Heredia, Costa Rica
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Heredia, Costa Rica

Calendars: 2018 Summer Session II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
March 15, 2018 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
May 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
July 1, 2018 Departure from the US (for those on the optional Cuba Field Study or Southern Costa Rica Tour)
Move into housing (for those on the optional Southern Costa Rica Tour)
Overnight in orientation hotel (for those on the optional Cuba Field Study)
July 2 Orientation in Heredia (for those on the optional Cuba Field Study)
July 3 - 8 Optional Cuba Field Study
Optional Southern Costa Rica Tour (for Session II students only)
July 8 Departure from the US (for those not on the optional Cuba Field Study or Southern Costa Rica Tour)
Arrival in Heredia before 11:45 pm (all students)
Move into housing
July 9 Mandatory orientation (begins at 8 am)
Courses begin
Heredia city tour
July 12 San José city tour
July 13 - 14 Overnight field trip—Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna Waterfalls
July 15 Field trip—Irazú Volcano, Cartago, and Valle de Orosi
July 25 Holiday — Anexión del Partido de Nicoya
July 26 Courses end
July 27 Final examinations
Program end date
July 28 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.