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Pau Calendars – 2020 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
April 1, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 Summer I & II $500 Confirmation Deposit is Non-Refundable
May 1 Summer I & II Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
May 1 Summer I Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
June 1 Summer II Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

May 23, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 24 Arrival in Pau required by 7 pm
May 24 Move into housing
May 25 Placement test and mandatory orientation
May 26 Session I courses begin
May 29 Pau walking tour
May 30 Field Trip—Basque Country
June 13 Field trip—Hike in the Pyrenees to Gavarnie
June 23 Session I courses end
June 23 Session I final examinations
June 25 - 29 Optional Paris Tour/Field Study
June 30 Session II courses begin
July 4 Field trip—Basque Country
July 14 Bastille Day
July 18 Field trip—Pyrenees
July 28 Session II courses end
July 28 Session II final examinations
July 28 Program end date
July 29 Move out of program 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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall: Cancelled

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

60 students


English | French


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