Santiago, Chile
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Santiago Calendars - 2020-21 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
June 1, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
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 18, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 19 Arrival in Santiago by 8am
Move into housing
August 20 - 21 Mandatory orientation (begins at 11 am)
August 24 Fall courses begin
September 11 Field trip - Viña del Mar and Valparaíso
September 18 - 19 Independence Day Holiday - no classes
October 2 Field trip - Ocoa Valley
October 23 - 30 Fall Break - No Classes
Optional Northern Chile Tour/Field Study
December 11 Fall courses end
December 14 - 15 Fall final examinations
January 11, 2021 Spring courses begin
January 29 Field trip - Valparaíso
February 26 Field trip - Pomaire
March 5 - 9 Optional Southern Chile Tour/Field Study
March 5 - 12 Spring break
April 2 - 3 Holiday - no classes
April 28 Spring courses end
April 28 - 29 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with last day of final exams
April 30 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.