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Summer II in Mexico

Summer 2010 - Second Summer Session

3 Weeks

Dates : July 6 - 30, 2010

Location: San Luis Potosí, beautiful colonial city and capital of San Luis Potosí, with a population of 940,000; 263 miles northwest of Mexico City.

Courses and Credit:


Safety: Safety is our primary concern. A Texas Tech University Spanish professor with over 30 years' experience directing study abroad programs will be leading the program. San Luis is a very safe city. Two students share a house. Tours are designed with safety in mind. Safety orientations are done on campus and on site, and we have contingency plans in place in cases of emergency.

Tutors: Participants spend two hours each day with Mexican university students. This is the best way to practice and learn.

Lodging: All students will be housed in San Luis Potosi with Texas Tech-approved middle- and upper middle-class Mexican families. Families are carefully selected and screened so as to provide a positive living and cultural experience. Many families have housed our students for a number of years.

Estimated Cost: $2975. Covers all basic costs of program. Includes round trip airfare from Lubbock or Dallas to San Luis Potosí. All lodging & meals San Luis Potosí; field trips -‑ San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico City & Teotihuacan Pyramids; ground transportation; accident & basic medical insurance;. tickets to museums, archeological sites; with approximately $650 +/- for tuition and fees for Texas residents, the total for the entire program is a bargain at $3625, and includes the equivalent of a $1000+ tour within Mexico.

The only things not included are personal spending money, and getting yourself to and from your departure city in the USA. Also, non-residents of Texas will pay approximately $600 more in tuition and fees.

Tour: Included in the program is a five day tour to San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Teotihuacan Pyramids and Mexico City. All tour costs are included in your basic program fee.

Financial Aid: Personnel in the Office of Financial Aid (West Hall) are available to help all students who are studying abroad.

Application: Forms are available online. Application fee of $200 (non‑refundable) due at time of application. Deadline for all payments is before departure. In case of an emergency or guaranteed financial aid, some arrangements may be made with regard to the payment deadline date. Most application forms may be completed online.

For further information, contact:

Dr. Lorum H. Stratton, Director