Beijing Pre-Orientation Program Application

The Beijing Pre-Orientation Program is open to incoming first-year University of Chicago undergraduate students only. Applications from outside the University are not accepted.

The online application will be available starting May 1 and must be submitted by May 31.

Admission decisions will be communicated by June 9. Students will then receive pre-departure information and instructions for booking travel from Study Abroad.

If no, please take steps to obtain/renew your passport as soon as possible:

Your statement should address how this experience will fit into the scheme of your education at the University of Chicago. You may wish to comment on what you feel will be the most challenging (or most rewarding) about the program, or what you hope to gain from your time in Beijing. Please be sure to let us know about your prior travel experience, if any, and your language skills (Chinese or otherwise). Each application is examined on the basis of this statement, along with the applicant’s existing application materials on file with the University of Chicago.