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Florianópolis Calendars – 2020 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
April 1, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 Summer I & II $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
May 1 Summer I & II Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
May 1 Summer I Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
June 1 Summer II Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

May 20, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 21 Arrival in Florianópolis (all students)
May 21 Move into housing
May 22 Mandatory orientation (begins at 9 am)
May 22 Campus Tour
May 23 Tour of Santa Catarina Island
May 25 Session I courses begin
May 29 - 31 Optional Tour - São Paulo
June 6 Field trip—Costa da Lagoa
June 20 Session I courses end
June 26 Session I final examinations
July 8 Session II courses begin
July 11 Field trip—Anhatomirim
August 6 Session II courses end
August 7 Session II final examinations
August 7 Program end date (if not on the optional tour)
August 8 Move out of housing (all students)
August 8 - 11 Optional Minas Gerais Tour
August 11 Evening departure from Belo Horizonte
August 11 Program end date (if on the 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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall: Open

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. cycle

Summer programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

60 students


English | Portuguese


BRASA: Brazilian Studies Association

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