Program Dates

Spring 2018 Dates

Programs that include classes at local universities may have different teaching, break, exam periods, and program end dates. Students receive a detailed program calendar upon arrival abroad. Use this guide [PDF, 361 KB] for information on how to look up academic and financial deadlines for classes once you are registered and your class schedule is reflected in MySlice.

Intensive Language Program orientation begins: January 7, 2018

Group arrival/mandatory orientation begins: January 9

Syracuse Center Program mid-term break: March 2–March 11 (Intensive Language Program students may depart after their morning class on Friday, March 2.)

Final exams: April 21, 23, 24

Syracuse Center Program ends: April 25*

Optional Eco-City Europe Signature Seminar group departs: April 25

Optional Eco-City Europe Signature Seminar group returns to U.S.: May 5

Students taking classes at the University of Florence may need to stay beyond this date.


Fall 2018 Dates

Some dates are subject to change pending publication of University of Florence academic calendar. Programs that include classes at local universities may have different teaching, break, exam periods, and program end dates. Students receive a detailed program calendar upon arrival abroad. Use this guide [PDF, 361 KB] for information on how to look up academic and financial deadlines for classes once you are registered and your class schedule is reflected in MySlice.

Optional Signature Seminar group departure: August 22, 2018

Optional Signature Seminar begins: August 23

Group departure (except Signature Seminar): September 3

Mandatory orientation begins: September 4

Syracuse Center program semester break: October 27–November 5 (Intensive Language Program students may depart after their morning class on Friday, Oct. 27)

Final exams: December 15, 17, 18

Programs end for Syracuse Florence Center and University of Florence (courses taught in English): December 19*

* University of Florence students taking non-language courses taught in Italian may need to stay beyond the regular Program End Date of December 19.