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Chinese Tutoring Services:

Individual Chinese language tutoring is offered to those who would like to have one-on-one time with an instructor to learn Chinese language and culture. The teaching time is based on the individual’s/teacher’s schedule.  Classes are normally M-F from 9am-5pm and meet once a week at the Confucius Institute for 1 hour.  Payment is made during the first class you meet for the entire month.

Student: $25/hour; IUPUI Staff Faculty: $30/hour; Regular: $35/hour

Group (2 People): Student: $40/hour; IUPUI Staff Faculty: $45/hour; Regular: $55/hour

Group (3 People): Student: $55/hour; IUPUI Staff Faculty: $60/hour; Regular: $75/hour

Classes meet at the IUPUI Confucius Institute

If interested, please email and let us know your proposed schedule (include all times/days you are available to have the class) and we will get back to you.  Parking is the student’s responsibility.  Normally tutoring is offered during the fall and spring semesters due to our summer camps.

Chinese Translation Services (standard):

For standard documents such as drivers license, diploma, hukou or marriage certificate, the following rates apply: non-students $25.00/document; Students $20.00/document.  Please allow 2 business days to be completed.  If you need same day service, an extra $10 per document will be added.  Usually same day service takes about 15 minutes depending on the translators availability.  For these type of translations we will need to see the actual document in person.  We accept cash or check only made payable to IUPUI.   Please make sure to have both cards of your driver’s license.  It is your responsibility to find out which states allow you to drive as each state has its own unique laws.  Indiana recognizes our translation for 1 year.

Chinese Translation Services (other):

For all other documents, such as official transcripts, medical reports, etc… a rate of $.12 to $.25 per word may be charged. Quotes are assessed based on deadline and technicality of the document and therefore we may reserve the right to decline translations based on this.  Please send a copy of the document to and the date you need it to be completed.  We will then send you a quote.  We will start on the document once you have approved our quote.  We accept cash or check only made payable to IUPUI.

Chinese Interpretation Services:

Chinese-English interpretation services are offered at rates of $100/hour or $600/day for parties, and $50/hour or $300/day for nonprofits.  A particular day is defined as no more than 6 hours (lunch hours excluded).  We hold the same standard as the AIIC ( has for conference interpreters.  Please let us know your proposed schedule (with dates/times needed), brief background on your event and what kind of expertise you are looking for in the interpreter and at least a two week notice.  We normally serve the Indianapolis metropolitan area.  You may send this information to  We may reserve the right to decline interpretations based on technicality and availability. We accept check only made payable to IUPUI.

Payment and additional information

We only accept cash (no bills larger than $20) or preferably check made payable to “IUPUI”.  We must receive payment before we can provide you with service.  Payment can be made in person or mailed to Confucius Institute, IUPUI, 425 University Blvd., CA 129, Indianapolis, IN 46202.

CONTACT: 317-278-7900;

Due to holiday breaks, summer vacation and cultural events we apologize for any delay in our responses.