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Shanghai Calendars – 2023 Summer Session II

Program Deadlines

April 15, 2023 ApplicationDeadline
May 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
May 15 Confirmation Deposit Refund Deadline
May 15 Tuition Refund Deadline | Refer to Enhanced Refund Policy

Program Dates

Note: Due to continually evolving COVID-19 regulations field trip dates and locations are subject to change.
July 1, 2023 Departure from U.S. on optional group flight (if on the optional tour)
July 3 Arrival in Beijing (if on the optional tour) | Optional tour starts
July 3 - 7 Optional tour – Beijing
July 6 Departure from the U.S. (if not on the optional tour)
July 8 Arrival in Shanghai (all students) | Program starts
July 8 Move into program housing
July 9 Mandatory orientation
July 10 First day of instruction
July 15 Field trip - Shanghai city tour
July 22 - 23 Tour – Nanjing
July 28 Last day of instruction
July 31 - August 4 Final examinations
August 5 Move out of program housing
August 5 Program ends
Open return Optional group flight return | Individual 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

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Summer: Suspended
  • Fall/Yearlong: Open
    • Deadline: May 15
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: October 15


Preferred Minimum GPA: 2.5

Approval from home university

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

50 students


English | Chinese

Passport & Visa

Passport & Visa Information