Carnegie Mellon University

Travel Dates

International Student Arrival

Thursday, June 25, 2020

  • International Students requiring an I-20 from CMU must move into their campus residence hall on Thursday, June 25, 2020 between 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM. If your arrival time at the Pittsburgh airport is outside of these times, please contact pc-life@andrew.cmu.edu.
  • A staff member will meet students at the airport and ride with them back to campus.
  • Travel itineraries must be submitted by April 15 via the Student Life Information Form in the enrollment portal. If you do not know your flight information by this date, please send it no later than May 15 to pc-life@andrew.cmu.edu.
  • Students who have received an I-20 form from the university must complete a mandatory immigration check-in on Friday, June 26, 2020, in order to maintain legal status in the U.S.
  • Meals will be provided for early arrival students.

Domestic Student Early Arrival

Friday, June 26, 2020

  • Students who have difficult travel or other extenuating circumstances by which you are unable to arrive between 9am-2pm on Saturday, June 27, 2020, may register for early arrival. Students must submit the Early Arrival Registration and their travel itinerary by April 15 via the Student Life Information Form in the enrollment portal.
  • A staff member will meet students at the airport and ride with them back to campus.
  • Meals will be provided for early arrival students.

Opening Day

Saturday, June 27, 2020

  • Students will move in between 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
  • Specific instructions for Opening Day procedures will be sent by email prior to the program start date.

Family Weekend

Friday, July 17 – Sunday, July 19, 2020

  • A detailed schedule for Family Weekend will be sent by email prior to the program start date.
  • Students expecting family during the weekend must list them on the Student Life Information Form in the enrollment portal by April 15 in order for them to be permitted in the residence hall.

3 Week Departure

Sunday, July 19, 2020

  • 3-week students may leave at any time between the end of classes on Friday, July 17-Sunday, July 19, 12noon and must check out with their RA prior to departure.
  • Please contact your academic director to determine when your classes end on Friday, July 17.
  • Please contact your RA when on campus for check out procedures.
  • All 3-Week students must move out of their residence hall by 12:00 PM.

SAMS Symposium

Friday, August 7, 2020, 8:30am-4pm

NHSGA Closing Ceremony

Friday, August 7, 2020, 8:30am-4pm

Closing Day

Saturday, August 8, 2020

  • All students must move out by 2:00 PM.
  • Departure flights should be scheduled within the 12pm-5pm time frame.
  • Buses to the airport will be provided on Closing Day at 4am, 9am, 11am, and 1pm. Buses arrive at airport approximately 45 minutes after departure. Students may register for the closing shuttle in the enrollment portal.