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Shanghai Calendars – 2022 Spring Accelerated

Program Deadlines

November 1, 2021 $500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable
November 1 Application Deadline (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 3, 2022 Departure from U.S. on optional group flight
January 4 Arrival in Shanghai
January 5 Mandatory orientation
January 6 Shanghai city tour
January 7 - 8 Overnight Shaoxing field trip
January 10 Courses begin
January 31 - February 2 Chinese New Year Holiday
February 26 Xitang Water Village field trip
March 22 - 23 Final examinations
March 23 Program end date
March 24 Move out of housing (if not on tour)
March 24 - 27 Optional Guizhou Tour
March 27 Move out of housing (if on tour)
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.

Quick Details

2021-22 App. Cycle

Fall/Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open

Spring Accelerated: Open

2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer Sessions: Opens 9/1
Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1
Spring: Opens 9/1


Preferred GPA: 2.5

Approval from Home University

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

50 students


English | Chinese

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