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Florianópolis Calendars – 2020 Summer Session II

Program Deadlines

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

Program Dates

July 4, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
July 5 Arrival in Florianópolis
July 5 Move into housing
July 6 Mandatory orientation /Campus tour
July 7 Tour of Santa Catarina Island
July 8 Courses begin
July 11 Field trip—Anhatomirim
July 18 Group activity - Hike to Lagoinha do Leste
August 6 Courses end
August 7 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; 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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