2022 May Term Abroad Faculty-Led Programs are currently being organized.

  • Pricing for the below programs will be announced in October.
  • Applications will be available on this page December 1.
  • Applications and deposits for the Camino program are due January 15; all other program applications and deposits are due February 1.
  • Funding applications are due January 15.

Please be aware, College policy prohibits running programs whose location has a U.S. State Department Travel Advisory of Level 3 or higher and/or a Level 3 CDC Travel Health Notice.  However, programs are currently being organized in the expectation that most countries' rankings will improve.  All programs will be reviewed again in early 2022.

Please note: all program participants are required to be vaccinated against Covid-19; proof of vaccination will be confirmed during the application process.


RELIGION
Dr. Gardner Harris and Dr. John Green
Full Program Description: forthcoming

  • Location: El Camino de Santiago, Spain
  • Dates: June 30 – August 6, 2022
  • Courses: 3 Credits – Religion 285
    COMPASS Eligibility: TBD
  • Cost: The estimated cost will cover one course, travel medical insurance, room and partial board, public transportation and museum entrance fees. It does not include airfare, textbooks, most meals, and personal expenditures. The final program cost will be determined based upon the number of students enrolled and will also include airfare for those on the group flight.  The estimated cost will be announced in October.
  • Funding Application: Due January 15 (H-SC students only)
  • Application Link: Posted here December 1
    Application and $500 deposit due January 15.
  • Student Notification:  Students will be notified of their acceptance status via their College/University email by January 25, in most cases. Please note: due to course caps, not all applicants who meet the eligibility requirements may be accepted to the program.
  • Special Notice: This is a physically intensive course that includes walking 435 miles through northern Spain and overnight stays in pilgrim hostels (albergues) most nights.

SPANISH IMMERSION
Professors Germán Salinas & Dieudonné Afatsawo
Full program description: LINK

  • Location: Alcalá de Henares, Spain
  • Dates: May 24 - June 25, 2022
  • Courses: 6 Credits -- Spanish 201 & 202
    or 2 Spanish upper-level courses
    COMPASS eligibility: TBD
  • Cost: The estimated cost will cover two courses, group excursions, travel medical insurance, and housing in an Alcalá family home with three meals a day and laundry service once a week. It does not include airfare, textbooks, or personal expenditures. The final program cost will be determined based upon the number of students enrolled and will also include airfare for those on the group flight.  The estimated cost will be announced in October.
  • Funding Application: Due January 15 (H-SC students only)
  • Application Link: Posted here December 1
    Application and $500 deposit due Feb 1.
  • Student Notification:  Students will be notified of their acceptance status via their College/University email by February 15, in most cases. Please note: due to course caps, not all applicants who meet the eligibility requirements may be accepted to the program.

ECONOMICS & BUSINESS
Dr. Justin Isaacs and Dr. Gregory Dempster
Full Program Description: forthcoming

  • Location: Forthcoming
  • Dates: June 15 - July 5, 2022
  • Courses: 6 Credits – ECON 201 (required) + ECON 261 or BUSN 263
    (Final project may be due after return.)
    COMPASS Eligibility: TBD
  • Cost: The estimated cost will cover two courses, travel medical insurance, room and partial board, public transportation and day trips. It does not include airfare, textbooks, some meals, and personal expenditures. The final program cost will be determined based upon the number of students enrolled and will also include airfare for those on the group flight.  The estimated cost will be announced in October.
  • Funding Application: Due January 15 (H-SC students only)
  • Application Link: Posted here December 1
    Application and $500 deposit due Feb 1.
  • Student Notification:  Students will be notified of their acceptance status via their College/University email by February 15, in most cases. Please note: due to course caps, not all applicants who meet the eligibility requirements may be accepted to the program.

