Dates & Deadlines
Submit the online application and complete the assigned application checklist according to the appropriate deadline:
|Term/Track||App Open Date||**App Deadline|
|Summer 2018||December 1||
|Depart from the US||August 3/4|
|Arrival date||August 5|
|Last day of program||August 29|
|Departure date||August 30/31|
Information about a group flight scheduled through Village Travel will be sent out after the application deadline. While students are not required to book through Village Travel they are expected to arrive on the coordinated flight arriving into Dakar. If you would like to request a deviation from the coordinated flight, you must get prior approval from the Learning Abroad Center. Early arrivals are not allowed.
*Program dates are subject to change. Contact the LAC for verification of dates before purchasing your airfare.
**If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.
Orientation Dates & Locations
Orientation will be conducted in two parts.
The first is an online health and safety orientation, which is mandatory for all students. You will receive more information about the online health and safety orientation on your confirmation checklist. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.
The second part is the in-person, program-specific orientation. See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately one week prior to the in-person session.