Florianópolis, Brazil

Program Calendars

Florianópolis, Brazil | 2017 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2015 Early Admission Period Begins
September 1, 2016 Position Hold Refund Deadline | Regular Admission Period Begins
November 1 Application Deadline
November 15 Optional Tour/Field Study Registration Deadline
December 1 Balance Due Deadline
January 4, 2017 Cancellation Deadline
Program Dates
January 18, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
January 19 Morning arrival in Belo Horizonte (if on the tour/field study)
January 19 - 23 Optional Minas Gerais Tour/Field Study
January 23 Evening arrival in Florianópolis (if on the tour/field study)
Move into housing (if on the tour/field study)
Departure from the US (if not on the tour/field study)
January 24 Arrival in Florianópolis (if not on the tour/field study)
Move into housing (if not on the tour/field study)
January 25 Mandatory orientation (begins at 9 am)
Campus Tour
January 26 Academic orientation
City tour
January 27 Tour of Santa Catarina Island
January 30 Intensive language courses begin
February 3 Field trip—Porto Belo
February 18 Field trip— Lagoinha do Leste
February 24 Intensive language courses end
February 27 - March 1 Carnival holiday—no classes
March 2 Elective courses begin
April 13 - 17 Spring break
April 21 National holiday—no classes
May 1 National holiday—no classes
May 16 Last day of classes
May 17 Final examinations
Program end date
May 18 Move out of housing
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.