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Santiago, Chile

Calendars: 2018 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2018 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
April 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
April 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
Summer Session I Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
May 15 Summer Session II Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
May 24, 2018 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 25 Arrival in Santiago
May 25 - 26 Mandatory orientation (begins at 11 am)
May 26 City tour
Move into housing
May 28 Session I courses begin
June 8 Field trip — Valparaíso and Viña del Mar
June 15 Field trip — Ocoa Valley
June 20 Session I courses end
June 21 Session I final examinations
June 25 Session II courses begin
June 29 Holiday — Saint Paul and Peter’s Day
July 6 Field trip — Pomaire and Isla Negra
July 13 Field trip — Pre-Andean Mountains: Aconcagua Valley
July 25 Session II courses end
July 26 Session II final examinations
Program end date (if not on optional tour/field study)
July 27 Move out of housing (for those not on the optional tour/field study)
July 27 - 31 Optional Northern Chile Tour/Field Study
August 1 Program end date (if on tour/field study)
August 2 Move out of housing (if on 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.