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Stellenbosch Calendars – 2021 Semester 2: Jul – Dec

Program Deadlines

March 1, 2021 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
March 1 Application Deadline (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Semester 2 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Semester 2 Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)

Program Dates

July 30, 2021 Departure from the U.S. All students must arrive at Cape Town International airport by August 1.
August 1 Arrival in Stellenbosch
August 1 Move into housing
August 2 - 8 Mandatory orientation
August 10 Courses begin
September 18 - 26 Recess
November 5 Courses end
November 8 - December 11 Final examination period
December 18 Program end date/earliest possible departure
December 19 Move out of housing (refer to housing contract)
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

2022 App. Cycle

Semester 1 (Jan-Jun): Open
Summer: Opens 9/1
Semester 2 (July-Dec): Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.8

Minimum class standing: Sophomore

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Program Capacity

Summer: 20 students

Semester: 15 students



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