Gwangju, Korea
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Gwangju Calendars - 2019-20 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
March 15, 2019 Fall Early Admissions Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
April 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
August 15 Spring Confirmation Deposit Due/Refund Deadline
December 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
January 15, 2020 Spring Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 29, 2019 Departure from the US
August 30 Arrival in Seoul (between 10 am - 5 pm only)
Move into housing (dormitory check in between 10 am - 2 pm)
August 31 Mandatory orientation
September 2 Fall Courses begin
October 28 - November 1 Fall Mid-term Examination
December 13 Fall Courses end
December 16 - 20 Fall Final examinations
March 2, 2020 Spring courses begin
April 16 - 20 Spring Mid-term Examination
June 17 Spring courses end
June 17 - 22 Spring final examinations
June 22 Move out of program housing
Program end date
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.