*NOTE: The dates listed below are tentative for the 2013 Gap Semester Program. The final dates for 2013 will vary slightly.
|April 19-20||Spring Orientation. (Gap Semester students will follow a special track during Spring Orientation weekend.)|
|August 14- September 8||Explore the wilderness and build on your leadership skills backpacking and camping with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) in Wyoming.|
|September 9- October 16||Wind your way across the country and learn about Elon's culture of community engagement as you spend week-long intervals assisting those in need.|
|October 16- October 23||Fall Break. There is no option to remain with Elon staff. Students are responsible for travel to/from home. Fall Break is the only break Gap Program students have during the semester and the only formal opportunity to see family and/or friends until the program's conclusion in early December.|
|October 23- December 6||Live with a local family while studying at the Elon Centre in San Jose, Costa Rica.|
|January 5||Gap Move-in day. The first day students can begin moving in to their assigned housing.|
|January 6||Gap semester students return to Elon for Winter Term. Welcome back banquet with Elon Senior Staff, program staff, and faculty. Students begin Winter Term course and Elon 101. Classes start January 7.|
|January 28||Winter Term ends.|
Students will be expected to provide their own travel for the following:
You are welcome to drive to/from the designated airport/meeting location if you prefer or are in close proximity. The information listed above is tentative and subject to change. Confirmed details will be provided to program participants following acceptance. All other travel is included in the program costs.