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 2017Aug 1, 2016Apr 1, 2017
Extended to April 15, 2017
Arrival Date July 30, 2017
Orientation July 31, 2017
Classes begin August 1, 2017
Last day of classes August 23, 2017
Departure August 24/25, 2017
Winter Break 2017–18May 1, 2017

October 15, 2017


Arrival Date December 27, 2017
Last Day of Program January 12 (Departure Jan 13/14**)

*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 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 2017-18  Friday, November 17; 3:00- 5:30 p.m.  Blegen 5

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

Program Handbook Program Orientation