Information for Accepted Students

Prepare for Your Language School

Select your Language School:

School of Abenaki

The Betty Ashbury Jones MA '86 School of French

Pre-arrival information for the Middlebury School of French will be sent to all enrolled students in late Spring 2022. Until then, please watch for updates from the School of French Assistant Director, Sheila Schwaneflugel, or direct your questions to frenchschool@middlebury.edu.  We look forward to welcoming you to Middlebury this summer!

Chinese School

TBA

German School

Pre-arrival information for the Middlebury German will be sent to all enrolled students in late Spring 2022. In the meantime, please direct your questions to germanschool@middlebury.edu.  We look forward to seeing you at Middlebury this summer!

Kathryn Wasserman Davis School of Russian

GENERAL INFORMATION

Placement Assessment Instructions (8-week) – Sent by email April 2022

Graduate Course Registration (6-week) – Sent by email May 2022

Opening Weekend Schedule – Please choose the link for your program below.

8-week Arrival Weekend

6-week Graduate Arrival

1-week Refresher Arrival

Arrival Information

8-week students should plan to arrive at the Middlebury campus on Friday, June 24, between 11:00 am and 8:00 pm EDT. If you cannot arrive during these scheduled Arrival Center hours, you should plan to arrive the day before, book lodging off campus at your own expense, and then come to campus on your arrival date for check-in.

Arrival day for 6-week graduate students is Tuesday, July 5. Arrival day for 1-week Refresher Students is Sunday, July 24. Please consult your Arrival document above for more details.

Additional items to consider bringing with you:

  • a musical instrument (to perform at open mics or in the Russian Choir ensemble)
  • a mask or costume (for an event at which students and faculty dress in creative costumes)

Departure Information

The Davis School of Russian 8-week and 6-week sessions end on Friday, August 19. Students may depart at any time that day, or they may stay over until Saturday, August 20, so long as they vacate their dorm rooms by noon. A student who leaves before Friday, August 19, without express permission of the Director should be aware that they will receive a grade of WD/F.

School of Hebrew

Pre-Arrival information for students enrolled in the Middlebury School of Hebrew for 2022 is posted on our summer website. For general questions, please contact the School of Hebrew Assistant Director at hebrew-ls@middlebury.edu . Please contact Elizabeth Gerner at egerner@middlebury.edu with questions about the Lifelong Learner program.

School of Japanese

GENERAL INFORMATION

Letter from the Director

Please be sure to thoroughly review the information on the School of Japanese Pre-Arrival Website.

Arrival Information
Dormitories open the morning of June 24th. Early arrivals are not possible, nor are we able to accept luggage sent in advance for storage.
Departure Information

The School of Japanese session ends after the last class on Friday, August 19, and students may plan to depart as early as 12:00 p.m. A student who leaves before this time without express permission of the Director and his/her professors should be aware that s/he will receive a grade of WD/F. All students must vacate the dorm by Saturday, August 20 at noon.

School of Korean

GENERAL INFORMATION

Letter from the Director

Opening Activities Schedule – Coming June 2022

What To Bring

Arrival Information
Dormitories open the morning of June 24th. Early arrivals are not possible, nor are we able to accept luggage sent in advance for storage.
Departure Information

The School of Korean session ends after the last class on Friday, August 19, and students may plan to depart as early as 12:00 p.m. A student who leaves before this time without express permission of the Director and his/her professors should be aware that s/he will receive a grade of WD/F. All students must vacate the dorm by Saturday, August 20 at noon.

School of Spanish

ARRIVAL INFORMATION FOR 6-WEEK GRADUATE PROGRAM
  • Opening schedule to be posted shortly before arrival
  • Arrival date – Tuesday, July 5
  • Orientation for new graduate students – TBA
  • Classes start – Thursday, July 7
  • Last day of class – Wednesday, August 17
  • Commencement – Friday, August 19
  • Must depart – Saturday, August 20

WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

You may want to bring musical instruments, dance shoes or anything else you might use in a talent show or cabaret and some sort of costume for the baile de disfraces, or costume ball.  One or two “fancy” outfits might be worn to concerts and the final banquet.

If you think you might like to join the choir, please pack an outfit befitting the final concert that consists of black and white.  Black slacks or skirts combined with a white blouse or button-up shirt are most commonly worn.

ARRIVAL INFORMATION FOR 7-WEEK PROGRAM

KEY DATES:

  • Arrival date – Friday, July 1 – Move-in
  • Saturday & Sunday, July 2&3 – required orientation and testing
  • Classes start – Monday, July 4
  • Last day of class – Wednesday, August 17
  • Thursday morning, August 18 – exams
  • Earliest departure is Thursday, August 18 in the afternoon
  • Standard departure is Friday, August 19

LINKS:

WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

You may want to bring musical instruments, dance shoes or anything else you might use in a talent show or cabaret and some sort of costume for the baile de disfraces, or costume ball.  One or two “fancy” outfits might be worn to concerts and the final banquet.

If you think you might like to join the choir, please pack an outfit befitting the final concert that consists of black and white.  Black slacks or skirts combined with a white blouse or button-up shirt are most commonly worn.

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