Academic Calendar

MAYMESTER PROGRAMS 2024

Dates vary by ProgramVisit Home Institution Website for Program Dates

SUMMER SESSION ONE 2024

May 15, WednesdayDeparture from Home Country
May 16, ThursdayArrival in Florence
May 17 – 18, Friday – SaturdayOrientation
May 20, MondayClasses Begin
June 24 – 27, Monday – ThursdayLast Week of Classes/Final Exams
June 28, FridayProgram Ends, Students vacate apartments by 10 am

SUMMER SESSION TWO 2024

June 29, SaturdayDeparture from US
June 30, SundayArrival in Florence
July 1, MondayOrientation
July 2, TuesdayClasses Begin
July 5, FridayMakeup Day
July 22 – 25, Monday – ThursdayLast Week of Classes
July 27, SaturdayProgram Ends, Students vacate apartments by 10 am

FALL SEMESTER 2024

August 27, TuesdayDeparture from Home Country
August 28, WednesdayArrival in Florence
August 29 – 31, Thursday – SaturdayOrientation
September 2, MondayClasses Begin
October 14-17, Monday – ThursdayMidterm Exams
October 18-27, Friday – SundaySemester Break
November 1, FridayHoliday – Institute Closed
December 5, ThursdayClasses End
December 9-12, Monday – ThursdayFinal Exams
December 12, ThursdayFarewell Reception
December 13, FridayProgram Ends
December 14, SaturdayStudents vacate apartments by 10 am

SPRING SEMESTER 2025

January 7, TuesdayDeparture from Home Country
January 8, WednesdayArrival in Florence
January 9-10, Thursday – SaturdayOrientation
January 13, MondayClasses Begin
February 24-27, Monday – ThursdayMidterm Exams
February 28 – March 9, Friday – SundaySemester Break
April 17, ThursdayClasses End
April 21, MondayHoliday – Institute Closed
April 22-25, Tuesday – FridayFinal Exams
April 25, FridayFarewell Reception – Holiday – Institute Open
April 26, SaturdayProgram Ends. Students vacate apartments by 10 am

SUMMER SESSION ONE 2025

May 14, WednesdayDeparture from Home Country
May 15, ThursdayArrival in Florence
May 16, FridayOrientation
May 19, MondayClasses Begin
June 2, MondayHoliday – Institute Open
June 23 – 26, Monday – ThursdayLast Week of Classes/Final Exams
June 24, TuesdayHoliday – Institute Open
June 27, FridayProgram Ends, Students vacate apartments by 10 am

SUMMER SESSION TWO 2025

June 28, SaturdayDeparture from US
June 29, SundayArrival in Florence
June 30, MondayOrientation
July 1, TuesdayClasses Begin
July 4, FridayMakeup Day
July 21 – 24, Monday – ThursdayLast Week of Classes
July 26, SaturdayProgram Ends, Students vacate apartments by 10 am