Bilbao / Getxo, Spain
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Bilbao / Getxo Calendars - 2020-21 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
May 15, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall $500 Confirmation Deposit is Non-Refundable
Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall 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
September 1, 2020 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on optional tour/field study)
September 2 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm (if on tour/field study)
September 2 - 6 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
September 5 Depart US (those not on tour)
September 6 Arrival in Bilbao (all students)
Move into housing
September 7 - 8 Mandatory orientation
September 9 Fall courses begin
TBD Field Trip—Bordeaux
December 11 Fall courses end
December 14 - 16 Fall final examinations
January 6 - 10, 2021 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
January 13 Spring courses begin
TBD Field Trip—Asturias
March 29 - April 9 Spring break
May 7 Spring courses end
May 10 - 12 Spring final examinations
May 12 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.