Program Dates

Fall 2021

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 [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.

Pre-arrival programming: August 30 – September 14

Students arrive in Florence: September 15

Required orientation in Florence: September 15 – 17

Classes begin on site: September 20

Semester break: October 28 – November 1

Final exams begin: November 27

Program ends: November 30

Optional Signature Seminar: November 30 – December 9 (students depart program December 10)

Spring 2022

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 [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.

Pre-arrival programming: January 10 – 25

Students arrive in Florence: January 27

Required orientation in Florence: January 27 – 28

Classes begin on site: January 31

Semester break: March 3 – 7

Final exams begin: April 11

Program ends: April 14

Optional Signature Seminar: April 14 – 24 (students depart program April 25)