For more information, contact Dr. David Wood, 601.974.1315, or at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by visiting Murrah Annex 219. Download the application. Limited spaces are available for non-Millsaps students.
No additional tuition. You pay the same as if you were attending classes in Jackson. Scholarships and financial aid still apply. A special scholarship is available (Robinson) to cover the activity fee. (The activity fee is $1,200 to cover special excursions only offered through this program and its classes. You will also need to cover your airfare.)
Excursions. You will visit places such as Valladolid, Chiapas, Uxmal, Campeche, Tulum, Puerto Morelos, and Cenotes (limestone sink wells for swimming and exploring). Plus, take part in many activities in and around Mérida such as independent Hispanic and international films, paper making, cooking classes, guest lectures on contemporary Mayan poetry, central market, colonial museum, contemporary art, local cuisine, etc.
Block 1—August 23–September 29, 2017
Fall Break—October 2–6, 2017
Block 2—October 9–November 17, 2017