Florence 2016-2017 Calendar

 Spring Term

Sede Opens January 9
Orientation February 6 - March 3
First Group Meeting (Sede-48 Via degli Alfani) February 6 (10am)
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Sede) February 13
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Scuola di Scienze Politiche "Cesare Alfieri") February 27
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Sculoa di Studi Umanistici e della Formazione) February 27
Group Excursion (TBA) March 3-5
University Seminars Begin (Scienze Politiche & Umanistici) March 27
Group Excursion (TBA) April 8
Easter Break (Umanistici) April 13-19
Easter Break (Sede & Scienze Politiche) April 17-21
Anniversario della Liberazione (Holiday) April 25
Festa dei lavoratori (Holiday) May 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Sede) May 26
Spring Semester Final Exams (Sede) May 29 - June 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Scienze Politiche & Umanistici) June 1
Festa della Repubblica (Holiday) June 2
Spring Semester Final Exams (Scienze Politiche & Umanistici) June 5-30
Spring Semester Program Ends June 30

*It is highly recommended that student arrive a few days before the arrival date so as to settle in before orientation begins.

**Attendance at orientation is mandatory; students should plan their travel accordingly.  During the orientation period students should plan to stay in their city of study for the weekend as meetings may be scheduled during that time.

Fall Term

Arrival Date* (no later than) September 7
Orientation** September 8 - October 8
First Group Meeting (Sede-48 Via degli Alfani) September 8 (10am)
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Sede) September 12
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Scuola di Scienze Politiche "Cesare Alfieri") September 12
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Scuola di Studi Umanistici e della Formazione) September 19
Group Excursion (TBA) September 30 - October 2
University Seminars Begin (Scienze Politiche) October 10
University Seminars Begin (Umanistici) October 17
Festa di Ognissanti (Holiday) November 1
Group Excursion (TBA) November 12
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (Holiday) December 8
Fall Semester Classes End (Scienze Politiche) December 9
Fall Semester Classes End (Sede) December 16
Fall Semester Final Exams (Scienze Politiche) December 12-21
Fall Semester Final Exams (Sede) December 19-22
Fall Semester Classes End (Umanistici) December 23
Winter Vacation December 23 - January 6
Fall Semester Exams (Umanistici) January 9-31
Fall Semester Program Ends January 31

*It is highly recommended that student arrive a few days before the arrival date so as to settle in before orientation begins.

**Attendance at orientation is mandatory; students should plan their travel accordingly.  During the orientation period students should plan to stay in their city of study for the weekend as meetings may be scheduled during that time.

Ferrara 2016-17 Calendar

Spring Term

Sede Opens (Florence January 9
Arrival Date* (no later than) February 7
Orientation** February 9 - March 3
Group travels to Florence for Orientation February 9-11
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury) February 13 (week of)
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università, Studi Umanistici) February 27
Ultimo giorno di Carnevale (Holiday) February 28
Group Excursion (TBA) March 3-5
University Seminars Begin March 20
Group Excursion (TBA) April 8
Easter Break April 13-19
Anniversario della liberazione (Holiday) April 25
Festa dei lavoratori (Holiday) May 1
Spring Semester Finals  (Università) May 29 -June 30
Spring Semester Ends June 30

*It is highly recommended that student arrive a few days before the arrival date so as to settle in before orientation begins.

**Attendance at orientation is mandatory; students should plan their travel accordingly.  During the orientation period students should plan to stay in their city of study for the weekend as meetings may be scheduled during that time.

Rome 2016-2017 Calendar

Spring Term

Sede Opens (Florence) January 9
Arrival Date* (no later than) February 7
Orientation** February 8 - March 3
First Group Meeting (Lobby of Globus Hotel, viale Ippocrate 119, Rome) February 8 (2pm)
Group Travels to Florence for Orientation Activities February 9-11
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury) February 13
Group Excursion (TBA) March 3-5
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università, Lettere e Filosofia) March 6
University Seminars Begin March 27
Group Excursion (TBA) April 8
Easter Break April 13-19
Anniversario della liberazione (Holiday) April 25
Festa dei lavoratori (Holiday) May 1
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università) June 5-30
Spring Semester Ends June 30

*It is highly recommended that student arrive a few days before the arrival date so as to settle in before orientation begins.

**Attendance at orientation is mandatory; students should plan their travel accordingly.  During the orientation period students should plan to stay in their city of study for the weekend as meetings may be scheduled during that time.

Fall Term

Arrival Date* (no later than) September 11
Orientation** September 12-30
First Group Meeting (Lobby of Globus Hotal, viale Ippocrate 119, Rome) September 12 (2pm)
Group Travels to Florence for Orientation Activities September 13-17
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury) September 19
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Università, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche) September 26
Group Excursion (TBA) September 30 - October 2
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Università, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia) October 10
University Seminars Begin (Scienze Politiche) October 17
University Seminars Begin (Lettere) October 24
Festa di Ognissanti (Holiday) November 1
Group Excursion (TBA) November 12
Fall Semester Final Exams (Middlebury) December 19-22
Fall Semester Classes End (Scienze Politiche) December 23
Winter Vacation December 24 - January 6
Fall Semester Final Exams Begin (Scienze Politiche) January 9
Fall Semester Classes End (Lettere) January 14
Fall Semester Exams Begin (Lettere) January 16
Fall Semester Ends January 31

*It is highly recommended that student arrive a few days before the arrival date so as to settle in before orientation begins.

**Attendance at orientation is mandatory; students should plan their travel accordingly.  During the orientation period students should plan to stay in their city of study for the weekend as meetings may be scheduled during that time.