Girl is studing on the Middlebury Campus.

Below you’ll find information about your arrival and departure from the Language Schools campuses.

The Arabic, Italian, and Portuguese Schools are located on the Bennington Campus for summer 2020. All others are on the Middlebury campus. Please also review the Language Schools Handbook for academic and program details.

Middlebury Campus

Please plan to arrive on campus during the Arrival Center hours as follows:

Chinese, Japanese, Korean, & Russian: Immersion (8-week)

Friday, June 19, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

French, German, Spanish & All Hebrew (except Classical Hebrew): Immersion (7-week)

Friday, June 26, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Chinese, French, German, Russian, & Spanish: Graduate (6-week)

 Tuesday, June 30, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Departure

Students may leave as soon as their classes and final exams are completed (please see the schedule below), however Schools may have celebratory events through the end of the final week. Your school assistant director will provide information on the final week’s events. All dormitory rooms must be vacated no later than 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 15. Students who leave before the scheduled dates below without express permission of their director and professors will receive a grade of WD/F.

Chinese
Aug. 14 at noon for 8-week program; Aug. 12 after last class for 6-week program
French 
After last class on Aug. 13 for 7-week program; after last class on Aug. 12 for 6-week program
German
After 1 pm on Aug. 13 for 7-week program; after last class on Aug. 12 for 6-week program
Hebrew
After last class on Aug. 13 for 7-week program; after last class on Aug. 6 for 6-week program; and after noon on July 17 for Lifelong Learner program
Japanese
After noon on Friday, August 14.
Portuguese
After final exams on Aug. 6
Russian
After final exams on Aug. 13 for 8-week and 6-week programs
Spanish
After final exams on Aug. 13 for 7-week program; after last class on Aug. 12 for 6-week program

Getting to Campus

If you are flying in and out of the Burlington, VT airport, you may wish to reserve a seat on the College-operated shuttle between the airport and the Middlebury campus for arrival and departure dates. Detailed information about this shuttle service and general information about travel to Middlebury will be provided on the Accepted Students website.

Area Information

https://experiencemiddlebury.com/
https://www.addisoncounty.com/list/

Bennington Campus

Please plan to arrive on campus during the Arrival Center hours as follows:

Arabic: Immersion (8-week) & Portuguese: Immersion (7-week)

Friday, June 19, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Italian: Immersion (7-week)

Friday, June 26, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Arabic & Italian: Graduate (6-week)

Friday, July 3, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Departure

Your school Assistant Director will provide information on the final week’s events. All dormitory rooms must be vacated no later than 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 15. A student who leaves earlier than the schedule below without express permission of the director and his/her professors will receive a grade of WD/F.

Arabic
Aug. 14 or 15 (must leave by 10am); Aug. 13 is last day of classes and final banquet
Italian
Aug. 14 or 15 (must leave by 10am); Aug. 13 is last day of classes and final banquet
Portuguese
Aug. 7 or 8 (must leave by 10am); Aug. 6 is last day of classes and final banquet

Getting to Campus

The closest airport to Bennington College is Albany International Airport (ALB). (40 miles)

Shuttle

On Arrival Fridays (June 19, June 26, and July 3) shuttles will run from the Albany Airport to Bennington College. Students will need to make a reservation to confirm a seat on the shuttle.

Area Information

https://www.bennington.edu/admissions/visit/where-eat-sleep-explore