Kasteel Well

Spring 2017 Calendar

SPRING 2017 CALENDAR

December

Thursday 26 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

Sunday 1 New Year's Day, Online Add/Drop for Kasteel Well Ends
Monday 2 New Year's Day Holiday Observed
Tuesday 3 Emerson Boston Opens
Wednesday 4 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 12 Depart for Kasteel Well from Boston
Friday 13 Arrival at Kasteel Well / Mandatory Orientation Day
Saturday–Sunday 14-15 Orientation Weekend. MANDATORY FOR ALL STUDENTS
Monday 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Classes Begin
Friday 20 Departure for Amsterdam [Mandatory Group Excursion #1]
Saturday 21 2nd Amsterdam Day; overnight in same accommodation as Friday night
Sunday 22 Return to Castle. Students are responsible for arranging and paying for their travel back to the castle. 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).
Tuesday 24 Access to online course content closes at 9:00 pm EST for all students
Wednesday 25 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 3 Optional Faculty-Guided Day Excursion
Monday 13 President's Day - Classes Held
Monday - Thursday 20-23 Mid-Term Examinations / Regular Classes
Friday 24 Departure for Barcelona [Excursion #2]. Overnight in Barcelona. 
Saturday 25 Barcelona Excursion 1st Day 
Sunday 26 Barcelona Excursion 2nd Day
Monday 27 Barcelona Excursion 3rd Day. Excursion ends at 4pm; Independent Travel Break begins.
PAY ATTENTION: Independent Travel Break Begins from Barcelona. You must consult with OSA before making any travel plans. 
Tuesday 28 Independent Travel Break

March

Wednesday–Saturday 1–4 Independent Travel Break
Sunday 5 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 10 Optional Faculty-Guided Day Excursion
Monday 13 Registration advising begins. Summer 2017 registration begins online. 
Monday 27 Fall 2017 Registration Begins
Friday 31 NO TRAVEL WEEKEND

April

Saturday-Sunday 1-2 NO TRAVEL WEEKEND
Wednesday 5 No course withdrawals (WP or WF) permitted after this date.
Thursday 6 Classes End
Friday 7 Reading Day/Make-Up Classes - NO TRAVEL WEEKEND
Saturday–Monday 8–10 Final Exams - NO TRAVEL WEEKEND
Tuesday 11 Room Inventory; Farewell Dinner
Wednesday 12 Departure from Kasteel Well for Boston

As of 6/9/16. Subject to change.