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San Sebastián Calendars – 2021 Fall

Program Deadlines

February 15, 2021 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confimation deposit is non-refundable)
May 15 Application Closes (Late applications 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)

Program Dates

TBD Walking tour of San Sebastián
TBA Field trip—Santander and Santillana del Mar
TBA Field trip—witch caves of Zugarramurdi with hike in Pyrenees
August 31, 2021 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
September 1 Arrival in Madrid before 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
September 1 - 5 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
September 4 Depart from the US (those not on tour)
September 5 Arrival in San Sebastián before 8 pm (all students)
September 5 Overnight in orientation hotel
September 6 Mandatory orientation
September 6 Move into housing
September 7 Mandatory orientation part II
September 8 Courses begin
December 12 Courses end
December 13 - 15 Final examinations
December 16 Program end date
December 16 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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Spring: Open for late applications (Running with modifications)

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Open

Fall/Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

65 students


English | Spanish | Basque


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