Duquesne in Dublin Semester Calendar

 

Current Academic Program Calendar: Fall 2019

September 1 US Departure Flights will vary
September 2 Arrival to Ireland** Check in St. Michael's House** 
Welcome Dinner
September 3  Duquesne On-site Orientation/Welcome At St. Michael's House 
Duquesne Orientation* 
Dublin Activity
September 4-6 UCD Orientation Varies depending on each college
September 7 Orientation Trip: Newgrange Orientation Day Trip to Newgrange and Drogheda1
September 8 Orientation Group Activity Experience Gaelic Games1
September 9 Classes Begin Vary depending on schedule
October 26-28 Western Ireland Excursion Mandatory Academic Excursion2
October 28 Bank Holiday No classes 
November 9 Belfast Academic Excursion Mandatory Academic Excursion3
November 28 Thanksgiving Dinner Classes as scheduled

November 30 -

December 8

Study Break/Revisions

No classes

University offices/services are open

December 9-20 Final Exam period Professors will provide exact exam schedule
December 20 End of Semester Celebration Dinner in Dublin
December 21 Depart for US

Flights will vary

Campus to Airport on own 

**Students are responsible for getting to St. Michael's House on their own. Students will be provided with a transportation sheet prior to US Departure. Arrival, check-in, and all Duquesne activities for Orientation are mandatory on these dates.

1Orientation Day trip and Activity: Newgrange and Drogheda Orientation Day Trip: Mandatory for all students. Includes transport, entrances to Newgrange, and a lunch. Experience Gaelic Games, Manditory for all students. Includes transportation and entrance fees

2Western Ireland Academic Excursion: Mandatory for all students. Includes: breakfast daily, daily group meals, entrances to sites visited as group, guiding, transportation and hotel accommodations. (Intercultural Awareness)

3Belfast Academic Excursion: Day trip only - Mandatory for all students. (Ireland Uncovered) 

Duquesne in Dublin dates are subject to change

Spring 2020
Duquesne in Dublin Spring 2020 Academic Calendar
January 12 US Departure Flights will vary
January 13 Arrive in Ireland*

Check in St. Michael's House *

Welcome Dinner

January 14

Duquesne On-site Orientation

Welcome

At St. Michael's House*

Duquesne Orientation

Dublin Activity

January 15-17 UCD Orientation Varies depending on each college
January 18 Orientation Day Trip Day Trip: Kilkenny**
January 19 Orientation Group Activity Experience Gaelic Games**
January 20 Classes begin
March 7 - 9 Western Ireland Excursion Mandatory Academic Excursion***
March 9 - 22 Study Break/Revisions

No classes

University Offices/services are open

April 4 Belfast Academic Excursion Mandatory Academic Excursion****
April 9 - 13 Holy Week in Rome (optional trip)

Stay at the Italian Campus

Sign-ups required prior to US Departure

April 25 - May 3 Study Break/Revisions

No Classes

University offices/services are open

May 5 - 16 Final Exam Period Professors will provide exact exam schedules
May 16 End of Semester Celebration Dinner in Dublin
May 17 Ireland Departure

Flights will vary

Campus to airport on own

*Students are responsible for getting to St. Michael's House on their own. Students will be provided with a transportation sheet prior to US Departure. Arrival, check-in, and all Duquesne activities for Orientation are mandatory on these dates.

**Orientation Day trip and Group Activity: Kilkenny Orientation Trip: Mandatory for all students. Includes transport, entrances to Kilkenny Castle, and a lunch. Experience Gaelic Games: Mandatory for all students.  Includes transportation and entrence fees.

***Western Ireland Academic Excursion: Mandatory for all students. Includes breakfast & one group meal daily, entrances to sites visited as group, guiding, transportation and hotel accommodations.

