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Pau Calendars – 2021 Fall

Program Deadlines

February 15, 2021 Early Admission Ends ($500 Confirmation Deposit is Non-Refundable)
June 1 Application Closes (Late applications possible - Contact USAC)
June 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

September 1, 2021 Departure from the US on optional group flight
September 2 Arrival in Pau required by 7 pm
September 2 Move into housing
September 3 Mandatory orientation
TBD City tour
September 6 Courses begin
September 11 - 12 Overnight field trip—French Basque Country and Spain
October 16 Field trip—the Pyrenees
TBD Optional Paris Tour
November 1 All Saints Holiday—no classes
November 2 - 5 Fall break—no classes
November 11 Armistice Day—no classes
November 13 Field trip—Bordeaux
December 16 Courses end
December 17 Final examinations
December 17 Program end date
December 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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer Session I (4 weeks): Open

Summer Session II (4 weeks): Open

Summer Session I&II (8 weeks): Open

Fall/Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

60 students


English | French


APUAF--Association des Programmes Universitaires Américains en France

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