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Level of Support: USAC, Chengdu, China

On-Site Staff:

A USAC-China Resident Director is located on-site to provide services specifically for USAC students. The Resident Director coordinates an airport pick-up for students who participate in the USAC Group Flight option, as well as an orientation upon arrival where you will be paired with "Chinese buddies" to help you adjust to the new culture. The Resident Director will also assist in arranging accommodation. The Resident Director is available to students as much or as little as they need them.

USAC does provide field trips that are included in the program fees, as well as optional tours and field studies which are available at an additional cost. To see some past excursions, click here.

Health & Disability Resources:

If you become sick or injured, the Resident Director on-site with assist you with locating a medical facility in Chengdu, and they can go with you and speak on your behalf if a language barrier is present. 

USAC will do their best to accommodate any disabilities, but services cannot be guaranteed or may be different than what you are used to in the United States. Please contact the Study Abroad Coordinator to begin exploring what services might be available to you. 

More Information:

If you still have questions on level of support, you can contact the Study Abroad Coordinator, Jenna Krosch (

After acceptance into the program, you will obtain more information about services, at your program location, in your program guide and in orientation materials. 

To see more information on disability accommodations, please see our website called Students with Disabilities