Program Dates

Fall 2017 Dates

Dates are subject to change pending publication of local university’s calendar. Students receive a detailed program calendar upon arrival abroad. Use this guide [PDF, 361KB] for information on how to look up academic and financial deadlines for classes once you are registered and your class schedule is reflected in MySlice.

Students Arrive: August 24, 2017

Orientation/Signature Seminar: August 25–September 8

Semester Classes Begin: September 11

National Day Break: October 1–8

Last Day of Classes/Exams: December 15

Program Ends: December 16*

*Students taking Tsinghua University courses (excluding language classes) will need to stay until early to mid-January due to exam scheduling; however, students will be able to return to their home campuses by the start of their spring semester. Please contact Mary Fedorko for details.


Spring 2018 Dates

Dates are subject to change pending publication of local university’s calendar. Students receive a detailed program calendar upon arrival abroad. Use this guide [PDF, 361KB] for information on how to look up academic and financial deadlines for classes once you are registered and your class schedule is reflected in MySlice.

Students Arrive: January 30, 2018

Orientation/Signature Seminar: January 31–February 12

Lunar New Year Break: February 14–23

Semester Classes Begin: February 26

Labor Day Break: April 30–May 4

Last Day of Classes: June 8

Final Exams: June 12–15

Program Ends: June 16*

*Students taking Tsinghua University courses (excluding language classes) may need to stay as late as June 29 due to exam scheduling. Please contact Mary Fedorko for details.