Alicante, Spain
USAC
1-866-404-USAC1-775-784-65691-775-784-6010studyabroad@usac.unr.edu
 

The field trips were excellent! They were really fun, good locations, and I learned a lot. USAC made them so easy to join… so much easier than trying to organize day trips on your own.

Alexandra Lake
Xavier University

Participant in Alicante, Spain

 

Program Calendars

Alicante, Spain | 2017-18 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Fall Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
July 1 Fall Balance Due Deadline
August 1 Spring Confirmation Deposit Due/Refund Deadline
August 9 Fall Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
December 1 Spring Balance Due Deadline
December 20 Spring Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
Program Dates
August 29, 2017 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
August 30 Arrival in Madrid required by 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
August 30 - September 3 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
September 3 Arrival in Alicante (all students)
Move into housing (early entrance possible after September 1)
September 4 Mandatory orientation
September 5 Walking tour of Alicante
September 6 Fall courses begin
September 8 Group activity—San Juan Beach
September 9 Group activity—Tabarca Island
September 16 Field trip—Guadalest, Fuentes de Algar, and Calpe
October 12 National holiday—no classes
TBD Field Trip—Barcelona
December 6 National holiday—no classes
December 8 National holiday—no classes
December 12 Fall courses end
December 13 - 15 Fall final examinations
January 17, 2018 Spring courses begin
TBD Field Trip—Granada
Field trip—Cabo San Antonio and Jávea
March 29 - April 15 Spring break
April 9 - 15 Optional Morocco Tour/Field Study (last part of Spring break)
May 11 Spring courses end
May 14 - 16 Program end date
Spring final examinations
May 24 Last day to move out of program housing (noon checkout)
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 II (4 weeks): Contact USAC

Fall: Waitlist

Yearlong: Waitlist

Spring: Open

2018-19 App. Cycle

Application opens 9/1:

Summer I (5 weeks)

Summer II (4 weeks)

Summer I & II (9 weeks)

Eligibility

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type

Specialty

Credits

U.S. Credit

Program Capacity

70 students

Instruction

English | Spanish

Member

APUNE--Associación de Programas Universitarios Norteamericanos en España