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Summer 2020 Study Abroad to Costa Rica
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The purpose of this form is to reserve a spot for the Summer 2020 Study Abroad to Costa Rica. Students will be placed on a first-come first-served basis with priority given to STEM Honor Students. Scholarships are available for Galveston College STEM Honor Students.


Travel Details

  • Dates: Sunday June 7, 2020 to Friday June 19, 2020
  • Location: Soltis Center for Research & Education in San Isidro, Costa Rica
  • Visit Soltis Center for Research & Education in San Isidro, Costa Rica
  • Cost Includes: Round-trip flight, in-country travel, planned excursions, room & most meals, and travel insurance
  • Travel Cost: $2,250*
  • *Travel Cost does not include tuition and fees (estimated $362.00 in district)

Criteria for reserving your spot

    To reserve your spot (limited to 20) you must:
  • 1.complete and submit this form and
  • 2. pay your deposit of $250.00 to the Galveston College Business Office by March 30, 2020. Deposit may be paid with a credit card by phone (409-944-1362) or in person at Galveston College (4015 Avenue Q in Galveston).

Criteria for Participation

Once your spot is reserved, participation in the Study Abroad will require the following:
  • 1. You must register for the associated course(s) Environmental Science Summer 2020 Course (ENVI 1301 OR 1101) and/or GOVT 2305” to “ENVI 1301 and/or 1101.Registration for summer 2020 will be available on April 13, 2020.
  • 2. To register for a course at GC, you must be admitted to the College. If you are not currently a GC student, you will need to apply for admission prior to enrolling for the course
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  • 3. A valid passport.
  • 4. Payment in full of the trip cost of $2,250 by April 30, 2020. Monthly installments are encouraged and can be made through the Business Office.
If no, please put N/A

By submitting this online form, you affirm that you have read and understood the criteria and that all statements and responses made are true to the best of your knowledge.After submitting the reservation form. You will be contacted by Dr. Sandra Metoyer to confirm your reservation. Reservation is not complete until your $250 deposit has been made to the GC Business Office.


  • Study Abroad: Sandra Metoyer, Ph.D. – smetoyer@gc.edu
  • Stem Honors Program: Ana Sanchez, Ph.D. – asanchez@gc.edu