Program Dates

Undergraduate students can study for a full semester or one 5-week summer term. Graduates can study for a full semester or one 8-week term. The exact program dates are listed below; these dates will also be provided in the program handbook that students receive after acceptance.

  • Fall Semester: August to December (16-week semester for undergraduates; 8-week terms for graduates)
  • Spring Semester: January to May (16-week semester for undergraduates; 8 week-terms for graduates)
  • Summer Term: May to June (5-week term for undergraduates; 8 week-term for graduate)

FALL SEMESTER 2015 (Undergraduate)

Date Program
August 26 Arrival/Move-in date 
August 26-28 Mandatory Orientation
September 1 - December 11 Course Dates
October 19 - October 24 Fall Break
December 12 Departure Date
December 12* Last Day in Webster housing

 *Last day in Webster housing can be extended if requested before July 4th to Monday, December 15th.

FALL 1 TERM 2014 (Graduate only)

Date Program
August 21 Arrival Date (or earlier, up to student)
 August 22 Mandatory Orientation
August 25 - October 17 Course Dates
 Last Class in Week 8  Graduate Exams
 October 18  Departure Date (or later; up to student)

 

FALL 2 TERM 2014 (Graduate only)

Date Program
October 23 Arrival Date (or earlier, up to student)
October 24 Mandatory Orientation
October 27 - December 19 Course Dates
Last Class in Week 8 Graduate Exams
 December 20 Departure Date (or later; up to student)

 

SPRING 2015 SEMESTER

Date Program
January 14 (by 2:00 pm) Arrival Date
 January 14-16 Mandatory Orientation
January 19 - May 1 Course Dates
 March 9-13 Break Week
 April 3-6 Easter Break
 May 2 Departure Dates
 May 2 Last Day in Webster housing

 

SPRING 1 TERM 2015 (Graduate only)

Date Program
January 8 Arrival Dates (or earlier, depending on lease agreement)
January 9 Mandatory Orientation
January 12 - March 6 Course Dates
March 7 Departure Date (or later, depending on lease agreement)

 

SPRING 2 TERM 2015 (Graduate only)

Date Program
March 12 Arrival Date (or earlier, depending on lease agreement)
March 13 Mandatory Orientation
March 16 - May 8 Course dates
April 3-6 Easter Break
May 9 Departure date (or later, depending on lease agreement)

 

SUMMER TERM 2015

Date Program
 May 14 Arrival dates (Graduates) (or earlier, up to student)
  Mandatory Orientation (GR)
May 15 Arrival/Move-in (Undergraduates)
May 18 Mandatory Orientation (UG)
May 18 - June 26 Course Dates (UG)
  Course Dates (GR)
May 25 Bank Holiday
June 27 (by 10 am) Last Day in Webster housing (UG) (by 10:00 a.m.)
   Graduate Exams
  Departure Date (GR) (or later; up to student)
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