Lyon, France
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Program Calendars

Lyon, France | 2018-19 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2018 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 confimation deposit is non-refundable)
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 15 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 28, 2018 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
August 29 Arrival in Marseille required by 6 pm (if on the optional tour/field study)
August 29 - September 2 Optional Marseille and the Mediterranean Sea Tour/Field Study
September 2 Arrival in Lyon required by 3 pm (all students)
September 3 - 4 Mandatory USAC orientation
Guided tour of Lyon and surrounding area
Move into housing (all students)
September 4 - 7 Mandatory French language placement exams
September 9 Field trip—Annecy
September 10 Fall elective courses begin
September 14 Mandatory meeting with French professors
September 17 Fall French language courses begin
October 13 Field trip—Bourgogne
October 29 - November 4 Fall break
December 17 - 21 Fall final examinations
January 14 - 18, 2019 Spring mandatory French language placement exams
January 21 Spring elective courses begin
January 25 Mandatory meeting with French professors
January 28 Spring French language courses begin
February 9 Field trip—The French Alps
February 18 - 22 Winter break
March 30 Field trip—Beaujolais
April 8 - 12 Optional Provence and Avignon Tour/Field Study
April 8 - 21 Spring break
May 1 Labor Day—no classes
May 8 National Holiday—no classes
May 13 - 17 Spring final examinations
Program end date corresponds with last final exam
May 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.