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Florianópolis Calendars – 2021-22 Yearlong

Program Deadlines

February 15, 2021 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 1 Application Closes (Late application possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
August 15 Spring Early Admission Ends ($500 confimation deposit is Non-Refundable)
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

August 24, 2021 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 25 Arrival in Florianópolis before 9 pm (all students) | Move into housing
August 25 Move into housing
August 26 Mandatory orientation & Campus tour (begins at 9 am)
August 30 Courses begin
December 10 Last day of fall classes
December 10 Fall final examinations
January 17, 2022 Spring courses begin
May 13 Spring final examinations
May 13 Last day of spring classes
May 13 Program end date
May 14 Spring move out of program 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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. cycle

Summer Session I (5 weeks): Open

Summer Session II (5 weeks): Open

Summer Session I&II (10 weeks): Open

Fall/Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

60 students


English | Portuguese


BRASA: Brazilian Studies Association

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