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San Sebastián Calendars – 2020 Summer Session I

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
March 15, 2020 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 Summer 1 $500 Confirmation Deposit is Non-Refundable
May 1 Summer 1 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
May 1 Summer 1 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

May 19, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
May 20 Arrival in Madrid required by 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
May 21 - 24 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
May 23 Depart from the US (if not on tour)
May 24 Arrival in San Sebastián required by 7 pm (all students)
May 24 Overnight in orientation hotel
May 25 Mandatory orientation
May 25 Move into housing
May 26 Courses begin
May 29 Field trip—Guipuzcoa
June 6 Field trip—the Pyrenees
June 25 Courses end
June 26 Final examinations
June 27 Program end date
June 27 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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall: Open

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

65 students


English | Spanish | Basque


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