Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

July 10 - Arrival with airport pick-up

July Date TBD - Cultural & Academic orientation & Placement Test

July Date TBD - Federal Police (Immigration) Registration
The International Office will assist international students with the Federal Police requirements. After the official date, students will be responsible for their own registration. Local Labs Computer RDC building. Students will receive a message with day and time scheduled for each one.

July Date TBD - City Tour

July Date TBD - Pre-term Portuguese Intensive Course - Classes Begin

July Dates TBD - Field Trip

July Date TBD - Field Trip

July Date TBD - Pre-term Portuguese Intensive Course - Classes End

July Date TBD - Get together meeting

August Dates TBD - Field Trip

August Date TBD - My first day at PUC-Rio - For fresh students – Just to know more about campus – Campus tour

August Date TBD - Classes begin

August Date TBD - Beginning of Term Cocktail. August Drop & add (online) to be scheduled - students should check the specific day at the PUC online.
September Courses cancelation on line (to be scheduled)

September Date TBD - Holiday break – Independence day

October Date TBD - Field trip

October Dates TBD - Holiday break - N.Sra da Aparecida

October Date TBD - Exchange Period Extension Deadline - Deadline for submitting application for 2020.1

November Date TBD - Holiday – Dia dos mortos (Finados)

November Date TBD - Holiday – Dia da proclamação da República

November Date TBD - Holiday – Consciência Negra

December Date TBD - End of term cocktail

December Dates TBD - Field Trip

December 17 - Classes end***

***Dates shown are the end of the final exams, so students may end the course before the dates stipulated

Attention students who are staying for the full academic year: Second-semester classes (i.e., what at PUC will be called 2020.1) start in late February, with final exams in late June and early July. The exact dates won’t be set until some time in November 2019.

Spring 2020

Pro-Seminar

15 January - Arrival with airport pick-up

January Date TBD - Cultural & Academic orientation

January Date TBD - Federal Police (Immigration) registration
The International Office will assist international students with the Federal Police requirements. After the official date, students will be responsible for their own registration. Local Labs Computer RDC building. Students will receive a message with day and time scheduled for each one.

January Date TBD - City Tour

January Date TBD - Pre-term Portuguese Intensive Course - Placement Test/Classes Begin

February Dates TBD - Field Trip

February Date TBD - Field Trip

February Date TBD - Pre-term Portuguese Intensive Course - Classes End

February Dates TBD - Field Trip

February Dates TBD - Carnival Break

Regular Term

March Date TBD - Classes begin

March - Drop & add (online) to be scheduled

March Date TBD - Beginning of term cocktail

April Dates TBD - Holiday break- Semana Santa and Easter

April Dates TBD - Holiday

April Date TBD - Field trip

May Date TBD - Holiday – Dia do Trabalhador

June Dates TBD - Field trip

June Date TBD - Holiday break - Corpus Christi

June Date TBD - End of term cocktail

7 July - Official class end date; classes will likely end in late June (TBD)