Alicante, Spain

Program Calendars

Alicante, Spain | 2017 Fall

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
July 1 Balance Due Deadline
August 9 Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 29, 2017 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
August 30 Arrival in Madrid required by 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
August 30 - September 3 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
September 3 Arrival in Alicante (all students)
Move into housing (early entrance possible after September 1)
September 4 Mandatory orientation
September 5 Walking tour of Alicante
September 6 Courses begin
September 8 Group activity—San Juan Beach
September 9 Group activity—Tabarca Island
September 16 Field trip—Guadalest, Fuentes de Algar, and Calpe
October 12 National holiday—no classes
TBD Field trip—Barcelona
December 6 National holiday—no classes
December 8 National holiday—no classes
December 12 Courses end
December 13 - 15 Final examinations
Program end date
December 26 Last day to move out of housing (noon checkout)
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.