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Santiago Calendars – 2021 Fall

Program Deadlines

June 1, 2021 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
June 1 Application Deadline (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)

Program Dates

August 19, 2021 Departure from the US
August 20 Arrival in Santiago by 4pm
August 20 Move into housing
August 20 - 22 Mandatory orientation (begins at 9:30 am)
August 23 Courses begin
August 28 Field trip to Valparaiso & Viña del Mar
September 18 - 19 Independence Day Holidays
October 2 Field trip to Ocoa Valley
October 11 Encuentro de Dos Mundos Holiday
October 23 - 26 Optional Tour - Northern Chile
October 23 - 29 Fall Break
November 1 All-saints Holiday
December 8 Religious Holiday
December 12 Courses end
December 13 - 14 Final examinations
December 14 Program end date coincides with last day of final exams
December 15 Move out of housing, noon checkout
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

2021-22 App. Cycle

Fall/Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open

2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer Sessions: Opens 9/1
Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1
Spring: Opens 9/1


Preferred GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

Semester: 60 students

Summer: 40 students


English | Spanish


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