East China Normal University Application and Acceptance Timeline

Action

Fall Semester

Winter Semester

Apply to study abroad in OASIS (GVSU application system)

Deadline for COMPLETED Application: FEB. 1

Deadline for COMPLETED Application: SEPT 10

PIC sends Host University application instructions to student

1-2 weeks after Feb. 1 deadline

1-2 weeks after Sept. 10 deadline

ECNU application materials due back to PIC

Mid-March

Late September

Student attends required PIC pre-departure orientation

Select one session to attend from February to April

Select one session to attend from September to November

ECNU sends email notification of acceptance to be followed by official acceptance letter by mail to GVSU. Once students receive acceptance, they can purchase their flight.

April/May

October/November

Apply for housing through online through ECNU

April/May

October/November

Student applies for student visa with official acceptance letter from ECNU (visa application can only be submitted within 90 days of program start date) View the China Visa Guide for more information.

June/July

November/December

Tuition payment due to GVSU (see regular tuition payment deadline schedule)

Late August

Mid-December

Travel to China

Early September

Early February

Return to US

Late December

Early July

ECNU sends transcript to GVSU

March

September