Heredia, Costa Rica
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Heredia Calendars - 2019 Summer Session I

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2019 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
April 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
May 31, 2019 Departure from the US
Arrival in Heredia before 11:45 pm
Move into housing
June 1 Mandatory orientation (begins at 9 am)
June 2 Field trip—Poás Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens
June 3 Courses begin
June 4 Heredia city tour (after classes)
June 6 San José city tour
June 7 - 8 Overnight field trip—Punta Leona Beach (after classes)
July 3 Courses end
July 4 Final examinations
Program end date (for those not on the optional Tropical Biodiversity Tour)
July 5 Move out of housing (except those on the optional Tropical Biodiversity Tour)
July 5 - 10 Optional Tropical Biodiversity Tour (for Session I students only)
July 11 Program end date (for those on the optional Tropical Biodiversity Tour)
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.