Bilbao / Getxo, Spain

Program Calendars

Bilbao / Getxo, Spain | 2017-18 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Fall Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
July 1 Fall Balance Due Deadline
August 1 Spring Confirmation Deposit Due/Refund Deadline
August 9 Fall Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
December 1 Spring Balance Due Deadline
December 20 Spring Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 29, 2017 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
August 30 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
August 30 - September 3 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
September 3 Arrival in Bilbao
Move into housing (all students)
September 4 - 5 Mandatory orientation
September 6 Fall courses begin
September 8 Ice-breaking group activity after class
TBD Field Trip—Navarra
December 12 Fall courses end
December 13 - 15 Fall final examinations
January 17, 2018 Spring courses begin
January 19 Ice-breaking group activity after class
TBD Field Trip—Asturias
March 26 - April 6 Spring break
May 11 Spring courses end
May 14 - 16 Spring final examinations
May 16 Program end date
May 17 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.