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Chengdu Calendars – 2025 Spring

Program Deadlines

October 15, 2024 Application Deadline
November 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
November 15 Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
December 1 Tuition Refund Deadline | Refer to Enhanced Refund Policy

Program Dates

January 11, 2025 Departure from the U.S. on optional group flight
January 12 Travel Day
January 13 Move into program housing
January 13 Arrival in Chengdu | Program starts
January 14 Mandatory orientation
January 15 First day of instruction
January 18 Field trip - Panda research base & City Tour
January 28 - 30 Spring festival
February 8 Field Trip - Luodai Ancient Town
March 1 Field Trip - Jinsha Museum
March 15 - 16 Tour – Big Budha and E'mei Mountain
April 4 Qingming festival
April 30 Last day of instruction
May 1 Holiday - Labor day
May 2 - 6 Final examinations
May 7 Move out of program housing
May 7 Program ends
May 7 Optional group flight return | Individual return

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines. Payment of the Confirmation Deposit cannot be deferred. USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.