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Accra Calendars - 2020 Summer Sessions I & II

Summer Session I has been cancelled due to CDC and State Department advisory levels.  A decision regarding Summer Session II will be made mid-April. Please check back here for updates.

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 & II $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
Summer I & II Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
Summer I Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)
June 1 Summer II 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
Move into housing
May 28 Mandatory orientation
May 30 Accra city tour
May 31 Field trip — Beach and shoreline excursion
June 1 Session I courses begin
June 6 - 7 Overnight field trip — Cape Coast Tour
June 12 - 14 Optional Volta Eco Tour
July 3 Session I courses end
Session I final examinations
July 8 Session II courses begin
July 11 - 12 Field Trip - Ankobra Beach Resort and Nzulezu Stilt Village
July 17 - 19 Optional Kumasi Tour
July 30 Session II courses end
Session II final examinations
Program end date
July 31 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.