Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Getafe) Calendar 2018-2019

FALL

 

August 19

Arrival in Madrid for students without pre-arranged housing

August 20

12:00 noon. - First meeting at Sede Prim

August 20-26

Housing search

August 26

Arrival in Madrid for students with confirmed housing

August 27

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

August 27 - September 2

Orientation

September 3

Classes begin at UC3M

September 8

 

September 10

Orientation field trip

 

Classes begin at Sede Prim

September 13

 

September 14

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

 

Last day to add a course at Sede Prim

October 19

Makeup day for Tuesday & Thursday Sede Prim classes

October 26-27 

Mid-semester field trip 

November 6

Last day to drop a Sede Prim course.

November 30

Makeup day for Tuesday & Thursday Sede Prim classes

December 10-13

Final exams at Sede Prim

December 12

December 13

Last day of classes at UC3M

End of semester reception

December 13-21

Final exams at UC3M

December 22

Students may fly home

Students are encouraged to buy a return ticket for no earlier than December 22.

 

SPRING

January 6

Arrival in Madrid for students without pre-arranged housing

January 7

12:00 noon - First meeting at Sede Prim

January 7-13

Housing search

January 13

Arrival in Madrid for students with confirmed housing

January 14

9:30 am- Welcome meeting and orientation for ALL students.  Mandatory attendance, Sede Prim

Jan. 14-20

Orientation (weekend included)

January 19

Orientation field trip

January 21 

Classes begin at Sede Prim 

January 25

Last day to add a course at Sede Prim

January 28

Classes begin at UC3M

March 8-9

Mid-semester field trip

March 15

Last day to drop a Sede Prim course.

April 13-21

April 22

Spring Break

Classes resume at Sede Prim

April 23

Classes resume at the UC3M

May 9

End of year banquet.

May 13-17

Final exams at Sede Prim

May 17

Last day of classes at UC3M

May 20-June 4

Final exams at UC3M

DO NOT BOOK RETURN FLIGHT RESERVATIONS  PRIOR TO JUNE 4 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.