Lyon, France
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Lyon Calendars - 2019 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
August 15, 2018 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
November 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
November 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
January 9, 2019 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 10 Arrival in Lyon required by 3 pm
Move into housing
January 11 Guided tour of Lyon and surrounding area
Mandatory USAC orientation part 1
January 14 - 18 Mandatory French language placement exams
Mandatory USAC orientation part 2
January 21 Elective courses begin
January 25 Mandatory meeting with French professors
January 28 French language courses begin
February 9 Field trip—The French Alps
February 18 - 22 Winter break
March 30 Field trip—Beaujolais
April 13 - 17 Optional Provence and Avignon Tour/Field Study
April 13 - 28 Spring break
May 1 Labor Day—no classes
May 8 National Holiday—no classes
May 13 - 17 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.