2018 Academic Calendar

A wealth of new experiences awaits for students that are part of our 2019 Semester Program.

This is our anticipated calendar, however changes could be made at any time.

DATE ACTIVITY
6 JANUARY Students Arrive to San Jose, Costa Rica
7 JANUARY – 11 JANUARY QERC Orientation and Tropical Field Research Orientation

Dr. Jeff Griffitts, Carson and McCall Calloway

14 JANUARY – 18 JANUARY Spanish Coursework and Central American Field Studies

Catalina Retana and Dr. Dennis Williams

18 JANUARY – 20 JANUARY San Jose Orientation

Dr. Dennis Williams, Carson and McCall Calloway

21 JANUARY – 25 JANUARY Spanish Coursework

Catalina Retana

21 JANUARY – 27 JANUARY Home Stays in San Gerardo de Dota
28 JANUARY – 1 FEBRUARY Biogeography Module of Tropical Ecology and Sustainability

Dr. Bruce Hoagland

30 JANUARY Biogeography Cerro de la Buena Vista Trip

Dr. Bruce Hoagland, Carson and McCall Calloway

4 FEBRUARY – 14 FEBRUARY Panama Central American Field Studies Trip

Carson and McCall Calloway

18 FEBRUARY – 22 FEBRUARY Mammalogy Module of Tropical Ecology and Sustainability

Dr. Mike Mooring

23 FEBRUARY – 25 FEBRUARY Hacienda Baru Lowland Trip: Mammalogy and Herpetology Focus

Dr. Mike Mooring, Dr. John Cossel, Carson and McCall Calloway

25 FEBRUARY – 1 MARCH Herpetology Module of Tropical Ecology and Sustainability

Dr. John Cossel

27 FEBRUARY Herpetology Cerro de la Buena Vista Trip

Dr. John Cossel, Carson and McCall Calloway

1 MARCH – 3 MARCH CAPI Lowland Trip: Herpetology and Ornithology Focus

Dr. John Cossel, Dr. David Hille, Carson and McCall Calloway

4 MARCH – 8 MARCH Ornithology Module of Tropical Ecology and Sustainability

Dr. David Hille

11 MARCH – 21 MARCH Biomes Tour: Capstone of Tropical Ecology and Sustainability (La Selva Biological Station, Arenal Volcano, Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, Palo Verde Biological Station, Matapalo Mangroves)

Dr. Bruce Hoagland, Dr. David Hoekman, Carson and McCall Calloway

25 MARCH – 27 MARCH Spring Break
1 APRIL – 5 APRIL Biblical Theology and Global Stewardship

Dr. Timothy Crutcher and Carson Calloway

8 APRIL – 12 APRIL Tropical Medicine and Tropical Field Research Wrap Up

Dr. Jeff Griffitts

13 APRIL Research Presentations
15 APRIL – 18 APRIL Tropical Field Research
22 APRIL – 23 APRIL Finals
25 APRIL – 26 APRIL Semester Debrief

Carson and McCall Calloway

27 APRIL Students Depart

 

Calendar updated: 21 August 2018