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Haifa Calendars – 2023 Spring

Program Deadlines

October 1, 2022 Application Deadline
November 15 Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
November 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 15 Tuition Refund Deadline | Refer to Enhanced Refund Policy

Program Dates

Note: The Intesive Winter Ulpan is optional for Spring 2023 students.
January 21, 2023 Departure from the US for Intensive Hebrew Ulpan
January 22 Arrival in Haifa
January 22 Mandatory orientation (Intensive Ulpan)
January 22 Move into housing (8 am - 8 pm)
January 23 Intensive Hebrew Ulpan begins
January 23 Haifa city tour
January 23 Intensive Hebrew Ulpan begins
February 16 Intensive Hebrew Ulpan ends
February 18 Departure from the US for spring students
February 19 Arrival in Haifa
February 19 Move into housing (8 am - 8 pm)
February 20 Mandatory orientation
February 20 Haifa city tour
February 20 Courses begin
March 7 Purim Holiday - University Closed
April 2 - 13 Passover Vacation - University Closed
April 25 - 26 Memorial Day and Independence Day - University Closed
May 26 Shavuot Vacation - University Closed
June 8 Courses end
June 8 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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