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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Fall 2014

September 2 to December 19

Fall 2014
August 24 International student arrival and orientation, Vermont Campus. Students must arrive on campus by 5 PM.
August 25–29 International student orientation, Vermont Campus
August 25–29 Student orientation, Washington, DC Center
August 27 Residence halls open for fall term, Vermont Campus
August 27 Vermont graduate student arrival. Students must arrive by noon; orientation begins at 1:30 PM.
August 27–29 Graduate student orientation
September 1 Labor Day; no classes; offices closed
September 2 Degree conferral for graduate programs, Vermont Campus
September 2 Fall semester begins (Vermont; Washington, DC; and low residency).
September 2–December 19 Fall semester
September 16–December 11 Language classes, Vermont Campus
October 2 Founders’ Day, Vermont Campus; no classes
November 15–December 1 Online registration for spring semester(Vermont; Washington, DC; and low residency)
November 24–28 Thanksgiving break; no classes November 24–28; offices closed November 27–28
December 14–19 Capstone seminar, Vermont Campus. Seminar begins at 8:30 AM.
December 20 Degree conferral for graduate programs, Vermont Campus
December 20 Residence halls close at noon, Vermont Campus.
December 22–January 2 Holiday break; no classes
December 25–January 2 World Learning holiday; offices closed

Spring 2015

Spring Semester VT: January 5 to May 22
Spring Semester DC: January 5 to May 15
TESOL Internship begins January 5

Spring 2015
January 4 Residence halls open at noon, Vermont Campus
January 5 Vermont and Washington, DC classes begin.
January 5 MA in TESOL internship period begins.
January 5–16 January intersession for language intensives, Vermont Campus, and some field-study courses
January 5–16 Washington, DC Center two-week field or DC-based courses
January 5–February 1 Field study courses
January 5–May 22 Low-residency programs spring term
January 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes; offices closed
January 19–23 Washington, DC Center student travel to practicum sites; no classes
January 26 Washington, DC Center practicum begins.
February 9–13 Reading week for non-TESOL programs, Vermont campus
February 16 President’s Day; no classes; offices closed
March 2 MA in TESOL resume on-campus phase.
March 3–May 14 Language classes
March 30–April 3 Spring break for non-TESOL programs, Vermont Campus; no language classes
April 24 Washington, DC Center practicum ends. Students return to Washington, DC.
April 27–May 1 Washington, DC Center practicum retreat
May 4–15 Washington, DC Center two-week specialization track course
May 19–20 MA in TESOL Sandanona Conference
May 23 Residence halls close at noon for spring term, Vermont Campus.
May 17–22 Capstone seminar, Vermont Campus. Seminar begins at 8:30 AM.
May 23 SIT graduation ceremony; degree conferral for degree programs, Vermont Campus
May 25 Memorial Day; offices closed

Summer 2015

  • Summer Term DC: May 18 to August 21
  • Summer Term VT: June 1 to August 21
Summer 2015
May 18 Washington, DC Center classes begin.
May 18–August 21 Summer term, Washington, DC Center
May 31–June 13 MA in International Education (Low Residency) on-campus seminar
May 31–August 21 Low-residency programs summer term
June 1–June 26 CONTACT Summer Peacebuilding Workshop
July 3 Independence Day observed; offices closed
July 25 MA in TESOL (Low Residency) new students arrive on campus.
July 26–August 14 MA in TESOL (Low Residency) on-campus seminar. Returning students must arrive by 5 PM on July 26.
August 1–15 Online registration for returning students, Vermont Campus, and low-residency fall semesters
August 9–14 Capstone seminar, Vermont Campus. Seminar begins at 8:30 AM.
August 16 Residence halls close at noon, Vermont Campus.
August 17–21 Capstone seminar, Washington, DC Center
August 22 Degree conferral, Washington, DC Center

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