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Maryland-in-Rome Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2018

*These dates are subject to change*

Arrival Week activities 27 - 31 August 
Semester Kick Off Event 1 September
Classes Begin. Add/Drop session starts 3September
End of ADD period and last day to DROP without a "W" recorded 7 September
Spring and J-Term 2019 registration for study abroad students starts 22 October
Fall Break 29 October - 2 November
All Saints’ Day. University closed, Italian National Holiday 1 November
Last day to drop a class with a W recorded 13 November
Thanksgiving. Classes held 22 November 
Last day of classes 7 December
Immaculate Conception. University closed, Italian National Holiday 8 December
Final exams 10 - 13 December
Housing check out 14 December

Spring Semester 2018

*These dates are subject to change*
Suggested last day of departure from the U.S. 24 January
Airport pick-ups at Fiumicino (FCO) Airport, first day of housing, and arrival in Rome 25 January 
Arrival Week Activities 22-27 January 
AUR Classes begin. Add/drop session starts 29 January 
Last day to add/drop 2 February 
Spring break 19-23 March 
University Closed - Easter Friday 30 March
University Closed - Easter Monday 2  April 
Last day to withdraw from a class with a 'W' 11 April 
University Closed - Liberation Day (National Holiday) 25 April
University Closed - Italian Labor Day (National Holiday) 1 May
Classes held, Monday schedule 7 May 
Classes held, Tuesday schedule 8 May 
Classes held, Monday schedule 9 May 
Final exams 10-15 May
Last day of housing/departure from Rome 16 May 
Rome grades posted to UMD student record mid-June