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Bilbao / Getxo Calendars – 2022-23 Yearlong

Program Deadlines

May 15, 2022 Application Deadline
June 15 Fall Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
November 15 Spring Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

Late August Departure from US on optional group flight (if on optional tour/field study)
Early September Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm (if on tour/field study)
Early September Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
Early September Depart US (those not on tour)
Early September Arrival in Bilbao (all students)
Early September Move into housing
Early September Mandatory orientation
Early September Fall courses begin
TBD Field Trip—Bordeaux
Mid December Fall courses end
Mid December Fall final examinations
Early January Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
Mid January Spring courses begin
TBD Field Trip—Asturias
TBD Spring break
Mid May Spring courses end
Mid May Spring final examinations
Mid May Program end date
Mid May 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.

Quick Details

2021-22 App. Cycle

Spring Accelerated: Open (Nov. 15 deadline)

2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer Sessions: Open
Fall/Yearlong: Open
Spring: Open


Preferred GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

Summer: 50 students

Semester: 65 students


English | Spanish


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