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Academic Calendar

Listed below are the academic calendars for the Vermont Campus and the Washington, DC Center.

SIT’s academic calendar is created and maintained by the Calendar Committee. Any questions about the calendar should be referred to Rose Albert.

Download the 2017-2018 academic calendar

Fall 2017: September 5 to December 15

August 28 International student arrival.  Students must arrive by 5pm
August 29 International student orientation
August 30 Graduate student arrival, Students must arrive between 10am and noon.
August 30-September 1 Graduate student orientation
September 2 Degree conferral for graduate programs
September 4 Labor Day; no classes; offices closed
September 5 Fall Semester begins (campus and low residency)
September 20 Convocation
October 16 Add/Drop period for January field study courses
November 15- 30 Online registration for spring semester (campus and low residency)
November 22-24 Thanksgiving break; no classes November 22-24; offices closed November 23-24
December 11-15 Capstone Seminar
December 16 Residence halls close at 12 noon
December 20 Degree Conferral for graduate programs
December 18-January 7 Holiday break; no classes
December 24-January 1 SIT Holiday: offices closed

Winter/Spring 2018: January 8 to May 12

January 3 Residence Halls open at noon
January 3-5 Spring student orientation
January 8 Spring semester begins (field courses, practicums, internships, campus. low residency)
January 8-9 Add/Drop period begins for spring term 1
January 8-19 Field Study courses
January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes; offices closed
February 2 Add/Drop period ends
February 19 President’s Day; no classes; offices closed
February 26 MA in TESOL resume on-campus phase
March 26-30 Spring break, no classes
May 1-15 Online registration for summer semester (campus and low residency)
May 7-9 MA in TESOL Sandanona Conference
May 7-11 Capstone seminar
May 11 Spring semester ends
May 12 SIT graduation ceremony; degree conferral for degree programs
May 13 Residence halls close at noon for spring term
May 14-19 Field courses
May 28 Memorial Day; offices closed

Summer 2018: June 4-August 24

June 4 Summer session begins
June 4-15 MA in International Education (low residency) on-campus seminar
June 4-22 CONTACT Summer Peacebuilding Workshop
July 4 Independence Day; offices closed
July 22-August 10 MA in TESOL (low residency) on-campus seminar
August 1-15 Online registration for returning students, campus, and low-residency fall semesters
August 13-17 Capstone seminar
August 18 Residence halls close at noon

Download the 2017-2018 academic calendar

Fall 2017

Full-time and hybrid master’s programs: September 5 to December 15
Certificate program: September 5 to December 15

August 23 International student arrival
August 24-25 International student orientation
August 26-September 1 Graduate student orientation
September 4 Labor Day; no classes; offices closed
September 5 Fall Semester classes begin
November 15-December 1 Online registration for spring semester
November 22-24 Thanksgiving break; no classes November 22-24; offices closed November 23-24
December 18-January 7 Holiday break; no classes
December 24-January 1 SIT Holiday: offices closed

Winter/Spring 2018

Full-time master’s program: January 8 to April 28
Hybrid master’s program:  January 2 to April 22

January 8 Spring Semester classes begin
January 8-19 Two-week field or DC-based courses
January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes; offices closed
January 29 Practicum begins
February 19 President’s Day; no classes; offices closed
April 20 Practicum ends
April 23-27 Preparation and practicum presentations
April 16-27 Online registration for summer semester
May 28 Memorial Day; offices closed

Summer 2018

Full-time master’s program: April 30-August 10
Hybrid master’s program: April 30-August 18
Certificate program: June 4-August 17

April 30-August 10 Summer term
August 6-9 Capstone seminar
August 11 Degree conferral