Dates & Deadlines
Dates and deadlines vary depending on program term and year. Program dates are posted on American Councils' Chinese Flagship website.
Submit the online application and complete the assigned application checklist according to the appropriate deadline.
|Term||Program Dates||Application Deadline|
|Academic Year (Fall/Spring)||Aug 20 - late June/July 15 (Nanjing)
late Aug - late August (Beijing)
|Calendar Year (Spring/Fall)||early Feb – mid-Jan (Nanjing)||September 30|
*Program dates are subject to change. Contact American Councils for verification of dates before purchasing your airfare.
**If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.
Orientation Dates & Locations
Orientation will be conducted in 2 parts: an online orientation, which is mandatory for all students, and an in-person, program-specific session. You will receive more information about the online orientation via email. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.
See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. You will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately 1 week prior to the in-person session.
|Winter Break 2019, Spring 2019, Calendar Year 2019||Friday, Nov 16, 2018: 1:20–4:30 p.m.||Blegen Hall (schedule, room locations, and additional details will be sent via email)|