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Academic Calendar for Western Europe Semester

Western Europe Semester Calendar

Fall 2021 Academic Calendar for all Western Europe programs

Students must arrive no later than 2pm on the first day of the program. Late arrivals are not permitted. Classes meet Monday through Friday, and the student program fee includes weekly excursions throughout the semester.

August 24 (T)

Student Move-In. Program participants must arrive no later than 2pm for check-in and orientation.

August 25 (W) – 28 (S)

Mandatory on-site orientation, including program excursions around the city.

August 30 (M)

Module 1 courses begin

September 1 (W)

Last day to Add/Drop Module 1 courses
First day of NY-based courses

September 14 (T)

Last day to WD – Pass/Fail Module 1 courses

September 29 (W)

Module 1 courses end

September 30 (Th)

Travel to second city. Group flights included in the program fee

October 4 (M)

Module 2 courses begin

October 6 (W)

Last day to Add/Drop Module 2 courses

October 19 (T)

Last day to WD – Pass/Fail Module 2 courses

October 23 (S) - November 1 (M)

Mid-semester break.

November 2 (T)

Courses resume

November 10 (W)

Module 2 courses end

November 11 (Th)

Travel to third city. Group flights included in the program fee

November 15 (M)

Module 3 courses begin

November 17 (W)

Last day to Add/Drop Module 3 courses

November 25 (Th) - 26 (F)

No Class – Thanksgiving break

December 2 (Th)

Last day to WD – Pass/Fail Module 3 courses

December 8 (W)

No Class - Immaculate Conception (Rome Only)

December 16 (Th)

All Module 3 courses end.

December 17 (F)

Program Departure. Students must plan to vacate their St. John’s residence by 8am.

Students must arrive no later than 2pm on the first day of the program. Late arrivals are not permitted. Classes meet Monday through Friday, and the student program fee includes weekly excursions throughout the semester.

January 18 (T)

Student Move-In. Program participants must arrive no later than 2pm for check-in and orientation.

January 19 (W) – 22 (S)

Mandatory on-site orientation, including program excursions around the city.

January 24 (M)

Module 1 begin

January 26 (W)

Last day to Add/Drop Module 1 courses

February 8 (T)

Last Day to WD – Pass/Fail Module 1 courses

February 23 (W)

Module 1 courses end

February 24 (Th)

Travel to second city. Group flights included in the program fee

February 28 (M)

Module 2 courses Begin

March 2 (W)

Last Day to Add/Drop Module 2 courses

March 15 (T)

Last Day to WD – Pass/Fail Module 2 courses

March 17 (Th)

No Class - St. Patrick's Day (Limerick Only)

March 30 (W)

Module 2 courses end

April 1 (Th)

Travel to third city. Group flights included in the program fee

April 4 (M)

Module 3 courses Begin

April 6 (W)

Last Day to Add/Drop Module 3 courses

April 9 (S) - 18 (M)

Mid-semester break and program excursions.

April 19 (T)

Courses resume

April 25 (M)

No Class - Liberation Day (Rome Only)

April 27 (W)

Last day to WD – Pass/Fail Module 3 courses

May 2 (M)

No Class - Early May Bank Holiday (Limerick Only)

May 12 (Th)

Module 3 courses end

May 13 (F)

Program Departure. Students must plan to vacate their St. John’s residence by 8am.