Study Abroad

Short-Term Programs

Fall 2016 Travel-Embedded and Winter Term 2017

1.  CHECK AVAILABILITY.

See the STATUS CHART below to see which programs are open, wait listed, or closed.

2.  COMPARE.

See the COST, CREDIT, AND PREREQUISITES CHART to compare all available programs.

3.  LEARN MORE.  

Research specific programs by viewing PROGRAM BROCHURE PAGES. Each brochure page lists course description, tentative itinerary, and further contact information.

4.  ATTEND THE FAIR.

Stop by the SHORT-TERM GLOBAL PROGRAMS FAIR to learn more about available programs:

Thursday, March 31
9:30 AM - 12 PM
Young Commons (rain location: McKinnon)

Program leaders, program alumni, and GEC staff will be available to talk with you about open programs to kick off the Rolling Period for applications.  

5.  APPLY.    

***New applications will be reviewed on a rolling and space-available basis starting March 31.***

Once you've selected your top choice, start your application by clicking "APPLY NOW" from the program brochure page. Submit all of the application elements, including the $400 application deposit.

You can apply to only ONE program.

6.  MEET DEADLINES.  

Make sure you know the APPLICATION AND CANCELLATION DEADLINES:

  • 10 AM, March 1, 2016: Priority period begins for all programs. 

  • 11:59 PM, March 17, 2016: Priority period deadline.  All applications received during priority period are reviewed for eligibility and merit rather than time of submission. 

  • March 29, 2016: Notification begins.  The GEC will send notifications via email for all applications received by priority period deadline.

  • March 29, 2016: Change period begins.  Students that submitted applications during the priority period can switch into available programs by submitting a Change Form (available March 29). 

  • March 31, 2016: Rolling period begins.  New applications will be accepted and reviewed on a space-available basis.

  • Sept. 1, 2016:  Final application deadline.  **Students that cancel after this date will not have the deposit refunded.** 

7.  ASK.

Still have questions? Consult the following resources:

Stop by the GEC for QUICK QUESTIONS, every Wednesday 2:30-4 PM and Thursday 10-11:30 AM in Global Commons 360. No appointment necessary.

Contact a GLOBAL AMBASSADOR to learn more from Study Abroad and Study USA alumni.

Read the STUDY ABROAD BLOGS to learn more about past participants' experiences.


Programs Status Chart

The information below is subject to change at any time as the Global Education Center receives new applications, cancellations, or change forms.

For the most up-to-date information, contact the Global Education Center (GEC) in Global Commons 360 or by phone at 336-278-6700.

To CHANGE into an open program:

  • Complete a Change Form and email it to global@elon.edu.

To CANCEL your participation in a program:

  • Accepted students: Complete the Winter Term Withdrawal questionnaire in your program application.
  • Wait list students: Email your intent to withdraw to global@elon.edu.  Note: this is withdrawing your participating entirely--this is NOT part of the process for changing into an available program.

Below is the current status of Short-Term Study Abroad and Study USA programs. 

 Please note that closed courses are at full capacity.  We are no longer adding anyone to the wait list. 

FALL TRAVEL-EMBEDDED COURSESOPENWAITLISTCLOSED
Iceland: The Crucible of Fire & Ice x    
Peru: Wilderness & Adventure Therapy     x
WINTER TERM PROGRAMS      
Australia: Ecotourism     x
Australia: The Stolen Generation x    
Australia & New Zealand: Film     x
Barbados: Culture, Sport, & Media   x  
Boston: Mindful America, Mindful Elon x    
Brazil: Culture & Community Engagement  *CANCELLED for 2017 -- -- --
Business in the Pacific Rim     x
China: The Flying Dragon x    
Costa Rica: Human Service Studies Practicum x    
Costa Rica Jungle: Community, Conservation, & Service     x
Costa Rica: Language, Culture, & Ecotourism x    
Disney: Happiest Place? The Science of Happiness x    
Displacement and Resettlement: The Lives of Refugees in North Carolina x    
Dominican Republic: Baseball & Tourism x    
EUROMED: East Meets West   x  
France: Eat, Pray, Love - Sacred Space and the Place of Religion x    
Ghana: Performing Arts in Cultural Context x    
Ghana: West African History and Culture x    
Great Structures of Europe: Technology and History    x  
Greece: Classics in Context x    
Hawaii: Nation or State?    x  
Holocaust Journey   x  
India: Education & Development *CANCELLED for 2017 -- -- --
India's Identities: Religion, Caste, & Gender x    
India: Public Health Practicum   x  
Ireland: An Introduction to its Literature, Culture, & History     x
Italy's Heritage: Past is Present   x  
Malawi: The Warm Heart of Africa   x  
Miami: Ecology, Conservation, & Sustainability x    
New York City: Wealth and Poverty x    
New York City & Alamance County: Gender Violence x    
Peru: The Living Heritage of the Andes: Language, Society & Environment   x  
South Africa: The Call of South Africa     x
Spain & Morocco: Historical & Contemporary Encounters x    
The Sundance Film Festival Experience   x  
Vietnam: Business & Culture    x  
Washington, D.C.: Democracy in Transition: The Inauguration x    
World War II in Europe: Life in a Time of War   x  

UPDATED 7/8/2016