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Melbourne Calendars – 2023 Trimester 1: Feb – Jun

Program Deadlines

October 1, 2022 Application Deadline
December 15 Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
December 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
January 15, 2023 Tuition Refund Deadline | Refer to Enhanced Refund Policy

Program Dates

February 17, 2023 Departure from the U.S. (If you choose to arrange your own housing upon arrival, you should arrive at least two weeks prior to orientation)
February 19 Arrival in Melbourne
February 21 Welcome Session (compulsory)
February 24 - March 3 Mandatory orientation - all students
March 6 Courses begin
April 7 - 16 Easter vacation / Intra-trimester break
April 25 ANZAC Day - No Class
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

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Trimester 2 (Jul-Oct 2023): Open
    • Deadline: March 15, 2023
  • January 2024: Open
    • Deadline: Nov. 1, 2023
  • Trimester 1 (Feb-Jun 2024): Open
    • Deadline: Oct. 1, 2023


Minimum GPA: 2.6

Minimum class standing:

Program Type



Overseas credit

Program Capacity

Semester: 40 students

January: 25 students



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