Florida Institute of Technology

June 24–Aug. 3, 2017

Oxford Program 2017 Intinerary                                                                                       

Florida Tech Oxford Class & Activity Schedule 2017

Breakfast in the Hall 8–8:45 a.m. June 25–July 7

Lunch in Hall 12:30–1:30 p.m. June 27-30, 4, 5, 6, 7

Saturday, June 24:
Arrive in Oxford, check into Jesus College, Turl Street
6 p.m. Casual dinner at Jesus College (included)


Sunday, June 25 – Breakfast
Free morning/afternoon Use the ATM, have lunch, shop for school supplies, etc. You may wish to hear the boys’ choir at Christ Church Cathedral. It is their last service of the summer with the famous boys’ choir. Free entry. Service begins 11:15 a.m. Walk from Jesus College at 10:40 a.m.
1:00 p.m. Group meeting at Jesus College – welcome, intro to the college, logistics for classes, etc.
10/15GBP for dinner extra collected here.
3 p.m. Walking tour – Gather at Jesus College main entrance (front quad) for Oxford city guided walking tour. We will break into 3 groups.  Wear sneakers/good walking shoes. Bring camera & umbrella. Ends 4:30pm.
6:30 p.m. Photos in the quad, 7 p.m. – Opening dinner in Exeter College Hall  - dress up please




8-10am: Diff Equations and Marketing

10am-12pm: Sci tech comm, Int’l marketing, Prob & Stats

12-2pm: Calc 3, World Religions, MBA tutorials

2-4pm: Tolkien and Calc 2

4-6pm: Civ 2


All classes are subject to slight time adjustments (including lengthened classes on non-trip/ non-weekend days) by professors.


Monday, June 26 – Breakfast
Optional Trip to London (return coach, Tower of London, London Show)
8:30 a.m. Meet at Jesus College Turl Street entrance

10:30 a.m. (approx.) London arrival
11am-2 p.m.  Tower of London http://www.hrp.org.uk/TowerOfLondon/  (entry fee included)

2-7 p.m. Free time in London. Suggestions will be discussed, but include National Gallery, China Town, Sherlock Holmes Pub, Evensong service at Westminster Abbey Cathedral, etc.

7:30 p.m.

11 p.m.


Depart London for Oxford

12:30 a.m. (approx.) Arrive Oxford


Tuesday, June 27 –  Breakfast
Classes and lunch


Wednesday, June 28 – Breakfast
Classes and lunch


Thursday, June 29 – Breakfast
Classes and lunch. Wicked tonight (optional)


Friday, June 30 –Breakfast
Classes and lunch


July 1- July 2  – Breakfast 

Optional weekend trip to Dorset $50-$75

July 1 & 2


Monday, July 3 – Breakfast – BATH DAY
8:40 a.m. Depart Jesus College entrance on Turl St. for short walk to coach (Tappins/Heyfordian Coaches). Coach departs between 8:45am
Approx 11 a.m. Arrive Bath
11am-2pm Group walking tour, lunch on your own, town exploration
2-5:30 p.m. Bath Thermae Spa or free time in Bath
6:30-7:50 p.m. Ancient Roman Baths Museum
8 p.m. Depart Bath (coach parked at Bath Abbey)
APPROX 9:30 p.m. Arrive Oxford. Bring bathing suit if you wish to visit the Bath Thermae Spa (included event. towel, robe, slippers, locker provided)


Tuesday, July 4 – Breakfast
Classes and lunch


Wednesday, July 5 – Breakfast
Classes and lunch


Thursday, July 6 – Breakfast
Classes and lunch.  Pack tonight for Friday move to flats.


Friday, July 7 – Breakfast
Classes and lunch.  Moving Day


Saturday, July 8: Blenheim Palace &Cotswolds

9:30 a.m. Depart Oxford from Broad St. (Tappins/Heyfordian)

approx 10 a.m. Palace- gardens, palace, tour, pleasure garden

1pm Walk to The Bear in Woodstock for Lunch (1:30-3pm)

4-6 p.m. Cotswold Wildlife Park(including diner on your own)

6:30 p.m. Arrive Oxford

Sunday, July 9: Free Day (Optional bike trip)



Monday, July 10:



Tuesday July 11:



Wednesday, July 12:


Thursday, July 13: Classes



Friday, July 14-16:

Free weekend

July 17-20:



July 20 evening - 25:
Ireland- optional trip.  Coach Departs Broad st at 4:15pm.


Wednesday, July 26-July 28:




Saturday and Sunday, July 29-30 – Study Days


Monday, July 31:


Tuesday, Aug 1 –  Exams
Final dinner at Exeter College
6:30 (Please dress up)


Wednesday, August 2 – Free Day
(Be sure to PACK).
You may depart on this day, but not before.


Thursday, August 3:
Final morning of  College housing. Depart by 10 a.m.

ATTENDANCE: Classes are mandatory and only 1 unexcused absence per class is permitted before your grade drops. Excused absences are only those with a doctor’s note and proof of a doctor’s visit. Plan your personal travels accordingly.

You will live at Jesus College, Turl Street, Oxford OX13DW from June 24 - July 7 and at Stevens Close, 121 Woodstock Rd (Jesus College Annex) at the corner of Woodstock and Farndon roads from July 7- August 3.  Others will live at Exeter College, Turl St, Oxford for the duration of the program.

Mail should always be sent to everyone at:

Jesus College
Florida Tech Group
Turl Street
Oxford, England
United Kingdom

Phone for Jesus College Porter’s Lodge:

From US – 011-44-1865-279700
From UK – 01865-279700
Heather Wautlet’s UK mobile # – TBA June 25
From the UK on a UK phone – TBA June 25

Only prior to June 22:

Heather Wautlet’s US mobile #: 1-321-693-5256

The above schedule is subject to change.

Check email at least twice daily for updates while in Oxford.

Check email daily during summer break prior to departure.