Planning & Scheduling

Obligations to your Home Department

You are technically teaching 3 courses here in DC.  As long as all three are listed in your department, your semester in Washington will count for your 3-course load. 

DC Semester Program Planning Timeline

The DC Semester Program runs on the same calendar as campus.  The semester will begin/end on the same dates and all breaks/holidays are observed.

View more detailed planning guides for the fall semester and the spring semester.

The months prior to the semester in Washington will follow this general timeline:

For a Fall semester in DC
For a Spring semester in DC

Advertising Begins

Previous Fall 

Previous Spring

Applications Open

Mid-January

Late-August

Campus Information Session

Late-January 

Early-September

Applications Close

Mid-February  

Late-September

Applicant Interviews

Late-February

Early October