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Bilbao / Getxo Calendars – 2022 Spring Accelerated

Program Deadlines

October 15, 2021 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
October 15 Application Deadline (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

Note: Should your program country require a quarantine upon arrival, your program dates will be the same as below. Contact your Program Advisor for more information.
January 5, 2022 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 22 - 23 Final examinations
March 23 Program end date coincides with last date of final exam
March 24 Move out of program housing (noon checkout if not on excursion)
March 24 - 26 3-day Overnight Excursion
March 27 Move out of housing (if on excursion)
March 27 *Open return is not possible unless students have the necessary documents to stay in Europe for more than 90 days

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

Fall/Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open

Spring Accelerated: Open

2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer Sessions: Opens 9/1
Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1
Spring/Spring Accelerated: Opens 9/1


Preferred GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

Summer: 50 students

Semester: 65 students


English | Spanish


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