Academic Calendar

The Johns Hopkins University
SAIS Europe at Bologna
SUMMER
Tue. & Wed. June 23 & 24
Wed. July 1
Mon. Aug. 10
Tue. & Wed. August 11 & 12
Academic Calendar 2015-16
(March 3, 2015)
Economics Waiver exams:
Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Int’l Trade Theory, Int’l Monetary Theory, and
Statistics
Deadline for Registration for pre-term in Bologna
Housing service begins
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Economics Waiver exams (2 session)
Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Int’l Trade Theory, Int’l Monetary Theory, and Statistics
Mon. Aug. 17
Pre-calculus test (online): deadline for all pre-term economics students
Blackboard/Community/My Organizations/SAIS Bologna Online Pre-Calculus Tutorial/Pre-Calculus Test
PRE–TERM
Wed. Aug. 19
– Tue. Sept. 15
Tue. Sept. 1
Mon. Sept. 7
PRETERM PROGRAM (four weeks)
Intermediate Micro- and Macroeconomics, Intensive English and Italian, and Survival
Italian (see also detailed pre-term schedule)
Course Registration opens for non-language classes on ISIS
Language course registration available on the BC-Web (Link will be provided) Language Placement Tests (reading and writing) will be available on Blackboard 24 hours after
registration.
Tue. & Wed. Sept. 8 & 9
Academic Advising begins – students will receive a personal email with the name of
their advisor and how to sign up for an appointment with him/her.
Language Advising begins: see language faculty office doors
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Economics Waiver exams (3 session)
- This is the last opportunity to take the waiver for Microeconomics.
- Make sure to register at least 10 days in advance! Exams can be taken online anywhere and
anytime during these two days. Inquiries should be directed to [email protected]
Mon. Sept. 14
Pre-calculus test (online):
deadline for all students who didn’t attend an economics pre-term course
Blackboard/Community/My Organizations/SAIS Bologna Online Pre-Calculus Tutorial/Pre-Calculus Test
FALL
Wed. Sept. 16
Wed. Sept. 16
– Fri. Sept. 18
Thu. Sept. 17
Fri. Sept. 18
Mon. Sept. 21
ALL STUDENTS MUST BE PRESENT AT SCHOOL BY THIS DATE
Orientation: includes academic advising, information sessions, final exams for preterm economics courses, CORE and COMP exams as well as the English proficiency
exam (required of all non-native English speakers).
A detailed Orientation schedule will be available toward the end of the summer.
Deadline for language course registration on the BC-Web
Deadline for preliminary course registration for non-language classes on ISIS
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Deadline for payment of 1 semester tuition fee (Business Office)
Deadline to complete the online Language Placement Test
First day of classes (non-language)
- Drop/Add available online on ISIS
- Audit registration available on the BC-Web
- Room numbers will be posted on TV screens and bulletin boards at school, and also on the
BCWeb Registrar’s page under Student Resources
Tue. Sept. 22
Wed. Sept. 23
Fri. Sept. 25
Tue. Sept.29
Mon. Oct. 5
Language placement tests (oral section)
Language proficiency exams (reading and writing)
Language proficiency exams (listening and speaking)
Language classes begin
Deadline to change registration (all courses): drop/add for all courses ends at 9 am
- for non-language courses on ISIS
-for language courses submit online form (link will be provided)
Tue. Oct. 6
through Fri. Nov. 6
Tue. Dec. 15 & Wed. Dec. 16
Non-Language Course Withdrawal Period (“W” will be placed on the transcript)
- after Nov. 6 withdrawal from a course entails a "C" grade on the transcript.
Economics Waiver Exams (Macroeconomics, Int'l Trade Theory, Int'l Monetary Theory, Statistics)
Deadline for preliminary non-language course registration for the spring in ISIS
Final exams for language courses
Fri. Dec. 18
Last day of classes for the fall semester
Sat. Dec. 19 - Sun. Jan. 3
WINTER BREAK (two weeks)
Tue. Dec. 1 & Wed. Dec. 2
Mon. Dec. 7
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The Johns Hopkins University
SAIS Europe at Bologna
Academic Calendar 2015-16
(March 3, 2015)
Mon. Jan. 4 – Fri. Jan. 15
Final examinations for the fall semester – fall grades due by January 25.
Tue. Jan 5
Language proficiency exams (reading and writing)
Wed. Jan. 6
Language proficiency exams (listening and speaking)
Mon. Jan. 11
Deadline for spring semester language course registration (on the BC-Web)
- Language Placement Tests (reading/writing) available on Blackboard within 24 h of
registration.
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Fri. Jan. 15
Deadline to complete language placement tests online in Blackboard
Fri. Jan. 22
Grades for fall semester due
Sat. Jan. 16 – Sun. Jan. 24
SEMESTER RECESS (one week)
Mon. Jan. 25
Tue. Jan. 26 & Wed. Jan. 27
Classes Begin (non-language), 2nd semester
Drop/Add available - non-language classes on ISIS
- language drop/add - submit online form (link will be provided)
- audit registration available on the BCWeb, under Registrar.
Language Placement Tests (listening and speaking)
Wed. Jan. 27
Deadline for payment of 2nd semester tuition fee (Business Office)
Wed. Jan. 27 & Thur. Jan. 28
Economics Waiver Exams (Macroeconomics, Int'l Trade & Monetary Theory, Statistics)
- This is the last opportunity to take the waiver exams for Macroeconomics, Trade
and Monetary Theory.
Language classes begin
Deadline to change registration (all courses): drop/add for all courses ends at 9 am
- Audit registration also ends at the same time.
Non-Language Course Withdrawal Period (“W” will be placed on the transcript)
- after Mar. 13 withdrawal from a course entails a "C" on the transcript.
Fri. Jan. 29
Mon. Feb. 8
Tue. Feb. 9
through Fri. Mar. 11
Sun. Mar. 13
through Sun. Mar.20
Mon. Mar. 21
Sat. Mar. 26 through
Mon. Mar. 28
Tue. Mar. 29
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SPRING BREAK (same as DC)
Classes resume
EASTER BREAK
Tue. Apr. 26 & Wed. Apr. 27
Classes resume
Final exams for language courses
Fri. Apr. 29
Language Proficiency Exams (reading and writing)
Mon. May 2
Last day of classes
Tue. May 3 & Wed. May 4
Thur. May 5 to Tue. May 17
Review and Reading days
Language Proficiency exams (listening and speaking)
Final exams for the spring semester (two weeks)
Tue. May 17
Closing Ceremony and Commencement for graduating students
Fri. May 27
Spring Semester grades due and end of academic year
Tue. May 31
Deadline to request Leave of Absence for Fall 2016
SAIS public website
http://www.sais-jhu.edu/
SAIS DC Insider Portal
https://my.jh.edu/portal/group/sais-insider
ISIS (course registration)
https://isis.jhu.edu
BCWeb Bologna Insider portal
https://bcw.jhubc.it
Blackboard (course mgmt)
https://blackboard.jhu.edu
Economics waiver exams
http://www.sais-jhu.edu/programs/internationalecon#
Room Scheduler (BCWeb)
https://bcw.jhubc.it/STUDENTS/hancalpublic.cfm
Some minor adjustments to the dates within the year may be necessary; pre-term and semester start and end dates
should not change
SAIS Europe Registrar’s Office, March 2015
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