Outline of the Semester Schedule

The Fall 2015 semester schedule below provides an overview that is similar in future semesters. Students are asked to limit outside plans until after the first several weeks in London. Details about the semester, such as dates and destinations of field trips, are finalized then. Everything below will start and end two days earlier in the Fall 2016 schedule.

  • Monday, August 31: Recommended date for departure to London on overnight flight
  • Tuesday, September 1: Recommended arrival date: access to program housing begins, orientation events follow later in the week
  • Grinnell-in-London office open: 1 to 4 pm
  • Monday, September 7: First day of program courses
  • Monday, September 21: First day of Queen Mary and internship tracks
  • Monday, November 9, to Friday, November 13: Queen Mary Reading Week (the seventh week of the QM semester) and GIL Fall Break
  • Friday, December 11: Last day of internships
  • Friday, 18 December: Last day of classes
  • Saturday, 19 December: Departure from program