Kasteel Well

Spring 2016 Calendar

SPRING 2016 CALENDAR

December

Thursday 31 Access to Materials for the Required Online Course, “Introduction to the Netherlands and the City of Amsterdam,” begins at 9:00 am EST (Part 1 ONLY).

January

Friday 1 New Year's Day
Monday 4

Online Add/Drop for Kasteel Well Ends

Wednesday 6 Access to online course content, Part 1, closes at 9:00 pm EST (6pm Pacific time)
Thursday 7

Required Online Course Exam, Part 1, 9:00 am5:00 pm EST  (6am - 2pm Pacific time) (you will find out your result immediately)

Release of Part II content for all students.

Thursday 14 Depart for Kasteel Well from Boston
Friday 15 Arrival at Kasteel Well/Orientation Day
Saturday–Sunday 16-17 Orientation Weekend
Monday 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Classes Begin
Friday 22 Departure for Amsterdam [Mandatory Group Excursion #1]
Saturday 23 2nd Amsterdam Day; overnight in same accommodation as Friday night
Sunday 24 Mandatory Civic Engagement Activity; Amsterdam excursion ends. Students must return to the castle by evening.

Students are responsible for arranging and paying for their travel back to the castle.
Tuesday 26 Access to online course content closes at 9:00 pm EST for all students
Wednesday 27 Required Online Course Exam, Part 2, Introduction to the History of the Netherlands and the City of Amsterdam takes place at the castle 9:009:15 pm (Dutch time). Students who fail Part II of the test will receive a FAIL for the entire course.

February

Friday 5 Optional Nijmegen Guided City Tour
Friday 12 Optional Faculty-Guided Day Excursion
Monday 15 President's Day - Classes Held
Monday - Thursday 22-25 Mid-Term Examinations / Regular Classes
Friday 26 Departure for Prague [Excursion #2]. Overnight in Prague. 
Saturday 27 Prague Excursion 1st Day 
Sunday 28 Prague Excursion 2nd Day
Monday 29

Prague Excursion 3rd Day. Excursion ends at 4pm; Independent Travel Break begins. 
PAY ATTENTION: Independent Travel Break Begins from Prague

March

Tuesday–Saturday 1–5 Independent Travel Break
Sunday 6 Independent Travel Break Ends - All students must return by 10:30 pm to retrieve their room key from the Office of Student Affairs before it closes for the evening (no exceptions).
Friday 11 Optional Faculty-Guided Day Excursion
Monday 14 Undergraduate advising begins. Summer 2016 registration begins online. 
Thursday 25 Make-up Day for Easter Monday Holiday. All Monday classes held at their original timeslots. 
Sunday 27 Easter Sunday
Monday 28

Easter Monday - No Classes.
Undergraduate registration for Fall 2016 begins.

April

Friday 1 Mandatory Civic Engagement Activity
Saturday-Sunday 2-3 NO TRAVEL WEEKEND
Wednesday 6 No course withdrawals (WP or WF) permitted after this date.
Thursday 7 Classes End
Friday 8 Reading Day/Make-Up Classes - NO TRAVEL WEEKEND
Saturday–Monday 9–11 Final Exams - NO TRAVEL WEEKEND
Tuesday 12 Room Inventory; Farewell Dinner
Wednesday 13 Departure from Kasteel Well for Boston

Valid as of 7.8.15 - Subject to change.