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  • Locations: Stratford, Canada
  • Program Terms: FL-Summer Session I
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA Required: 2.5 Program Type: Faculty-Led
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

ENGL 389 Stratford Shakespeare offered during Summer Session I 2020 culminates with a trip to Stratford Ontario to see plays by William Shakespeare as well as other playwrights.  In addition to plays, students will tour the Festival Theatre, tour the Archives, speak with performers and tour the largest costume and prop warehouse in North America. The class will depart from Pittsburgh International Airport on Monday June 22nd and return on Friday June 26th. Students enrolled in this program would be responsible for the program cost noted below as well as 3 credits of summer tuition and fees. For more information, please contact the faculty program leader, Dr. Timothy Oldakowski or the Office for Global Engagement which is located in Spotts World Culture Building-Room 002. 

Faculty Leader Information

Dr. Timothy Oldakowski
English Department
311 B Spotts World Culture Building  

Program Timeline

Timeline Important Dates
Publicity for the program September, October, mid-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
Mandatory-Pre-Departure meetings  December 2019
Students billed for program fees late-March/early April (summer 2020 billing timeline)
Airline reservations confirmed mid-February
Group departs June 22, 2020 (Tentatively)
Group returns June 26, 2020 (Tentatively)


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 administrative fee

Estimated Costs: $800.00-1000.00 (exact cost TBA) plus summer tuition & fees (3 credits)
Cost includes:
  • International airfare
  • Most program activities/shows/tours
  • Shared accommodations
  • In-country transportation to and from the Toronto International Airport
  • Basic international travel insurance
** 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:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.