Galway, Ireland

Program Calendars

Galway, Ireland | 2017 Summer

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Summer Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
May 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 1 Summer Balance Due Deadline
Summer Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
June 20, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
June 21 Arrival in Dublin required by 12 pm (if on tour/field study)
June 21 - 25 Optional Dublin Tour/Field Study
June 25 Arrival in Galway required by 5 pm (all students)
Move into housing (all students)
June 26 Mandatory orientation
City tour
June 27 Courses begin
July 1 Literature and Theatre Course field trip to Yeats’s Tower and Coole Park Estate
July 3 Program field trip—Connemara
July 9 History class field trip--The Burren (subject to change)
July 10 Program field trip—Aran Islands
July 11 - 16 Course outings to Galway Film Fleadh Screenings
July 17 - 28 Theatre and Music course outings to Galway Arts Festival Performances
July 24 - 28 Final examinations
July 28 Courses end
July 29 Move out of housing
Program end date
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.