Reggio Emilia, Italy
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Reggio Emilia Calendars - 2018-19 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2018 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
August 15 Spring Early Admission Ends ($500 confimation deposit is non-refundable)
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 15 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 29, 2018 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 30 Arrival in Reggio Emilia before 6pm
Mandatory orientation begins
Overnight in hotel and group dinner (included)
August 31 Group meeting
Move into housing
September 3 Mandatory orientation at school
Fall courses begin
September 7 City walking tour
September 28 - 30 Optional San Marino, Rimini, and Ravenna Tour
October/November TBA Field trip—Consorzio Vacche Rosse
September/October TBA Field trip—Bologna
October/November TBA Reggio Emilia Film Festival
November 1 - 2 National holiday—no classes
November 22 - 25 Thanksgiving break-no classes
November 24 Reggio Emilia city holiday
November TBA Field trip—Ferrari
Field trip—Viano and local Acetaia
November/December TBA Field trip—Parma
December 8 National holiday—no classes
December 13 - 19 Fall final examinations
January 14, 2019 Spring courses begin
January TBA Field trip—Bologna
FebruaryTBA Field trip—Consorzio Vacche Rosse
March/April TBA Field trip—Modena
March 14 - 16 Optional Verona, Mantova, and Sirmione Tour
MarchTBA Field trip—Ferrari
April 19 - 22 Easter/spring break—no classes
April TBA Field trip—Viano and local Acetaia
April 25 National holiday—no classes
May 1 National holiday-no classes
May 3 Spring courses end
May 6 - 10 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with date of last exam
May 11 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.