Valencia, Spain

Program Calendars

Valencia, Spain | 2016-17 Yearlong

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2015 Early Admission Period Begins
April 15, 2016 Fall Position Hold Refund Deadline | Regular Admission Period Begins
June 15 Application Deadline
July 1 Fall Optional Tour/Field Study Registration Deadline
July 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline
August 15 Fall Cancellation Deadline
September 1 Spring Position Hold Payment Due/Refund Deadline
November 1 Spring Tour/Field Study Deadline
December 1 Spring Balance Due Deadline
December 26 Spring Cancellation Deadline
Program Dates
August 27, 2016 Departure from US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour/field study)
August 28 Arrival in Barcelona before 8 pm (if on the tour/field study)
August 28 - September 1 Optional Barcelona Tour/Field Study
September 1 Arrival in Valencia
Move into housing (all students)
September 2 Mandatory orientation
September 3 Walking tour of Valencia
September 5 Fall courses begin
September 10 Group activity—Parque Natural de la Albufera
September 17 Field Trip—Peñíscola
October 8 Field trip—Sagunto/Sierra Calderona
October 12 National holiday—no classes
November 1 National holiday—no classes
December 6 National holiday—no classes
December 8 National holiday—no classes
December 13 Fall courses end
December 14 - 15 Fall final examinations
January 3 - 7, 2017 Optional Madrid Tour/Field Study
January 10 Spring courses begin
January 14 Group activity—Parque Natural de la Albufera
February 11 Field Trip—Xativa & wine cellar visit
March 16 - 19 Fallas festival
April 7 Field trip—Discovering the vegetable gardens of Valencia
April 13 - 24 Spring break
May 9 Spring courses end
May 10 - 11 Spring final examinations
May 12 Program end date
May 14 Last day to move out of 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 I (4 weeks): Late application may be possible - Contact USAC

Summer I & II (8 weeks): Late application may be possible - Contact USAC

Summer II (4 weeks): Open

Fall or Yearlong: Filling quickly

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity

40 students


English | Spanish


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