August

Date Activity 
2 Tuition Due for Fall 2021 semester

September

Date Activity 
5 Online drop/add for Kasteel Well students ends at midnight. After this date students will not be allowed to change classes.
6

Labor Day

Required Online Course, Introduction to the Netherlands and the City of Amsterdam, begins on Canvas at 9:00 a.m. EST (Part 1 Only)

8 Access to online course content, Part 1, closes at 9:00 p.m. EST
9

Required Online Course Exam Part 1 (Introduction to the Netherlands & the City of Amsterdam) takes place between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 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

16 Depart for Kasteel Well from Boston
17 Arrival at Kasteel Well, Orientation Day. Mandatory for ALL students.
18–19 Orientation Weekend. Mandatory for ALL students.
20 Classes Begin
22 Mandatory evening lecture for online course
24

Departure for Amsterdam (Mandatory Excursion #1)

  • Leave early morning on group buses
  • Overnight in Amsterdam
25 2nd Amsterdam Day and Overnight
26 Amsterdam Excursion Ends. Please note: Students will pay for and arrange their own transportation back to the Castle.
28 Access to online course content Part 2 closes for all students 9:00 p.m. EST
29 Required Online Course Exam Part 2, Introduction to the Netherlands and the City of Amsterdam, takes place at the castle from 9:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. Dutch time.

October

Date Activity 
1 Winter Session course listings released to the web
2 Optional Day Trip: The Hague
5 Winter Session Registration begins
9 Optional Day Trip: Nijmegen
11 Indigenous People’s Day, Classes Held (Columbus Day)
16 First Fridays Optional Day Trip: Rotterdam
19–21 Spring 2022 Registration Advising
22 Spring 2022 Course listings released to the web
25–28 Mid-Term Exams
29

Departure for Palermo (Mandatory Excursion #2)

  • Leave early morning
  • Overnight in Palermo
30 2nd Palermo Day and Overnight
31 3rd Palermo Day and Overnight

November

Date Activity 
1

Palermo Excursion Ends at 4:00 p.m. and Independent Travel Break Begins. Please note: Students will begin their travel from Palermo. You must consult with OSA before making any travel plans.

2–6 Independent Travel Break
7 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.
8 Classes Resume
8–16 Spring 2022 Registration for all currently enrolled students (see specific assigned registration dates)
11 Veterans's Day, Classes Held
19 Last day to withdraw from a fall class with a WP/WF grade
25 Thanksgiving Day, Classes Held

December

Date Activity 
4 Reading Day, Make-up Classes
4–5 NO TRAVEL WEEKEND, NO DAY TRIPS. MUST STAY IN WELL
9 Classes End
10

Reading Day/Make-Up Classes

NO TRAVEL WEEKEND, NO DAY TRIPS. MUST STAY IN WELL

11–13 Final Exams
14

Room Inventory

Farewell Dinner

15 Departure from Kasteel Well for Boston
17 Fall 2021 Grades Due by 12:00 p.m. EST

As of 4/1/2021. Subject to change.