Florence 2016-2017 Calendar

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 5
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.

 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) April 3
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.

Rome 2016-2017 Calendar

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 15-17
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 5
Fall Semester Final Exams (Middlebury) December 14-18
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.

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
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università, Scienze Politiche, Sociologia, Comunicazione) February 20
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.

Florence 2015-2016 Calendar

Fall Term

Orientation*

September 10 - 30

First group meeting (Sede-48 Via degli Alfani)

September 10 (10 am)

Fall semester classes begin (Sede)

September 14

Fall semster classes begin (Università, Scuola di Scienze Politiche "Cesare Alfieri")

September 14

Fall semester classes begin (Università, Scuola di Studi Umanistici e della Formazione)

September 21

Trip to Ferrara

October 3

University seminars begin, (Scienze Politiche)

October 12

University seminars begin, (Umanistici)

October 19

Mid-term exams, Sede (Graduate Students)

October 26-30

Festa di Ognissanti (All-Saints Day)

November 1

Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (Holiday)

December 8

Fall semester classes end (Scienze Politiche)

December 11

Fall semester final exams (Sede and Scienze Politiche)

December 14-18

Fall semester classes end (Umanistici)

December 22

Winter Vacation

December 23 - January 6

Fall semester exams (Umanistici)

January 11-31

Fall semester program ends

January 31

Spring Term
Sede opens in Florence January 7
Orientation* February 8 - March 6
First group meeting (Sede - 48 Via degli Alfani) February 8 (10 am)
Spring semester classes begin (Sede) February 15
Spring semester classes begin (Università, Scuola di Scienze Politiche "Cesare Alfieri") February 29
Spring semester classes begin (Università, Scuola di Studi Umanistici e della Formazione) February 29
Mid-term exams (Sede) March 21-25
Holiday: Easter break (Sede) March 28 - April1
Holiday: Easter break (Scienze Politiche) March 28 - April 1
Holiday: Easter break (Umanistici) March 24-29
University seminars begin (Scienze Politiche) April 4
University seminars begin (Umanistici) April 4
Holiday: Festa della Liberazione April 25
Holiday: Festa dei Lavoratori May 1
Last week of classes (Sede) May 15-20
Reading Week May 18-22
Spring semester final exams (Sede) May 23-27
Last day of classes (Umanistici) June 1
Holiday: Festa della Repubblica June 2
Last day of classes (Scienze Politiche) June 3
Spring semester final exams (Scienze Politiche) June 6-30
Spring semester final exams (Umanistici) June 6-30
Holiday: Feta di San Giovanni (Firenze) June 24
Spring semester program ends June 30

*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 2015-2016 Calendar

Fall Term

Orientation*

September 14 -18

First group meeting (meet in lobby of Globus Hotel, viale Ippocrate 119, Rome)

September 14 (2:00pm)

Fall semester classes begin (Middlebury)

September 17

Fall semster classes begin (Università, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche)

September 24

Trip to Ferrara

October 3

Fall semester classes begin (Università, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia)

October 12

University seminars begin, (Scienze Politiche)

October 19

University seminars begin, (Umanistici)

October 19

Mid-term exams, (Middlebury)

October 26-30

Festa di Ognissanti (All-Saints Day)

November 1

Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (Holiday)

December 8

Fall semester final exams (Sede)

December 14-18

Fall semester classes end (Scienze Politiche)

December 22

Christmas Vacation

December 23 - January 6

Fall semester final exams begin (Scienze Politiche)

January 7

Fall semester classes end (Lettere)

January 16

Fall semester exams begin (Umanistici)

January 18

Fall semester program ends

January 31

Spring Term
Sede opens in Florence January 7
Holiday: Carnevale February 6-9
Orientation* February 11 - March 6
First group meeting (meet in lobby of Globus hotel, vial Ippocrate 119, Rome) February 11 (2:00pm)
Group travels to Florence for orientation activities February 12-13
Spring semester classes begin (Middlebury) February 15
Spring semester classes begin (Sapienza: Scienze Politiche, Sociologia, Comunicazione) February 22
Spring semester classes begin (Sapienza: Lettere e Filosofia) March 7
Holiday: Easter break (Middlebury & Sapienza) March 24-29
University seminars begin (Science Politiche, Socologia, Comunicazione) April 4
University seminars begin (Lettere e Filosofia) April 4
Holiday: Festa della Liberazione April 25
Holiday: Festa del Lavoro May 1
Spring semester final exams (Middlebury) May 23-27
Spring semester final exams (Scienze Politiche, Socologia, Comunicazione) June 1-30
Holiday: Festa della Repubblica June 2
Spring semester final exams (Lettere e Filosofia) June 6-30
Spring semester program ends June 30

*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.