Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Program Calendars

Chiang Mai, Thailand | 2018 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
August 1, 2017 Spring Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
November 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
December 1 Spring Balance Due Deadline
December 20 Spring Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
Program Dates
January 9, 2018 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 10 Arrival in Chiang Mai
Move into housing
January 11 Mandatory orientation (begins at 8 am)
Campus tour
Shopping mall
Purchase student uniform
January 12 Mandatory orientation continues (begins at 8 am)
Course registration
January 13 City tour
Welcome reception and cultural dinner
January 14 Field trip—Bhubing Palace and Doi Suthep Temple
Sunday street market walking tour
January 15 Courses begin
January 20 Optional craft and cultural tour
January 24 Optional Doi Inthanon National Park Tour
February 3 - 4 Field trip—Sukhothai
February 24 - 25 Buddhism in Thailand—mindfulness retreat
March 1 Maka Bucha Day National holiday—no classes
March 5 - 8 Mid-term examinations
March 9 - 11 Optional Trekking Tour - Group #1
April 6 Chakri Day—national holiday—no classes
April 6 - 8 Optional Trekking Tour - Group #2
April 13 - 17 Songkran Festival National Holiday | Spring Break—no classes
April 27 Courses end
April 30 - May 3 Final examinations
May 3 Farewell dinner
Program end date
May 4 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 II (5 weeks): Contact USAC

Fall: Waitlist

Yearlong: Waitlist

Spring: Open

2018-19 App. Cycle

Application opens 9/1:

Summer I (4 weeks)

Summer II (5 weeks)

Summer I & II (9 weeks)

Eligibility

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type

Specialty

Credits

U.S. Credit

Program Capacity

65 students

Instruction

English