Heredia, Costa Rica
1-866-404-USAC 1-775-784-6569 1-775-784-6010

Heredia Calendars - 2019 Summer Session II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
March 15, 2019 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
May 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 1 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
July 7, 2019 Departure from the US (for those on the optional Cuba Field Study or Tropical Biodiversity Tour)
July 8 - 13 Optional Tropical Biodiversity Tour (for Session II students only)
July 14 Departure from the US (for those not on the optional Tropical Biodiversity Tour)
Arrival in Heredia before 11:45 pm (all students)
Move into housing
July 15 Mandatory orientation (begins at 8 am)
Courses begin
July 16 Heredia city tour (after classes)
July 18 San José city tour
July 19 - 20 Overnight field trip—La Fortuna Waterfalls and Hot Springs (after classes)
July 21 Field trip—Irazú Volcano, Cartago, and Valle de Orosi
July 25 Guanacaste Day - no classes
August 1 Courses end
August 2 Final examinations
Program end date
August 3 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.