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Alicante Calendars – 2021 January Session

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
September 1, 2020 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
November 15 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

December 26, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
December 27 Arrival in Alicante
December 27 Move into housing
December 28 Mandatory orientation
December 28 Courses begin
December 28 Walking tour of Alicante
December 29 Field trip—Castle of Santa Bárbara
January 1, 2021 New Year's Day—no class
January 2 Field trip—Guadalest and Altea
January 6 Festival of "Los Reyes Magos" (the three Magi)—no class
January 9 Field trip—Valencia
January 14 Courses end
January 15 Final examinations
January 15 Program end date
January 16 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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