Florianópolis, Brazil
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Program Calendars

Florianópolis, Brazil | 2018 Fall

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2018 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 27, 2018 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 28 Arrival in Florianópolis before 9 pm
Move into housing
August 29 Mandatory orientation & Campus tour (begins at 9 am)
August 30 Academic orientation
City tour
August 31 Tour of Santa Catarina Island
September 3 Intensive language courses begin
September 7 Brazilian Independence Day — no classes
September 14 Day trip—Boat trip to Anhatomirim Island & Fortress
September 27 Intensive language courses end
September 28 Field Trip -- Costa de Lagoa
October 1 Elective courses begin
October 12 Religious holiday — no classes
November 2 - 7 Fall break (no classes)
November 15 National holiday — no classes
December 13 Last day of classes
Final examinations
December 14 Program end date
Move out of housing (all students)
December 14 - 18 Optional Iguaçu Falls and Argentina Tour
December 18 Evening departure from Florianópolis (if on optional tour)
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.