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Annual Summer Study in India

Annual Summer Study in India

Information Sessions for India Study Abroad

  • Wed. January 21, 10 - 11 a.m., Des Plaines, Room 2430
  • Wed. January 21, 4 - 5 p.m., Des Plaines, Room 2430
  • Thurs. January 22, noon - 1 p.m., Skokie, Room B202
  • Fri. January 23, 10 - 11 a.m., Des Plaines, Room 2430

Download the program overview (pdf file).

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 2015 is February 15.


 

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


January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

January 19
Martin Luther King holiday, College closed.

January 20
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

January 21
Winterim faculty grading due.

January 26
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

February 15
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

February 16
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 17
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

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