Alicante, Spain
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Alicante Calendars - 2019-20 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2019 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
August 15 Spring Early Admission Ends ($500 confimation deposit is non-refundable)
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 27, 2019 Departure from from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional Madrid Tour/Field Study)
August 28 Arrival in Madrid required by 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
August 28 - 31 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
August 31 Departure from the US (if not on tour/field study)
September 1 Arrival in Alicante (all students)
Move into housing
September 2 Mandatory orientation
Walking tour of Alicante
September 4 Fall courses begin
September 6 Group activity—San Juan Beach
September 7 Group activity—Tabarca Island
September 14 Field trip—Guadalest, Fuentes de Algar, and Calpe
October 9 Regional holiday—no classes
October 12 National holiday—no classes
November 1 National holiday—no classes
TBA Field Trip—Barcelona
November 29 Thanksgiving—no classes
December 6 National holiday—no classes
December 10 Fall courses end
December 11 - 13 Fall final examinations
January 15, 2020 Spring courses begin
TBA Field Trip—Granada
March 19 National holiday—no classes
April 9 - 26 Spring break
April 20 - 26 Optional Morocco Tour/Field Study (last week of Spring break)
May 9 Field trip—Cabo San Antonio and Jávea
May 12 Spring courses end
May 13 - 15 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with the date of last final exam
May 24 Last day to move out of program 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.