Accra, Ghana

Program Calendars

Accra, Ghana | 2017 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
February 15, 2017 Summer I & II Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
April 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 Summer I & II Balance Due Deadline
Summer I Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
June 1 Summer II Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
May 29, 2017 Departure from US on optional group flight
May 30 Arrival in Accra
Move into housing
May 31 Mandatory orientation
June 1 Session I courses begin
Welcome group dinner
June 2 Accra city tour
June 3 - 4 Overnight field trip — Cape Coast slave castle and Kakum National Park
June 11 Field trip — Beach and shoreline excursion
June 16 - 18 Optional Kumasi Tour
June 28 Session I courses end
June 29 Session I final examinations
July 4 Session II courses begin
July 8 - 9 Overnight field trip — Ankobra Beach Resort and Nzulezo Stilt Village
July 16 Field trip — Beach and shoreline excursion
July 21 - 23 Optional Volta Eco Tour
July 28 Session II courses end
Farewell dinner
July 29 Session II final examinations
Program end date
July 30 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.