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  • Locations: Mexico City, Mexico; Yucat√°n Peninsula, Mexico
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • Restrictions: SRU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA Required: 2.5 Program Type: Faculty-Led
Language: English Program Advisor: Jenny Kawata, jenny.kawata@sru.edu
SRU Study Abroad Application Fee: 100 ISIC Card Fee: 25
Program Description:
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Program Overview | Faculty Leader Information | Program TimelineCosts| Health and Safety

Program Overview


This spring break program is a quick, fun, and affordable way to combine learning with international travel by examining the field of Anthropology/Archeology from the perspective of the communities and cultures of Mexico especially the regions of the Valley of Mexico and the Yucatan. Further information about the program is available from the faculty program leader, Dr. Aksel Casson, as well as the Office for Global Engagement which is located in Spotts World Culture Building-Room 002C.  This program is not associated with an academic course. As such, students are not eligible to use financial aid to offset the program costs noted below. 

Faculty Leader Information

Dr. Aksel Casson

Program Timeline


Timeline Important Dates
Fall publicity for Spring Break-Faculty Led Programs begins September, October, November 
Apply for your passport Immediately upon application
Student applications & application fee due Last day of Spring registration (November 15, 2019)
Official acceptances announced Last week of November/First week of December
Students billed for program fees Mid December
Airline reservations confirmed Mid January (airline charges are non-refundable once the reservation is confirmed in January 2020)
Pre-Departure meetings with Directors Mid January/February/March
Group departs Wednesday/Thursday/Friday before Spring Break (exact dates TBD)
Group returns Friday/Saturday/Sunday of Spring Break (exact dates TBD)

Costs


A non-refundable application fee of $125.00 will be paid at the time of application. The application fee covers the cost of an international student identity card ($25.00) and $100.00 non-refundable administrative fee. This spring break program to Mexico is not associated with a course and thus students are not eligible to apply for financial aid to cover the costs of the program noted below. 


Estimated Costs: $2099.00
Cost includes:
  • International airfare
  • Most program activities/site visits and excursions
  • Shared accommodations
  • Most breakfasts
  • In-country transportation
  • Basic international travel insurance (via the ISIC card noted above)
** We recommend an estimated $500.00-$600.00 in personal spending money to cover meals beyond breakfasts and incidentals including personal shopping. This estimate is determined by previous student reports of personal spending and may vary by participant.**
 

Health and Safety


For general safety and security information for students abroad visit U.S. Students Abroad. 
For information regarding vaccines and medicines visit the CDC. **Vaccines are the financial responsibility of the program participants and not covered in the above costs.
To learn more about international travel in this country, click here.
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Break 2020 11/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.