Reggio Emilia, Italy

Program Calendars

Reggio Emilia, Italy | 2017 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2015 Early Admission Period Begins
September 1, 2016 Position Hold Refund Deadline | Regular Admission Period Begins
November 1 Application Deadline
December 1 Balance Due Deadline
December 19 Cancellation Deadline
Program Dates
January 8, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 9 Arrival in Reggio Emilia (required arrival at the orientation hotel by 6 pm)
Overnight in hotel and group dinner (included)
Mandatory orientation begins
January 10 Group meeting
Move into housing
January 11 Mandatory school orientation
Courses begin
January 12 Intensive Italian language courses begin (required for all students)
January TBA Field trip—Bologna (in the afternoon)
Field trip—Parma (in the afternoon)
February TBA Field trip—Ferrari or Ducati (in the morning)
February-March TBA Optional Italian Food Highlights and Hospitality Field Study
March TBA Field trip—Consorzio Vacche Rosse (in the morning)
March 2 - 4 Optional Lago di Garda, Sirmione, Mantua, and Verona Tour
March 14 - 17 Easter break—no classes
April TBA Field trip—Viano and local Acetaia
April 24 - 25 National holiday—no classes
May 1 National holiday—no classes
May TBA European Photography Festival
May 9 - 11 Final examinations
Program end date
May TBA Final group dinner
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.

USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time. If a program fills earlier than anticipated, USAC may move up the position hold payment deadline date to secure students’ placement in the program.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.