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 24

Renewal of Language Pledge (mandatory) and inaugural reception

January 25

Last day to add a course at Sede Prim

January 28

Classes begin at UC3M

February 15

Mandatory student meeting and co-curricular activities

March 8-9

Mid-semester field trip

March 15

Mandatory student meeting and co-curricular activities

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 YOU HAVE YOUR EXAM SCHEDULE TO MAKE PLANS.

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