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  • Locations: Monterrey, Mexico
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 06/02/2019 06/11/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Short Term Faculty Directed Area of Study: Education - General (EDC), Honors College (UHC), Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS), Spanish (SPN)
Minimum Required GPA: 2.0 Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Hotel Language Courses Offered: Yes
Internship or Service Learning: None College Designation: COAL, COE
Open to Non-MSU Student: Yes MSU Registrar's Term: Summer
Program Description:
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Overview

Visit the beautiful city of Monterrey, one the three biggest cities in Mexico. Known as the City of Mountains, and the business heart of Mexico. Monterrey is a city of entrepreneurs, houses of the best universities and businesses in Mexico and Latin America. Participants will have the opportunity to taste a bit of the diverse culture of the northern part of the country. Students will visit a variety of places such as art sites, public and private schools and universities and attend cultural panels.

Program Fee: $2,440

Program Fee Includes:

  • Airfare
  • Accommodations
  • International Programs Academic Fee
  • In Country Transportation
  • Some Meals
Program Fee Excludes:
  • In-state tuition for the course(s) itself
  • Transportation to/from designated airport
  • Passport/visa fees
  • Ground transportation for personal trips
  • Souvenirs & other personal purchases (e.g. coffee, clothing, etc.)
  • Immunization
Course(s) Offered:
  • IDS 297 (3)
  • IDS 397 (3)
  • SPN 297 (3) 
  • SPN 480 (3)
  • EDC 345 (3)
  • UHC 350 (3)
Maximum Credit Hours: 6

Contacts:
Judith Martinez
Modern and Classical Languages
JMartinez@MissouriState.edu

Chris Craig
College of Education 
ChrisCraig@MissouriState.edu

Itinerary

Pre-Departure Meeting Dates Pre-Departure Meeting Topic
TBD Discuss the itinerary, expectations, and cultural diversity - similarities and difference
 
Program Itinerary   
June 2 Leave Springfield/ Arrive to Monterrey 
June 3 Visit Public Schools and the Museo de Historia Mexican And Paseo Santa Lucía 
June 4 Visit Santiago Pueblo Mágico (Art town) and Cola de Caballo
June 5 Visit Public Universities and Marco Museum and Macro Plaza 
June 6 Visit Public School and have a panel of Local Entrepreneaurs  
June 7 Visit Private Universities and Government panel.
June 8 Visit: Hasta Bandera and Barrio Antiguo 
June 9 Visit Fundidora/Business Parque Museum Cintermex  and Parque de los Loros  
June 10 Visit Chipinque and Artisanal Market 
June 11 Leave Monterrey and Arrive to Springfield
 
Post-Program Meetings Topic
TBD Review of the academic components and participation in the post-travel exhibition in Cabot Garry in Brick City or other appropriate venues.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid and scholarships are only available to currently enrolled MSU students. If you are a visiting student from another institution, you will need to work with your home institution Financial Aid Office to identify any available aid.

Scholarships:
The seven colleges at Missouri State University are pleased to announce their respective Study Away Scholarships. A scholarship fund has been established by MSU’s President, International Programs, and the respective college to assist students with their study abroad. Search available college scholarships here!

Other Financial Aid:
Study Away Programs works closely with the Office of Financial Aid to make funding readily available for our study away students.  Before students can schedule an appointment with Financial Aid, you must submit an approved STFD Budget Worksheet to Study Away Programs.

Study Away students may be able to use their institutional aid, grants, or loans for their study abroad.  Students are encouraged to meet with Financial Aid as soon as possible to plan appropriately for their time abroad.  Please request a Study Away Financial Aid Counselor when making an appointment.

Policies

Billing & Procedures

  • Tuition fees are not included in the program fee and will be charged to your University account separately and will be subject to MSU's billing and payment policies.
  • The program fee will be billed within approximately one week of the application deadline.  This fee includes the International Programs Academic Experience Fee. 
  • The program fee is due in full according to the standard program payment deadline (please refer to the "Financial Responsibility, Cancellation, and Withdrawal Policy" signature document). If a student is planning on financial aid to cover some or all program costs, the student must provide documentation to Study Away at least two weeks prior to the program payment deadline.
    • Students who have not paid the MSU portion of the program fee will be withdrawn from the program and dropped from the course.
  • MSU students will be billed through their University accounts.
  • Non-MSU students and program guests must pay through the Study Away storefront.
Cancellation & Refund Policies
  • If a student withdraws from the program, the participant will be liable for 15% of the total program fee, the International Programs Academic Experience Fee, and any non-refundable purchases made on the participant's behalf. 
  • When the program begins, no refunds will be issued under any circumstances.

All withdrawals must be complete the STFD Program Withdrawal Form with the Program Director's signature to Study Away Programs, Plaster Student Union 209.