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Chiang Mai Calendars – 2020 Summer Session II

Program Deadlines

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

Program Dates

June 27, 2020 Departure from the US on optional group flight
June 28 Arrival in Chiang Mai
June 28 Move into housing
June 29 Mandatory orientation (begins at 8 am)
June 29 Course registration
June 29 Campus tour
June 29 Purchase student uniform
June 30 Courses begin
July 4 Optional Tours—Craft and Culture & Chiang Mai History
July 5 Field Trip—Sunday Street Market
July 6 Field Trip—Doi Suthep Temple and City Tour
July 6 Welcome reception and cultural dinner
July 8 Buddhism in Thailand—mindfulness retreat
July 11 - 12 Optional tour—Trekking
July 18 - August 19 Hill Tribe Field Study—first trip
July 25 - 26 Hill Tribe Field Study—second trip
July 28 Field Trip—Mae Kampong
July 31 Courses end
August 3 - 4 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.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall/Yearlong: Cancelled

Spring: Open

Spring Accelerated (Jan-March): 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: 50 students

Semester: 60 students



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