Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Chiang Mai Calendars - 2020 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2020 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 20, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 21 Arrival in Chiang Mai
Move into housing
May 22 Mandatory orientation (begins at 8 am)
Course registration
Campus tour
Purchase student uniform
May 23 Optional Tour—Craft and Culture
Optional Tour—Chiang Mai History
May 24 Field Trip—Doi Suthep City and Temple Tour
Welcome reception and cultural dinner
Sunday Street Market Walking Tour
May 25 First session courses begin
May 30 - 31 Hill Tribe Field Study—first trip
June 3 Buddhism in Thailand—mindfulness retreat
June 6 - 7 Optional Tour—Trekking
June 13 - 14 Hill Tribe Field Study—second trip
June 20 - 21 Field Trip—Mae Kampong
June 22 First session courses end
June 23 - 24 First session final examinations
June 29 Mandatory orientation (begins at 8 am)—all students
Course registration
June 30 Second session courses begin
July 4 Optional Tour—Craft and Culture Chiang Mai
July 5 Field Trip—Sunday Street Market
July 6 Field Trip—Doi Suthep Temple and City Tour
July 8 Buddhism in Thailand—mindfulness retreat
July 11 - 12 Optional Tour—Trekking
July 18 - 19 Hill Tribe Field Study—first trip
July 25 - 26 Hill Tribe Field Study—second trip
July 28 Field Trip—Mae Kampong
July 31 Second session courses end
August 3 - 4 Second session final examinations
August 4 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.