Florence Academic Calendar

See below for details on the fall and spring semester calendars as well as application deadlines.

"Studying abroad has given me a newfound appreciation for different cultures and countries. I feel more experienced for my time spent abroad. I know that if I can handle anything a completely different country could throw at me, I can definitely handle anything at home, too."

—Past participant

The Wells in Florence Program is offered in both the fall and spring semesters; students may also enroll for a full academic year.

2020-2021 Academic Year

Fall 2020

Tentative departure: Aug. 31, 2020
Fall break: Oct. 26-30, 2020
End date: Dec. 19, 2020

Spring 2021

Tentative departure: Jan. 25, 2021
Spring break: March 22-26, 2021
End date: May 15, 2021

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester and Full-Year Program: April 1
Spring Semester: Oct. 1

Rolling Admissions Policy

Wells College practices a "rolling admissions" policy, so students are strongly advised to submit a complete application as early as possible, as available placements may fill up before the deadlines.

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You can contact Amy Torea, Wells College Florence Program Coordinator, at florence@wells.edu or call 315-364-3291 for more information.


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