Dates & Deadlines
|Term||Program Dates||Application Deadline*|
|Summer Session 1 (3 weeks) 2019||May 20–June 8, 2019||extended to April 1|
|Summer Session 2 (3 weeks) 2019||June 11– July 2, 2019||extended to April 1|
|Summer Session 3 (4 weeks) 2019||July 4–Aug. 2, 2019||extended to April 1|
|Summer Session 4 (7 weeks) 2019||June 11–Aug. 2, 2019||extended to April 1|
|Fall 2019||August 17-Dec. 14, 2019||April 1|
|Academic Year 2019-2020||August 17, 2019–May 9, 2020||April 1|
|Spring 2020||January 10–May 9, 2020||October 1|
*If the application deadline falls on a weekend, applications are due the first business day after the application deadline. Please refer to the Calendar & Events page on the DIS website for detailed information on arrival and departure dates.
*Applications after this deadline may be considered. Contact Maria Mantey at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
**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 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.
Group 1: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 1:30–3:00 p.m.
Group 2: Friday, Nov. 16, 10:00–11:30 a.m.
TBD, St. Paul campus
**Note that there will be two orientations held for students participating in Spring Semester 2019. Group 1 consists of students participating in the following programs: Art & Visual Culture, Child Development & Diversity, Communication, Computer Science, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Medical Practice & Policy, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Health, Sustainability and Urban Studies. Group 2 consists of students participating in Architecture & Design and Graphic Design programs.