Bilbao / Getxo, Spain
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Bilbao / Getxo Calendars - 2018-19 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2018 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 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 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 28, 2018 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
August 29 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
August 29 - September 2 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
September 2 Arrival in Bilbao (all students)
Move into housing
September 3 - 4 Mandatory orientation
September 5 Fall courses begin
October 19 - 21 Field Trip—Bordeaux and winery region
December 11 Fall courses end
December 12 - 14 Fall final examinations
January 16, 2019 Spring courses begin
TBA Field Trip—Asturias
April 15 - 26 Spring break
May 10 Spring courses end
May 13 - 15 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with the date of last final exam
May 16 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.