Reggio Emilia, Italy
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Reggio Emilia Calendars - 2020-21 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
June 1, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
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 25, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 26 Arrival in Reggio Emilia before 6pm
Overnight in hotel and group dinner (included)
August 27 Mandatory orientation at the hotel and move into program housing
August 28 Mandatory orientation at school and city walking tour
August 31 Fall courses begin
September 4 Field trip—Bologna
September 18 - 20 Optional San Marino, Rimini, and Ravenna Tour
October/November TBA Reggio Emilia Film Festival
October 14 Field trip—Viano and local Acetaia
October/November TBA Field trip—Consorzio Vacche Rosse
November 1 - 2 National holiday—no classes
November 11 Field trip—Ferrari
November 24 Reggio Emilia city holiday
November 26 - 27 Thanksgiving break-no classes
December 8 National holiday—no classes
December 11 Field trip—Parma
December 18 Fall final examinations
January 18, 2021 Spring courses begin
January 22 Field trip—Bologna
February 24 Field trip—Ferrari
March 5 - 7 Optional Verona, Mantova, and Sirmione Tour
March/April Field trip—Consorzio Vacche Rosse
April 4 - 9 Easter/spring break—no classes
April 21 Field trip—Viano and local Acetaia
April 25 National holiday—no classes
May 1 National holiday-no classes
May 7 Field trip—Modena
May 12 Spring courses end
May 13 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with date of last exam
May 14 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.