The Scholars' Semester in Oxford operates on the basis of a fifteen-week semester (approximately four months). The fall semester begins in early September and concludes mid-December. The spring semester begins in mid-January and concludes mid-April. Please review the following timeline for specific dates:

 

Fall 2017

Yearlong applications accepted until May 1
Semester applications accepted until June 1
SSO begins on arrival September 1
SSO concludes and students depart December 11

 

Spring 2018

Semester applications accepted until October 1
SSO begins on arrival January 5
SSO concludes and students depart April 16

 

Fall 2018

Yearlong applications accepted until May 1
Semester applications accepted until June 1
SSO begins on arrival August 31
SSO concludes and students depart December 11

 

Spring 2019

Semester applications accepted until October 1
SSO begins on arrival January 4
SSO concludes and students depart April 15

 

*Don't book your travel yet! Admitted students will receive specific travel info upon acceptance.