St Andrews, Scotland
USAC
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Each time I step out of my hall, I am equally amazed at the scenery that lies before my eyes, whether it is my first or 83rd time. While St Andrews is a small town, I am never bored and am always finding new and breathtaking places to explore.


Participant in St Andrews, Scotland

 

Program Calendars

St Andrews, Scotland | 2017-18 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
February 15, 2017 Fall Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
March 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
April 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline
June 19 Fall Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
August 1 Spring Confirmation Deposit Due/Refund Deadline
November 1 Spring Balance Due Deadline
December 31 Spring Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
Program Dates
September 9, 2017 Departure from the US
September 10 Arrival in St Andrews (all students)
Move into housing
September 11 - 15 Mandatory orientation (Fresher's Week) | Matriculation (registration)
September 18 Fall courses begin
September TBD Field trip*—Scottish Borders: Melrose, Abbotsford, and Rosslyn
October TBD Overnight field trip* — Loch Ness and Scottish Highlands
October 16 Raisin Monday
December 4 - 8 Revision week
December 11 - 22 Fall final examination period
December 25 Winter break begins
January 29, 2018 Spring courses begin
February TBD Field trip*—Stirling Castle and Wallace Monument
March 19 - 30 Spring break
April TBD Overnight field trip*— Loch Ness and Scottish Highlands
April 30 - May 4 Revision week
5/7/2018 May Day holiday
Late May Move out of housing (refer to your housing contract)
May 14 - 25 Spring final examination period
Program end date coincides with date of last final exam
Open return Students establish their own date of return
* * Yearlong students have one day trip per semester and one overnight trip in either the fall or the spring semester included in your program fees.

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.

The host university may update program dates and/or field trips at any time; these changes are often outside USAC’s control as dates are set by the host university. USAC does its best to estimate these dates ahead of time and to keep it as up-to-date as possible. Many times, updated calendar dates are included in your host university acceptance letter. We update these as quickly as possible and as often as needed; refer back to this calendar for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2017-18 App. Cycle

Spring: Open

2018-19 App. Cycle

Fall/Yearlong: Application opens 9/1

Eligibility

Minimum GPA: 3.2 (3.0-3.2 considered with strong academic reference)

Minimum class standing: Junior (strong Sophomore applications will be considered)

Open to degree-seeking students currently attending 4-year institutions

Program Type

Partnership

Credit

Overseas

Program Capacity

20

Instruction

English