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Bristol Calendars – 2023 Fall

Program Deadlines

May 1, 2023 Application Deadline
June 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
June 15 Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
July 1 Tuition Refund Deadline | Refer to Enhanced Refund Policy

Program Dates

Note: The program dates are typically confirmed on your official acceptance from the host university (issued a couple months after the USAC application deadline) and are subject to change. Please note, the host university may update program dates at any time; this is outside USAC’s control.
Note: 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 16 Departure from the U.S. on optional group flight
September 17 Arrival in Bristol
September 17 Move into housing
September 18 - 22 Mandatory University of Bristol welcome and orientation
September 25 First day of instruction
September TBD Mandatory USAC orientation and welcome meal
October TBD Field trip — London with afternoon tea
October TBD Field trip — Hike from Seaford to Eastbourne (optional; weather-permitting)
November TBD Field trip — Bath
TBD Optional tour — Edinburgh*
November TBD USAC Thanksgiving dinner in London
December TBD Field trip — Oxford and USAC farewell meal
December 15 Last day of instruction
December 16 - January 19, 2024 Program ends after your last final exam (assessment for most courses can be arranged to end before Christmas, especially those within the Arts and Social Sciences; however, this cannot be guaranteed)
Mid-December - Late January Move out of housing (refer to your housing contract)
December 16 Optional group flight return | Individual return
Note: The final examination period at the University of Bristol is January 8-19, 2024; most students will be able to arrange early/alternative assessments before Christmas but this cannot be guaranteed for all majors.
Note: *additional cost will apply; details and registration will be available on-site

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

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Fall/Yearlong: Open
    • Deadline: May 1
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 1


Minimum GPA: 3.0

Minimum class standing:
Junior (strong Sophomore applications will be considered)

Open to degree-seeking students attending a 4-year institution at the time of application.

Program Type



Overseas credit

Program Capacity

50 students




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

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