Dates and Deadlines

DEADLINES

March 20 - Applications open
Oct 4- Priority deadline for Jan applications and priority deadline for Friends of Taos scholarship applications & Student Workers applications
Nov 7- Regular deadline for Jan applications and regular deadline for Friends of Taos scholarship applications
Nov 19- Pre-departure Orientation at 5:15 pm virtually

2025 TERM DATES

Jan 3- Arrival of PRW Mountain Sports students - arrive by 4 p.m. and meet in the Dining Hall 

Jan 5 - Arrival of students not in PRW Mountain Sports - arrive by 4 p.m. and meet in the Dining Hall

Jan 6 - First day of classes (classes are typically 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) 

Jan 16 - Last day of classes for all students - you are permitted to leave AFTER your final

Jan 17 - Departure day for all students - check out by 9 a.m.

Student Ambassadors will arrive by 2 pm on January 2 (the day before Arrival Day) and will stay until 12 PM on January 17th (Departure Day) for training and to help with check-in and check-out procedures. 

DEADLINES

March 7 -

  • Priority deadline for May applications
  • Priority deadline for FOT scholarships
  • Deadline for Student Worker applications 

April 11- Regular deadline for May applications and for FOT scholarships  

April 22 - Mandatory pre-departure orientation

TBD- Payment Deadline for May 2024 Term 

2025 TERM DATES

May 15 - Arrival of students-  arrive by 4 p.m. and check in the Dining Hall 

May 16 - First day of classes - classes are typically from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

May 30 - Last day of classes, including exams - you are permitted to leave AFTER your final 

May 31 - Departure Day - check out by 9 a.m. 

Student Ambassadors will arrive by 2 pm on May 14 (the day before the regular Arrival Day). 

 

DEADLINES

Jan 31:

  • Priority Application Deadline
  • Regular Deadline for Richter Fellowship scholarships (Honors scholarships)
  • Priority Deadline for Friends of Taos Scholarships
  • Deadline for Student Worker Applications 

March 7

  • Regular Application Deadline
  • Regular Deadline for Friends of Taos Scholarships 

April 22: Mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation  

2025 TERM DATES

May 15: Arrival Day - arrive by 4 p.m. and meet in the Dining Hall 

May 16: First day of classes (classes are typically 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) 

June 17: Last day of classes, including exams 

June 18: Departure day for all students - check out by 9 a.m.

DEADLINES

May 31 -

  • Priority deadline for May applications
  • Priority deadline for FOT scholarships
  • Deadline for Student Worker applications 

June 28 - Regular deadline for August applications and FOT scholarships

July 17 - Mandatory pre-departure orientation at 5:15 p.m. virtually

July 29- Payment Deadline for August 2024 Term

2024 TERM DATES

Aug 7 - Arrival of students - arrive by 4 p.m. and check in the Dining Hall 

Aug 8 - First day of classes - classes are typically 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Aug 23 - Last day of classes, including exams - you are permitted to leave AFTER your final

Aug 24 - Departure Day - check out by 9 a.m. 

Student Ambassadors will arrive by 2 pm on August 6th (the day before the regular Arrival Day) and will stay until 12 PM on August 24th (Departure Day) for training and to help with check-in and check-out procedures. 

Visit SMU's Academic Calendar for more details.