The U.C. Berkeley Washington Program's Fall 2017 Semester begins on August 28, 2017 and ends on December 8, 2017 .  Here's the Academic Calendar (Scroll down to Academic Year 2016-2017 Calendar link):  https://www.ucdc.edu/academic/academic-calendar

We are additionally providing copies of materials that are a critical part of your orientation process. The Fall 2017 Student Guide contains information on our program and the Washington Center. Please be sure you review it carefully as part of the orientation process. The Fall 2017 Residential Brochure is designed to give you the latest information regarding your stay in Washington. You will also be required to sign a housing contract. Please make sure that you, and any others you wish to review it, read it carefully before signing. Please bring the major advising planning form to your meeting with Marcia Condon.

Check out the Intern's Guide to Washington D.C. Updated. It's packed with handy tips about life in the nation's capital!

You may be able to save money booking your flight through Connexxus, using a UC partnership with Shorts Travel: http://travel.berkeley.edu

The following Pinterest page has great information about free things to do in D.C., dressing for internships, and other helpful tips: http://www.pinterest.com/ucdcberkeley/