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Chiang Mai Calendars – 2022-23 Yearlong

Program Deadlines

June 1, 2022 Application Deadline
June 15 Fall Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)
November 15 Spring Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

Late August Departure from U.S. on optional group flight
Late August Arrival in Bangkok and begin 14-day quarantine process at an Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) facility
Late August Mandatory orientation, including introduction of lecturers and their courses (virtual sessions through Zoom or Teams)
Late August Fall courses begin (virtually) during quarantine period
Early September End of mandatory quarantine / afternoon flight to Chiang Mai
Early September Move into program housing
Early September Follow-up orientation & campus tour
Early September Field Trip - City and temple tour / Sunday street market
Early September Classes resume in-person
TBD Field trip - Doi Suthep Temple
TBD Optional tour - Chiang Mai historical tour
TBD Optional tour - Craft and culture tour
October 13 King Rama IX Day - National holiday (no classes)
TBD Optional tour - Trekking
October 23 King Rama V Day - National holiday
TBD Field trip - Lampang
TBD Hill Tribe Field Study - first trip
TBD Optional tour - Doi Inthanon National Park
TBD Hill Tribe Field Study - second trip
Late November Fall courses end
Late November Fall final examinations
Early January Spring courses begin
February 16 Maka Bucha Day (no classes)
April 6 Chakri Dynasty Day - National holiday (no classes)
April 13 - 15 Songkran festival - National holiday (no classes)
Late April Spring courses end
Late April Spring final examinations
Late April Program end date coincides with last final
Late April Move out of program 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

2021-22 App. Cycle

Spring: Open (Nov. 1 deadline)

2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer Sessions: Open
Fall/Yearlong: Open
Spring: Open


Preferred GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

Summer: 50 students

Semester: 60 students



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