Important Dates & Events

Summer Pre-College Important Dates & Events 2019

March 1

Application Deadline for international students who need an I-20/F-1 student visa from Carnegie Mellon* – see International Applicant Requirements on for more information.

*While March 1 is our preferred deadline for students in need of an I-20/F-1 student visa, we'll continue to accept applications until March 15 for programs that aren't at capacity.

March 1

Applications Deadline for U.S. citizens and permanent residents, as well as international students in the U.S on F-1 student visa status* – see for more information.

*While March 1 is our preferred deadline, the application will remain open to programs that aren't at capacity.

May 15 Final Payments Due* (domestic and international)


Travel Dates

International Student Arrival

 Thursday, June 27, 2019

  • International Students requiring an I-20 must move into their campus residence hall on this date between 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. (9:00 - 21:00) Eastern Standard Time.
  • Travel itineraries must be submitted by May 15, 2019.
  • Students who've received an I-20 form from Carnegie Mellon must complete a mandatory immigration check-in on Friday, June 28, 2019, in order to maintain legal status in the U.S.
 Domestic Early Arrival

Friday, June 28, 2019

  • Any student who has difficult travel and cannot arrive to campus on Saturday, June 29 before 1 p.m. EST should apply for early arrival through the enrollment portal.
Opening Day - Domestic Arrival

Saturday, June 29, 2019

  • Students may move in between the hours of 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. EST.
  • Detailed instructions for move-in will be emailed prior to the program start date.

3-Week Program Departure

(applies to Art, Architecture and Computational Biology programs only)

Sunday, July 21, 2019

  • All 3-week students must move out of their campus residence hall by 12 p.m. EST.

Closing Day

(applies to all 6-week programs)

Saturday, August 10, 2019

  • All students must move out by 2 p.m. EST.
  • Shuttles from campus to the Pittsburgh International Airport will be offered at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. EST.


Family Visiting Opportunity

Family Weekend

Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 21, 2019

  • A detailed schedule for Family Weekend will be provided via email prior to the program start date.