Program Dates

Fall 2020 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.

Online Pre-Arrival Orientation and Coursework begins: September 15, 2020

Arrival in Florence: October 1

Syracuse Center Semester Classes begin on site: October 5

Syracuse Center Program Break: November 7–15

Program Ends: December 17


Spring 2020 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 Sustainability Signature Seminar: January 5-13, 2020

Intensive Language Program orientation begins: January 6, 2020

Group arrival in Florence/Mandatory orientation begins: January 14

Syracuse Center Semester Classes Begin: January 20

Syracuse Center Program Break: March 6–March 15

Syracuse Center final exams begin: April 27

Syracuse Center and Intensive Language Programs end: April 30

Optional Culinary Crossings Signature Seminar: April 30-May 9 (students may depart from Florence on May 10)

University of Florence Program ends: June 10*

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