Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Getafe) Calendar 2017-2018

FALL

 

August 21

Arrival in Madrid for students without pre-arranged housing

August 22

10:30 a.m. - First meeting at Sede Prim

August 22-27

Housing search

August 27

Arrival in Madrid for students with confirmed housing

August 28

10:30 am- Welcome breakfast and orientation for ALL students.  Mandatory attendance, Sede Prim

August 28 - September 5

Orientation

September 6

Classes begin at UC3M

September 9

Orientation field trip

September 14

Renewal of Language Pledge (mandatory) and inaugural reception (7:00pm)

October 27-28

Mid-semester field trip

December 14

End of semester reception

December 20

Last day of exams

December 21

Students may fly home

Students are encouraged to buy a return ticket for no earlier than December 21.

SPRING 

January 8

Arrival in Madrid for students without pre-arranged housing

January 9

10:30 a.m. - First meeting at Sede Prim

January 9-14

Housing search

January 14

Arrival in Madrid for students with confirmed housing

January 15

10:30 am- Welcome breakfast and orientation for ALL students.  Mandatory attendance, Sede Prim

January 20

Orientation field trip

January 15- 22

Orientation

January 24

Classes begin at UC3M

March 9-10

Mid-semester field trip

March 24-April 2

Spring Break

April 3

Classes resume at the UC3M

May 10

End of year banquet

May 15

Last day of classes

May 16-June 1

Final exams

DO NOT BOOK RETURN FLIGHT RESERVATIONS  PRIOR TO JUNE 2 OR WAIT UNTIL THEY HAVE THEIR EXAM SCHEDULE TO MAKE PLANS.

All dates subject to change. Please consult the Universidad Carlos III calendar periodically for official dates.