Madrid, Spain
1-866-404-USAC 1-775-784-6569 1-775-784-6010

Madrid Calendars - 2020-21 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2020 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
May 15 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 30, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 31 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm
Overnight at orientation hotel (all students)
September 1 Mandatory housing orientation
Move into housing
September 2 Mandatory orientation
Campus tour
Placement exam
September 3 Cultural immersion orientation
Practical city orientation
September 4 Field trip—Segovia
September 7 Fall courses begin
September 18 Field trip—Kayaking in Las Hoces del Duratón
October 26 - 29 Optional Field Study—Galicia-Celtic Spain (Santiago de Compostela)
November 2 National holiday—no classes
December 7 National holiday—no classes
December 15 Fall courses end
December 16 - 17 Fall final examinations
January 15, 2021 Field trip—Toledo
January 18 Spring courses begin
February 22 - 25 Optional Field Study—Andalucía: Córdoba, Granada, and Sevilla
March 22 - 29 Spring break
April 16 Field trip—Salamanca
May 12 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.