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 Deb Alexa, Calendar Committee chair at deborah.alexa@sit.edu.

Download the 2016-2017 academic calendar
Download the 2017-2018 academic calendar

Winter/Spring 2017

Spring Semester: January 9 to May 26
TESOL Internship begins January 9

January 8 Residence halls open at noon
January 9 Classes begin
January 9 MA in TESOL internship period begins
January 9–20 January intersession for language intensives
January 9-May 26 Low-residency programs spring term
January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes; offices closed
January 23-Feb 3 CONTACT South Asia
January 23–February 10 Field study and on-campus courses
February 13–17 Winter break for non-TESOL programs
February 20 President’s Day; no classes; offices closed
March 6 MA in TESOL resume on-campus phase
March 7–May 18 Language classes
April 3-7 Spring break for non-TESOL programs, no language classes
May 1–5 Online registration for summer semester
May 22–26 Capstone seminar
May 23-24 MA in TESOL Sandanona Conference
May 27 SIT graduation ceremony; degree conferral for degree programs
May 28 Residence halls close at noon for spring term
May 29 Memorial Day; offices closed

Summer 2017: June 5 to August 11

June 5-16 MA in International Education (low residency) on-campus seminar
June 5-23 CONTACT Summer Peacebuilding Workshop
July 4 Independence Day; offices closed
July 23-August 11 MA in TESOL (low residency) on-campus seminar
August 1-15 Online registration for returning students, campus and low-residency fall semesters
August 7-11 Capstone seminar
August 12 Residence Halls close at noon

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 19 Convocation
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 MA in TESOL internship period begins
January 8-19 Field Study courses
January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes; offices closed
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 7-11 Capstone seminar
May 7-9 MA in TESOL Sandanona Conference
May 12 SIT graduation ceremony; degree conferral for degree programs
May 13 Residence halls close at noon for spring term
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 2016-2017 academic calendar
Download the 2017-2018 academic calendar

Winter/Spring 2017

Spring Semester: January 9 to April 28

January 9 Classes begin
January 9-20 Two-week field or DC-based courses
January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes; offices closed
January 23–27 Student travel to practicum sites, no classes
January 30 Practicum begins
February 20 President’s Day; no classes; offices closed
April 21 Practicum ends
April 24–28 Preparation and practicum presentations
April 17-28 Online registration for summer semester
May 29 Memorial Day; offices closed

Summer 2017

Full-time master’s program: May 1 to August 11
Certificate program: June 5 to August 11

May 1-12 Two-week specialization track course
May 15 Summer term continues
July 4 Independence Day; offices closed
August 12 Degree conferral

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