Study abroad informational session

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STUDY ABROAD
INFORMATIONAL SESSIONAML 2010 AND ENL 2012
PROFESSORS JOHN RIBAR AND
AFRICA FINE
Travel Dates: May 31-June 9, 2014
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Application/Passport information
1. FILL OUT AN APPLICATION:
YOUR NAME ON THE STUDENT APPLICATION MUST COMPLETELY MATCH THE
NAME AS IT IS OR WILL BE ON YOUR PASSPORT, INCLUDING YOUR MIDDLE
NAME. WE GIVE THE NAME THAT YOU ENTER ON YOUR APPLICATION TO THE
TRAVEL PROVIDER FOR TICKET ISSUANCE. IF THE NAME YOU PROVIDE TO US
DOES NOT EXACTLY MATCH THE NAME ON YOUR PASSPORT, YOU MAY BE
DENIED BOARDING YOUR FLIGHT, OR THE AIRLINE COULD CHARGE YOU A
LARGE FEE TO RE‐ISSUE YOUR TICKETS. THE COLLEGE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR
ERRORS OR OMISSIONS OF YOUR NAME ON THE STUDY ABROAD
APPLICATION.
2. PASSPORT:
IF YOU ALREADY HAVE A PASSPORT, INCLUDE A COPY OF THE ID PAGE WITH
YOUR APPLICATION. IF YOU DON’T HAVE A PASSPORT, IT CAN TAKE UP TO 12
WEEKS TO GET ONE. PLAN ACCORDINGLY!!
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Program Information
1. BY SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION AND ALL OTHER SUBSEQUENT FORMS YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY
ALL PROGRAM RULES AND TO YOUR DEPOSITS FOR THE TRIP MUST BE SUBMITTED ACCORDING TO
THE TIMELINES OF YOUR INDIVIDUAL SA PROGRAM.
2. THE IEC DIRECTOR AND/OR FACULTY/STAFF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR DECLINE
PARTICIPANTS IN THE PROGRAM.
3. THE COST OF ALL SA PROGRAMS IS BASED ON MULTI-OCCUPANCY. ALSO, DUE TO THE
FLUCTUATION IN FOREIGN CURRENCY, FINAL PROGRAM COSTS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL 30
DAYS BEFORE DEPARTURE. PARTICIPANTS ARE LIABLE AND RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL
COSTS ABOVE THE ADVERTISED RATES
4. ALL PARTICIPATING STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A PRE-DEPARTURE ORIENTATION.
5. MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL SA TRIPS WITH PBSC. THE COLLEGE HAS
SECURED A VERY REASONABLE INSURANCE PLAN WITH GALLAGHER-KOSTER THAT WILL COVER
YOU FOR YOUR TRIP. THE COST IS $37 FOR MOST STUDENTS DEPENDING ON AGE. THIS INSURANCE
IS MANDATORY UNLESS YOU CAN OTHERWISE PROVE COVERAGE THROUGH YOUR OWN.
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Forms to Fill Out (Applications and Risk Management ((RM))
Forms)
1. APPLICATION FOR PARTICIPATION
2. CONSENT TO RELEASE CONFIDENTIAL STUDENT RECORD
INFORMATION
3. STUDENT INFORMATION AND PASSPORT FORM (RM)
4. EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION (RM)
5. PHYSICIAN STATEMENT (RM)
6. PERMISSION FOR EMERGENCY TREATMENT (RM)
7. RELEASE AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (RELEASES COLLEGE OF ALL
LEGAL LIABILITIES, PLEASE READ CLOSELY) (RM)
8. PHOTO/AUDIO/TEXT/VIDEO RELEASE
9. DRUG, ALCOHOL, DISCIPLINE POLICY (ALL RULES AND
REGULATIONS FOUND IN THE PBSC STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT
HANDBOOK PREVAIL WHEN YOU ARE STUDYING ABROAD)
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Travel Requirements for England
1. U.S. CITIZENS SEEKING ENTRY AS TOURISTS OR VISITORS ARE REQUIRED TO PRESENT A VALID PASSPORT.
2. THIS PAGE EXPLAINS WHETHER YOU CAN COME TO THE UK AS A GENERAL VISITOR.
THE 'GENERAL VISITOR' CATEGORY IS FOR NATIONALS OF COUNTRIES OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA (EEA) AND
SWITZERLAND. IF YOU ARE AN EEA OR SWISS NATIONAL, OR A FAMILY MEMBER OF AN EEA OR SWISS NATIONAL,
THE EUROPEAN NATIONALS SECTION EXPLAINS HOW YOU CAN COME TO THE UK.
