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Santiago Calendars – 2021 Spring

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
October 15, 2020 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

NOTE Should your program country (or location) require a quarantine upon arrival, your program dates will be the same as below. Contact your Program Advisor for more information.
January 5 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 6 Arrival in Santiago by 8am
January 6 Move into housing
January 6 - 8 Mandatory orientation (begins at 11 am)
January 11 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 Courses end
April 28 - 29 Final examinations
April 28 - 29 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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer Session I (4 weeks): Open

Summer Session II (5 weeks): Open

Summer Session I&II (9 weeks): Open

Fall/Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

Semester: 60 students

Summer: 40 students


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