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Santiago Calendars – 2020 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
April 1, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 Summer I & II $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
May 1 Summer I & II Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
May 1 Summer I Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
June 1 Summer II Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

May 21, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 22 Arrival in Santiago by 8am (all students)
May 22 Move into housing
May 23 Mandatory orientation (begins at 11 am)
May 25 Session I courses begin
June 5 Field trip - Valparaíso and Viña del Mar
June 12 Field trip - Ocoa Valley
June 18 Session I courses end
June 18 Session I final examinations
June 22 Session II courses begin
July 3 Field Trip - Pomaire
July 10 Field Trip - San José de Maipo
July 16 Holiday - Day of Virgen del Carmen
July 23 Session II courses end
July 23 Session II final examinations
July 23 Program end date (if not on optional tour/field study)
July 24 Move out of housing (for those not on the optional tour/field study)
July 24 - 28 Optional Northern Chile Tour/Field Study
July 28 Program end date (if on tour/field study)
July 29 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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall: Cancelled

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

Semester: 60 students

Summer: 40 students


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