Notice: All students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to arrival for the Fall 2021 semester.
Notice: All students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to arrival for the Fall 2021 semester.

FALL SEMESTER 2021 

September 15, Wednesday Departure from US
September 16, Thursday Arrival in Florence
September  17-18, Friday – Saturday Orientation, Open House
September 20, Monday Classes Begin
October 20-21, Wednesday – Thursday Midterm Exams
October 22-31, Friday – Sunday Semester Break
November 1, Monday Classes Resume
December 6-9, Monday – Thursday Last Week of Classes/Final Exams
December 9, Thursday Farewell Reception
December 11, Saturday Academic Program Ends
December 11-15, Saturday-Wednesday Optional Post-Program Sessions (Visa Required)

J-TERM & FACULTY-LED PROGRAMS 2022

Dates vary by Program Visit Home Institution Website for Program Dates

SPRING SEMESTER 2022 (Ask us about Study Visas, Scholarships & Extended Deadlines)

February 2, Wednesday Departure from US
February 3, Thursday Arrival in Florence
February 4-5, Friday – Saturday Orientation, Open House
February 7, Monday Classes Begin
March 2-3, Wednesday – Thursday Midterms
March 4 – 13, Friday – Sunday Semester Break
March 14, Monday Classes Resume
April 25 – 28, Monday – Thursday Last Week of Classes/Final Exams
April 28, Thursday Farewell Reception
April 30, Saturday Program Ends – Students Vacate Apartments
May 1 – 3, Sunday – Tuesday Optional End-of-Semester Activities

MAYMESTER PROGRAMS 2022

Dates vary by Program Visit Home Institution Website for Program Dates

SUMMER SESSION I 2022 

May 18, Wednesday Departure from Home Country
May 19, Thursday Arrival in Florence
May 20 – 21, Friday – Saturday Orientation, Open House
May 23, Monday Classes Begin
June 27 – 30, Monday – Thursday Last Week of Classes/Final Exams
June 30, Thursday Farewell Reception
July 1, Friday Program Ends, Students vacate apartments

SUMMER SESSION II 2022 (Tentative)

July 6 Wednesday Departure from Home Country
July 7, Thursday Arrival in Florence
July 8 – 9, Friday – Saturday Orientation, Open House
July 11, Monday Classes Begin
August 1 – 5, Monday – Friday Last Week of Classes/Final Exams
August 5, Friday Farewell Reception
August 6, Saturday Program Ends, Students vacate apartments

FALL SEMESTER 2022 

August 30, Tuesday Departure from US
August 31, Wednesday Arrival in Florence
September  1-2, Thursday – Friday Orientation, Open House
September 5, Monday Classes Begin
October 17-20, Monday – Thursday Midterm Exams
October 21-30, Friday – Sunday Semester Break
November 1, Tuesday Holiday – Institute Open
December 8, Thursday Classes End – Holiday – Institute Open
December 12-15, Monday – Thursday Final Exams
December 15, Thursday Farewell Reception
December 16, Friday Program Ends
December 17, Saturday Students vacate apartments

J-TERM & FACULTY-LED PROGRAMS 2023

Dates vary by Program Visit Home Institution Website for Program Dates

SPRING SEMESTER 2023 

January 10, Tuesday Departure from US
January 11, Wednesday Arrival in Florence
January 12-13, Thursday – Friday Orientation, Open House
January 16, Monday Classes Begin
February 27 – March 2, Monday – Thursday Midterm Exams
March 3 – 12, Friday – Sunday Semester Break
April 9, Monday Holiday – Institute Closed
April 20, Thursday Classes End
April 24-27, Monday – Thursday Final Exams
April 27, Thursday Farewell Reception
April 28, Friday Program Ends
April 29, Saturday Students vacate apartments