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Liberal arts courses taught in English are typically taught on a 16-week semester model:

FALL SEMESTER (2181) 

September

Week 1         3, Mon               Classes Begin

Week 1         3, Mon               First day of 3-day Add/Drop period 

Week 2         10, Mon             Last day of Add/Drop period

Week 2         11, Tue              First day to drop classes with a grade of "W"

Week 3/4     22, 23, 24          HOLIDAY - Mid-Autumn Festival - CLOSED

October

Week 5         1, 2, 3, 4,           HOLIDAY - Chinese National Day - CLOSED
                       5, 6, 7

December

Week 15       12, Wed            Last day to drop classes with a grade of "W"

Week 17       24, 25, 26, 27,  HOLIDAY - Christmas Holiday/Winter Break - CLOSED
                      28, 29, 30, 31

January

Week 18       1, Tue               HOLIDAY - New Years Day - CLOSED

Week 19       2, Wed             Classes resume - online format

Week 20       15, Tue            Last day of classes/exams

Week 20       18, Wed           Final grades due

JANUARY 21 - FEBRUARY 24: BREAK

SPRING SEMESTER (2185) 

February

Week 1         25, Mon           Classes Begin

Week 1         25, Mon           First day of Add/Drop period 

March

Week 2         4, Mon            Last day of Add/Drop period

Week 2         5, Tue             First day to drop classes with a grade of "W"

April

Week 6         5, Fri               HOLIDAY - Qing Ming Jie - CLOSED

May

Week 10       1, Wed           HOLIDAY - Labor Day - CLOSED*

Week 13       23, Thur         Last day to drop classes with a grade of "W"

June

Week 15       7, Fri              HOLIDAY* - Make-up class to be scheduled

Week 16       14, Fri            Last day of classes/exams

Week 17       19, Wed        Grades Due

 

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