Post-Baccalaureate Program

PB Semester Calendar

Follow this link for our detailed weekly calendar:  Siena Art Institute Semester Program.  


Spring Semester 2017 (Jan 26-May 19) 
Application deadline: Nov 1, 2016

  • January 26: Arrival in Florence 
  • January 26-28: Orientation
  • January 30: Intensive 3 weeks begin (Art & Society Intro Unit, plus Italian Intensive)
  • February 17: Intensive Italian exam
  • February 20: Elective Courses begin
  • March 27-30: Midterm exams and critiques
  • April 10-17: Midterm break
  • May 13: End-of-Semester Exhibition 
  • May 15-17: Final Exams and Critiques
  • May 17: Final Critique and Final Dinner
  • May 18-19: Departure  (You are responsible for your own return transportation.)

Fall Semester 2017 (Sept 1-Dec 15)

Application deadline: April 30, 2017

  • September 1: Students meet the school staff at Florence’s Peretola Airport and depart for orientation. We ask that students arrive by 2pm in time to meet staff at the arrivals area by 3pm at the latest.
  • September 1-3: Orientation.
  • September 4: Intensive 3 weeks begin (Art & Society Intro Unit, plus Italian Intensive)
  • September 25: Semester Courses/Internships begin.
  • October 23-26: Mid-term exams.
  • October 26-November 5: *Mid-term Break.
  • November 30-December 3: Long Weekend.
  • December 9: End of Semester exhibition opening 4-6 pm
  • December 11-13: Final exams.
  • December 13: Final Critique and Final Dinner.
  • December 14-15: Departure. (You are responsible for your own return transportation.)

Spring Semester 2018 (Jan 25-May 19) 
Application deadline: Nov 1, 2017

  • January 25: Students meet the school staff at Florence’s Peretola Airport and depart for orientation. We ask that students arrive by 2pm in time to meet staff at the arrivals area by 3pm at the latest.
  • January 25-27: Orientation
  • January 29: Intensive 3 weeks begin (Art & Society Intro Unit, plus Italian Intensive)
  • February 16: Intensive Italian exam
  • February 19: Elective Courses begin
  • March 26-29: Midterm exams and critiques
  • March 30-April 8: Midterm break
  • April 27-May 1: Long Weekend break
  • May 12: End-of-Semester Exhibition 
  • May 14-16: Final Exams and Critiques
  • May 16: Final Critique and Final Dinner
  • May 18-19: Departure (You are responsible for your own return transportation.)

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