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(Approved by the Oregon State Board of Higher Education as part of the catalog copy for the System institutions, Meeting #28, September 6, 1932, p. 203.)
The academic year throughout the System of Higher Education is divided into three terms of approximately 12 weeks each. Summer session on the various campuses supplement the work of the regular year (see special announcements). Students may enter at any term but are advised to enter in the fall. It is especially important that first-year or freshman students be present for the opening of Freshman Week. The opening and closing dates for the terms of the current year are given In the academic calendar on another page.