Santiago, Chile

Program Calendars

Santiago, Chile | 2017 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2015 Early Admission Period Begins
September 1, 2016 Position Hold Refund Deadline | Regular Admission Period Begins
November 1 Application Deadline
November 15 Internship Registration Deadline
December 1 Balance Due Deadline
December 15 Cancellation Deadline
Program Dates
January 4, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 5 Arrival in Santiago
January 5 - 6 Mandatory orientation (begins at 11 am)
Santiago city tour
January 6 Move into housing
January 9 Registration for visa and Chilean ID
January 10 Courses begin
January 27 Field trip—Pomaire and Isla Negra
February 10 Field trip—Valparaíso and Viña del Mar
March 24 - 28 Optional Southern Chile Tour/Field Study
March 24 - 31 Spring break
April 14 Good Friday Holiday
April 25 Courses end
April 26 - 27 Final examinations
Program end date coincides with last day of final exams
April 28 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.

USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time. If a program fills earlier than anticipated, USAC may move up the position hold payment deadline date to secure students’ placement in the program.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.