Lyon, France

Program Calendars

Lyon, France | 2017 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2015 Early Admission Period Begins
September 1, 2016 Position Hold Refund Deadline | Regular Admission Period Begins
November 1 Application Deadline
December 1 Balance Due Deadline
Optional Tour/Field Study Registration Deadline
December 24 Cancellation Deadline
Program Dates
January 12, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 13 Arrival in Lyon required by 4 pm
Move into housing
January 14 Mandatory USAC orientation
Guided tour of Lyon and surrounding area
January 16 - 20 Mandatory French language placement exams
January 23 Elective courses begin
January 27 Mandatory meeting with French professors
January 30 French language courses begin
February 11 Field trip—The French Alps
February 19 - 26 Winter break
April 1 Field trip—Beaujolais
April 15 - 30 Spring break
April 18 - 22 Optional Provence and AvignonTour/Field Study
May 1 Labor Day—no classes
May 8 National Holiday—no classes
May 15 - 20 Final examinations
Program end date corresponds with last final exam
May 21 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.