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La Habana Calendars – 2023 Summer Session II

Program Deadlines

April 15, 2023 Application Deadline
May 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
May 15 Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
May 15 Tuition Refund Deadline | Refer to Enhanced Refund Policy

Program Dates

July 2, 2023 Departure from the U.S.
July 2 Arrival in La Habana (all students)
July 2 Move into program housing
July 3 Mandatory orientation
July 3 First day of instruction
July 8 Field trip – Playas del Este
July 15 Field trip – Las Terrazas
July 20 Last day of instruction
July 21 Final examinations
July 22 Move out of housing
July 22 Program ends
July 22 Students depart Cuba (if not on the optional tour)
July 22 - 28 Optional Tour – Southern Cuba
July 29 Optional tour students move out of housing
July 29 Optional tour students depart Cuba

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.

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Summer Comparative Studies: Open
    • Deadline: April 1
  • Summer Session II (July): Open
    • Deadline: April 15
  • January 2024: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 15


Preferred Minimum GPA: 2.5

Enrolled in a degree seeking program

Approval from home university

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity

35 students


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