Heredia, Costa Rica
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Heredia Calendars - 2020 Summer Session I

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2020 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 29, 2020 Departure from the US
Arrival in Heredia before 11:45 pm
Move into housing
May 30 Mandatory orientation (begins at 9 am)
May 31 Field trip—Poás Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens
June 1 Courses begin
June 2 Heredia city tour (after classes)
June 4 San José city tour
June 5 - 6 Overnight field trip—Punta Leona Beach (after classes)
July 1 Courses end
July 2 Final examinations
Program end date (for those not on the optional Tropical Biodiversity Tour)
July 3 Move out of housing (except those on the optional Tropical Biodiversity Tour)
July 4 - 9 Optional Tropical Biodiversity Tour
July 10 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.