Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague Calendars - 2020-21 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2020 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is Non-Refundable)
June 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
August 15 Spring Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is Non-Refundable)
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
September 5, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
September 6 Arrival in Prague required by 6 pm
Move into housing
Evening mandatory orientation
September 7 Courses begin
Mandatory orientation
Two-week Czech intensive course begins
September 12 Optional orientation- Prague walk
September 13 Optional Field Trip- Sv. Jan
September 19 Field trip- Kutná Hora
September 20 Optional Hike- Volcanos
September 26 Optional Tour- Třeboň
September 27 Optional Pilgrimage- St. Wenceslas
October 2 - 6 Optional Tour/Field Study- Vienna, Budapest, and Central Europe
October 10 Field trip- Lidice and Terezín
October 11 - 12 Optional Hike- Holly Mountain
October 17 - 18 Optional Tour- Pilsen and post-civilisation wilderness
October 26 - 30 Fall break
November 7 Field trip- Glassworks
November 26 Thanksgiving (classes yes or no?)
November 28 Optional Tour- Nürnberg
November 29 Optional Tour- Christmas market in Dresden, Germany
December 16 Fall courses end
December 17 - 18 Final examinations
January 18, 2021 Spring courses begin (yearlong students do not take the Czech intensive course)
January 23 Optional orientation- Prague walk
January 24 Optional Tour- Amerika
January 30 Optional Tour- Skiing
January 31 Optional Hike- Volcanos
February 6 Field Trip- Glassworks
February 7 Optional Tour- Hustopeče carnival
February 13 Optional Tour- Tisá Walls
February 20 Optional Tour- Amerika and Karlštejn
March 6 - 7 Optional Tour- Dresden and Nürnberg
March 15 - 19 Spring Break
March 26 - 30 Optional Tour/Field Study- Vienna, Budapest, and Central Europe
April 10 Field trip- Kutná Hora
April 11 Optional Tour- Pilsen and post-civilisation wilderness
April 17 Field trip- Lidice and Terezín
April 18 Optional Tour- Canoeing river trip
May 5 Spring courses end
May 6 Farewell boat cruise
May 6 - 7 Final examinations
Program end date coincides with last date of final exam
May 8 Move out of program 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.