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Galway Calendars – 2020 Summer

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

Program Dates

June 23, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
June 24 Arrival in Dublin required by 12 pm (if on tour/field study)
June 25 - 28 Optional Dublin Tour/Field Study
June 27 Depart US (if not on tour)
June 28 Arrival in Galway required by 5 pm (all students)
June 28 Move into housing
June 29 Mandatory orientation
June 30 Courses begin
July 4 Literature and Theatre Course field trip to Yeats’s Tower and Coole Park Estate
July 6 Program field trip—Connemara
July 11 Program field trip-Burren
July 13 Program field trip—Aran Islands
July 31 Final examinations
July 31 Program end date
August 1 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

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer: Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

50 students




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