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Gwangju Calendars – 2020-21 Yearlong

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
April 15, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
July 31 Fall $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
July 31 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
August 7 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, 2021 Spring Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

August 13, 2020 Departure from the U.S.
August 14 Arrival in Seoul (between 10 am - 5 pm only)
August 14 Move into housing (dormitory check in between 10 am - 2 pm)
August 14 - 28 14-day Mandatory Quarantine
August 29 Mandatory orientation
August 31 Fall courses begin
October 19 - 23 Fall mid-term examinations
December 11 Fall courses end
December 14 - 18 Fall final examinations
March 1, 2021 Spring courses begin
April 26 - 30 Spring mid-term examinations
June 8 Spring courses end
June 9 - 15 Spring final examinations
June 16 Move out of program housing
June 16 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.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.

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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1

Eligibility

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Minimum class standing: Sophomore

Open to degree-seeking students currently attending a 4-year institution.

Program Type

Partnership

Credit

Overseas credit

Program Capacity

Summer: 20 students

Fall: 30 students

Instruction

English | Korean

Passport & Visa

Passport & Visa Information