug. 23, with breakfast

Opening of Classes
Aug. 25

University Holiday
Sept. 1

Last Day to Change Meal Plan
Sept. 5

Thanksgiving Break Begins
Nov. 21, 10 p.m.

Classes Resume/Food Service Resumes
Dec. 1

Close of Fall 2008 Classes

Exam Week

Contract Food Service Ends
Dec.19, 3 p.m.

Residence Halls Close
Dec.20, except Hillcrest and Mayflower

University Holidays
Dec. 25, Dec. 26, Jan. 1, offices closed

Residence Halls Open
Jan. 17, 8 a.m.

Contract Dining Begins
Jan. 19, with breakfast

University Holiday
Jan.19, offices closed (Contracts and Assignments Office open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Opening of Classes
Jan. 20

Watch for 2009-10 Housing Information
Jan. 26

Last Day to Change Meal Plan
Jan. 30

Spring Vacation Begins
March 13, 10 p.m.

Classes Resume/Dining Resumes
March 23

Close of Spring 2008 Classes
May 8

Exam Week
May 11-15

Contract Dining Ends
May 15, 3 p.m.

Residence Halls Close
May 16, 5 p.m.







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