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Study Abroad Office

San Cristobal, Galapagos

Global USC

PART 1: Initial Application

  • Log on to Symplicity and set a password.
  • Go to APPLY FOR PROGRAM and search for "USC in Costa Rica", "USC in the Galapagos", or "USC in Tuscany". 
  • Complete and submit the program application online.
  • Pay the $150 Study Abroad Fee

PART 2: Upon Acceptance into Program

  • View the pre-departure video modules on Academics, Health, Safety, and Navigating Culture.
  • Pay the $250 deposit to hold your place on the program (within 30 days after acceptance to program)
  • Balance due March 1
  • For students who receive financial aid (including scholarships and loans), submit the following directly to the Financial Aid Office:
  • Attend mandatory group pre-departure meetings
  • Cancellation/Refund Policy:
    • Cancellation by March 9, 2019: 50% of program price refunded
    • Cancellation between March 10, 2019 - April 10, 2019: Recoverable costs only refunded (possible forfeiture of entire program cost)
    • Cancellations received after April 10, 2019 receive no refund


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