Spring 2016

Sept. 15 Application Deadline
Feb. 1 Official Arrival Day (Monday)
Feb. 2 Orientation Day 1: Obtain Student ID Cards, City Orientation
Feb. 3 Orientation Day 2: Welcome Meeting, Vltava River Cruise
Feb. 4-11 Pre-Semester Czech Language Course (Mandatory)
Feb. 12 Orientation Day Trip 1 (Mandatory)
Feb. 15-18 Pre-Semester Czech Language Course (Mandatory)
Feb. 19 Orientation Day Trip 2 (Mandatory)
Feb. 22 Semester Begins, Add/Drop Period Begins
Feb. 26 Add/Drop Period Ends
Mar. 10-13 Classroom Europe: Poland
Mar. 24-27 Classroom Europe: Germany
Mar. 28 Easter Monday (No Classes)
Mar. 29 Midterm Period Beings
Apr. 1 Mandatory Make-Up Day
Apr. 1 Labor Day/May Day
Apr. 14-17 Classroom Europe: Austria
Apr. 7 Midterm Period Ends
May 5-8 Classroom Europe: Turkey
May 8 Victory in Europe Day
May 9 Final Exam Period Begins
May 12 Final Exam Period Ends
May 13-19 Reflection Week (Friday, Monday-Thursday (Mandatory)
May 18 Farewell Party
May 20 Semester Ends
May 21 Official Departure Day (Saturday)


Students participating in UM-on-Location programs pay regular UM tuition.

Program Fee
The program fee for Spring 2016 is $2,400.

The program fee includes:
    • Airport shuttle service to the dorm on the official arrival day   
    • University housing in dormitory including breakfast   
    • On-site residential assistance   
    • Four weekend excursions to Poland, Germany, Austria, and Turkey (includes: transportation, accommodation,   some entrance fees and guided tours)   
    • Two excursions in the Czech Republic   
    • Guided tours of Prague   
    • 24-hour emergency assistance   
    • Cultural coordinator services   
    • Student ID card   
    • Farewell party

Personal Expenses
Student expenses will vary according to individual spending habits and travel. Past participants have reported spending between $500 to $700 per month on additional expenses. Expenses may also increase or decrease depending on the exchange rate at the time of study, and can affect the cost of studying abroad. For information on exchange rates, visit or

Passport and visas fees should also be considered when planning your study abroad.