Reggio Emilia, Italy
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Reggio Emilia Calendars - 2019-20 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2019 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 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 27, 2019 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 28 Arrival in Reggio Emilia before 6pm
Overnight in hotel and group dinner (included)
August 29 Move into housing
August 29 - 30 Mandatory orientation begins
August 31 Group meeting
September 2 Mandatory orientation at school
Fall courses begin
September 6 Field trip—Bologna
September 7 City walking tour
September 20 - 22 Optional San Marino, Rimini, and Ravenna Tour
October/November TBA Field trip—Consorzio Vacche Rosse
Reggio Emilia Film Festival
October 16 Field trip—Viano and local Acetaia
November 1 - 2 National holiday—no classes
November 15 Field trip—Ferrari
November 21 - 24 Thanksgiving break-no classes
November 24 Reggio Emilia city holiday
December 6 Field trip—Parma
December 8 National holiday—no classes
December 19 Fall final examinations
January 13, 2020 Spring courses begin
January 17 Field trip—Bologna
FebruaryTBA Field trip—Consorzio Vacche Rosse
February 7 Field trip—Modena
March 5 - 7 Optional Verona, Mantova, and Sirmione Tour
March 20 Field trip—Ferrari
April 9 - 14 Easter/spring break—no classes
April 22 Field trip—Viano and local Acetaia
April 25 National holiday—no classes
May 1 National holiday-no classes
May 3 Spring courses end
May 12 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with date of last exam
May 13 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.