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Key Dates

Program Dates for the 2018-19 Academic Year

Students at Stanford in Washington are expected to arrive on the listed arrival date and attend the program orientation. Students are expected to stay in Washington through the final dinner. While it is tempting to make travel plans around the east coast, while at Stanford in Washington, there are weekend events and trips that are a part of the program, please consult with program staff before making any travel plans. There is also a lot to do and see in Washington, DC in a quarter we suggest you take advantage of the city. 

Autumn Quarter 2018-19

Arrival Day: September 20, 2018 by 6pm

Orientation: Evening of September 20-23, 2018

First Day of Classes & Internships: September 24, 2018

Last Day of Classes & Internships: December 14, 2018

Final Dinner: December 14, 2018

Move Out: December 17, 2018 by noon (Students may move out any time after the final Dinner)

Holidays: Thursday and Friday November 22, 23, 2018 (note: the full Thanksgiving week break is not observed at SIW; students are expected to go to internships and classes Monday - wednesday)

Winter Quarter 2018-2019

Arrival Day: January 3, 2019 by 6pm

Orientation: Evening of January 3-6, 2019

First Day of Classes & Internships: January 7, 2019

Last Day of Classes & Internships: March 22, 2019

Final Dinner: March 22, 2019

Move Out: March 25, 2019 by noon (STUDENTS MAY MOVE OUT ANY TIME AFTER THE FINAL DINNER)

Holidays: January 21, 2018, February 18, 2018 (note: the Bing trip may take place over a holiday weekend please consult with the Program Coordinator before making travel plans)

Spring Quarter 2018-2019

Arrival Day: March 28, 2019 by 6pm

Orientation: Evening of March 28-31, 2019

First Day of Classes & Internships: April 1, 2019

Last Day of Classes & Internships: June 14, 2019

Final Dinner: June 14, 2019

Move Out: June 17, 2019 by noon (STUDENTS MAY MOVE OUT ANY TIME AFTER THE FINAL DINNER)

Holidays: May 27, 2019