 


GERMAN IMMERSION
Dr. Dirk Johnson (H-SC) & Dr. Brett Martz (Longwood University)
Full Program Description: forthcoming

  • Location: Münster, Germany
  • Open to Non-HSC Students
  • Dates: May 24 - July 3, 2022
  • Courses: 6 Credits -- German 201/202 or 2 German upper level courses
    COMPASS Eligibility: GERM 201 Off-Campus Compass (EL), Humanities Division
  • Cost: The estimated cost will cover two courses, travel medical insurance, room and partial board, public transportation in Münster, and day trips. It does not include airfare, textbooks, some meals, and personal expenditures. The final program cost will be determined based upon the number of students enrolled and will also include airfare for those on the group flight.  The estimated cost will be announced in October.
  • Funding Application: Due January 15 (H-SC students only)
  • Application Link: Posted here December 1
    Application and $500 deposit due Feb 1.
  • Student Notification:  Students will be notified of their acceptance status via their College/University email by February 15, in most cases. Please note: due to course caps, not all applicants who meet the eligibility requirements may be accepted to the program.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be in good academic standing (2.0 or higher GPA) by the end of the fall semester before departure.
  • The Dean of Students reviews the disciplinary records of all applicants. Students may apply while currently under probation, as long as their sanctions will be completed before their program begins. Students with problematic disciplinary histories might not be approved, whether they are currently on probation or not. Students placed on disciplinary probation after being approved or who have not completed all imposed sanctions prior to departure may have that approval revoked.
  • Certain programs are open to students from other colleges and universities.

Deposits and Deadlines

  • Program Applications are available on each program's description page December 1.
  • Program Applications and $500 deposits are due February 1.
  • Program applications will be reviewed after the deadline and students will be notified of their acceptance status in most cases by February 15.
  • Please note:  Due to course caps, some programs may not accept all applicants who meet all the eligibility requirements.

Deposits
Deposits are due the same day as applications and can be paid via CashNet when completing the online application or mailed in by check. If paying by check, please do the following:

  • Make check payable to Hampden-Sydney College and add the program's name on the memo line. Mail to the following address:

Hampden-Sydney Business Office
Box 127, Hampden-Sydney College
Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943

Cancellation and Refund Policy

A signed application form and payment of a $500 deposit constitute an agreement by the student to participate fully in the program and an obligation to pay all program fees. (In particular, the student is responsible for payment of all program fees in the event that he or she later withdraws from the program. The student's financial obligation will be reduced by the amount of the refund, if any, received upon withdrawal from the program.) The Office of Global Education and Study Abroad has the authorization to begin making payments to airlines, hotels, and other service providers on the student's behalf from the date of the deposit.

The deposit is refundable in two cases: if the program is cancelled, or if a student who has completed an application is rejected for the program.  Reasons for rejection include, but are not limited to GPA, lack of a pre-requisite, disciplinary record concern, and are at the discretion of the faculty program director and the director of the Global Education and Study Abroad Office.  However, if a student pays the deposit and is not accepted to the program based on failing to complete the application requirements, as determined by the Office of Global Education and Study Abroad director, the $500 is non-refundable.

Students accepted to the program who wish to withdraw must notify the director of the Office of Global Education and Study Abroad as soon as the decision to withdraw is made. Notice of withdrawal must be in writing and signed by the student. In all voluntary withdrawal cases or in the case of students who are removed from the program after acceptance due to violations of the Honor Code/Code of Student Conduct, the $500 non-refundable deposit will be forfeited and the following schedule will be used to determine refund amounts.

  • Withdrawal/removal before March 7: 50% of the remaining program/travel fees will be charged; tuition will be refunded
  • Withdrawal/removal between March 7 and April 7: 75% of the remaining program/travel fees will be charged; tuition will be refunded
  • Withdrawal/removal between April 7 and May 15: 100% of program/travel fees will be charged; tuition will be refunded
  • Withdrawal/removal between May 15 and program conclusion: 100% of program/travel fees will be charged; tuition will not be refunded​

In the event an unexpected emergency occurs within 30 days before the first day of the program, students must provide a physician's certification that his or her condition prohibits participation. In this case, refunds will be limited to only those funds Hampden-Sydney is able to recover or that have not already been spent on behalf of the student.  

 

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