UFP follows a continuous evaluation system. This means students only take exams if they fail the continuous evaluation and the teachers accept them for the re-examination period.
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1st semester (Winter):
Classes: September 22 2014 – January 16 2015
Re-examination period: January 26 – February 7  2015
Christmas holidays: December 22 2014 – January 2 2015

Public holidays (subject to change by law): December 8
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2nd semester (Spring):
Classes: February 9 – June 5 2015
Re-examination period: June 15 – 27 2015
Carnival holidays: February 16 – 17 2015
Easter holidays: March 30 – April 10  2015

Public holidays (subject to change by law): April 3, 5 and 25; May 1; June 10 and 24