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Accra Calendars – 2020 Summer Session II

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
May 1, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 1 Summer II $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
June 1 Summer II Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
June 1 Summer II Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)

Program Dates

July 5, 2020 Departure from US on optional group flight
July 6 Arrival in Accra
July 6 Move into housing
July 7 Mandatory orientation
July 8 Courses begin
July 10 Accra city tour
July 11 - 12 Overnight field trip — Ankobra Beach Resort and Nzulezo Stilt Village
July 17 - 19 Optional Kumasi Tour
July 30 Courses end
July 30 Final examinations
July 30 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.

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


Minimum 2.5 GPA and sophomore standing or higher

Program Type




US credit


USAC Courses:
US Credit

Host Univ. Courses: Overseas Credit

Program Capacity

40 students




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