Sede Prim 2018-2019 Academic Calendar

FALL

August 26

Arrival in Madrid for students without pre-arranged housing

August 27

12:00 noon- First meeting at the Sede Prim

August 27 - September 2

Housing search

September 2

Arrival in Madrid for students with confirmed housing

September 3

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

September 3-9

Orientation

September 8

Orientation field trip

September 10

Sede Prim classes begin

September 13

Renewal of Language Pledge (mandatory) and inaugural reception 

September 14

Last day to add a course

October 19

Makeup day for Tuesday & Thursday classes

October 22-25

Mid-term exams

November 6

Last day to drop a Sede Prim course.

November 30

Makeup day for Tuesday & Thursday classes

October 26-27

Mid-semester field trip

December 7

Last day of classes at the Sede Prim

December 10

Final exams begin

December 13

Last day of final exams

December 13

End of semester reception

December 14

Earliest recommended departure date

1.) DO NOT BOOK RETURN FLIGHT RESERVATIONS  PRIOR TO DECEMBER 14.

2.) ALL DATES MENTIONED ABOVE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

SPRING

January 6

Arrival for students without pre-arranged housing

January 7

12:00 noon- First meeting at Sede Prim

Janaury 7-13

Housing search

January 13

Arrival in Madrid for students with confirmed housing 

January 14

9:30 a.m-  Welcome meeting and orientation for ALL students.  Mandatory attendance

January 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

Enrollment confirmation--final day to add a course

February 15

Mandatory student meeting and co-curricular activities

March 4-7

Mid-term exams

March 8-9

Mid-semester field trip

March 15

Mandatory student meeting and co-curricular activities

April 6-21

Spring Break

April 22

Classes resume

May 9

Last day of classes

May 9End of year banquet

May 13-17

Final exams

May 18

Earliest recommended departure date

1.) DO NOT BOOK RETURN FLIGHT RESERVATIONS  PRIOR TO MAY 18.

2.) ALL DATES MENTIONED ABOVE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.