See below for key dates within the Kasteel Well Program.

August

Day of the Week Date Event
Tuesday 1 Tuition Due for Fall 2019 semester
Monday 26 Required Online Course, Introduction to the Netherlands and the City of Amsterdam, begins on Canvas at 9:00 a.m. EST (Part 1 ONLY).

September

Day of the Week Date Event
Sunday 1 Online drop/add for Kasteel Well students ends at midnight. After this date students will not be allowed to change classes.
Monday 2 Labor Day
Wednesday 4 Access to online course content, Part 1, closes at 9:00 p.m. EST
Thursday 5 Required Online Course Exam - Part 1 (Introduction to the Netherlands & the City of Amsterdam) takes place between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 12 Depart for Kasteel Well from Boston
Friday 13 Arrival at Kasteel Well, Orientation Day. Mandatory for ALL students
Saturday to Sunday 14 to 15 Orientation Weekend. Mandatory for ALL students
Monday 16 Classes Begin
Wednesday 18 Mandatory evening lecture for online course
Friday 20 Departure for Amsterdam [Mandatory Excursion #1] - leave early morning on group buses - overnight in Amsterdam
Saturday 21 2nd Amsterdam day and overnight
Sunday 22 Amsterdam Excursion Ends. PAY ATTENTION: students will pay for and arrange their own transportation back to the Castle
Tuesday 24 Access to online course content Part 2 closes for all students 9:00 p.m. EST
Wednesday 25 Required Online Course Exam – Part 2,Introduction to the Netherlands and the City of Amsterdam takes place at the castle 9:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m. Dutch time.
Friday 27 First Fridays Optional Day Trip: Maastricht

October

Day of the Week Date Event
Friday 4 First Fridays Optional Day Trip: The Hague
Friday 11 First Fridays Optional Day Trip: Nijmegen
Monday 14 Columbus Day, Classes Held
Tuesday to Thursday 15 to 16 Advising for Spring 2019 Registration.
Friday 18 First Fridays Optional Day Trip: Rotterdam
Monday to Thursday 21 to 24 Mid-term exams.
Friday 25 Departure for Dublin [Mandatory Excursion #2] - leave early morning - overnight in Dublin
Saturday 26 2nd Dublin Day and Overnight
Sunday 27 3rd Dublin Day and Overnight
Monday 28 4th Dublin Day - Excursion Ends at 4:00 p.m. and Independent Travel Break Begins
PLEASE PAY ATTENTION: Students will begin their travel from Dublin. You must consult with OSA before making any travel plans.
Tuesday to Thursday 29 to 31 Independent Travel Break

November

Day of the Week Date Event
Friday to Saturday 1 to 2 Independent Travel Break
Sunday 3 Independent Travel Break Ends - All students must return by 10:30 p.m. (no exceptions) to retrieve their room key from the Office of Student Affairs before it closes for the evening. Students will pay for and arrange their own transportation back to the castle.
Monday 4 Classes Resume
Tuesday 5 Election Day
Wednesday 6 Spring 2020 Registration Begins
Monday 11 Veterans's Day, Classes Held
Monday 18 No Course Withdrawals (WP or WF) permitted after this date.
Thursday 28 Thanksgiving, Classes Held
Friday – Saturday 29 to 30 NO TRAVEL WEEKEND, NO DAY TRIPS. MUST STAY IN WELL

December

Day of the Week Date Event
Sunday 1 NO TRAVEL WEEKEND, NO DAY TRIPS. MUST STAY IN WELL
Thursday 5 Classes End
Friday 6 Reading Day/Make-Up Classes - NO TRAVEL WEEKEND, NO DAY TRIPS. MUST STAY IN WELL
Saturday to Monday 7 to 9 Final Exams - NO TRAVEL WEEKEND, NO DAY TRIPS. MUST STAY IN WELL
Tuesday 10 Room Inventory – Farewell Dinner
Wednesday 11 Departure from Kasteel Well for Boston
Thursday 19 Fall 2019 Grades Due by 12 noon EST

As of 08/21/19. Subject to Change.