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Santiago Calendars - 2019 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2019 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
April 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
Summer Session I Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
June 1 Summer Session II Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
May 23, 2019 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 24 Arrival in Santiago (all students)
Move into housing
May 24 - 25 Mandatory orientation (begins at 11 am)
May 27 Session I courses begin
June 7 Field trip - Valparaíso and Viña del Mar
June 14 Field trip - Ocoa Valley
June 20 Session I courses end
Session I final examinations
June 24 Session II courses begin
July 5 Field Trip - Pomaire
July 12 Field Trip - San José de Maipo
July 16 Holiday - Day of Virgen del Carmen
July 25 Session II courses end
Session II final examinations
Program end date (if not on optional tour/field study)
July 26 Move out of housing (for those not on the optional tour/field study)
July 26 - 30 Optional Northern Chile Tour/Field Study
July 30 Program end date (if on tour/field study)
July 31 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.