Kasteel Well

Spring 2015 Calendar

SPRING 2015 CALENDAR - current as of 8/25/14 - subject to change

January

Thursday 1 New Year's Day
Friday 2 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).
Monday 5

Tuition, room, board, and fee payments due for Spring 2015

Online Add/Drop for Kasteel Well Ends

Wednesday 7 Access to online course content, Part 1, closes at 9:00 pm EST
Thursday 8

Required Online Course Exam, Part 1, 9:00 am5:00 pm EST (you will find out your result immediately)

Release of Part II content for those who passed the test.

Re-release of Part I content for those who failed the test.

Sunday 11 Access to online course content closes at 9 pm EST for those students who need to take the Make Up Exam for Part I
Monday 12

Required Online Course Exam, Part 1, 9:00 am5:00 pm EST for those who did not pass the text (Part I)

Release of Part II content for all students

Thursday 15 Depart for Kasteel Well from Boston
Friday 16 Arrival at Kasteel Well/Orientation Day
Saturday–Sunday 17–18 Orientation Weekend
Monday 19 Classes Begin
Friday 23 Departure for Amsterdam [Mandatory Group Excursion #1]
Saturday 24 2nd Amsterdam Day; overnight in same accommodation as Friday night
Sunday 25 Amsterdam excursion ends for some students. There may be required class activities for other students. If so, they should end by 1:00–2:00 pm. Students must return to the castle by evening.

Students are responsible for arranging and paying for their travel back to the castle.
Monday 26 Access to online course content closes at 9:00 pm EST for all students
Tuesday 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

March

Monday–Thursday 2–5 Mid-Term Examinations/ Regular classes
Friday 6 Departure for Madrid [Mandatory Group Excursion #2] - overnight in Madrid
Saturday–Sunday 7–8 2nd and 3rd day and overnight in Madrid
Monday 9

Madrid Group excursion ends at 4:00 pm in Madrid
PAY ATTENTION: Independent Travel Break Begins from Madrid

Tuesday–Saturday 10–14 Independent Travel Break
Sunday 15 Independent Travel Break Ends; return to castle by evening
Monday 16

Classes Resume

Summer 2015 registration begins

Advising for Fall 2015 registration begins

Thursday 26 Fall 2015 registration begins

April

Sunday 5 Easter Sunday
Monday 6 Easter Monday (Dutch National Holiday)—No Classes
Thursday 9 Classes End
Friday 10 Reading Day/Make-Up Classes - No Travel Allowed
Saturday–Monday 11–13 Final Exams - No Travel Allowed
Tuesday 14 Room Inventory; Farewell Dinner
Wednesday 15 Departure from Kasteel Well for Boston

Valid as of 8/25/14 - Subject to change.