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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Winter Intersession
  • Restrictions: Endicott applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Housing Type: Homestay Program Type: Service Learning, Study Abroad
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Application Cancellation/Withdrawal Fee: $50
Program Description:
Costa Rica Culture and Community Service Project (HMS 387) is a short-term travel course that will meet during the Fall 2018 semester, and culminate in traveling to Costa Rica in January 2019. Students will travel with two Endicott faculty to experience the Costa Rican history and culture learned during the semester, take Spanish language classes, and complete a service project. Students will also have the opportunity to explore the beautifully diverse culture that exists in Costa Rica. Students must be enrolled in HMS 387 for the Fall 2018 semester by the add/drop deadline of September 13, 2018. New applications received after this date cannot, unfortunately, be accepted. 

Students will receive three (3) credits for their enrollment and participation in this course. The cost of this trip is $3,850, which includes academic credit, round-trip airfare from Boston, MA, accommodations, in-country ground transportation, health insurance and most meals. Excursions are included, with some additional costs to the student should they choose to participate in additional activities. Further details are provided below.

Students seeking to participate in this travel course must complete an application through the Office of International Education. The link to the application can be found above by clicking the Apply Now button. Students should be mindful that, by agreeing to the stated terms after clicking the Apply Now button, a $50 application fee will be accrued by those who do not fill out, choose to not complete or withdraw their application. 

Costa Rica Flyer, Winter 2019


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Intersession 2019 09/13/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/07/2019 01/25/2019

** 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.