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Pau Calendars – 2021 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines

April 1, 2021 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
April 1 Application Deadline (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
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

Note: Should your program country require a quarantine upon arrival, your program dates will be the same as below. Contact your Program Advisor for more information.
Note: The following calendar includes possible field trips. Due to continually evolving COVID-19 regulations field trip dates and locations are subject to change. Students will receive more details after the program start.
May 24 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 25 Arrival in Pau required by 5 pm
May 25 Move into housing
May 26 Pau walking tour
May 26 Placement test and mandatory orientation
May 27 Session I courses begin
TBD Field Trip - Basque Coast: Bayonne & Biarritz
TBD Field trip - Gavarnie in the Pyrenees Mountains
June 21 Session I courses end
June 22 Session I final examinations
July 1 Session II courses begin
July 14 Bastille Day
TBD Field trip - Basque Country
TBD Field trip - Lac de Gaube in the Pyrenees Mountains
July 27 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

2021-22 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer sessions: Opens 9/1
Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1
Spring: Opens 9/1


Preferred 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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