Program Dates

Note: Programs that include classes at local universities may have different teaching, break, exam periods, and program end dates. Some dates may be subject to change pending publication of the local university academic calendar. Students receive a detailed program calendar upon arrival abroad. Use this guide 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.

Spring 2024

Pre-arrival programming: January 3-8

  • CAS 200 – Mapping Italy course content available online January 3
  • Required Zoom orientation session January 3

Students arrive in Florence: January 10
(students in the Intensive Language program arrive January 7)

Required orientation in Florence: January 10 – 19

Classes begin on site: January 15

Semester break: March 1 – 10

Final exams begin: April 19

Program ends: April 24
(students in the University of Florence direct enrollment program may need to remain in Florence until early June to complete classes)

Fall 2024

Optional Signature Seminar: August 24 – September 3

Pre-arrival online orientation: August 28 – September 2

Students arrive in Florence: September 4

Required orientation in Florence: September 4-13

Classes begin on site: September 9

Semester break: October 25 – November 3

Final exams begin: December 16

Program ends: December 19