Intensive Spanish in Ecuador

Intensive Spanish in Ecuador — Dates

Dates & Deadlines

Submit complete applications to the Learning Abroad Center according to the appropriate deadline:

Term/TrackApp Open Date*Deadline
August 2018August 1, 2017April 1, 2018 Extended to April 15, 2018
Arrival Date August 5, 2018
Orientation August 6, 2018
Classes begin August 6, 2018
Last day of classes August 29, 2018
Departure August 30/31, 2018
Winter Break 2018–19May 1, 2018

October 15, 2018

Arrival Date December 27, 2018
Orientation  December 28, 2018
Last day of classes January 17, 2019
Departure date January 18/19, 2019

*If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials by the following business day.
** Departure date is dependent on flight times. Many flights for the US depart Quito just after midnight.

*Program dates are subject to change. Contact the LAC for verification of dates before purchasing your airfare.
**If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.

Orientation Dates & Locations

Orientation will be conducted in 2 parts: an online orientation, which is mandatory for all students, and an in-person, program-specific session. You will receive more information about the online orientation via email. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.

See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately 1 week prior to the in-person session.

Winter Break 2018–19 Wednesday, November 28; 3:00–5:30 p.m.  Blegen Hall 120

Students participating also in the MSID semester or academic year program will receive their program information at the MSID orientation.

Program Handbook Program Orientation