MSID—International Development in Ecuador

MSID—International Development in Ecuador — Dates

Dates & Deadlines

Submit the online application and complete the assigned application checklist according to the appropriate deadline:

Term/TrackApp Open Date*Deadline
August Language Pre-session 2018December 1, 2017April 1, 2018 
August Session 2018: August 5 - August 30/31, 2018
 
Arrival date August 5, 2018
Last day of program August 29, 2018
Departure date August 30/31, 2018
Fall 2018December 1, 2017April 1, 2018 Extended to April 15, 2018
MSID Ecuador —Standard: September 2 - December 22/23, 2018
 
MSID Ecuador —Plus Pre-session: August 5 - December 22/23, 2018
 
Pre-session arrival date August 5, 2018
Pre-session last day August 29, 2018
Fall arrival date September 2, 2018
Classroom phase ends October 26, 2018
Fall semester break October 27 -November 2, 2018
Internship phase begins November 5, 2018
Internship phase ends December 14, 2018
Final seminar begins December 17, 2018
Last day of program December 21, 2018
Departure date December 22/23, 2018
Academic Year 2018-2019December 1, 2017April 1, 2018 Extended to April 15, 2018
MSID Ecuador —Standard: September 2 - April 27/28, 2019
 
MSID Ecuador —Plus Pre-session: August 5 - April 27/28, 2019  
Pre-session arrival date August 5, 2018
Pre-session last day August 29, 2018
Academic year arrival date September 2, 2018
Classroom phase ends October 26, 2018
Fall break begins October 27, 2018
Fall break ends November 2, 2018
Internship phase begins November 5, 2018
Internship phase ends December 12, 2018
Last day of fall semester December 21, 2018
Winter break period December 22 – January 6, 2019
Research Seminar January 7 – January 21, 2019
Mid-semester seminar in Quito March 4-8, 2019
Spring break period March 9-17, 2019
Internships ends April 19, 2019
Final seminar begins April 22, 2019
Last day of academic year program April 26, 2019
Departure date April 27/28, 2019
Winter Break Language Pre-session 2018May 1, 2018October 15, 2018
January Session 2018: December 27 - January 18/19, 2019
 
Arrival date December 27, 2018
Last day of program January 17, 2019
Departure date January 18/19, 2019
Spring 2019May 1, 2018October 15, 2018
MSID Ecuador —Standard: January 20 – May 10/11, 2019
 
MSID Ecuador —Plus Pre-session: December 27 – May 11/12, 2019
 
Pre-session arrival date December 27, 2018
Pre-session last day January 17, 2019
Spring arrival date January 20, 2019
Classroom phase ends March 15, 2019
Spring break period March 16 - March 22, 2019
Internships begin March 25, 2019
Internship phase ends May 3, 2019
Final seminar begins May 6, 2019
Last day of program May 10, 2019
Departure date May 11/12, 2019

 

Late applications are considered on a case-by-case basis. If the deadline has passed, contact Molly Micheels to inquire about applying late.

Information about a group flight will be sent out after the application deadline. Before purchasing alternate flights, please consult with Learning Abroad Center staff to coordinate with the scheduled group flight. 

*Program dates are subject to change. Contact the LAC for verification of dates before purchasing your airfare.
**If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.

Orientation Dates & Locations

Orientation will be conducted in 2 parts: an online orientation, which is mandatory for all students, and an in-person, program-specific session. You will receive more information about the online orientation via email. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.

See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately 1 week prior to the in-person session.

Term AbroadDate/TimeLocation

Fall 2018 -- MSID General Orientation

Friday, April 20,
3:00 - 4:15 p.m. 

Carlson School, 
Room 2-215

Fall 2018 -- Ecuador Country Orientation

Friday, April 20,
4:30 - 5:30 p.m

Carlson School,
Room 2-213



Program Handbook Program Orientation Visa Information

I-UROP Scholarship

University of Minnesota students participating in a research project on this program may be eligible for the International Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (I-UROP) Scholarship