Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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Program Calendars

Puntarenas, Costa Rica | 2018 January Session

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
October 1, 2017 Early Admissions Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
November 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
December 1 Balance Due Deadline
Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
Program Dates
December 26, 2017 Departure from US on optional group flight
Arrival in Costa Rica
Move into housing
December 27 Mandatory orientation at 8 am
Courses begin
January 5 - 6, 2018 Overnight tour—Monteverde Cloud Forest
January 10 Courses end
January 11 Final examinations
Program end date
January 12 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

Fall and Yearlong: Open for late application

January 2018: Open

Spring: Open

2018-19 App. Cycle

Application opens 9/1:

Summer I (5 weeks)

Summer II (5 weeks)

Summer I & II (10 weeks)

Eligibility

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type

Specialty

Credits

U.S. Credit

Program Capacity

60

Instruction

English | Spanish