Lyon, France
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Lyon Calendars - 2020 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
August 15, 2019 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
October 15 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 13, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 14 Arrival in Lyon required by 3 pm
Mandatory USAC orientation begins
Overnight in hotel (included)
January 15 Move into housing
Mandatory USAC orientation continues
January 16 Mandatory French language placement exams
January 17 French language courses begin
Guided tour of Lyon and surrounding area
January 27 Elective courses begin
February 8 Field trip—The French Alps
February 29 - March 8 Winter break
March 28 Field trip—Beaujolais
April 18 - 22 Optional Provence and Occitània Tour/Field Study
April 18 - 26 Spring break
May 1 Labor Day—no classes
May 8 National Holiday—no classes
May 11 - 14 Final examinations
Program end date corresponds with last final exam
May 15 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.