Program Dates

Fall 2017 Dates

Programs which 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 Departs USA: August 16, 2017

Optional Signature Seminar: August 17–28

Group Arrival/Mandatory Orientation Begins: August 29

Syracuse Center Program Semester Break: October 27–November 5

Intensive Language Program Mini-Break: November 1–5

Final Exams: December 9, 11, 12

Programs End for Syracuse Center, Intensive Language Program, and University of Florence (courses taught in English): December 13*

*University of Florence students taking non-language courses taught in Italian may need to stay until approximately December 18.


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 Begins: January 6, 2018

Group Arrival/Mandatory Orientation Begins: January 9

Syracuse Center Program Semester Break: March 2–March 11 (University of Florence classes continue during break, except for course taught at Syracuse Florence campus)

Final Exams: April 21, 23, 24

Syracuse Center Program Ends: April 25 (includes students taking classes at University of Florence)

Optional Greek Odyssey Signature Seminar: April 25–May 6