Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Chiang Mai Calendars - 2019 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2019 Summer I & II Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
April 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 Summer I & II Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
Summer I Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)
June 1 Summer II Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)
Program Dates
May 21, 2019 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 22 Arrival in Chiang Mai
May 23 Move into housing
May 24 Mandatory orientation (begins at 8 am)
Course registration
Campus tour
Purchase student uniform
May 25 Optional craft and cultural tour
Field trip—Bhubing Palace and Doi Suthep Temple
Welcome reception and cultural dinner
May 27 City tour
First session courses begin
Sunday street market walking tour
May 31 - June 2 Optional trekking tour
June 10 Buddhism in Thailand—mindfulness retreat
June 18 First session courses end
June 18 - 19 First session final examinations
June 20 - 21 Field Trip—Mae Kampong homestay
June 29 Optional craft and cultural tour
July 1 Second session courses begin
July 5 - 9 Optional trekking tour
July 25 Second session courses end
July 30 - 31 Second session final examinations
August 1 - 2 Field Trip—Mae Cham
August 2 Program end date
August 3 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.