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Alicante Calendars – 2020 Summer Session I

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
April 1, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 Summer I $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
May 1 Summer I Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
May 1 Summer I Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

May 19, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional Madrid Tour/Field Study)
May 20 Arrival in Madrid required by 8 pm (for those on tour/field study)
May 20 - 24 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
May 23 Departure from the US (if not on tour/field study)
May 24 Arrival in Alicante (all students)
May 24 Move into housing
May 25 Mandatory orientation
May 25 Walking tour of Alicante
May 26 Courses begin
May 26 Field trip—Castle of Santa Bárbara
May 29 Field trip—San Juan Beach
May 30 Field trip—Valencia
June 13 Field trip—Tabarca Island
June 24 - 25 Fiestas de Alicante—Bonfires of San Juan (University will be closed)
June 26 Courses end
June 29 Final examinations
June 29 Program end date
June 30 Move out of housing (noon checkout)
Open Return Students establish open 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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