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Haifa Calendars – 2022-23 Yearlong

Program Deadlines

April 1, 2022 Application Deadline (no longer accepting applications)
June 15 Fall Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline | Refer to Enhanced Refund Policy
November 15 Spring Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 15 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline | Refer to Enhanced Refund Policy

Program Dates

Note: Should your program country (or location) require a quarantine upon arrival, your program dates will be the same as below. Contact your Program Advisor for more information.
October 22 Departure from the U.S.
October 23 Arrival in Haifa
October 23 Move into housing (8 am- 8 pm)
October 24 Mandatory orientation
October 24 Campus and city tours
October 24 Fall courses begin
December 25 Hanukah & Christmas Holiday - University Closed
January 12, 2023 Fall final examinations
January 23 Intensive Hebrew Ulpan begins
February 16 Intensive Hebrew Ulpan ends
February 20 Spring courses begin
March 7 Purim Holiday - University Closed
April 3 - 15 Passover Vacation - Univeristy Closed
April 18 Yom HaShoah Ceremony on campus - No classes - April 12-14, 2023
April 24 Memorial Day Ceremony on campus - No classes - April 12-14, 2023
April 25 - 26 Memorial Day and Independence Day - University Closed
May 26 Shavuot Vacation - Univeristy Closed
June 8 Spring courses end
June 8 Spring final examinations
June 8 Program end date coincides with your last final exam
June 8 Last day to 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.

The host university may update program dates and/or field trips at any time; these changes are often outside USAC’s control as dates are set by the host university. USAC does its best to estimate these dates ahead of time and to keep it as up-to-date as possible. Many times, updated calendar dates are included in your host university acceptance letter. We update these as quickly as possible and as often as needed; refer back to this calendar for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2022-23 App. Cycle

  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 1

2023-24 App. Cycle

Summer and Semester Programs:
Opening 9/1


Summer: 2.5 GPA

Semester: 3.0 GPA

Honors courses: 3.2 GPA

Minimum class standing: Sophomore

Program Type



Overseas credit

Program Capacity

50 students


English | Hebrew | Arabic

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