2015-2016 Academic Calendar

2015 Fall Semester
Week 1

September 1                                            

Entry into Schengen countries/Greece; Arrival in Athens
September 2-September 6   
Field work 1: Orientation in Athens and Aigina; welcome dinner
Week 2
September 7-10
In-class work 1
Week 3
September 14-17
In-class work 2
Week 4
September 21-25
Field work 2: Tour of Southern Greece
(Mycenae, Corinth, Nafplion, Sparta, Olympia)
Week 5
September 28-October 1
In-class work 3
Week 6
October 5-8
In-class work 4
October 9
Fall break begins
Week 7
October 9-18
Fall break
October 18
Fall break ends

Week 8

October 19-23
Field work 3: Eastern Mediterranean
(Cyprus or Croatia or Turkey)
Week 9
October 26-30
In-class work 5
October 28 National Holiday - No class
Week 10
November 2-5
In-class work 6
Week 11
November 9-13
Field work 4: Tour of Northern Greece
(Dion, Vergina, Thessaloniki, Meteora, Volos, Makrynitsa)
Week 12
November 16-19
In-class work 7
Week 13
November 23-25
In-class work 8
November 26
Thanksgiving – No classes

Week 14

November 30- December 2
Finals week; farewell dinner
December 3
Departure from Greece/Schengen countries
2016 Spring Semester

Week 1

February 9 Entry into Schengen countries/Greece; Arrival in Athens
February 10-14 Field work 1: Orientation in Athens and Aigina; welcome dinner
Week 2
February 15-18 In-class work 1
Week 3
February 22-25 In-class work 2
Week 4
February 29-March 4 Field work 2: Tour of Northern Greece
(Dion, Vergina, Thessaloniki, Meteora, Volos, Makrynitsa)
Week 5
March 7-10 In-class work 3
Week 6
March 14-17 In-class work 4
March 18 Spring break begins
Week 7
March 14-27 Spring break
March 27 Spring break ends
Week 8
March 28-April 1 Field work 3: Eastern Mediterranean
(Cyprus or Croatia or Turkey)
Week 9
April 4-7 In-class work 5
Week 10
April 11-14 In-class work 6
Week 11
April 18-22 Field work 4: Tour of Southern Greece
(Mycenae, Corinth, Nafplion, Sparta, Olympia, Delphi)
Week 12
April 25-28 In-class work 7
Week 13
May 2 Easter Monday - No classes
May 3-6 In-class work 8
Week 14
May 9-11 Finals week; farewell dinner
Week 15
May 12 Departure from Greece/Schengen countries