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Bengaluru Calendars – 2021 Fall

Program Deadlines

June 1, 2021 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
June 1 Application Deadline (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)

Program Dates

August 17, 2021 Departure from U.S. on optional group flight
August 19 Arrival in Bengaluru (between Midnight-4AM)
August 19 Move into housing
August 19 - 22 Mandatory orientation
August 22 City tour
August 23 Courses begin
September 10 Ganesh Chaturti - Holiday
October 2 Gandhi Jayanthi (Birthday)- Holiday
October 14 Mahanavami - Holiday / Fall Break
October 15 Ayodhya Puja - Dusserah - Holiday / Fall Break
October 16 - 18 Fall Break
October 19 Eid - Holiday / Fall Break
October 20 Valmiki Jayanti - Holiday / Fall Break
November 6 Diwali (Festival of Lights)
November 8 Balipadayam - Holiday
December 8 - 11 Final examinations
December 11 Farewell henna party
December 11 Program end date
December 12 Move out of program housing (all students)
December 12 - 16 Optional Northern India Tour
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

2021-22 App. Cycle

Fall/Yearlong: Suspended

Spring: Open

Spring Accelerated (Jan-Mar): Open


Preferred GPA 2.5 and sophomore standing or higher

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

40 students




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