Program Dates

garden scene in Madrid
Photo by Callie Rogemoser

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 [PDF, 361KB] 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.

Fall 2021

Pre-arrival programming: September 1 – 9

Students arrive in Madrid: September 16

Required orientation in Madrid: September 16 – 17

Classes begin on site: September 20

Semester breaks (and traveling portion of Optional Marine Ecology Signature Seminar): October 8 – 12; November 5 – 9

Regular Semester Program ends: December 3

Spring 2022

Pre-arrival programming begins: January 31

Students arrive in Madrid: February 7

Required orientation in Madrid:  February 8

Classes begin on site: February 9

Final exams begin:  April 27

Regular Semester Program ends:  May 5

Optional Signature Seminars: May 6 – 16