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Melbourne Calendars – 2023 Trimester 1: Feb – Jun

Program Deadlines

October 1, 2022 Application Deadline
November 15 Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
December 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
January 15, 2023 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

February 16, 2023 Departure from the US (If you choose to arrange your own housing upon arrival, you should arrive at least two weeks prior to orientation)
February 18 Arrival in Melbourne
February 20 - 22 Mandatory on-campus Welcome Session
February 23 - 24 Beach Welcome Program
February 27 - March 3 Orientation week - all students
March 6 Courses begin
April 17 - 21 Easter vacation / Intra-trimester break
May 26 Courses end
May 29 - June 2 Study period
June 5 - 16 Final examinations
June 5 - 16 Program end date coincides with date of last final exam
Open return Students establish their own date of return

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines. Payment of the Confirmation Deposit cannot be deferred. USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.

The host university may update program dates and/or field trips at any time; these changes are often outside USAC’s control as dates are set by the host university. USAC does its best to estimate these dates ahead of time and to keep it as up-to-date as possible. Many times, updated calendar dates are included in your host university acceptance letter. We update these as quickly as possible and as often as needed; refer back to this calendar for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2021-22 App. Cycle

Fall/Trimester 2 (Jul-Oct): Online
January Session: Suspended
Spring/Trimester 1 (Feb-Jun): Suspended

2022-23 App. Cycle

Fall/Trimester 2 (Jul-Oct): Open
January Session 2023: Opens January 2022
Spring/Trimester 1 (Feb-Jun): Open


Minimum GPA: 2.6

Minimum class standing:

Program Type



Overseas credit

Program Capacity

Semester: 40 students

January: 25 students



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