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Pau Calendars – 2022 Spring

Program Deadlines

August 15, 2021 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
October 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
November 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

January 3, 2022 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 4 Arrival in Pau required by 4 pm
January 4 Move into housing
January 5 Mandatory orientation
January 5 Courses begin
TBD Language placement exams
TBD City tour
TBD Field trip—French and Spanish Pyrenees
TBD Spring break—no classes
TBD Overnight field trip—Toulouse and Carcassonne
TBD Easter Monday—no classes
TBD Field trip—Basque Country
TBD Mandatory end of session meeting
April 28 Courses end
April 28 Final examinations
April 28 Program end date (if not on the optional Paris tour nor completing internship)
April 29 Move out of housing (if not on the optional Paris tour nor completing an internship)
TBD Optional Paris Tour
May 2 Move out of housing (if on the optional Paris tour but not completing an internship)
May 5 Program end date (if on the optional Paris tour but not completing an internship)
May 14 Last day of internship
May 14 Move out of housing (if completing an internship)
May 14 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.

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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