Florianópolis, Brazil

Program Calendars

Florianópolis, Brazil | 2017 Summer Session I

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
February 15, 2017 Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
April 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
April 15 Balance Due Deadline
May 1 Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
Program Dates
May 23, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 24 Arrival in Florianópolis (all students)
Move into housing
May 25 Mandatory orientation (begins at 9 am)
Campus tour
May 26 Tour of Santa Catarina Island
May 29 Courses begin
June 2 - 4 Optional trip to São Paulo
June 10 Field trip—Costa da Lagoa
June 15 - 16 National holiday (no classes)
June 23 Courses end
Final examinations
June 24 Program end date | 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.

USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time. If a program fills earlier than anticipated, USAC may move up the position hold payment deadline date to secure students’ placement in the program.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2017-18 App. Cycle

Summer I (4 weeks): Open

Summer I & II (9 weeks): Open

Summer II (5 weeks): Open

Fall or Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity



English | Portuguese


BRASA--Brazilian Studies Association