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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
Honors Academic Travel Study

Where: Costa Rica

When: Spring Break 2018, March 3 – 11

What: Earn three credits volunteering in a local Costa Rica community, and complete the one credit CEP graduation requirement.

Cost: Approximately $1,600

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 IHU-268HW or SPA-268 (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 in Arts and the Associate in Science degrees.

Contact: Trip leaders - Linda Petee (lindapetee@delta.edu) and Crystal Starkey (crystalstarkey@delta.edu) or the Honors Office at 989-686-9091

Ireland - May

Where: County Donegal, Ireland

When: May 1 – 12

What: Students will earn academic credit while traveling Ireland's lush green landscape. Explore the land of poets and playwrights, friendly people, and a history steeped in sustainable living! 

Enjoy lodging along the famous Wild Atlantic Way. Experience a modern society dedicated to political, social and economic progress. Professional guides and Irish locals will inspire you with authentic stories of Ireland’s earliest inhabitants, poets, and musicians. You’ll be introduced to the Gaelic language, traditional songs, local craftsmanship and farm-to-table fresh foods.

Tour modern, green certified buildings at the Crest Centre Passive Pavillion and explore century old castles, ancient Neolithic mounds, and historical tombs. Travel north to the Museum of Free Derry and the Bogside Murals. Surf the Atlantic Ocean, horseback ride the awesome Tullan Strand, follow the rocky path along Sliabh Liag Cliffs, board the boat to Devinish Island, and hike to Knocknaria Summit. Our travel ends with an afternoon and evening in Dublin.

This travel focuses on 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: $2,895

Included: 12 days, 11 nights, 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.

Course info: TTI-200 Academic Sustainability Travel

Contact: Sustainability office, sustainability@delta.edu, 989-686-9209 or 989-686-9044

SUCCESS TIP: Get your passport early

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.

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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