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Florianópolis Calendars – 2021 Fall

Program Deadlines

June 1, 2021 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
June 1 Application Deadline (Late application may be 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)

Program Dates

August 24, 2021 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 25 Arrival in Florianópolis before 9 pm
August 25 Move into housing
August 26 Mandatory orientation and Campus tour
August 27 Historical Downtown Tour
August 28 Tour of Santa Caterina Island
August 30 Fall Courses begin
September 10 Field trip - Anhatomirim Island & Fortress
September 18 Field trip - Lagoinha do Leste
December 10 Last day of classes
December 10 Final examinations
December 10 Program end date
December 10 Move out of housing (all students)
December 17 - 21 Optional Iguaçu Falls and Argentina 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

2021-22 App. cycle

Fall/Yearlong: Suspended

Spring: Open

2022-23 App. cycle

Summer Sessions: Opens 9/1
Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1
Spring: Opens 9/1


Preferred GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

60 students


English | Portuguese


BRASA: Brazilian Studies Association

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