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Spring Term Abroad 2014

Time Line

SEPTEMBER 2013

Wednesday, September 25th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Study Abroad Fair - Science Hall - an opportunity to talk to faculty leading Spring Term Abroad programs.

OCTOBER 2013

Tuesday, October 15th (Stackhouse Theater) 7 p.m. General information meeting, preceded by adequate publicity, for all students interested in any spring-term program. All spring-term directors should be present and must have available for distribution the completed Information for Students form. There will be individual break-away sessions with the program directors in classrooms designated in Huntley, Reid and Science Halls.

Thursday, October 24th - Deadline for students to submit Application to CIE and to apply for financial aid (to the Financial Aid Office) for STA 2014.

NOVEMBER 2013

Friday, November 1st - Program Directors notify students of acceptance into program.  Roster of accepted students sent to CIE by Program Directors.

During Thanksgiving break - Award notification to students by Financial Aid Office.

DECEMBER 2013

December 2nd - Students submit fully signed Agreement of Responsible Travel form and deposit of $250 to CIE, refundable only in case of medical emergency or if the program is canceled. If a student is on full financial aid for the course, no deposit is necessary. All students are committed to the full program cost following the schedule below as of Jan. 15, 2014, again only to be waived or refunded in case of medical emergency or program cancellation. Remaining payments should be scheduled in the following increments directly to the Business Office: 1/3 by Jan. 31, 1/3 by Feb. 28 and 1/3 by Mar. 31. All payments should be made payable to 'Washington & Lee University, Spring Term Abroad Program' and must indicate on the check 'item line' the course number and program director name

December 9th - CIE gets updated roster to the Financial Aid Office and to the Business Office.

JANUARY 2014

January 15 - ‘Drop-dead date' for students to withdraw from program without incurring full financial obligation.

MARCH 2014

March: Dates to be decided: Pre-departure orientation meeting for all Spring Term Abroad students organized by the CIE.