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Civic Engagement Abroad


Led By:

Dr. Marcela Uribe

Dates:

May 29 - July 2, 2018

Location:

Salamanca, Spain

Estimated Cost: 

$3,865

Course:

UNIV 3320 - Community Engagement and Agents of Change
(Cross-listed - UNIV 4390 Capstone Experience)
Community Service opportunities for all majors.

Includes:

Most Meals
Academic & Cultural Excursions
Accommodations - Hotel in Madrid and Homestay in Salamanca
Health Insurance
Local Transportation
*Program cost does not include airfare and TAMIU tuition and fees. 

Tentative Itinerary

 


Week 1

May 29 - Depart from Laredo, Texas

May 30 - Arrive in Madrid and transfer to Salamanca

ISA Orientation

Salamanca City Tour

Service-Learning Orientation

Introduction to Service-Learning Organizations

Free Weekend

Week 2

Service-Learning Assignments

Daily Group Reflection Periods

Free Weekend

Week 3

Service-Learning Assignments

Daily Group Reflection Periods

Free Weekend

Week 4

Service-Learning Assignments

Daily Group Reflection Periods

Free Weekend

Week 5

Service-Learning Assignments

Daily Group Reflection Periods

Depart to Madrid

Attend Flamenco Show

Guided Walking Tour of Madrid

Guided Tour of the Prado

Farewell Dinner in Madrid

July 2 - Depart to U.S.


Forms


Important Dates


February 15

APPLICATION AND $200 NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE ARE DUE.

March 15

STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS DUE.

March 20

PROGRAM MUST BE PAID IN FULL.

April 2 - 6

MANDATORY PROGRAM MEETING TO DISCUSS AIRFARE, ITINERARY AND COURSEWORK (TIME AND LOCATION TBA)

April 20

MANDATORY ORIENTATION: TRAVEL, TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, CULTURE, HEALTH AND SAFETY, AND GENERIC TIPS.
NOTE: THE STUDENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CHARGES NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM COST PAID ON HIS/HER BEHALF.

 Study Abroad Admission Requirements

*Students interested in participating that do not meet study abroad requirements may be reviewed on a case by case basis for admissions.

Program Refunds**

Withdrawal from a study abroad program must be communicated by submitting the Study Abroad Withdrawal Form . The application fee of $200 is non-refundable, unless TAMIU cancels the program. TAMIU will refund recoverable tuition and costs as determined by IE. Refunds will be calculated from the date IE is notified in writing of your intent to withdraw based on the program payment schedule. TAMIU is not responsible for indirect costs paid directly by students, including but not limited to passport fees, vaccinations, and transportation costs.

*TAMIU reserves the right to make changes to this itinerary as deemed appropriate by the program leader due to unforeseen circumstances. However, every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as closely as possible.
**TAMIU reserves the right to adjust program fees or cancel any program without prior notification; however, every effort will be made to provide information on cancellations in a timely manner. In the event TAMIU cancels the program, TAMIU will refund application fees and recoverable program fees.

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