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Brighton Calendars – 2021 Fall

Program Deadlines

June 1, 2021 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
June 1 Application Deadline (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)

Program Dates

Note: Unvaccinated travelers will be required to quarantine for 10 days upon arrival to England. If you are unvaccinated you should plan to arrive early so you can end your quarantine in time to join the orientation in person.
Note: The following calendar includes possible field trips. Due to continually evolving COVID-19 regulations field trip dates and locations are subject to change. Students will receive more details after the program start.
September 18 Departure from the US
September 19 Arrival in Brighton
September 19 Move into housing
September 20 - 24 Mandatory University of Brighton orientation and registration
September 21 Mandatory USAC orientation- Falmer Campus
September 27 - October 1 Fresher's Week
October 4 Courses begin
October TBD Performance at the Globe Theatre in London
October TBD Hike from Seaford to Eastborne
October TBD Field trip—London and West End Performance
October 9 Field trip—East Sussex
October 23 Field trip—Bodiam Castle and Rye
November TBD Field trip - Windsor Castle
November TBD USAC Thanksgiving potluck in London
November 13 - 14 Optional field trip—Stonehenge and Bath
December 11 - 12 Optional field trip—Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon
December TBD Walking tour of London's Christmas markets and holiday lights
December TBD USAC farewell meal
December 17 Courses end
December 17 Final examinations
December 17 Program end date coincides with date of last final exam
December 18 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.

The host university may update program dates and/or field trips at any time; these changes are often outside USAC’s control as dates are set by the host university. USAC does its best to estimate these dates ahead of time and to keep it as up-to-date as possible. Many times, updated calendar dates are included in your host university acceptance letter. We update these as quickly as possible and as often as needed; refer back to this calendar for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2021-22 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

2022-23 App. Cycle

Fall/Yearlong: Open
Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.75

Minimum class standing:

Yearlong applicants must be degree-seeking students attending a 4-year institution at the time of application

Program Type



Overseas credit

Program Capacity

36 students




AASAP/UK -- Association of American Study Abroad Programmes United Kingdom

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