Language Immersion in China

Language Immersion in China — Dates

Dates & Deadlines

Submit the online application and Complete the assigned application checklist according to the appropriate deadline.

TermProgram Dates  Application Deadline
Summer 2018  June 13–Aug 12, 2018 February 15, 2018 (CET deadline is March 1, but UMN students must apply earlier)

CET offers scholarships for students participating on CET programs.  Applicants for the Language Immersion in China program are eligible for CET's scholarship. CET's scholarship application deadline for summer term is March 1. All materials must be submitted directly to CET's Washington, DC office. Access the CET scholarship application form via this page or through the CET online checklist to which you will have access shortly after submitting your program application.

In addition, the Learning Abroad Center is offering an additional $500 scholarship for all Uof M Chinese Flagship students for the Language Immersion in China or CET Harbin summer program. Students must apply by the Learning Abroad Center's February 15 priority application deadline in order to be considered for the CET Flagship scholarship.

*Program dates are subject to change. Contact the LAC 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. Make-up orientations will not be offered, so do your utmost to arrange your schedule to be at the orientation.  You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Parents are welcome to attend pre-departure orientation, and a parent breakout session will also be offered the day of orientation.

Summer 2018 

Thursday, April 5: 3:00-5:30 p.m.

Blegen Hall Room 220