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La Habana Calendars – 2024 January Session

Program Deadlines

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

Program Dates

December 26, 2023 Departure from U.S.
December 26 Arrival in Cuba
December 26 Move into housing
December 27 Mandatory orientation
December 27 First day of instruction
January 1, 2024 Field trip – Playas del Este
January 6 Field trip – Havana Vieja
January 11 Last day of instruction
January 12 Final examinations
January 13 Move out of housing
January 13 Program end date
January 13 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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