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Study Abroad

Want to travel and see the world? You can do that at Delta, and get college credit while you do. Every year, Delta offers study abroad opportunities.

Delta offers study abroad scholarships to help make it possible for every student who wants to travel. Plus, financial aid can cover costs as well. Really! You can reach your dreams.  

Student zip lining on study abroad trip
Why study abroad?
  • Experience a new culture
  • Hone your foreign language skills
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Find new interests
  • Look better in your applications beyond Delta
  • Personal growth 

 

Upcoming Trips

Costa Rica - March

Where: Costa Rica
When: March 4-11, 2017
What: Immerse yourself in one of the world's most diverse ecosystems and sustainable cultures! Earn academic credit while exploring Costa Rica’s lush tropical landscape. This course, a combination of campus instruction and international travel, focuses on understanding the connectedness of human and environmental systems and the concepts of socio-cultural, ecological, and economic sustainability.
Cost: $1,695
Included: 8 days of travel, flight, in-country transportation, lodging, excursion fees, and most meals.
NOT Included: Course tuition and fees, passport fees and personal expenses. Tuition and fees are eligible for financial aid. Scholarships and fundraising opportunities are available.
Contact: sustainability@delta.edu (989-686-9044 or 989-686-9209)

Costa Rica - April/May

Honors Academic Travel Study

Where: Drakes Bay, Costa Rica
When: Friday, April 28 - Sunday, May 7, 2017
What: Earn 3 credits volunteering in Drakes Bay, Costa Rica and complete the 1 credit, CEP graduation requirement.
Cost: $2,000
Included:  Flight, transportation, all meals, lodging, travel insurance and promotional / organizational costs.
NOT Included: Course tuition and fees, passport fees and personal expenses. Tuition and fees are eligible for financial aid. Scholarships and fundraising opportunities are available.
Course Info: Blended IHU268 (with honors options) or SPA268W (both courses will carry the service learning - SL - and sustainability designations. One credit of the three fulfills the Civic Engagement General education requirement for the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science degrees.
Contact: Trip Leaders - Christine Yarock (Spanish) and Crystal Starkey (English/Honors)

Cuba - March
Where: Costa Rica 

When: March 3 – March 11, 2017
What: Come join students, faculty, staff and community members on an adventure to Cuba as you learn about culture, business, and agricultural aspects of this diverse area. Field experiences will be used to enhance your understanding of the country while incorporating more cultural experiences such as: photo tours, visit local artisan galleries, National museums, nature reserves, farms, architecture, and more!
Cost: $1,695
Included: 8 days of travel, flight, in-country transportation, lodging, excursion fees, and most meals.
NOT Included: Customary gratuities for your tour director and driver, Travel Insurance, nor Tuition if you are enrolled for course credit. Scholarships are available for currently enrolled students.
Contact: Trip Leaders - Felicia Peters (989-686-9405 or flpeters@delta.edu) or Crystal McMorris (crystalmcmorris@delta.edu)

Ireland, N. Ireland, and Scotland - May  
Where: Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh, Derry, Blarney Castle and more!

When: May 15 – May 25, 2017
What:
Come join students, faculty, staff and community members on an adventure to Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland as you learn about biological and business aspects of this diverse area.
Cost: approx. $3,421
Included: Faculty and local guides, Round trip airfare; Transfers to and from the airport and hotel and between destination cities (as per program itinerary); Overnight in hotels with private bathrooms, Continental breakfast daily, Dinners, entrance fees, Full-time services of an EF Tour Director.
NOT Included: Course tuition and fees, passport fees, customary gratuities for your tour director, local guide and driver, Porterage, Personal Insurance, Beverages and lunches, some dinners, Public transportation to free time activities.
Course Info: BIO 268
Contact: Trip Leaders - Jay Van Houten, Delta College Biology (989-686-9315 or jwvanhou@delta.edu) or Felicia Peters, Delta College BIT (989-686-9405 or flpeters@delta.edu)

Brittany, France - June
Where: Brittany, France 

When: June 1-11, 2017
What: This travel focuses on understanding the connectedness of humans with their environment and the concepts of socio-cultural, ecological, and economic sustainability. Diverse in its instruction and experience, it can be applied to any number of credit-earning courses.
Cost: $2,850
Included: 11 days of travel, flight, in-country transportation, lodging, excursion fees, and some meals
NOT Included: Course tuition and fees, passport fees and personal expenses. Tuition and fees are eligible for financial aid. Scholarships and fundraising opportunities are available.
Contact: sustainability@delta.edu or 989-686-9209

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It's always helpful to get your passport early to make sure there aren't any problems. You don't want to run into a problem at the last minute that could keep you from the experience of a lifetime.


Study abroad

You may earn credits for studying abroad! Trip credits may vary - talk to the trip advisor for more information.

Passport

82 participants traveled abroad last year!

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to help with the costs of studying abroad.


"This trip has provided me with a strong sense of respect for other cultures, and a desire to want to travel to see more people."

Alexandra Melton
Traveled to Costa Rica, April 2016