Valencia, Spain
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Valencia 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 27, 2020 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
August 28 Arrival in Barcelona before 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
August 28 - September 1 Optional Barcelona Tour/Field Study
August 31 Depart from the US (those not on tour)
September 1 Arrival in Valencia required by 7 PM (all students)
Move into housing
September 2 Mandatory orientation
September 3 Fall courses begin
Walking tour of Valencia
September 5 Field Trip - Albufera National Park + The Aquarium
September 19 Field Trip—Peñíscola
October 9 Regional holiday—no classes
October 12 Regional holiday—no classes
October 24 Field trip—Calderona & St. Joseph Caves
December 14 Fall courses end
December 15 - 16 Fall final examinations
January 3 - 7, 2021 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
January 9 Field Trip - Albufera National Park + The Aquarium
January 10 Walking tour of Valencia
January 11 Spring courses begin
January 22 Regional holiday—no classes
February 13 Field Trip—Xativa & wine cellar visit
March 17 - 19 Fallas festival
April 1 - 12 Spring break
April 17 Field trip—Denia and Las Rotas
May 7 Spring courses end
May 8 - 9 Spring final examinations
Program end date coincides with the date of last final exam
May 10 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.