Reggio Emilia, Italy

Program Calendars

Reggio Emilia, Italy | 2017-18 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Fall Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
July 1 Fall Balance Due Deadline
August 1 Spring Confirmation Deposit Due/Refund Deadline
August 7 Fall Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
December 1 Spring Balance Due Deadline
December 20 Spring Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 27, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 28 Arrival in Reggio Emilia before 6pm
Overnight in hotel and group dinner (included)
Mandatory orientation begins
August 29 Group meeting
Move into housing
August 30 Mandatory orientation
Fall courses begin
September 1 City walking tour in the afternoon
September 22 - 24 Optional San Marino, Rimini, and Ravenna Tour
September/October TBA Field trip—Bologna (in the afternoon)
October/November TBA Reggio Emilia Film Festival
Field trip—Consorzio Vacche Rosse (in the morning)
November 1 National holiday—no classes
November 22 Mid semester group dinner
November 23 Thanksgiving break-no classes
November 24 Reggio Emilia city holiday—no classes
November TBA Field trip—Ferrari
Field trip—Viano and local Acetaia
November/DecemberTBA Field trip—Parma (in the afternoon)
December 8 National holiday—no classes
December 14 - 20 Fall final examinations
January 15, 2018 Spring courses begin
January TBA Field trip—Bologna (in the afternoon)
FebruaryTBA Field trip—Consorzio Vacche Rosse (in the morning)
March 1 - 3 Optional Verona, Mantova, and Sirmione Tour
March 30 - April 6 Easter/spring break—no classes
MarchTBA Field trip—Ferrari (in the morning)
March/April TBA Field trip—Parma (in the afternoon)
April TBA Field trip—Viano and local Acetaia
April 25 National holiday—no classes
April 30 National holiday-no classes
May 1 National holiday-no classes
May TBA European Photography Festival
May 7 - 11 Spring final examinations
May 11 Program end date
May 12 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.