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Special Programs

Interterm Courses

Interterm Courses

Registration/Drop/Travel Information

Interterm Course Load Policy

The recommended student course load is one 4 or 5 credit Interterm course per Interterm session. Approval for more than one Interterm course must be sent in writing to [email protected]

It is recommended that students work with their academic advisor for approval and or review of any Interterm course.

On-Campus and Online Courses

Students may register for on campus and online courses via PioneerWeb.
Online registration is NOT available for travel courses. 

Domestic and International Travel Courses

To apply to participate in a domestic or international travel course, complete the student registration form.

NOTE: Space is limited on all travel courses and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. As a result, you may apply/register for a travel course as soon as it is posted on our website or announced by your instructor. Online Web registration dates do not apply to travel courses.

Tuition and Fees


Tuition fees apply to all travel courses. Travel expenses will be incurred as a result of participation in travel courses, and these expenses are in addition to the cost of tuition.

Deposits/Cancellation fees

Special Programs does not collect deposits in advance for Interterm courses.
However, program fees apply to domestic and international travel courses. In the event a student registers for a course and subsequently drops the course, the program fee will be applied to the student's account.  Program fees are non-refundable.

Program fees

Program fees apply to all travel courses and are be applied to the tuition bill.
Program fees vary by course and are non-refundable. 

Dropping or Canceled Courses

Dropping a course

Contact Academic Programs directly to drop an Interterm course. Tuition refunds are available only if courses are dropped before midnight on the first day of class (November 21, 2018). Program fees for travel courses are non-refundable.

Canceled courses

Travel courses may be cancelled due to lack of enrollment. This is the only instance in which a program fee will be refunded. Special Programs reserves the right to cancel any course and cannot be held responsible for travel expenses related to a cancelled course.

Travel Information

Travel accommodations

Students are responsible for all expenses related to travel, including flight, food, etc. Students are responsible for booking their own flights. For more information on accommodations, contact Academic Programs at [email protected].

Required travel documents and waivers

Students are responsible for obtaining the proper documents required for domestic and international travel. This includes a valid state ID for domestic travel, and visas and passports for international travel. To find out what documents are necessary for your travel, U.S. citizens should contact the Department of State and international students should contact their local embassy. If traveling internationally, you will be required to turn a photocopy of your passport to Special Programs.

All students participating in a travel course must sign a Risk and Release Waiver prior to attending the course. This form will be made available to you by the Special Programs Office and your instructor(s). Students are also required to provide their health insurance information to the Special Programs Office. Students are responsible for any additional insurance, such as traveler’s insurance, if desired. If you have any questions regarding documents required for your participation in a travel course, contact Academic Programs at [email protected]