Santiago Calendars - 2019 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
August 15, 2018 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
November 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
November 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
January 8, 2019 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 9 Arrival in Santiago
Move into housing
January 9 - 11 Mandatory orientation (begins at 11 am)
Santiago city tour
January 11 Registration for visa and Chilean ID
January 14 Courses begin
January 25 Field trip—Valparaíso and Viña del Mar
February 8 Field trip—Pomaire
March 8 - 12 Optional Southern Chile Tour/Field Study
March 8 - 15 Spring break
April 19 Holiday--no classes
April 30 Courses end
May 1 Holiday - no classes
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.