Chengdu, China

Program Calendars

Chengdu, China | 2017 Summer Session II

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2016 Application Opens, Early Admission Period Begins
March 15, 2017 Summer II Early Admission Period Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
May 1 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
June 1 Summer II Balance Due Deadline
Summer II Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
Program Dates
June 25, 2017 Departure from the US on optional group flight (if on the optional tour)
June 26 Arrival in Beijing (if on tour)
June 27 - 30 Optional Beijing Tour
July 1 Fly from Beijing to Chengdu (if on tour)
Arrival in Chengdu (all students)
Move into housing (all students)
July 2 Mandatory orientation
Tour of campus
July 3 Courses begin
July 8 Field trip—Panda Research Institute and city tour
July 15 Field trip—Liushi Manor
July 21 - 22 Overnight field trip—Leshan Buddha and E'mei Mountain
July 24 - 28 Final examinations
July 28 Program end date
July 29 Farewell dinner
July 30 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.

USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time. If a program fills earlier than anticipated, USAC may move up the position hold payment deadline date to secure students’ placement in the program.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2017-18 App. Cycle

Summer I (5 weeks): Closed

Summer I & II (9 weeks): Closed

Summer II (4 weeks): Open

Fall or Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity