Bilbao / Getxo, Spain
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Bilbao / Getxo, Spain

Calendars: 2018 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
August 1, 2017 Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
November 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
December 1 Balance Due Deadline
December 20 Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
January 9, 2018 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
January 10 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
January 10 - 14 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
January 14 Arrival in Bilbao
Move into housing (all students)
January 15 - 16 Mandatory orientation
January 17 Courses begin
January 19 Ice-breaking group activity after class
TBD Field trip—Asturias
March 26 - April 6 Spring break
May 11 Courses end
May 14 - 16 Final examinations
May 16 Program end date
May 17 Last day to move out of program 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.