****Belfast Academic Excursion: Day trip only - Mandatory for all students. (Ireland Uncovered course excursion)

Duquesne in Dublin schedules are subject to change

Fall 2020
Duquesne in Dublin Fall 2020 Academic Calendar
August 30 US Departure Flights will vary
August 31 Arrive in Ireland*

Check in St. Michael's House *

Welcome Dinner

September 1

Duquesne On-site Orientation

Welcome

At St. Michael's House

Duquesne Orientation

Dublin Activity

September 2

Duquesne On-Site

Health & Safety Orientation

At St. Michael's House 
September 2-4 UCD Orientation Varies depending on each college
September 5 Orientation Day Trip Day Trip**
September 6 Orientation Group Activity Experience Gaelic Games**
September 7 Classes begin
October 24-26 Western Ireland Excursion Mandatory Academic Excursion***
October 26 Bank Holiday

No classes

University Offices/services are open

November 8 Belfast Academic Excursion Mandatory Academic Excursion****
November 26 Thanksgiving Dinner

Classes as Scheduled

November 28 - 

December 6

Study Break/Revisions

No Classes

University offices/services are open

December 7-18 Final Exam Period Professors will provide exact exam schedules
December 18 End of Semester Celebration Dinner in Dublin
December 19 Ireland Departure

Flights will vary

Campus to airport on own

*Students are responsible for getting to St. Michael's House on their own. Students will be provided with a transportation sheet prior to US Departure. Arrival, check-in, and all Duquesne activities for Orientation are mandatory on these dates.

**Orientation Day trip and Group Activity: Mandatory for all students.  Includes transportation, entrence fees and lunch.

***Western Ireland Academic Excursion: Mandatory for all students. Includes breakfast & one group meal daily, entrances to sites visited as group, guiding, transportation and hotel accommodations.

****Belfast Academic Excursion: Day trip only - Mandatory for all students. (Ireland Uncovered course excursion)

Duquesne in Dublin schedules are subject to change

Spring 2021
Duquesne in Dublin Spring 2021 Academic Calendar
January 10 US Departure Flights will vary
January 11 Arrive in Ireland1

Check in St. Michael's House 1

Welcome Dinner

January 12

Duquesne On-site Orientation

Welcome

At St. Michael's House

Duquesne Orientation

Dublin Activity

January 13

Duquesne On-site

Health & Safety Orienation

At St. Micheal's House
January 13-15 UCD Orientation Varies depending on each college
January 16 Orientation Day Trip Day Trip2
January 17 Orientation Group Activity Experience Gaelic Games2
January 18 Classes begin
March 6-8 Western Ireland Excursion Mandatory Academic Excursion3
March 8 - 21 Study Break/Revisions

No classes

University Offices/services are open

April 1 - 5 Holy Week in Rome (optional trip)

Stay at the Italian Campus

Sign-ups required prior to US Departure

April 10 Belfast Academic Excursion

Mandatory Academic Excursion 4

April 24 - May 2 Study Break/Revisions

No Classes

University offices/services are open

May 4 - 15 Final Exam Period Professors will provide exact exam schedules
May 15 End of Semester Celebration Dinner in Dublin
May 16 Ireland Departure

Flights will vary

Campus to airport on own

1Students are responsible for getting to St. Michael's House on their own. Students will be provided with a transportation sheet prior to US Departure. Arrival, check-in, and all Duquesne activities for Orientation are mandatory on these dates.

2Orientation Day trip and Group Activity: Kilkenny Orientation Trip: Mandatory for all students. Includes transport, entrances to Kilkenny Castle, and a lunch. Experience Gaelic Games: Mandatory for all students.  Includes transportation and entrence fees.

3Western Ireland Academic Excursion: Mandatory for all students. Includes breakfast & one group meal daily, entrances to sites visited as group, guiding, transportation and hotel accommodations.

4Belfast Academic Excursion: Day trip only - Mandatory for all students. (Ireland Uncovered course excursion)

Duquesne in Dublin schedules are subject to change