San Sebastián, Spain

Program Calendars

San Sebastián, Spain | 2017-18 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Fall Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
July 1 Fall Balance Due Deadline
August 1 Spring Confirmation Deposit Due/Refund Deadline
August 13 Fall Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
December 1 Spring Balance Due Deadline
December 24 Spring Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 29, 2017 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
August 30 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
August 30 - September 3 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
September 3 Arrival in San Sebastián before 8 pm (all students)
Overnight in orientation hotel
September 4 Mandatory orientation part I
Move into housing
September 5 Mandatory orientation part II
Walking tour of San Sebastián
September 6 Fall courses begin
TBD Field trip—Santander and Santillana del Mar
Field trip—witch caves of Zugarramurdi with hike in Pyrenees
December 12 Fall courses end
December 13 - 15 Fall final examinations
January 17, 2018 Spring courses begin
TBD Field trip—mountain sanctuary of Aranzazu and geological tour of coast
Field trip—Burgos and Atapuerca
March 24 - April 8 Spring break
May 11 Spring courses end
May 14 - 16 Spring final examinations
May 16 Program end date
May 19 Last day to move out of program 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.