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Madrid Calendars - 2019-20 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2019 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 26, 2019 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 27 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm
Overnight at orientation hotel (all students)
August 28 Mandatory housing orientation
Move into housing
August 29 Mandatory orientation
Campus tour
Placement exam
August 30 Cultural immersion orientation
Practical city orientation
September 2 Fall courses begin
September 6 Field trip—Segovia
September 20 Field trip—Kayaking in Las Hoces del Duratón
November 1 National holiday—no classes
December 6 National holiday—no classes
December 13 Fall courses end
December 16 - 17 Fall final examinations
January 13, 2020 Spring courses begin
January 24 Field trip—Toledo
March 2 - 5 Optional Field Study—Andalucía: Córdoba, Granada, and Sevilla
April 6 - 13 Spring break
TBA Field trip—Salamanca
May 1 National holiday—no classes
May 11 Spring courses end
May 12 - 13 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with the date of last final exam
May 22 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.