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Florianópolis Calendars – 2021 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines

April 1, 2021 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
April 1 Application Deadline (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
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

Note The following calendar includes possible field trips. Due to continually evolving COVID-19 regulations fieldtrip dates and locations are subject to change. Students will receive more details after the program start.
Note Should your program country require a quarantine upon arrival, your program dates will be the same as below. Contact your Program Advisor for more information.
May 22 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 23 Arrival in Florianópolis
May 23 Move into housing
May 24 Mandatory orientation and campus tour
May 25 Tour of Santa Caterina Island
May 26 Session I courses begin and social event with UFSC students
June 3 National holiday - no classes
June 12 Costa da Lagoa
June 19 Group activity - Hike to Lagoinha do Leste
June 28 Session I courses end
June 29 Session I final examinations
July 7 Session II courses begin
July 10 Anhatomirim Island
July 17 Group activity - Hike to Pocao Waterfall
August 5 Session II courses end
August 6 Session II final examinations
August 6 Program end date
August 7 Move out of 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

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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