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Shanghai Calendars - 2019 Spring

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2017 Application opens, Early Admission begins
August 15, 2018 Spring Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
November 1 Application closes (late application may be possible - contact USAC)
November 15 Spring Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
December 1 Spring Tuition Refund Deadline (No refunds after this date)
Program Dates
January 8, 2019 Departure from the US on optional group flight
January 9 Arrival in Shanghai
Move into housing (all students)
January 10 Shanghai City tour
January 11 - 12 Field trip—Hangzhou and water village
January 13 Mandatory orientation
January 14 Courses begin
February 4 - 6 Chinese New Year Holiday—no classes
February 23 Field trip-Suzhou
March 17 - 23 Optional Chengdu & Guizhou Minority Tour
April 4 Qingming Festival Holiday (Tomb Sweeping Festival)—no classes
May 1 International Labor Day Holiday
May 6 - 10 Final examinations
Program end date coincides with date of last final exam
May 12 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.