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Italian Campus Semester Calendar

Current Academic Program Calendar: Fall 2018

Dates are tentative and subject to change.

August 30 US Departure
August 31 Benvenuti a Roma!
August 31-2 Convocation of Fall 2018 & Orientation in Rome
September 3 Classes Begin
September 6-7 High Renaissance Art Class in Florence

(Only for students enrolled in High Renaissance Art)

September 21-23

Ancient Campania Excursion* Pompeii, Paestum, Capri, Campagna

(All students EXCEPT Business Students)

Emilia Romagna Business Academic Excursion* Parma, Bologna, Modena

(Only for students enrolled in Business courses)

September 28-30 Modern Art in Rome Weekend
October 5-14 Fall Break
November 9-11

Rome Weekend

- Friday November, 9th: Make-Up Class Day

- Saturday, November 10th: Orvieto Excursion** (Mandatory for ALL students)

Friday, November 16 Make-Up Class Day

November 22

November 23-26

Thanksgiving Study Day in Rome

Final Exams

November 27

November 28

Last Day in Rome & Final Farewell Dinner.

Arrivederci, Roma!

*Note: The Academic Excursions include bus transportation, hotel, two meals per day, and entrances to sites and museums. 

Future Dates: Spring 2019
January 31 US Departure
Feburary 1 Benvenuti a Roma! (Students arrive in Rome)
Feburary 1-3 Convocation of Spring 2019 Semester; Orientation in Rome
Feburary 4 Classes begin
February 22 Orvieto Academic Day Excursion* (Mandatory for ALL Students)
March 8-17 Spring Break
March 22-24 Modern Art in Rome Weekend
March 29-31

Ancient Campania Excursion*

Pompeii, Paestum, Capri, Campagna (Mandatory for ALL Students)

April 19-22 Easter Weekend
April 25 Liberation Day National Holiday - Final Exam Study Day
April 26-29 Final Exams
April 30 Last Day in Rome: Farewell Festivities
May 1 Arriverderci, Roma! (Students return to the US)

*The Academic Excursions are "all-inclusive", including transporation, hotels (including breakfast daily), payment for all entrances and gratuities during the excursion, and either a group meal or cash substitute for all lunches and dinners.

Future Dates: Fall 2019
September 5 US Departure
September 6 Benvenuti a Roma! (Students arrive in Rome)
September 6-8

Convocation of Fall 2019 Semester;

Orientation in Rome

September 9 Classes Begin

September 13-14

September 14

September15

High Renaissance Art Class in Florence** (Mandatory for students enrolled in ARHY 367)

Art Day in Florence (Optional Excursion for students not attending High Renaissance Art Class in Florence)

Tuscan Wine Tasting and Lunch in San Gimignano (Optional for ALL students that are attending Art Day or High Renaissance in Florence)

September 26-29

September 27-29

Emilia Romagna Business Academic Excursion*

Parma, Bologna, Modena (Only for students enrolled in MGMT 261 & MGMT 262)

Ancient Campania Excursion*

Pompeii, Paestum, Capri, Campagna (All students EXCEPT those attending the Emilia Romagna Business Excursion)

October 4-6 Modern Art in Rome Course Weekend (For those enrolled in ARHY 349)
October 11-20 Fall Break
November 1 Ognisanti (All Saints Day) - National Holiday (No classes; offices closed)
November 8 Make-Up Class Day (Thursday Schedule)
November 9 Orvieto Academic Day Excursion* (Mandatory for ALL students)
November 28 Thanksgiving Study Day
November 29- December 2 Final Exams
December 3 Last Day in Rome: Farewell Festivities
December 4 Arrivederci, Roma! (Students return to the US)

*The Academic Excursions are "all-inclusive", including transportation, hotels (including breakfast daily), payment for all entrances and gratuities during the excursion, and either a group meal or cash substitue for all lunches and dinners.

**Students enrolled in ARHY 367 will receive a small travel stipend to help subsidize expenses for the High Renaissance Art Class in Florence.

Future Dates: Spring 2020
January 30 US Departure
January 31 Benvenuti a Roma! (Students arrive in Rome)

January 31 - February 2

Convocation of Spring 2020 Semester;

Orientation in Rome

February 3 Classes begin
February 8-9

Tuscan Weekend Experience (Optional)

February 8: Art Day in Florence

February 9: Tuscan Wine Tasting and lunch in San Gimignano

February 28 Make-up Class Day (Monday Schedule)
February 29 Orvieto Academic Day Excursion*
March 6-15 Spring Break
March 27-29

Modern Art in Rome Course Weekend

(For those enrolled in ARHY 349)

April 3-5

Ancient Campania Excursion*

Pompeii, Paestum, Capri, Campagna

(Mandatory for all students)

April 9-13

Easter Weekend

April 9-12: Holy Week activities in Rome with Duquesne in Dubli visiting students

April 13: Pasquetta (Easter Monday) is a National Holiday. No classes; offices closed.

April 24-27 Final Exams
April 25 Liberation Day National Holiday
April 28 Last Day in Rome: Farewell Festivities
April 29 Arrivederci, Roma! (Students return to the US)

*The Academic Excursions are "all-inclusive", including transporation, hotels (including breakfast daily), payment for all entrances and gratuities during the excursion, and either a group meal or cash substitute for all lunches and dinners.