Academic Calendars

Kasteel Well Fall 2019 Academic Calendar

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 am 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 pm EST
Thursday 5 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 12 Depart for Kasteel Well from Boston
Friday 13 Arrival at Kasteel Well, Orientation Day. Mandatory for ALL students
Saturday–Sunday 14 - 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 pm 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 - 10:15 pm 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 – Thursday 15 – 16 Advising for Spring 2019 Registration.
Friday 18 First Fridays Optional Day Trip: Rotterdam
Monday – Thursday 21 – 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 pm 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 – Thursday 29 – 31 Independent Travel Break

November

Day of the Week Date Event
Friday - Saturday 1 – 2 Independent Travel Break
Sunday 3 Independent Travel Break Ends - All students must return by 10:30 pm (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 – 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 – Monday 7 – 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.