Shanghai, China

Program Calendars

Shanghai, China | 2018 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 15, 2018 Summer I & II Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
April 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
April 15 Summer I & II Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
Summer I Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)
May 15 Summer II Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)
Program Dates
May 18, 2018 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 19 Arrival in Shanghai
Move into housing
May 20 Mandatory orientation
May 21 Session I courses begin
May 26 Shanghai city tour
June 2 Field trip—Xitang water village
June 9 - 10 Overnight field trip—Hangzhou
June 18 Duanwu (Dragon Boat) Festival - no classes
June 19 - 22 Session I final examinations
June 25 Depart for Beijing (if on the optional tour)
June 26 - 29 Optional Beijing Tour
June 30 Return from Beijing to Shanghai (if on optional tour)
July 2 Session II courses begin
July 7 Shanghai city tour
July 14 Field trip—Suzhou
July 21 - 22 Overnight field trip—Nanjing
July 23 - 27 Session II final examinations
July 27 Program end date
July 29 Last day to move out of program 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.