Shanghai, China
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Shanghai Calendars - 2019 Summer Sessions I & II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2018 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
February 1, 2019 Summer I & II Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
March 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
May 1 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 24, 2019 Departure from the US on optional group flight
May 25 Arrival in Shanghai
Move into housing
May 26 Mandatory orientation
May 27 Session I courses begin
June 1 Shanghai city tour
June 7 Duanwu (Dragon Boat) Festival - no classes
June 14 - 15 Overnight field trip—Hangzhou
June 22 Field trip—Xitang water village
June 28 Session I final examinations
July 1 Depart for Beijing (if on the optional tour)
July 2 - 6 Optional Beijing Tour
July 6 Return from Beijing to Shanghai (if on optional tour)
July 8 Session II courses begin
July 13 Shanghai city tour
July 19 - 20 Overnight field trip—Nanjing
July 27 Field trip—Suzhou
August 2 Program end date
Session II final examinations
August 4 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.