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Apply for a J-Term 2022 travel seminar

Reminder: Apply for a J-Term 2022 travel seminar today! The priority deadline is April 15. 

Visit the J-Term 2022 Virtual Information Fair page for detailed information on the available travel seminars and courses. Then, be sure to apply in Terra Dotta, our online application system. 

After April 15, applications will be reviewed and students will be notified of their application status (accepted, waitlisted, denial) by May 1. Please carefully review the following information if you are interested in participating in going abroad or on a domestic program for J-Term 2022:

Deposits & Independent Withdrawals: After acceptance, to secure your spot on a travel seminar, you will need to commit to the program in Terra Dotta, pay your $500 deposit, and complete Terra Dotta post acceptance steps. Given the impact of COVID-19 on students and families, we have temporarily revised our deposit refund policy. If you choose to independently withdraw prior to Sept. 15, your deposit will be refunded. Withdrawals must be done in writing to nathan.jacobson@drake.edu. If after Sept. 15 you decide you want to withdraw from the program, you will be subject to Drake’s withdrawal and refund policies. Because of this, we strongly recommend you familiarize yourself with our withdrawal and refund policies which can be found in Terra Dotta.

Please be assured that your health and safety is of utmost importance. Given that this is an ever-evolving global situation, applicants will be notified if we make a change to the policy regarding J-Term travel seminars. Should you have any questions, we encourage you to reach out to studyabroad@drake.edu.

J-Term 2022 Application Timeline:

— April 15: Priority Deadline

— May 1: Accept/waitlist Students who applied by April 15

— May 15: Students Commit in Terra Dotta and pay a $500 Deposit to secure their place in the program

— April 15–Sept. 1: Students can still apply if travel seminars have openings; deposits are due within two weeks of acceptance

— Sept. 15: Final day to apply and final day for deposit refunds

Nathan Jacobson, Education Abroad Coordinator