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Academic Calendar
Transylvania uses a modified calendar called a "4-4-1 system." The academic year is divided into three parts: two regular terms (fall and winter) and a one-month term in May. 

A regular term is 14 weeks long, and students normally take four courses.

During the four-week May term, students concentrate on one class and often get their first taste of international study. Many May term courses are team-taught and are highly interdisciplinary.

Students who enrolled prior to Fall 2017 must complete three May terms during their time at Transylvania. A fourth May term is optional.