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 2014 (Undergraduate)

Date Program
August 27 Arrival/Move-in date (by 2 p.m.)
August 27-29 Mandatory Orientation
September 1 - December 12 Course Dates
October 20 - October 24 Fall Break
December 13 - 14 Departure Days
December 14* 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 2014

Date Program
 May 15 Arrival dates (Graduates) (or earlier, up to student)
 May 16 Mandatory Orientation (GR)
May 17 Arrival/Move-in (Undergraduates)
May 18 Mandatory Orientation (UG)
May 19 - June 27 Course Dates (UG)
 May 19-July 11 Course Dates (GR)
May 26 Bank Holiday
June 28 Last Day in Webster housing (UG) (by 10:00 a.m.)
 Last Class in Week 8  Graduate Exams
 July 12 Departure Date (GR) (or later; up to student)
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