Weekly / weekend schedules

Q: Do we have classes every day?  
A: Classes meet from Monday to Thursday.
    Approximate meeting times:
        ITA 1130    11:00 am - 1:20 pm
        ITA 1131     11:00 am - 1:20 pm
        ITT 3930    1:45 pm - 3:15 pm
        CLA 3930    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Q: Which monuments / museums / churches will we visit, and when?
    week 1:     Roman Holiday tour (temples of Hercules and Forum Boarium, chuch of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Circus Maximus, Aventine Hill); Hadrian's Villa and Villa d'Este
    week 2:     Coliseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill        In Florence: Uffizi Gallery, Accademia, churches of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce; excursion to Chianti
    week 3:     St. Peter's Basilica (including the dome), Vatican Museums
    week 4:     Pompeii
    week 5:     Capitoline Museums, Galleria Borghese
    week 6:     Ara Pacis
o we have weekends free?

A:   You will have some weekends free.  Excursions are as follows:
        end of week 1:  Friday excursion to Hadrian's Villa and Tivoli. Saturday and Sunday free. (Read more about week 1!)

        end of week 2:  excursion to Florence from Thursday morning to Saturday late afternoon / early evening (Read more about week 2!)  
        end of week 3:  free weekend
        end of week 4:  excursion to Pompeii and Archaeological Museum in Naples (Thursday), followed by optional weekend in Ischia
        end of week 5:  free weekend

Q:  When should I arrive in Rome and when should I leave?
You may arrive in and depart from Rome whenever you like.  Your program fee covers your apartment rent from June 23rd - August 4th. 
(You are expected to meet for dinner at 7:00 pm on June 23rd). Please be sure to book a flight that arrives no later than 1:00pm on the 23rd, as this will allow you to take advantage of privately organized shuttle transportion to your apartment. 

Finals will be held on August 3rd, and check out of your apartment is on August 4th (by 12:00 pm, at the latest). If you need hotel accommodations before the program begins, or after it ends, you may wish to contact the Hotel Arenula: http://www.hotelarenula.com, info@hotelarenula.com


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