Pau, France

Program Calendars

Pau, France | 2017-18 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Fall Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
July 1 Fall Balance Due Deadline
August 1 Spring Confirmation Deposit Due/Refund Deadline
August 14 Fall Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
December 1 Spring Balance Due Deadline
December 14 Spring Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 30, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour)
August 31 Arrival in Paris required by 4 pm (if on the tour)
August 31 - September 4 Optional Paris/Loire Valley Tour
September 4 Arrival in Pau required by 7 pm (all students)
Move into housing (all students)
September 5 Mandatory orientation
City tour
September 6 Fall courses begin
September 16 - 17 Overnight field trip—French Basque Country and Spain
October 14 Field trip—the Pyrenees
TBD Fall break - no classes
November 1 All Saints Holiday—no classes
November 11 Armistice Day—no classes
November 18 Field trip—Bordeaux
December 15 Fall final examinations
Mandatory end of fall semester meeting
January 8, 2018 Spring courses begin
January 20 Field trip—French and Spanish Pyrenees
February 19 - 23 Spring break - no classes
March 15 - 16 Overnight field trip—Toulouse and Carcassonne
April 2 Easter Monday—no classes
April 13 Field trip-Basque Country
April 20 Spring final examinations
Program end date (if not on optional tour or completing an internship)
April 21 - 22 Move out of housing
April 22 - 27 Optional Normandy Tour
April 27 Program end date (if on optional tour and not completing an internship)
May 5 Last day of internship
Program end date (for students completing an internship)
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.