Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2018

August 25 Arrival of student cohort in Miami, FL for introductory session
August 26 Group pre-departure orientation in Miami
August 27 Group departs Miami for Havana. Group travel arrangements are prepared by CASA
August 27-31 Onsite orientation conducted by CASA-Cuba and Casa de las Americas
September 3 CASA and University of Havana classes begin
September 22-23 Weekend Retreat
November 3-4 Student research trips (tentative)
December 10-14 Finals week - CASA and University of Havana final papers due
December 15 End of fall semester program; group return from Havana to Miami; students are responsible for their own flights onward from Miami

Spring Semester 2019

January 26 Arrival of student cohort in Miami, FL for introductory session
January 27 Group pre-departure orientation in Miami
January 28 Group departs Miami for Havana. Group travel arrangements are prepared by CASA
January 28-February 1 Onsite orientation conducted by CASA-Cuba and Casa de las Americas
February 4 CASA and University of Havana classes begin
February 17-18 Weekend Retreat
March 29-31 Student research trips
April 13-20 Semana de la Victoria recess; Week-long group trip
May 6-10 Finals week - CASA and University of Havana final papers due
May 11 End of spring semester program; group return from Havana to Miami; students are responsible for their own flights onward from Miami