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Bristol 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)
May 15 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 confimation 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 18, 2020 Departure from the US
September 19 Arrival in Bristol
Move into housing
September 21 - 25 Mandatory orientation | Registration
September 28 Fall courses begin
Early October Welcome tea and meeting with the USAC UK Resident Director
Early- November Overnight field trip—London city walk, Bonfire night fireworks, Thames Cruise, London Eye, and USAC group dinner
Early December Fieldtrip to Bath and Stonehedge Farewall dinner in Bath with the USAC UK Resident Director
December 20 Fall courses end
December 21, 2020 - January 8, 2021 Christmas break
January 11 - 22, 2021 Fall examination period (assessment for most courses can be arranged to end before Christmas, depending on the subject area)
January 22 Fall semester ends
January 25 Spring courses begin
Early February Tea and meeting with the USAC UK Resident Director
Late-February Overnight field trip—London
Late- March Fieldtrip to Stonehenge and Salisbury
March 29 - April 16 Easter break
Mid-May Farewell dinner with USAC UK Resident Director
May 17 - June 4 Spring examination period
June 4 Last day of Spring semester | Program end date coincides with date of your last final exam
Early to Mid-June Move out of housing (refer to your housing contract for exact move out date)
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.

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.