The Academic Calendar

IMPORTANT: Check your arrival and departure dates for YOUR program carefully. Dates for special programs such as Direct Enrollment and Summer Intensive Italian differ from the regular program dates. Direct Enrollment students do not have a traditional fall or spring break but will enjoy holidays listed in the Italian academic calendar and an overnight trip.

 

 

Fall Semester 2014

August 28, Thursday Departure from U.S. for ALL students
(General Studies, Direct Enrollment)
August 29, Friday Arrivals in Rome/Transfer to Perugia
Welcome Dinner
August 30, Saturday Orientation Day 1
Housing/Meetings/General Studies Placement Exams
August 31, Sunday Orientation Day 2
Tour of Perugia/Open House/Orientation & Safety Meeting
September 1, Monday General Studies Week of Intensive Italian Begins
Direct Enrollment Placement Exams
September 1-4, Mon-Thur General Studies Week of Intensive Italian
Direct Enrollment Classes Begin at Università per Stranieri
September 8, Monday General Studies Elective Classes Begin
September 12, Friday End of Add/Drop Period
October 13-16, Mon-Thurs Midterm Exams/Assignments
October 17-26, Fri-Sun General Studies Semester Break
October 27, Monday Classes Resume
December 4, Thursday Last Day of General Studies Class
December 5, Friday General Studies Italian Language Final Exams
December 8-11, Mon-Thur Final Exams, Special Academic Events, General Studies Farewell Festa
Program Ends for General Studies Students
December 12, Friday Early Morning Buses Depart for Rome Airport for General Studies Students
December 15-19, Mon-Fri Direct Enrollment Final Exams and Farewell Aperitivo
December 20, Saturday Early Morning Buses Depart for Rome Airport for Direct Enrollment Students

 

Spring Semester 2015

January 3, Saturday Departure from U.S.: All Students (General Studies & Direct Enrollment)
January 4, Sunday Arrivals in Rome/Transfer to Perugia
Welcome Dinner
January 5, Monday Orientation Day 1
Housing/Meetings/General Studies Placement Exams
January 6, Tuesday Orientation Day 2
Tour of Perugia/Open House/Orientation & Safety Meeting
January 7-10, Wed-Sat General Studies Week of Intensive Italian
January 7, Wednesday Direct Enrollment Placement Exams
January 8, Thursday Direct Enrollment Classes Begin at Università per Stranieri
January 12, Monday General Studies Elective Classes Begin
January 16, Friday End of Add/Drop Period
February 16-19, Mon-Thur General Studies Midterm Exams/Assignments
February 20-March 1, Fri-Sun General Studies Semester Break
Direct Enrollment Students Must Attend Class
March 2, Monday General Studies Classes Resume
March 23-31, Mon-Tue Direct Enrollment: Università per Stranieri Three-Month Course Final Exams
April 6, Monday Easter Monday – Italian Holiday Umbra Closed
April 9, Thursday Last Day of Regularly Scheduled General Studies Classes
April 13-16, Mon-Thur General Studies Elective Course Review Sessions
Special Academic Events
April 16, Thursday General Studies Italian Language Final Exams
April 20-23, Mon-Thur General Studies Elective Course Final Exams
Direct Enrollment One-Month Course Final Exams
April 23, Thursday Farewell Aperitivo
April 24, Friday All Student Early Morning Buses to Rome Airport
Return Flights Depart Rome for US

 

Summer Session 2015: General Studies Program

May 22, Friday Departure from U.S.
May 23, Saturday Arrivals in Rome/Transfer to Perugia
Welcome Dinner
May 24, Sunday Housing and Orientation Day
May 25, Monday Elective Classes Begin
June 25, Thursday Last Day of Elective Classes
June 25, Thursday Student Art Show
June 26, Friday Final Exams
June 26, Friday Farewell Festa
June 27, Saturday Early Morning Bus Departure for Rome Airport

 

Summer Session 2015: Intensive Italian Language & Culture Program

May 28, Thursday Departure from U.S.
May 29, Friday Arrivals in Rome/Transfer to Perugia
Welcome Dinner
May 30, Saturday Housing and Italian Placement Exams
May 31, Sunday Orientation Activities
June 1, Monday Classes Begin
July 9, Thursday Final Day Intensive Italian classes
July 10, Friday Final Exams/Papers Due/Program Ends
July 11, Saturday Early Morning Bus Departure for Rome Airport

 

Summer Session 2015: Archeology Field School

May 28, Thursday Departure from U.S.
May 29, Friday Arrivals in Rome/Transfer to Perugia
Welcome Dinner
May 30, Saturday Orientation Activities
May 31, Sunday Orientation Activities and Transfer to Castiglione del Lago
June 1, Monday Field School Begins
July 9, Thursday Final Day Field School/Farewell Festa in Castiglione
July 10, Friday Final Exams/ Transfer to Perugia/Program Ends
July 11, Saturday Early Morning Bus Departure for Rome Airport

 

Fall Semester 2015

August 27, Thursday Departure from U.S. for ALL students (GS, Direct Enrollment)
August 28, Friday Arrivals in Rome/Transfer to Perugia
Welcome Dinner
August 29, Saturday Orientation Day 1
Housing/Meetings/General Studies Placement Exams
August 30, Sunday Orientation Day 2
Tour of Perugia/Open House/Orientation & Safety Meeting
August 31, Monday General Studies Week of Intensive Italian Begins
Direct Enrollment Placement Exams
August 31- September 3, Mo-Th General Studies Week of Intensive Italian
Direct Enrollment Classes Begin at Università per Stranieri
September 7, Monday General Studies Elective Classes Begin
September 11, Friday End of Add/Drop Period
October 12-15, Mo-Th Midterm Exams/Assignments
October 16-25, Fri-Sun General Studies Semester Break
October 26, Monday Classes Resume
December 3, Thursday Last Day of General Studies Class
December 4, Friday General Studies Italian Language Final Exams
December 7, Mo, December 9 and 10, Wd-Th Final Exams
Special Academic Events
December 8 Tuesday School closed (Italian holiday)
December 10, Thursday Program Ends for General Studies Students
General Studies Farewell Festa
December 11, Friday Early Morning Buses Depart for Rome Airport for General Studies Students
December 14-18, Mo-Fri Direct Enrollment Final Exams and Farewell Aperitivo
December 19, Saturday Early Morning Buses Depart for Rome Airport for Direct Enrollment Students