Florianópolis, Brazil
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Florianópolis Calendars - 2020 Fall

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2020 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 25, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 26 Arrival in Florianópolis before 9 pm
Move into housing
August 27 Mandatory orientation & Campus tour (begins at 9 am)
August 28 City tour
August 29 Tour of Santa Catarina Island
August 31 Intensive language courses begin
September 7 Brazilian Independence Day — no classes
September 11 Field trip—Anhatomirim Island & Fortress
September 18 Field Trip -- Lagoinha do Leste
September 24 Intensive language courses end
September 28 Elective courses begin
October 24 Group activity - hike to Costa da Lagoa
November 1 - 6 Fall break (no classes)
November 15 National holiday — no classes
December 11 Last day of classes
Final examinations
Program end date
Move out of housing (all students)
December 12 - 16 Optional Iguaçu Falls and Argentina Tour
December 16 Departure from Foz do Iguacu (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.