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Valencia Calendars – 2021 Spring

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
October 1, 2020 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
October 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
November 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

January 2, 2021 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on optional tour/field study)
January 3 Arrival in Madrid by 8 pm (if on optional tour/field study)
January 3 - 7 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
January 6 Depart from the US (those not on tour)
January 7 Arrival in Valencia required by 7 PM (all students)
January 7 Move into housing
January 8 Mandatory orientation
January 9 Field Trip - Albufera National Park + The Aquarium
January 10 Walking tour of Valencia
January 11 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—Hiking Chulilla + Museo de la Horchata
May 7 Courses end
May 10 - 11 Final examinations
May 10 - 11 Program end date coincides with the date of last final exam
May 12 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

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

Summer: 60 students

Semester: 65 students


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