Chiang Mai, Thailand

Program Calendars

Chiang Mai, Thailand | 2017 Summer Session II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Summer II Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
May 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 1 Summer II Balance Due Deadline
Summer II Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date)
Program Dates
June 27, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight
June 28 Arrival in Chiang Mai
Move into housing
June 29 Mandatory orientation (begins at 8 am)
Course registration
Group lunch
Campus tour
Shopping mall
Purchase student uniform
June 30 Optional craft and cultural tour
July 1 Field trip—Bhubing Palace and Doi Suthep Temple
Welcome reception and cultural dinner
July 2 City tour
Sunday street market walking tour
July 3 Courses begin
July 8 - 10 National holiday - no classes
Optional trekking tour
July 15 Hill Tribe Field Study—Mae Sa Mai Hmong Village
July 16 Buddhism in Thailand—mindfulness retreat
July 22 - 23 Hill Tribe Field Study—Chiang Rai Akha Village
July 31 Courses end
August 1 - 2 Final examinations
August 3 - 4 Field trip—Mae Kampong
August 4 Farewell dinner
Program end date
August 5 Move out of housing
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.