|March 1, 2022||Application Deadline (no longer accepting applications)|
|June 15||Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline|
|June 15||Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due|
|July 1||Tuition Refund Deadline | Refer to Enhanced Refund Policy|
|July 5, 2022||Departure from the U.S. All students must arrive at Cape Town International airport by July 8th.|
|July 8||Arrival in Stellenbosch|
|July 8||Move into housing|
|July 11 - 15||Mandatory orientation|
|July 18||Courses begin|
|September 5 - 9||Recess|
|October 21||Courses end|
|October 25 - November 16||Final examination period 1|
|November 17 - December 3||Final examination period 2|
|December 9||Program end date|
|December 18||Final day to m ove 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.
Summer and Semester Programs:
Minimum GPA: 2.8
Minimum class standing: Sophomore
Summer: 20 students
Semester: 15 students