Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Calendars: 2020 January Session

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
September 1, 2019 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
Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
December 26, 2019 Departure from US
Arrival in Puntarenas
Move into housing
December 27 Mandatory orientation at 8 am
Courses begin
January 3 - 4, 2020 Overnight tour—Monteverde Cloud Forest
January 16 Final examinations
Courses end
Program end date
January 17 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.