This spring break program is a quick, fun, and affordable way to combine learning with international travel by examining Art from the perspective of the communities and cultures of Belgium and The Netherlands. Students participating in the spring break program must be enrolled in Art 420 during the Spring 2020 semester. Further information is available from the faculty program leader, Dr. Kurt Pitluga, as well as the Office for Global Engagement which is located in Spotts World Culture Building-Room 002C.
Faculty Leader Information
Dr. Kurt Pitluga
005 Art Building
|Fall publicity for Spring Break Programs begins
||September, October, November
|Apply for your passport
||Immediately upon application (a copy of your passport will be due in December 2019)
|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
|Airline reservations confirmed
||Mid January (airline fees are non-refundable once the reservations are confirmed in January 2020)
|Pre-Departure meetings with Directors
||Wednesday/Thursday/Friday before Spring Break (exact dates TBD)
||Friday/Saturday/Sunday of Spring Break (exact dates TBD)
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. Applicants are responsible for meeting with Financial Aid in 107 Maltby Center to determine financial aid eligibility to cover program costs noted below. Financial Aid eligibility cannot be guaranteed.
Estimated Costs: $2099.00
- International airfare
- Most program activities/site visits and excursions
- Shared accommodations
- Most breakfasts
- In-country transportation
- Basic international travel insurance
** We recommend between $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 expenditures 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.