Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Travel this summer to Costa Rica and stay in the Monte Verde Cloud Forest!

Purpose

The purpose of this form is to reserve a spot for the Summer 2018 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 3, 2018 to Friday June 15, 2018
  • Location: Soltis Center for Research & Education in San Isidro, Costa Rica (http://soltiscentercostarica.tamu.edu/)
  • Travel Cost: $2,750*
    • Cost Includes: Round-trip flight, in-country travel, planned excursions, room & most meals, and travel insurance
      • *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 $450.00 to the Galveston College Business Office by March 30, 2018. 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 Environmental Science Summer 2018 Course (ENVI 1301 & 1101). Registration for summer 2018 will be available on April 16, 2018.
  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 (https://gc.edu/admissions/new-students/).
  3. A valid passport.
  4. Payment in full of the trip cost of $2,750 by April 30, 2018. Monthly installments are encouraged and can be made through the Business Office.

Register Now!

Reservation Form:

 

Contact

Name

Address

City

State

Zip Code

Phone

Email

GC Student ID Number (if applicable)


Student Status

Where are you currently enrolled in school?

If at Galveston College, are you a STEM Honor Student?

YesNo

What is your declared major?

Do you have a current passport?

YesNo

Have you traveled outside of the United States previously?

YesNo


Affirmation Statements

I understand that reserving a spot for the Costa Rica Study Abroad requires completion of this form AND payment of a $450 deposit.

YesNo

I understand completion of this form and payment of my deposit does not guarantee a spot. Only 20 spots are available and will be filled on a first-come first-served basis with priority given to GC STEM Honor Students. Your paid deposit will be refunded if the trip is at capacity at the time of your reservation.

YesNo

 I understand that in order to participate I must apply and be accepted as a student to GC and enrolled for ENVI 1301 & 1101 for summer 2018.

YesNo

I understand I will need a valid passport.

YesNo

I understand the deposit of $450 must be paid to the Galveston College Business Office by March 30, 2018. The balance ($2,300) is due by April 30, 2018.  Monthly installments are encouraged and can be made through the Business Office.

YesNo

By submitting this online form, you affirm that you have read and understand 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 $450 deposit has been made to the GC Business Office by March 30, 2018.


Contact

Study Abroad:

Stem Honors Program: