Program Dates

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 Arrival/Begins in Greece: August 23, 2018

Group Arrival in Florence/Mandatory orientation begins: September 4

Syracuse Center Semester Classes Begin: September 10

Syracuse Center Program Break: October 26–November 4 (Intensive Language Program students may depart after their morning class on Friday, Oct. 26)

Syracuse Center final exams begin: December 15

Syracuse Center, Intensive Language, and University of Florence (courses taught in English) Programs End: December 19*

* University of Florence students taking courses taught in Italian may need to stay beyond this date.


Spring 2019 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.

Optional Sustainability Signature Seminar Arrival/Begins in Denmark: January 6, 2019

Intensive Language Program orientation begins: January 6, 2019

Group arrival in Florence/Mandatory orientation begins: January 15

Syracuse Center Semester Classes Begin: January 21

Syracuse Center Program Break: March 8–March 17

Syracuse Center final exams begin: April 27

Syracuse Center and Intensive Language Programs end: May 1

Optional Signature Seminar group departs: TBA

Optional Signature Seminar group returns to U.S.: TBA

University of Florence Program ends: June 10*

* Tentative and subject to change; before purchasing return travel fare, discuss with your admissions counselor!