» Application Steps for Travel Courses

students in galapagos 1. Attend a Global First Steps session to learn more, optional for Travel Course participants. See what Travel Courses are being offered on the Interterm Travel Course page or Summer Travel Course page.

2. Eligibility for a Travel Course is determined by the Faculty leading the program. All freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, and graduate students must meet prerequisites established by the Faculty. Students are encouraged to contact the Faculty group leader to determine whether they meet eligibility requirements for the Travel Course.

3. To apply, visit the Global Gateway Travel Course page for programs currently accepting applications and open a Travel Course Program Application. Submit the Enrollment and Financial Obligation Agreement signed by the Faculty, proof of your non-refundable deposit payment, and (if program is international) a valid passport good for 6+ months following the end of the program or the passport renewal/application receipt. You can submit these requirements through your Global Gateway application, in-person at the Center for Global Education (576 N. Glassell, Mon-Fri 9-5 p.m.), or electronically to globaled@chapman.edu. Once the Center for Global Education receives all of these documents, you will be placed on the official roster for the Travel Course and become financially responsible for the entire program cost (not just the deposit paid).

If you are traveling internationally and do not have a passport, apply for one now. Passport applications may be completed through most U.S. Post Offices or via the U.S. State Department. For concerns regarding inoculations or visas, visit the Center for Disease Control and U.S. Passports & International Travel Government websites.

4. The application deadlines for Travel Courses are:

  • Interterm 2020 Travel Courses - no later than 4 p.m. Thursday, October 24 
  • Summer 2020 Travel Courses - no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 25
  • Earlier deadlines may apply to a specific Travel Course, and some Travel Courses may close before the advertised deadline date
The required materials to submit in order to be put on the official roster are as follows:
  • Faculty authorized Enrollment and Financial Obligation Agreement
  • non-refundable deposit receipt
  • if international program: a copy of valid passport, or receipt for passport application or renewal

5. The Center for Global Education will open the remaining Pre-Decision materials for your application in the Global Gateway once all of the above materials are submitted and the participant is placed on the official course roster.

6. The Center for Global Education will register you in the Travel Course program. Your student account will be billed through Student Business Services. Submit your final payment with cash or check to the Cashier's Office or through the Student's Access ePay system before

  • 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 11 for Interterm 2020 Travel Courses
  • 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 for Summer 2020 Travel Courses
The Center for Global Education must receive proof of payment before you will be allowed to participate in the Travel Course program.
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