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Duquesne in Dublin Semester Calendar

 

Current Academic Program Calendar: Fall 2018

September 2 US Departure Flights will vary
September 3 Arrival to Ireland** Check in St. Michael's House** 
Welcome Dinner
September 4  Duquesne On-site Orientation/Welcome At St. Michael's House 
Duquesne Orientation* 
Dublin Activity
September 5-7 UCD Orientation Varies depending on each college
September 8 Orientation Trip: Newgrange Orientation Day Trip to Newgrange and Drogheda*
September 10 Classes Begin Vary depending on schedule
October 27-29 Western Ireland Excursion Mandatory Academic Excursion
October 29 Bank Holiday No classes 
November 10 Belfast Academic Excursion Mandatory Academic Excursion*
November 22 Thanksgiving Dinner Classes as scheduled
December 1-9 Study Break/Revisions

No classes

University offices/services are open

December 10-21 Final Exam period Professors will provide exact exam schedule
December 21 End of Semester Celebration Dinner in Dublin
December 22 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.

*Newgrange and Drogheda Orientation Day Trip: Mandatory for all students. Includes transport, entrances to Newgrange, and a lunch. (Orientation)

*Western 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)

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

Duquesne in Dublin dates are subject to change

Spring 2019
Duquesne in Dublin Spring 2019 Academic Calendar
January 13 US Departure Flights will vary
January 14 Arrive in Ireland*

Check in St. Michael's House *

Welcome Dinner

January 15

Duquesne On-site Orientation

Welcome

At St. Michael's House*

Duquesne Orientation

Dublin Activity

January 16-18 UCD Orientation Varies depending on each college
January 19 Orientation Day Trip Day Trip: Kilkenny**
January 21 Classes begin
March 9 - 11 Western Ireland Excursion Mandatory Academic Excursion***
March 11 - 24 Study Break/Revisions

No classes

University Offices/services are open

April 6 Belfast Academic Excursion Mandatory Academic Excursion****
April 18 - 22 Holy Week in Rome (optional trip)

Stay at the Italian Campus

Sign-ups required prior to US Departure

April 27 - May 5 Study Break/Revisions

No Classes

University offices/services are open

May 7 - 18 Final Exam Period Professors will provide exact exam schedules
May 18 End of Semester Celebration Dinner in Dublin
May 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.

**Kilkenny Orientation Trip: Mandatory for all students. Includes transport, entrances to Kilkenny Castle, and a lunch. (Orientation)

***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)

Duquesne in Dublin schedules are subject to change