Santiago, Chile

Program Calendars

Santiago, Chile | 2017 Fall

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
July 1 Balance Due Deadline
August 2 Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 22, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 23 Arrival in Santiago
Mandatory orientation (begins at 11 am)
Move into housing
August 24 Mandatory orientation continues
Santiago city tour
August 25 Mandatory orientation continues
Registration for visa and Chilean ID
August 28 Courses begin
September 8 Field trip—Viña del Mar and Concón
September 18 - 19 Independence Day Holiday — no classes
September 29 Field trip—Ocoa Valley
October 9 Día de la Raza — no classes
October 20 - 24 Optional Northern Chile Tour/Field Study
October 20 - 29 Fall Break
November 1 All Saints’ Day - no classes
December 8 Feast of Conception Holiday – no classes
December 12 Courses end
December 13 - 14 Final examinations
Program end date coincides with last day of final exams
December 15 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.