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22 Pa. Code § 35.23. Academic year.

§ 35.23. Academic year.

 (a)  A semester or trimester shall include not fewer than 15 weeks of instruction. A quarter shall include not fewer than 10 weeks of instruction. Quarter credits shall be converted to semester credits for purposes of fulfilling the requirements of this section.

 (b)  Other approved sessions, including the summer session, shall require an amount of instructional time proportionate to the requirements described in subsection (a).

 (c)  Registration, orientation, final examination periods and interruptions to instructional time shall be in addition to the periods described in subsections (a) and (b).

 (d)  The minimum number of weeks indicated may not be interpreted as a constraint upon innovative calendar arrangements.


   The provisions of this §  35.23 amended February 9, 1973, effective February 10, 1973, 3 Pa.B. 281; amended May 27, 1977, effective May 28, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 1426. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (11192).

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