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Alicante Calendars – 2020 Spring

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
August 15, 2019 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
October 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
November 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

January 7, 2020 Departure from from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional Madrid Tour/Field Study)
January 8 Arrival in Madrid required by 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
January 8 - 12 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
January 11 Departure from the US (if not on the tour/field study)
January 12 Arrival in Alicante (all students)
January 12 Move into housing (early entrance possible after January 2)
January 13 Mandatory orientation
January 13 Walking tour of Alicante
January 15 Courses begin
February 14 - 16 Field Trip—Granada
March 19 National holiday—no classes
April 9 - 26 Spring break
May 9 Field trip—Cabo San Antonio and Jávea
May 12 Courses end
May 13 - 15 Final examinations
May 13 - 15 Program end date coincides with the date of last final exam
May 24 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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall: Open

January session (3 weeks): Open

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer Programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

January session: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

70 students


English | Spanish


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