Tufts@BNU Program Application Memo

Tufts Global Education

November 23, 2020

Dear Tufts in China Students,

As many of you know, Tufts Global Education has been working with BNU to set up the Tufts@BNU Program for the spring semester of 2021. While we are still finalizing a few details with BNU, we are pleased to inform you that the application to the spring semester program at BNU starts today, November 13, 2020. The application ends at 11:59pm, Friday, December 11, 2020, Beijing time.

Please review very carefully the information provided here before applying.

  1. Information on Tufts@BNU Program
  2. List of BNU Colleges & Schools
  3. List of BNU majors
  4. BNU Academic Calendar
  5. BNU Dorm Info at Changping Campus
  6. Tufts@BNU application form (The PDF file is for reference only, so that you know what information and documents you need for your application. You must fill out the form online at: Tufts@BNU Application-S2021. Please gather all the information and documents you need before you start your application.

Please also consider the following additional information:

  1. COVID-19 could possibly impact the program, as with all locations, and we are working on contingency plans with BNU. We will update you soon on the parameters.
  2. Accordingly, you are advised to keep your Tufts course registrations for the time being even if you are applying to the Tufts@BNU Program.
  3. You will need to plan your course selection at BNU and online Tufts courses in close consultation with your Tufts Advising Deans, Faculty Advisor, and relevant Tufts academic departments to map out your spring semester plan as you work toward your degree.
  4. BNU spring semester dates:
    • Registration for Tufts students on February 21, 20201
    • Classes end in June
    • Final exams completed in June*
    • Summer vacation starts at BNU: 7/10*

*Tufts students may be able to leave BNU earlier once they complete their final exams, which usually take place in mid-June. It depends on your courses. We will keep you posted.

We hope that this Tufts@BNU option, in addition to taking online courses from Tufts, will meet the needs of our students in China. It provides a valuable residential experience during a difficult time.

If you have any questions regarding the spring semester program at BNU, please submit your questions at: Tufts@BNU S2021 Info Session. We will address your questions at an information session, which we will hold later this month. We will send you the information on the information session soon.

Please review the information carefully before applying. If you decide to apply, please do so by 11:59pm, Friday, December 11, 2020, Beijing time.  You can submit your application here:  Tufts@BNU Application-S2021.

Stay safe and well.


Mingquan Wang
Faculty Director, Tufts in Beijing, Tufts Global Education

Mala Ghosh
Associate Dean and Senior Director, Tufts Global Education