Shanghai, China
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Shanghai Calendars - 2018 Fall

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application opens, Early Admission begins
February 15, 2018 Fall Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
June 1 Application closes (late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 15 Fall Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
July 1 Fall Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)
Program Dates
August 19, 2018 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour)
August 20 Arrival in Beijing required by 5 pm (if on the tour)
August 21 - 24 Optional Beijing Tour
August 25 Arrival in Shanghai (all students)
Move into housing (all students)
August 26 Mandatory orientation
Tour of the university and neighborhood
August 27 Courses begin
August 31 Shanghai city tour
September 13 Mid-Autumn Festival
September 15 Field trip—Water villiage
October 1 - 3 Chinese National Holiday - no classes
October 19 - 20 Overnight field trip—Zhenjiang & Yangzhou
November 7 - 9 Optional Xi'an Tour
December 10 - 14 Final examinations
Program end date coincides with date of last final exam
December 16 Last day to 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. 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.