Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain

Calendars: 2018-19 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2018 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 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 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 27, 2018 Departure from US on optional group flight
August 28 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm | Overnight at orientation hotel (all students)
August 29 Mandatory housing orientation
Move into housing
August 30 Mandatory orientation
Campus tour
Placement exam
August 31 Cultural immersion orientation
Practical city orientation
September 3 Fall courses begin
September 7 Field trip—Segovia and La Granja de San Ildefonso
September 21 Field trip—Kayaking in Las Hoces del Duratón
October 8 - 11 Galicia Field Study—Celtic Spain (Santiago de Compostela)
October 12 National holiday—no classes
November 1 - 2 National holiday—no classes
November 9 Local holiday—no classes
December 6 - 7 National holiday—no classes
December 14 Fall courses end
December 17 - 18 Fall final examinations
January 14, 2019 Spring courses begin
January 25 Field trip—Toledo
February 25 - 28 Andalucía Field Study—Córdoba, Granada, Sevilla
April 4 Field trip—Salamanca
April 15 - 22 Spring break
May 1 - 3 Local holiday—no classes
May 10 Spring courses end
May 13 - 14 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with the date of last final exam
May 20 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.