Kasteel Well

Fall 2016 Calendar

August

Friday 1 Tuition Due for Fall 2016 semester
Monday 29 Required Online Course, Introduction to the Netherlands and the City of Amsterdam, begins on Canvas at 9:00 am EST (Part 1 ONLY).

September

Sunday 4 Online drop/add for Kasteel Well students ends at midnight. After this date students will not be allowed to change classes.
Wednesday 7 Access to online course content, Part 1, closes at 9:00 pm EST
Thursday 8 Required Online Course Exam - Part 1 (Introduction to the Netherlands & the City of Amsterdam) takes place between 9 am - 5 pm EST
Students will find out if they passed at the end of the online test
Online Course Content Part 2 is released to all students
Thursday 15 Depart for Kasteel Well from Boston
Friday 16 Arrival at Kasteel Well, Orientation Day. Mandatory for ALL students
Saturday–Sunday 17–18 Orientation Weekend. Mandatory for ALL students
Monday 19 Classes Begin
Wednesday 21 Mandatory evening lecture for online course
Friday 23 Departure for Amsterdam [Mandatory Excursion #1 - leave early morning on group buses - overnight in Amsterdam
Saturday 24 2nd Amsterdam day and overnight
Sunday 25 Amsterdam Excursion Ends. PAY ATTENTION: students will pay for and arrange their own transportation back to the Castle
Tuesday 27 Access to online course content Part 2 closes for all students 9:00 pm EST
Wednesday 28 Required Online Course Exam – Part 2, Introduction to the Netherlands and the City of Amsterdam takes place at the castle 9:15 - 10:15 pm Dutch time

October

Monday 10 Columbus Day, Classes Held
Friday 14 Optional Faculty-Guided Day Excursion
Tuesday - Thursday 18-20 Advising for Spring 2017 Registration.
Monday - Thursday 24-27 Mid-term exams.
Friday 28 Departure for Vienna, Austria [Mandatory Excursion #2 - leave early morning - overnight in Vienna
Saturday 29 2nd Vienna Day and Overnight
Sunday 30 3rd Vienna Day and Overnight
Monday 31 4th Vienna Day - Excursion Ends at 4:00 pm and Independent Travel Break Begins
PLEASE PAY ATTENTION: Students will begin their travel from Vienna, Austria. You must consult with OSA before making any travel plans.

November

Tuesday - Saturday 1-5 Independent Travel Break
Thursday 3 Spring 2017 registration begins in Boston. Castle students will register for classes beginning Monday.
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). Students will pay for and arrange their own transportation back to the castle.
Monday 7 Classes Resume, Spring 2017 Registration Begins for castle students.
Tuesday 8 U.S. Presidential Election Day. Remember to get your absentee ballot and vote!
Friday 11 Veteran's Day, classes held. Optional Faculty-Guided Day Excursion
Saturday 19 No Course Withdrawals (WP or WF) permitted after this date.
Thursday 24 Thanksgiving - Classes will be held

December

Friday-Sunday 2-4 NO TRAVEL WEEKEND
Thursday 8 Classes End
Friday 9 Reading Day/Make-Up Classes - NO TRAVEL WEEKEND
Saturday–Monday 10-12 Final Exams - NO TRAVEL WEEKEND
Tuesday 13 Room Inventory – Farewell Dinner
Wednesday 14 Departure from Kasteel Well for Boston
Thursday 22 Fall 2016 Grades Due by 12 noon EST

As of 7/27/16. Subject to Change.