Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Chiang Mai Calendars - 2019 Fall

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2019 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 1 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)
Program Dates
August 20, 2019 Departure from the US on optional group flight
August 21 Arrival in Chiang Mai
Move into housing
August 22 - 23 Mandatory orientation (begins at 8 am) Campus tour
August 23 Mandatory orientation (begins at 8am) Course registration Field Trip - City and Temple
August 24 Optional craft and cultural tour
August 25 Field trip— Doi Suthep Temple
Sunday street market walking tour
August 26 Courses begin
TBD Optional Tour - Chiang Mai Historical tour
September 18 Mandatory follow-up orientation
September 28 - 29 Buddhism in Thailand—mindfulness retreat
October 13 King Rama IX Day - national holiday - no classes
October 14 Substitute Holiday of King Rama IX Day- national holiday- no classes
October 15 - 18 Mid-term examinations
October 19 - 21 Field trip—Phrae and Nan provinces
October 21 - 23 Fall break—no classes
October 23 King Rama V Day—national holiday—no classes
November 9 - 10 Optional Trekking Tour
November 13 Optional Doi Inthanon National Park Tour
December 5 Father's Day—national holiday—no classes
December 6 Courses end
December 9 - 12 Final examinations
Program end date
December 13 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.