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Reggio Emilia Calendars – 2020 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
April 1, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 Summer I & II $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
May 1 Summer I & II Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
May 1 Summer I Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
June 1 Summer II Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

May 21, 2020 Departure from US on optional group flight
May 22 Arrival in Reggio Emilia
May 22 Group meeting at hotel
May 22 Overnight in hotel and group dinner (included)
May 23 Move into housing
May 23 Mandatory orientation begins
May 25 Mandatory orientation at school
May 25 Session I courses begin
May 25 City walking tour
May/June TBA Field trip—Consorzio Vacche Rosse (in the morning)
May 29 Field trip—Bologna (in the afternoon)
June 2 National holiday—no classes
June 13 - 14 Optional Ravenna and Rimini Tour
June 17 Field trip—Ferrari Museum (in the morning)
June 29 Session I final examinations
July 6 Session II courses begin
July 10 Fieldtrip to Bologna (in the afternoon)
July TBA Field trip—Consorzio Vacche Rosse-cheese factory
July 18 - 19 Optional San Marino and Rimini Tour
July 23 Field trip—local Acetaia
July 30 - 31 Session II final examinations
July 30 - 31 Program end date
August 1 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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall: Cancelled

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

60 students


English | Italian


AACUPI--Association of American Colleges and Universities in Italy

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