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Key Dates

Program Dates for the 2019-20 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 2019-20

Arrival Day: September 19, 2019 by 6pm

Orientation: September 19-22, 2019

First Day of Classes & Internships: September 23, 2019

Last Day of Classes & Internships: December 13, 2019

Final Dinner: December 13, 2019

Move Out: December 16, 2019 by noon (Students may move out any time after the final Dinner)

Holidays: Thursday and Friday November 28, 29, 2019 (note: the full Thanksgiving week break is not observed at SIW; students are expected to go to internships and classes Monday - wednesday)

Winter Quarter 2019-2020

Arrival Day: January 3, 2020 by 6pm

Orientation: January 3-5, 2020

First Day of Classes & Internships: January 6, 2020

Last Day of Classes & Internships: March 20, 2020

Final Dinner: March 20, 2020

Move Out: March 23, 2020 by noon (STUDENTS MAY MOVE OUT ANY TIME AFTER THE FINAL DINNER)

Holidays: January 20, 2020, February 17, 2020

Spring Quarter 2019-2020

Arrival Day: March 26, 2020 by 6pm

Orientation: Evening of March 26-29, 2020

First Day of Classes & Internships: March 30, 2020

Last Day of Classes & Internships: June 12, 2020

Final Dinner: June 12, 2019

Move Out: June 15, 2019 by noon (STUDENTS MAY MOVE OUT ANY TIME AFTER THE FINAL DINNER)

Holidays: May 25, 2019