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All registered students are suggested to meet for at least one of our pre-departure planning meetings on campus.

Program Schedule:

12/12/19, 4-5:30pm HSK test and planning meeting, 2/12, 3/4, 5/6, 6/10 4:30-6 pm in Library classroom 2610–pre-departure planning meetings.

The travel schedule may be updated further. Please check with faculty Lin Crowley for current updates for travel plan.  (Last updated on 12/28/19)

Study Trip proposed itinerary:






Sightseeing notes

June 22nd

Fly from America to Taipei, Taiwan

Travel from America to Taiwan

June 23th-June 28th Begin study program in Taipei, at Chinese Culture University

Start study program in Chinese Culture University. Daily language and culture study and field trips to Taipei 101, National Palace Museum, Pinglin Tea farm, Freedom Hall, night markets, Beitou Hot Springs Museum, etc.

June 28th-July 5th

Travel to Yinge, Ali Mountain, Taichung, Jiayi, Yilan, HuaLian, etc.

Study trip to visit YingGe pottery, Ali Mountain, Sun Moon Lake, Yunlin hand-puppy show, Water only green agriculture farm, Taiwan aboriginal village, etc.

July 5st Travel to Beijing or Shanghai, China, for four week scholarship-aided program Leave Taiwan to return to US for those who registered for Taiwan only summer program.  Those who are awarded scholarship will continue to travel to Beijing or Shanghai, China, for additional 4 weeks study trip.
July 6th -Aug. 21 4 weeks of program in Beijing’s Beijing Institute of Technology or East China Normal University in Shanghai. Chinese language and culture classes and cultural sites visits. Visit the Great Wall, Tian’An Men, Forbidden City for those who are in Beijing’s BIT, and 2 weeks home visit and study @ Shanghai’s East China Normal University.
July 31/Aug. 21

Fly back to the States

Flight back to sweet home in US
 Aug. 1 – Sept. 5 Arrive to the US, class meet weekly on Saturdays.
 September 5  Final presentation

9/5 meet for final presentation in Library 2610. Class meets every Saturdays for 2nd session after return from the study trip in TESC Computer Center’s 2610 room between 9am and 1pm for class seminar and presentations for those who register for 8 credits full session.

For more information, please contact faculty Lin Crowley at 360-867-6239, or email

Important Date

Prior to April 1st: Notify the faculty of your interest. Place a deposit of $300 at the College Cashier office in the Summer study in China & Taiwan program account or online payment via no later than May 10 (Please note the extension for the deposit date).

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