San Sebastián, Spain
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San Sebastián Calendars - 2020-21 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
May 15, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall $500 Confirmation Deposit is Non-Refundable
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
September 1, 2020 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
September 2 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
September 2 - 6 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
September 5 Depart from the US (those not on tour)
September 6 Arrival in San Sebastián by 7 pm (all students)
Overnight in orientation hotel
September 7 Mandatory orientation
Move into housing
September 8 Mandatory orientation part II
Walking tour of San Sebastián
September 9 Fall courses begin
September 25 Field trip—Santander and Santillana del Mar
TBA Field trip—witch caves of Zugarramurdi with hike in Pyrenees
December 11 Fall courses end
December 14 - 16 Fall final examinations
January 6 - 10, 2021 Optional Tour - Madrid
January 13 Spring courses begin
January 20 Local holiday - no classes
TBD Field trip—Gulpuzcoa
March 29 - April 9 Spring break
TBD Field trip—Burgos
May 10 Spring courses end
May 11 - 13 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with the date of last final exam
May 14 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.