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Winter 2017: Cuba ART - micro
January 09, 2017 - January 30, 2017
This program is closed. Please contact the faculty director for more information.



Meetings
Interest Meetings:
03/03/2016 5:30 PM - 6:30 PMGore 117
03/09/2016 5:30 PM - 6:30 PMGore 117
03/23/2016 4:30 PM - 5:30 PMGore 117
04/11/2016 4:30 PM - 5:30 PMGore 222
04/13/2016 4:30 PM - 5:30 PMGore 117
Orientation Meetings - attend ALL of the following:
12/16/2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMONLINE
Health Meetings - attend one of the following:
09/15/2016 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMStudent Health Services conference room
10/05/2016 3:00 PM - 4:00 PMStudent Health Services conference room
Program Notes
This program is highly competitive and will accept only a limited number of applicants. Interview appointments and acceptance decisions are at the discretion of the faculty director.
Program Description
Based in Havana, you’ll interact with a variety of people as you study art, photography, history, and culture. In addition, you’ll learn about Spanish, African, Russian, and U.S. influences on music, religion, architecture, politics and history through visits to galleries, museums, music venues, and cultural sites. Walking the streets of Havana is a visual adventure. This winter session program includes a variety of excursions in Havana and includes a three-day trip to the spectacularly lush Vinales Valley in the center of the country.

 Students reside in double rooms. You will spend 5 days in a hotel in Old Havana, then the remaining time in Havana in casas particular (private homes).  
 
Whether you’re interested in Cuban history, art, your own photography or preserved 1950s U.S. cars, the Winter Session in Cuba is your chance to visit this fascinating country as relations with the U.S. improve and before the embargo is officially lifted, which will radically change everything.
 
For a closer look at the experience check out this slideshow from our 2015 Cuba program - http://bit.ly/1SdPmy9

The course is open to any major, even non-UD students. No previous experience in art or photography is necessary.

The Program Fee covers housing, all program-related excursions, some meals and international medical insurance.  Students will be housed in hotels and private homes, including breakfast most days, along with 1-2 group dinners. Students are responsible for the remainder of their meals. 
 
The Program Fee does NOT include airfare to/from Cuba, nor airport transfers within the U.S.  The program officially begins when students arrive in Cuba.  Students will receive detailed travel instructions after acceptance, explaining how and where to purchase their plane ticket. See the Cost section below for estimate airfare.  For this program, plane tickets have been reserved for the group, and students are strongly encouraged to purchase as part of the group reservation.
 
ACCESSIBILITY: Participants with disabilities should know that accessibility and accommodation in some program locations may differ from the United States. Transit systems and legacy building construction practices may not meet U.S. accessibility standards, and alternative access to public transportation, buildings, or public sites cannot be guaranteed. But UD students with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to study abroad. Review these questions with the Office of Disability Support Services to determine whether this program can meet your accommodation needs.
 
ACCESSIBILITY: Participants with disabilities should know that accessibility and accommodation in some program locations may differ from the United States. Transit systems and legacy building construction practices may not meet U.S. accessibility standards, and alternative access to public transportation, buildings, or public sites cannot be guaranteed. But UD students with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to study abroad. Review these questions with the Office of Disability Support Services to determine whether this program can meet your accommodation needs.
Program Courses
Students must enroll in all credit-bearing courses for a grade. Only the UNIV (zero credit) course may be taken pass/fail. Audit registration is not permitted on UD Travel Study. Please refer to the University Catalog to verify requirements and prerequisites
All students must enroll in at least 3 credits, as well as the 0-credit UNIV course.
ART 367: Cuba! Arts and Culture in Transition (3 credits)
Students experience a range of Cuban art and design, collecting visual records through photography and other media that are collected into a journal. Photography skills are learned and practiced. Students study contemporary and historical art and design considering the social, political, and cultural events that surround them.
UNIV 370-041: Winter/Summer Study Abroad - Cuba ART (0 credits) pass/fail
Students are asked to reflect upon changes in their knowledge, skills, and attitudes that occur due to their study abroad experience.
Satisfies the following requirements:
Discovery Learning
Requirements
For all participants, a formal application is necessary, including at least one recommendation. An interview may be conducted in person or by telephone.

A transcript is required from Non-UD applicants only. Non-UD students, please send a copy of your official transcript to: IGS, Clayton Hall, 100 David Hollowell Drive, Newark, DE 19716 USA.

Study abroad at the University of Delaware is highly competitive. Please review the study abroad acceptance process. If you are not selected for your first choice program, we encourage you to apply to another program.
Costs
How much does it cost?.
  • University of Delaware Tuition/Fees for one Winter Session
  • Travel Study Program Fee
    • Usually covers: housing, all program-related excursions and some meals (check with the program's faculty director for details).
    • Does NOT cover: airfare to/from the program site and ground transportation to/from the U.S. departure airport. For planning purposes only, we estimate roundtrip airfare to be approximately $1,000.00.
  • Plan ahead for how to pay for travel study, and make sure you understand the costs associated with your program.
When and how do I pay?
If you are offered acceptance to the program, you will have 3 days to withdraw without financial penalty. After the 3 days have passed, you will be officially accepted to the program, and IGS will post the full Program Fee and Tuition/Fees to your UD student account.
  • An initial payment of $1000.00 will be due in mid-May.
  • The balance of the Program Fee and Tuition/Fees will be due in early January.
  • Payments are submitted through My Finances in UDSIS.
  • All charges, once posted to your account, are considered non-refundable.
Other important things to note:
  • Program Fees are subject to change until the group's departure date. Final Program Fees may increase due to unforeseen local cost increases, fluctuations in exchange rates, or changes in the group size.
  • IGS reserves the right to cancel a program at any time due to under-enrollment, safety/health/security issues, staffing issues, or any other relevant reason. If your program is cancelled, you will receive a full refund of all Program Fees paid.
Delaware ResidentNon-Delaware Resident
Final Tuition based on current year$1,443.00$3,870.00
Final Program Fee$4,000.00$4,000.00
UD Registration & Activities Fee$30.00$30.00
Total to be charged to UD account (final)$5,473.00$7,900.00
Plus Airfare Estimate (purchased separately)$1,000.00$1,000.00
Scholarships
Financial need-based scholarships are available to UD undergraduates on a competitive basis. To be considered, students must have a current FAFSA on-file with Student Financial Services. For more details, please see our scholarships page.
Deadlines
All charges, once posted to your account, are considered non-refundable. Payments are submitted through My Finances in UDSIS.
Submit Program Application by 5pm onApril 20, 2016
Acceptance and Scholarship AnnouncedApril 29, 2016
$1,000.00 Initial Payment Due *mid-May
Program Fee Balance, Tuition and Fees Dueearly January
*All students will receive an email when they are accepted to a program and will have 10 days from that notification to make their $1,000.00 Initial Payment.
Please note that this program is highly competitive and will accept only a limited number of applicants.
Contacts
Colette Gaiter
Faculty Director
Art
Recitation Hall 206
302-507-5755
cgaiter@udel.edu

Program information is subject to change at any time. Please check this web site periodically for updates.




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