Santiago, Chile
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Santiago Calendars - 2019-20 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2019 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
August 15 Spring Early Admission Ends ($500 confimation deposit is Non-Refundable)
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 20, 2019 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 21 Arrival in Santiago
Move into housing
August 22 - 23 Mandatory orientation (begins at 11 am)
August 26 Fall courses begin
TBA Field trip - Viña del Mar and Concón
September 18 - 20 Independence Day Holiday - no classes
October 25 - 29 Optional Northern Chile Tour/Field Study
October 25 - November 1 Fall Break - No Classes
TBA Field trip - Ocoa Valley
December 10 Fall courses end
December 11 - 12 Fall final examinations
January 13, 2020 Spring courses begin
TBA Field trip - Valparaíso
March 6 - 10 Optional Southern Chile Tour/Field Study
March 6 - 13 Spring break
TBA Field trip - Pomaire
April 10 Holiday - no classes
April 28 Spring courses end
April 29 - 30 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with last day of final exams
May 1 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.