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Bilbao / Getxo Calendars – 2021 Spring Accelerated

Program Deadlines

July 1, 2020 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
October 1 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
October 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
November 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

January 5, 2021 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
January 6 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
January 6 - 10 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
January 9 Depart from the US (those not on tour)
January 10 Arrival in Bilbao (all students)
January 11 - 12 Mandatory Orientation
January 13 Courses begin
March 19 - 21 3-day Overnight Excursion
March 23 - 24 Final examinations
March 24 Program end date
March 25 Move out of program housing (noon checkout)

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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

Spring Accelerated (Jan-March): Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Open

Fall/Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

Summer: 50 students

Semester: 65 students


English | Spanish


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