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 2017Dec 1, 2016Apr 1, 2017
Extended to April 15, 2017
August Session 2017: July 30 - August 24/25, 2017
 
Arrival date July 30, 2017
Last day of program August 23, 2017
Departure date August 24/25, 2017
Fall 2017Dec 1, 2016Apr 1, 2017
MSID Ecuador —Standard: August 27 – December 16/17, 2017
 
MSID Ecuador —Plus Pre-session: July 30 – December 16/17, 2017
 
Pre-session arrival date July 30, 2017
Pre-session last day August 23, 2017
Fall arrival date August 27, 2017
Classroom phase ends; internship phase begins October 20, 2017
Fall semester break October 28 -November 3, 2017
Internship phase ends December 8, 2017
Last day of program December 15, 2017
Departure date December 16/17, 2017
Academic Year 2017-2018Dec 1, 2015Apr 1, 2017
MSID Ecuador —Standard: August 27 -April 21/22, 2018
 
MSID Ecuador —Plus Pre-session: July 30 – April 21/22, 2018  
Pre-session arrival date July 30, 2017
Pre-session last day August 23, 2017
Academic year arrival date August 27, 2017
Classroom phase ends; Internships begin October 20, 2017
Fall semester break October 28 -November 3, 2017
Internship phase ends December 8, 2017
Last day of fall semester December 15, 2017
Winter break period December 16 – January 1, 2018
Research Seminar January 2 – January 12, 2018
Mid-semester seminar in Quito February 17 – February 25, 2018
Spring break period February 26 - March 4, 2018
Internships ends April 6, 2018
Last day of academic year program April 20, 2018
Departure date April 21/22, 2018
Winter Break Language Pre-session 2017May 1, 2017October 15, 2017
Extended to November 1
January Session 2018: December 27–January 13/14, 2017
 
Arrival date December 27
Last day of program January 12
Departure date January 13/14
Spring 2018May 1, 2017October 15, 2017
Extended to November 1
MSID Ecuador —Standard: January 14 – May 5/6, 2018
 
MSID Ecuador —Plus Pre-session: December 27 – May 5/6, 2018
 
Pre-session arrival date December 27
Pre-session last day January 12
Spring arrival date January 14
Classroom phase ends March 9
Spring break period March 10 - March 16
Internships begin March 19
Internship phase ends April 27
Last day of program May 4
Departure date May 5/6

 

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

Spring 2018

Friday, November 17; 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Blegen 5

Program Handbook Program Orientation Visa Information

Deadline Extended

New application deadline: November 1st

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