Small timeframe, Big influence

Emmanuel faculty are committed to sharing their passion for global citizenship and have developed special programs to take learning on location and share their expertise with you. Emmanuel travel courses are a great opportunity for students who may not want to or be able to commit to a semester or longer-term study abroad program. Why not consider spending spring break in Ireland, summer in Greece, or a few weeks serving others on our service-learning course in South Africa?

Upcoming Opportunities

Summer and Fall 2024

Greece (Summer 2024)

POLSC2417/POLSC2419 Emmanuel Summer Institute in Crete 

Dominican Republic (Fall 2024)POLSC2301 Politics of Race & Ethnicity in Latin AmericaApply
France/United KingdomBusiness & Management Travel Program  Apply
JapanInterdisciplinary Travel ProgramApply


All travel course offerings and details such as cost and dates are subject to change.


Fall and Summer 2024 Application Process

A detailed application handout can be requested by emailing studyabroad [at] (studyabroad[at]emmanuel[dot]edu).  

Priority application deadline is March 13, 2024. Decisions will be sent beginning on March 14, 2024 with deposits due in late-March 2024. Applicaitons will be accepted as space is available after March 13. 



U.S. Passport application processing times vary throughout the year. At times, the processing time has been 11-13 weeks. Emmanuel makes travel reservations several months in advance of travel and if passport information is not available for some students, it may impact the entire group's reservations.  

All passports must be valid for at least six months after the end date of travel. Please review expiration dates as soon as possible to ensure that your passport meets these requirements.  

Due to the potential for long processing time, passport deadlines are being implemented for Travel Courses. Please apply for a passport as soon as possible to ensure that you meet the deadlines. Once you apply for your passport, please keep a record of your application and the date it was submitted, as well as the information that you submitted on your application (especially how your name is listed). If there are additional, unanticipated delays, we will need confirmation from you that your application has been in process.  

If you apply for your passport so that it should arrive before the passport deadline, but it has not arrived before the deadline, please contact the Office of International Programs to discuss what information may be needed. OIP will work with students on an individual basis if they have submitted their passport application in time for the passport to arrive by the stated deadline.  

Passport Deadlines:  

  • Programs with June 2024 travel: Passport information due by March 15, 2024 (student must have passport in order to deposit for the program)

  • Programs with January 2025 travel: Passport information due by August 15, 2024

All students who participate in an Emmanuel travel course must meet the minimum requirements to study abroad. If you have questions regarding your eligibility, email studyabroad [at] (studyabroad[at]emmanuel[dot]edu).  

Minimum requirements: 2.5 GPA, be in good academic and disciplinary standing (not on probation), and have no outstanding balances of financial holds. If you do not meet all three criteria, you will not be accepted to the program.  



The application, acceptance, and deposit process is as follows:  

  • Submit an initial application to the program (this does not guarantee you a spot in the program) by the priority program application deadline of March 13, 2024

  • Decision notifications will be sent by the Office of International Programs beginning on March 14, 2024. If students applied for an Emmanuel scholarship, the admissions notification will also inform the student of the scholarship decision.  

  • If accepted, program deposits will be due in late-March 2024. Along with a program deposit of $300, students will also submit a signed Payment Agreement to the Office of International Programs.  

  • Additional documents will be made available after deposits are received and will be due by May 1, 2024 (for summer programs) and August 1, 2024 (for fall programs). Please note passport deadlines above. 

Once the Payment Agreement is submitted to Emmanuel, students are responsible for the full cost of the program. Students will have the option to purchase Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) insurance, at their own expense. This will allow students to cancel up to 48 hours before travel and receive up to 75% of the program fee back. However, students will still be billed by Emmanuel for the full cost of the program if they are unable to travel. Students are responsible for purchasing the CFAR insurance and if needed, submitting a claim by the deadline. More information will be shared with accepted students, but students can request more information by emailing studyabroad [at] (studyabroad[at]emmanuel[dot]edu).   

A detailed application and registration handout can be requested by emailing studyabroad [at] (studyabroad[at]emmanuel[dot]edu).


Tuition & Cost

Please contact studyabroad [at] for information on upcoming courses.

For fall and spring travel courses, tuition is included in the regular semester tuition, as long as the student is between 12 and 20 credits. The travel fee would be added to the Emmanuel bill for the semester and would be paid directly to Student Financial Services at Emmanuel College. Some travel courses are summer standalone courses, where students are charged summer tuition in addition to the travel fee. 

*Detailed registration information will be made available at information sessions for travel courses and to applicants for travel courses.  

Study Abroad Information Session

All students planning to study abroad for a semester, summer, or academic year should meet with the Office of International Programs at the start of the study abroad planning process. Prior to scheduling a meeting with an advisor, students must either attend a study abroad information session on campus, or watch a recorded version of the information session online. Students planning to apply for a faculty-led travel course must either attend a course-specific information session on campus, or watch a recorded version of our Travel Course registration webinar.

For information on upcoming information sessions, or to obtain the link to the online information session, please visit or contact the Office of International Programs at studyabroad [at] (studyabroad[at]emmanuel[dot]edu)