Bilbao / Getxo, Spain
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Bilbao / Getxo Calendars - 2019-20 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2019 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 27, 2019 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on optional tour/field study)
August 28 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm (if on tour/field study)
August 29 - September 1 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
August 31 Depart US (those not on tour)
September 1 Arrival in Bilbao (all students)
Move into housing
September 2 - 3 Mandatory orientation
September 4 Fall courses begin
October 4 - 6 Field Trip—Bordeaux
November 1 National holiday - no classes
December 6 National Holiday - no classes
December 10 Fall courses end
December 11 - 13 Fall final examinations
January 9 - 12, 2020 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
January 15 Spring courses begin
March 19 - 21 Field Trip—Asturias
April 6 - 17 Spring break
May 1 National holiday - no classes
May 12 Spring courses end
May 13 - 15 Spring final examinations
May 15 Program end date
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.