AIS Pre-Departure Checklist

Please complete each of the following steps in preparation for your China Seminar. As always, feel free to contact CLI anytime at
888-781-8383 or email CLI’s Director of Admissions at
  1. Complete CLI’s Student Information Form(
    Complete CLI’s Student Info Form by Monday, February 16. Be sure to enter information exactly as it appears on your passport. Your Program is titled “AIS Spring 2015 CS”.
  2. Secure Your International Airfare

    In order to ensure the safe arrival and departure of each student, EdOdyssey will purchase international round-trip airfare on your behalf and you will fly with the group (EdOdyssey provides international airfare ticketing services as a courtesy and does not charge any processing fees). In this case, DO NOT purchase airfare on your own. When completing the Student Information Form (see step #1 above), select Option 1 for “Ticketing Process” to indicate you will be flying with the group.

    The estimated cost of round-trip international airfare between Atlanta and Shanghai is 1400 USD. AIS will bill each participant for airfare cost once tickets have been purchased.

  3. Review CLI’s Pre-Departure Packet (
    In an effort to better prepare you for your time abroad, CLI has put together a detailed pre-departure packet. Be sure to review all information carefully and contact CLI at with any additional questions that you may have.
  4. Review CLI’s List of Online Learning Resources(
    A great selection of free Mandarin learning resources is available online. Please take at least one hour to review and familiarize yourself with each of the resources mentioned.
  5. Familiarize Yourself with Your Itinerary(
    Be sure to thoroughly review your China itinerary and, as always, feel free to contact CLI or EdOdyssey anytime.