Academic Calendar

 

SIT Graduate Institute Academic Programs Calendar

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Winter/Spring 2014
Spring Semester VT: January 21 to May 23
Spring Semester DC: January 21 to May 2
Summer Semester DC:  May 5 to August 15
January 5 Residence halls open for language intensives, Vermont campus
January 6 – 17 January Intersession for Language intensives, Vermont campus and some Field-study Courses
January 6 - February 28 MA in TESOL internship period
January 19 Residence halls open for spring term I, Vermont campus
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day; no classes; offices closed
January 21 – February 14 Graduate spring term I, Vermont campus
January 21 - May 2 Graduate spring term, Washington, DC Center
January 21 – May 23 Low-residency programs spring term
January 21 – May 2 Graduate spring term, Washington, DC Center
January 26 – February 7 MA in International Education (Low Residency) on-campus seminar
February 9 – 14 Capstone seminar, Vermont campus
February 17 President’s Day; no classes; offices closed 
February 17 – 21 Reading week for Vermont graduate students
February 24 – May 23 Graduate spring term II, Vermont campus
March 3 – May 23 MA in TESOL spring term II
March 4 – May 15 Language classes
April 7 – 11 Spring break for non-TESOL programs, Vermont campus; no language classes
May 5 – August 8 Graduate summer term, Washington, DC Center
May 19 – 23 MA in TESOL Sandanona Conference
May 24 Residence halls close for spring term II, Vermont campus
May 25 – 30 Capstone seminar, Vermont campus
May 26 Memorial Day; Vermont capstone in session; offices closed
May 31 SIT graduation ceremony; degree conferral for degree programs, Vermont campus
June 1 – 27 CONTACT Summer Peacebuilding Program
August 11 – 15 Capstone seminar, Washington, DC Center
August 16 Degree conferral, Washington, DC Center
Summer 2014
May 5 to August 16
May 5 Washington, DC Center classes begin.
June 2 Vermont Campus classes begin.
May 5–August 15 Summer term, Washington, DC Center
May 26 Memorial Day; capstone in session; offices closed
May 31 SIT graduation ceremony; degree conferral for degree programs, Vermont Campus
June 1–14 MA in International Education (Low Residency) on-campus seminar. Students must arrive by 5 PM on Sunday, June 1.
June 2–August 22 Low-residency programs summer term
June 2–June 27 CONTACT Summer Peacebuilding Workshop. Students must arrive by 5 PM on Sunday, June 1.
July 4 Independence Day; classes canceled; offices closed
July 20–25 Capstone seminar, Vermont Campus
July 26 MA in TESOL (Low Residency) new students arrive on campus.
July 27–August 15 MA in TESOL (Low Residency) on-campus seminar. Returning students must arrive by 5 PM on July 27.
July 27 Arrival day for students taking Intensive Academic Preparation
July 28–August 15 Intensive Academic Preparation
August 1–15 Online registration for returning on-campus and low-residency students, Vermont Campus
August 15 Washington, DC Center classes end.
August 11–15 Capstone seminar, Washington, DC Center
August 15 Residence halls close, Vermont Campus.
August 16 Degree conferral, Washington, DC Center
Fall 2014
September 2 to December 19
August 24 International student arrival and orientation, Vermont Campus. Students must arrive on campus by 5 PM.
August 25–29 International student orientation, Vermont Campus
August 25–29 Student orientation, Washington, DC Center
August 27 Residence halls open for fall term, Vermont Campus
August 27 Vermont graduate student arrival. Students must arrive by noon; orientation begins at 1:30 PM.
August 27–29 Graduate student orientation
September 1 Labor Day; no classes; offices closed
September 2 Degree conferral for graduate programs, Vermont Campus
September 2 Fall semester begins (Vermont; Washington, DC; and low residency).
September 2–December 19 Fall semester
September 16–December 11 Language classes, Vermont Campus
October 2 Founders’ Day, Vermont Campus; no classes
November 15–December 1 Online registration for spring semester(Vermont; Washington, DC; and low residency)
November 24–28 Thanksgiving break; no classes November 24–28; offices closed November 27–28
December 14–19 Capstone seminar, Vermont Campus. Seminar begins at 8:30 AM.
January 14 Degree conferral for graduate programs, Vermont Campus
December 20 Residence halls close for fall term II, Vermont Campus.
December 23–January 2 Holiday break; no classes; offices closed May 5
Winter/Spring 2015
Spring Semester VT: January 5 to May 22
Spring Semester DC: January 5 to May 15
TESOL Internship begins January 5
January 4 Residence halls open for language intensives, Vermont Campus
January 5–16 January intersession for language intensives, Vermont Campus, and some field-study courses
January 5–February 27 MA in TESOL internship period
January 5 Vermont Campus classes begin.
January 5–16 Washington, DC Center two-week field or DC-based courses
January 19 Residence halls open for spring term, Vermont Campus.
January 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes; offices closed
January 19–23 Washington, DC Center student travel to practicum sites
January 26 Washington, DC Center practicum begins.
January 5–May 22 Low-residency programs spring term
February 16 President’s Day; no classes; offices closed
February 9–13 Reading week for Vermont graduate students
March 2 MA in TESOL classes begin.
March 3–May 14 Language classes
March 30–April 3 Spring break for non-TESOL programs, Vermont Campus; no language classes
April 24 Washington, DC Center practicum ends. Students return to Washington, DC.
April 27–May 1 Washington, DC Center practicum retreat
May 4–15 Washington, DC Center two-week specialization track course
May 19–20 MA in TESOL Sandanona Conference
May 23 Residence halls close for spring term, Vermont Campus.
May 17–22 Capstone seminar, Vermont Campus. Seminar begins at 8:30 AM.
May 23 SIT graduation ceremony; degree conferral for degree programs, Vermont Campus
May 25 Memorial Day; offices closed
Summer 2015
May 18 to August 22
May 18 Washington, DC Center classes begin.
May 26 Vermont Campus classes begin.
May 18–August 22 Summer term, Washington, DC Center
June 1–June 26 CONTACT Summer Peacebuilding Workshop
May 31–June 13 MA in International Education (Low Residency) on-campus seminar
May 31–August 22 Low-residency programs summer term
July 3 Independence Day; offices closed
July 25 MA in TESOL (Low Residency) new students arrive on campus.
July 26–August 14 MA in TESOL (Low Residency) on-campus seminar. Returning students must arrive by 5 PM on July 26.
July 29–August 16 Intensive Academic Preparation
August 9–14 Capstone seminar, Vermont Campus. Seminar begins at 8:30 AM.
August 1–15 Online registration for returning students, Vermont Campus, and low-residency fall semesters
August 17–21 Capstone seminar, Washington, DC Center
August 16 Residence halls close, Vermont Campus.
August 22 Degree conferral, Washington, DC Center

SIT’s academic calendar is created and maintained by the Calendar Committee. Any questions about the calendar should be referred to Carla Lineback, Calendar Committee Chair at carla.lineback@sit.edu.

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