Program Dates

Fall 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: August 23, 2018

Orientation: August 24–25

Signature Seminar: August 26–September 7

Semester Classes Begin: September 10

National Day Break: September 29–October 7

Last Day of Center and Chinese Language Classes/Exams: December 14

Program Ends: December 18*

* 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 2019 Dates

Dates are tentative and 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 20, 2019

Orientation/Signature Seminar: January 21–February 3

Lunar New Year Break: February 4–9

Semester Classes Begin: February 11

Qingming Festival Break: April 5–7

Last Day of Classes: May 31

Final Exams: June 3–6

Program Ends: June 8*

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