Osaka / Kobe, Japan
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Osaka / Kobe Calendars - 2020 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
August 15, 2019 Spring Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
October 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
December 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
February 15, 2020 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)
Program Dates
Late March Estimated - Departure from the US
Estimated - Arrival in Osaka
Estimated - Overnight stay at orientation hotel
Estimated - Move into housing
Late March - Early April Estimated - Mandatory orientation
Early April Courses begin
Early July Final exam period for Japanese Language Track and Modern Japan Track
Mid July Courses end
Mid/late July Final exam period for regular KGU courses, the School of International Studies, and graduate level courses
Program end date coincides with date of last final exam
Late July 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.

The host university may update program dates and/or field trips at any time; these changes are often outside USAC’s control as dates are set by the host university. USAC does its best to estimate these dates ahead of time and to keep it as up-to-date as possible. Many times, updated calendar dates are included in your host university acceptance letter. We update these as quickly as possible and as often as needed; refer back to this calendar for the most current dates.