Santiago, Chile

Program Calendars

Santiago, Chile | 2018 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
August 1, 2017 Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
November 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
December 1 Balance Due Deadline
December 14 Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
January 9, 2018 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 10 Arrival in Santiago
January 10 - 12 Mandatory orientation (begins at 11 am)
Santiago city tour
January 11 Move into housing
January 12 Registration for visa and Chilean ID
January 15 Courses begin
January 16 City Holiday - No Classes
January 26 Field trip—Pomaire and Isla Negra
March 2 Field trip—Valparaíso and Viña del Mar
March 23 - 27 Optional Southern Chile Tour/Field Study
March 23 - April 1 Spring break
April 30 Courses end
May 2 - 3 Final examinations
Program end date coincides with last day of final exams
May 4 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.