TO COME TO THE UK AS A GENERAL VISITOR, YOU MUST BE ABLE TO SHOW THAT:
YOU ARE 18 OR OVER;
YOU INTEND TO VISIT THE UK FOR NO MORE THAN 6 MONTHS (OR 12 MONTHS IF YOU WILL BE ACCOMPANYING AN
ACADEMIC VISITOR);
YOU INTEND TO LEAVE THE UK AT THE END OF YOUR VISIT;
YOU HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO SUPPORT AND ACCOMMODATE YOURSELF WITHOUT WORKING OR HELP FROM PUBLIC
FUNDS, OR YOU AND ANY DEPENDENTS WILL BE SUPPORTED AND ACCOMMODATED BY RELATIVES OR FRIENDS;
YOU CAN MEET THE COST OF THE RETURN OR ONWARD JOURNEY; AND
YOU ARE NOT IN TRANSIT TO A COUNTRY OUTSIDE THE 'COMMON TRAVEL AREA' (IRELAND, THE UK, THE ISLE OF MAN AND THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS).
YOU MUST ALSO BE ABLE TO SHOW THAT, DURING YOUR VISIT, YOU DO NOT INTEND TO:
LIVE IN THE UK FOR EXTENDED PERIODS THROUGH FREQUENT OR SUCCESSIVE VISITS;
TAKE PAID OR UNPAID EMPLOYMENT, PRODUCE GOODS OR PROVIDE SERVICES, INCLUDING THE SELLING OF GOODS OR
SERVICES DIRECTLY TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC;
DO A COURSE OF STUDY, AS LONG AS THIS STUDY IS NOT THE MAIN REASON FOR YOUR VISIT (SEE 'PERMITTED STUDY' BELOW);
MARRY OR REGISTER A CIVIL PARTNERSHIP, OR GIVE NOTICE OF MARRIAGE OR CIVIL PARTNERSHIP;
CARRY OUT THE ACTIVITIES OF A BUSINESS VISITOR, A SPORTS VISITOR OR AN ENTERTAINER VISITOR; OR
RECEIVE PRIVATE MEDICAL TREATMENT.
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Program Costs
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1 TUITION FOR COURSE (WITHOUT TECHNOLOGY FEE):
RESIDENT $294.75 X 2 NON-RESIDENT $1074 X 2
2. PROGRAM COST FOR ACCOMMODATIONS, CLASS-RELATED TRIPS, RELATED ITINERARY, AIRPORT
TRANSFERS AND OTHER TRANSPORTATION COSTS: _$2000___ P/P
3. PBSC ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS FEE: _TBD____ P/P
4. FLIGHT RATE: _$1500_____ P/P
5. G-K INSURANCE: $37
6. MEALS AT ST. CLARE’S CAFETERIA: M-F $66 P/P PER WEEK.
7. WEEKLY BUS PASS: $74 P/P PER WEEK.
8. INCIDENTALS (FOR MEALS NOT COVERED, SOUVENIRS, TIPS, RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES DURING
FREE TIME, AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS COSTS): SUGGESTED AMOUNT IS $200.
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PROGRAM COSTS
-1ST PAYMENT FOR INITIAL DEPOSIT OF
$600 IS DUE 2/27/2014.
-2ND PAYMENT OF $1000 IS DUE
3/21/2014.
-3RD PAYMENT OF $1000 IS DUE
4/11/2014.
-4TH AND FINAL PAYMENT OF $900 IS
DUE 4/30/2014.
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QUESTIONS?

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