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Khon Kaen Calendars – 2021 Spring

Program Deadlines

September 1, 2019 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
October 1, 2020 Spring Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
November 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

Program Dates

January 9, 2021 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on optional tour)
January 10 Arrive in Bangkok
January 10 - 12 Optional Bangkok Tour
January 12 Departure from the US (if not on tour)
January 13 Arrive in Khon Kaen (all students)
January 14 - 15 Mandatory orientation
January 16 Field Trip- City and Temple Tour
January 18 Courses begin
January 23 Field Trip- Red Lotus Lake, Udon Thani
January 30 Optional Tour- Phu Wiang Dinosaur
February 6 - 7 Optional Tour- Trekking to Phu Khieo Wildlife Reserve
February 12 Mandatory follow-up orientation
February 13 Optional Tour- Isan History and Silk
February 20 - 21 FIeld Trip- Chiang Khan, Loei
March 8 - 12 Midterm examinations
April 30 Courses end
May 3 - 7 Final examinations
May 3 - 7 Program end date coincides with date of last final exam
May 8 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

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall/Yearlong: Cancelled

Spring: 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: 50 students



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