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Accra Calendars – 2020 Summer Session I

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 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
May 1 Summer I Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
May 1 Summer I Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)

Program Dates

May 26, 2020 Departure from US on optional group flight
May 27 Arrival in Accra
May 27 Move into housing
May 28 Mandatory orientation
May 30 Accra city tour
May 31 Field trip — Beach and shoreline excursion
June 1 Courses begin
June 6 - 7 Overnight field trip — Cape Coast slave castle and Kakum National Park
June 12 - 14 Optional Volta Eco Tour
July 3 Courses end
July 3 Final examinations
July 3 Program end date
July 4 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

Fall/Yearlong: Cancelled

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer Programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1

Eligibility

Minimum 2.5 GPA and sophomore standing or higher

Program Type

Specialty

Credits

Summer:

US credit

Semester:

USAC Courses:
US Credit

Host Univ. Courses: Overseas Credit

Program Capacity

40 students

Instruction

English

Scholarships

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Passport & Visa

Passport & Visa Information