Academic Calendar

Check the arrival and departure dates carefully and confirm participation before booking flights. Please note that study visas are required for Spring and Fall semesters, but not required for Summer semesters. 


 

Spring Semester 2023
January 12, Thursday Departure from U.S.
January 13, Friday Arrivals in Rome and transfer to Hotel in Perugia – Welcome Dinner
January 14, Saturday Orientation Day 1 – Housing – Open House
January 15, Sunday Orientation Day 2 – Open House
January 16, Monday Extended Orientation and Immersive Italian week Begins
January 23, Monday Classes Begin
Feb 27-Mar 2, Monday-Thursday Midterms (Field trips may take place the weekend leading into the semester break)
March 6-12 Semester Break (Direct Enrollment students must attend class)
March 13, Monday Classes Resume
April 10, Monday Holiday – School Closed
April 14, Friday Make-Up Classes for Holiday
April 20, Thursday Last day of Classes
April 24-28, Monday-Friday Final exams
April 28, Friday Program Ends – Farewell Festa
April 29, Saturday Departure Buses for Rome Airport

Summer 2023 – Session One
May 18, Thursday Departure from U.S.
May 19, Friday Arrivals in Rome and Transfer to Hotel in Perugia – Welcome Dinner
May 20, Saturday Orientation Day 1 – Transfers to Housing – Open House
May 21, Sunday Orientation Day 2 – Open House
May 22, Monday Classes Begin
June 22, Thursday Last day of General Studies Program Classes
June 23, Friday Final Exams & Farewell Festa
June 24, Saturday Bus Departure for Rome Airport

Summer 2023 – Session Two 
June 29, Thursday Departure from U.S.
June 30, Friday Arrivals in Rome – Transfers to Perugia – Welcome Dinner
July 1, Saturday Orientation Day – Open House
July 2, Sunday Orientation Day 2
July 3, Monday Classes Begin
July 27, Thursday Last Day of Classes
July 28, Friday Program Ends – Final Exams/Farewell Festa
July 29 Saturday Buses Depart for Rome Fiumicino Airport

Summer 2023 Italian Language & Culture Programs
May 26, Friday Departure from U.S.
May 27, Saturday Arrivals in Rome/Transfer to Perugia Apartment Placement
May 28, Sunday Orientation Day 1 Welcome Festa
May 29, Monday Orientation Day 2 Info Sessions & Walking Tours
May 30, Tuesday Proficiency Assessment Exams Level Placement
May 31, Wednesday Stranieri Placement Test Umbra Classes Begin
June 1, Thursday Classes Begin at Universita' per Stranieri
June 2, Friday Italian Holiday Class Field Trip
June 28, Wednesday Final Exams for Module One
June 29, Thursday Umbra Assessment Review Farewell Festa
June 30, Friday Session One Program Ends Buses to Rome Airport
July 3, Monday Classes Begin for Module Two
July 27, Thursday Umbra Final Exams for Module Two
July 28, Friday Umbra Assessment Review Farewell Festa
July 29, Saturday 9-week Program Ends Buses to Rome Airport

Archeology Field School Program
May 26, Friday Departure from U.S.
May 27, Saturday Arrivals in Rome/Transfer to Castiglione del Lago – Welcome Dinner
May 28, Sunday Orientation Day
May 29, Monday Classes Begin
July 6, Thursday Last day of Classes
July 7, Friday Final Exams & Farewell Festa
July 8, Saturday Bus Departure for Rome Airport

Fall Semester 2023 
August 31, Thursday Departure from U.S.
September 1, Friday Arrivals in Rome and Transfer to Perugia – Welcome Dinner
September 2, Saturday Orientation Day 1 – Housing – Italian placement exams
September 3, Sunday Orientation Day 2 – Open House
September 4, Monday Extended Orientation and Immersive Italian week Begins
September 11, Monday Elective Classes Begin
October 16-19, Monday-Thursday Midterms (Field trips may take place the weekend leading into the semester break)
October 23-29, Friday-Sunday Semester break (Direct Enrollment students must attend class)
October 30, Monday Classes Resume
December 7, Thursday Last Day of Classes
December 11-15 Final Exams
December 15, Friday Program Ends – Farewell Festa
December 16, Saturday Buses Depart for Rome Fiumicino Airport