Santiago, Chile

Program Calendars

Santiago, Chile | 2017 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
February 15, 2017 Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
April 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 Balance Due Deadline
Summer Session I Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
June 1 Summer Session II Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
May 25, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 26 Arrival in Santiago
May 26 - 27 Mandatory orientation (begins at 11 am)
May 27 City tour
Move into housing
May 29 Session I courses begin
June 9 Field trip — Valparaíso and Viña del Mar
June 16 Field trip — Ocoa Valley
June 21 Session I courses end
June 22 Session I final examinations
June 26 Session II courses begin
June 29 Holiday — Saint Paul and Peter’s Day
July 7 Field trip — Pomaire and Isla Negra
July 14 Field trip — Pre-Andean Mountains: Aconcagua Valley
July 19 Session II courses end
July 20 Session II final examinations
Program end date (if not on optional tour/field study)
July 21 Move out of housing (for those not on the optional tour/field study)
July 21 - 25 Optional Northern Chile Tour/Field Study (San Pedro and Atacama Desert)
July 26 Program end date (if on tour/field study)
July 27 Move out of housing (for those on the optional tour/field study)
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.