Pau, France
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Pau Calendars - 2019-20 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2019 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 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 27, 2019 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour)
August 28 Arrival in Paris required by 3 pm (if on the tour)
August 28 - September 1 Optional Paris/Loire Valley Tour
September 1 Arrival in Pau required by 7 pm (all students)
Move into housing (all students)
September 2 - 3 Mandatory orientation
September 4 Fall courses begin
September 4 - 5 City tour
September 13 - 14 Overnight field trip—French Basque Country and Spain
October 19 Field trip—the Pyrenees
October 28 - November 1 Fall break - no classes
November 1 All Saints Holiday—no classes
November 11 Armistice Day—no classes
November 23 Field trip—Bordeaux
December 15 Mandatory end of fall semester meeting
December 18 Fall final examinations
January 5 - 7, 2020 Optional Paris Tour
January 9 Spring courses begin
January 18 Field trip—French and Spanish Pyrenees
March 2 - 6 Spring break - no classes
March 27 - 28 Overnight field trip—Toulouse and Carcassonne
April 13 Easter Monday—no classes
April 18 Field trip-Basque Country
April 29 Mandatory end of session meeting
Spring final examinations
Program end date (if not completing an internship)
April 30 Move out of housing
May 10 Last day of internship
Program end date (if 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.