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Chiang Mai Calendars – 2023 Spring

Program Deadlines

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

Program Dates

Early January Departure from U.S. on optional group flight
Early January Arrival in Chiang Mai
Early January Move into housing
Early January Mandatory orientation
Early January Field trip - Campus tour / City and temple tour
Early January Optional tour - Craft and culture tour
TBD Field trip - Doi Suthep Temple
TBD Field trip - Sunday street market
Early January Spring courses begin
TBD Optional tour - Chiang Mai historical tour
TBD Optional tour - Doi Inthanon National Park
TBD Hill Tribe Field Study - first trip
TBD Field trip - Chiang Rai
TBD Hill Tribe Field Study - second trip
Early February Mandatory follow-up orientation (evening)
TBD Buddhism in Thailand - Mindfulness retreat
February 16 Maka Bucha Day (no classes)
TBD Optional tour - Trekking
Late February Spring midterm examinations
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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