Alicante, Spain
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Alicante Calendars - 2020-21 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2020 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
May 15 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
September 1, 2020 Departure from from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional Madrid Tour/Field Study)
September 2 Arrival in Madrid required by 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
September 2 - 6 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
September 5 Departure from the US (if not on tour/field study)
September 6 Arrival in Alicante (all students)
Move into housing (early entrance possible after September 1)
September 7 Mandatory orientation
Walking tour of Alicante
September 8 Field Trip—Castle Santa Bárbara
September 9 Fall courses begin
September 11 - 12 Group activity—San Juan Beach and Tabarca Island
September 19 Field trip—Guadalest, Fuentes de Algar, and Calpe
October 9 Regional holiday—no classes
October 12 National holiday—no classes
November—TBD Field Trip—Barcelona
November 27 Thanksgiving—no classes
December 7 - 8 National holiday—no classes
December 11 Fall courses end
December 14 - 16 Fall final examinations
January 13, 2021 Spring courses begin
February—TBD Field Trip—Granada
February 13 Carnival—Sábado Ramblero
March 19 National holiday—no classes
April 1 - 18 Spring break
May 1 Field trip—Cabo San Antonio and Jávea
May 11 Spring courses end
May 12 - 14 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.