Semester Abroad - Academic Calendar

Spring 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Fall 2019

Spring 2018

*Dates subject to change

15Jan
Arrive in Beijing. We’ll pick you up at the airport!
16-19Jan
Orientation
22Jan
Classes begin
7-9Feb
Add/Drop period
10-21Feb
Yunnan Academic Excursion
26Feb
Classes Resume
19-23Mar
MIDTERM WEEK
26-30Mar
Spring Break
5-6Apr
Tomb Sweeping Festival
21Apr
Last day to withdraw from a course
30Apr
Labor Day holiday
14-18May
FINALS WEEK
18May
Closing Ceremony
21May
Final check-out day

Fall 2018

*Dates subject to change

12Aug
Arrive in Beijing. We’ll pick you up at the airport!
13-17Aug
Orientation
19-31Aug
Silk Road Academic Excursion
3Sep
Classes begin

19-21Sep
Add/Drop period

24Sep
Mid-Autumn Festival
1-7Oct
National Day Holiday [TBC office closed]
22-26Oct
MIDTERM WEEK

16Nov
Last day to withdraw from a course

10-14Dec
FINALS WEEK
14Dec
Closing Ceremony

17Dec
Last day to check out

Spring 2019

*Dates subject to change

6Jan
Arrive in Beijing. We’ll pick you up at the airport!
8-11Jan
Orientation
14Jan
Classes Begin
27Jan
Yunnan Academic Excursion
11Feb
Classes Resume
13-15Feb
Add/Drop Period
11-15Mar
MIDTERM WEEK
18-22Mar
Spring Break
5Apr
Tomb Sweeping Festival
19Apr
Last day to withdraw from a course
1May
Labor Day Holiday
6-10May
FINALS WEEK
10May
Closing Ceremony
13May
Last day to check out

Fall 2019

*Dates subject to change

11Aug
Arrive in Beijing. We’ll pick you up at the airport!
12-16Aug
Orientation
18-30Aug
Silk Road Academic Excursion
2Sep
Classes begin

13Sep
Mid-Autumn Festival
18-20Sep
Add/Drop period
30Sep
National Day Holiday [TBC office closed]
21-25Oct
MIDTERM WEEK
22Nov
Last day to withdraw from a course
9-13Dec
FINALS WEEK
13Dec
Closing Ceremony
16Dec
Last day to check out