Gwangju, Korea
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Gwangju Calendars - 2019 Summer

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
March 1, 2019 Summer Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
March 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 15 Summer Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
Summer Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)
Program Dates
June 22, 2019 Departure from the US
June 23 Arrival in Seoul (between 9 am - 5 pm only)
Move into housing
June 24 Mandatory orientation and welcoming ceremony
June 25 Courses begin
June 26 Field trip - Gangjin Zip-line/Boseong Green Tea Plantation
June 29 - 30 Field trip - Seoul Trip/Korean Folk Village
July 3 Field trip - Korean Traditional Costume Try-out
July 6 Field trip - Gwangju 518 Memorial Park
July 10 Field trip - Temple Stay/Yeongam F1 Circuit
July 18 Courses end
July 19 Final examinations
Farewell Party
Program end date
July 20 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.