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Annual Summer Study in India

Annual Summer Study in India

Information Sessions for Summer Study Abroad

  • Mon. January 25, Noon-1 p.m., Des Plaines, Rm 2430
  • Tues. January 26, 4-5 p.m., Des Plaines, Rm 2430
  • Wed. January 27, 4-5 p.m., Des Plaines, Rm 2430
  • Thurs. January 28, 11-Noon, Skokie, Rm B202

Download the program overview (pdf file).

View a short VIDEO about the progam.

To set up an individual informational meeting, contact Katherine Schuster, Global Studies coordinator, at 847.376.7118 or schuster@oakton.edu.

Application Deadline for summer 2016 is February 15, 2016.


 

Program Description

Study the History and Cultures of India each summer, and earn six Oakton credits. Spend a month in Hyderabad, India with cultural visits, fieldtrip excursions, tutorial assistance, on-site library and study areas. Housing with free Wi-Fi access and a full meal plan are included.

Program Fees
$2,200 (approx.) + airfare (approx. $2,000.00) Exact costs will be available by February each year.

Scholarship
$1,000 available for students participating in this program!!

Application (Download application)
Applications are due to the Global Studies Coordinator by February 15.

Program Credits

  • EGL 229: South Asian Literature; 3 credit hours
  • HUM 160 Introduction to Film (focused on India); 3 credit hours
    or
    Hindi and Urdu language course based on student placement

Program Requirements

  • Completed at least one semester of college
  • Completed English Composition I or equivalent with a C or better
  • GPA of 2.75 or above

Program Fee
The $2,200.00 (approx.) fee will cover:

  • Tuition
  • Airport pickup
  • Housing and full meal plan
  • Cultural visits & field trip excursions
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Tutorial assistance
  • On-site library & study areas

The fee does not cover:

  • Airfare
  • Passport
  • Visa
  • Personal expenses

Flight Details
The airplane ticket will be approximately $2000* for roundtrip.

*Varies by departure city and day of travel.

Passport/Visa
Both a passport and a visa are required for the summer program in India. Visa applicants must first obtain a passport prior to applying for their visa.

Lodging and Meals
A full meal plan is included. Students live in an international student dorm.

 

Interested students should contact the Global Studies Program Coordinator, Katherine Schuster, 847.376.7118, schuster@oakton.edu, for applications and more information.

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IMPORTANT DATES


February 14
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record*.

February 15
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 16
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

February 28
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 11
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 14 -20
Spring Break

March 21
Classes resume after Spring Break.

March 23
Registration opens for summer 2016 semester.

March 27
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.


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