Program Dates

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Note: Programs that include classes at local universities may have different teaching, break, exam periods, and program end dates. Some dates may be subject to change pending publication of the local university academic calendar. Students receive a detailed program calendar upon arrival abroad. Use this guide [PDF, 361KB] for information on how to look up academic and financial deadlines for classes once you are registered and your class schedule is reflected in MySlice.

* Dates subject to change pending release of local university calendar.
Before purchasing flight tickets, be sure to discuss with your International Program Advisor.


Fall 2021

Pre-arrival programming: June 21 – July 9

Students arrive in Santiago: July 13

Required Signature Seminar: July 14 – August 6

Orientation and registration at Pontificia Universidad Católica: TBD

Pontificia Universidad Católica classes begin: August 9*

Program ends: December 10


Spring 2022

Pre-arrival programming: January 24 – February 10

Students arrive in Santiago: February 14

Online orientation: February 15 – 17

In-person orientation: February 24 & 26

Syracuse Santiago classes begin: March 1

Pontificia Universidad Católica classes begin: March 7*

Program ends: July 8