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  • Locations: Ambato, Ecuador; Otavalo, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador
  • Program Terms: Summer Session 2
  • Restrictions: applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer Session 2 2023 11/30/2022 ** Rolling Admission 06/11/2023 06/28/2023

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Accepting Applications: YES Click here for a definition of this term Scheduled: YES
Price: $6,000 - $6,999 Click here for a definition of this term Length of Trip: 12 - 19
Credit Hours Offered: 7 or more Click here for a definition of this term Inclusion of Core Credits: NO
Program Description:

Summer Spanish Institute - Ecuador

Study in Ecuador

(2023)
 


Quito, Ecuador
Banos de Agua, Ecuador













 

Trip Dates: 06/11/2023 - 06/28/2023

Trip Term: Summer Session 2

Application Deadline: 11/30/2022

Deposit Deadline: 12/02/2022

Pre-Departure Class Dates: 06/05/2023 - 06/09/2023

Post-Return Class Dates: 06/29/2023 & 06/30/2023


Info Meetings: 11/02/2022 at 5:00PM in VST306

After being accepted by the Trip Director, students will commit to the trip with a $1,000 deposit. The final cost of trip listed below includes all travel, tuition costs, and most meals. Final payment deadline will be communicated upon being accepted for the trip.

$6775

For additional questions or concerns, please contact Vanessa Hammond at vhammond@leeuniversity.edu.

Name: Vanessa Hammond

Email: vhammond@leeuniversity.edu

Office Location: VST202B

Office Phone Number: 423-614-8511



Name: Dr. Jose Minay

Email: jminay@leeuniversity.edu

Office Location: 

Office Phone Number: 423-614-8033

 

Courses Offered:
1. GNST 251 Cross-Cultural Experience, V. Hammond - 1 credit hour
2. SPAN 211 Intermediate Spanish I, J. Minay - 3 Credit Hours
3. SPAN 212 Intermediate Spanish II, J. Minay - 3 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours Received: 7

* In addition, classes will be held prior to departure and post trip return. The dates for these classes are located on the "Dates" tab.

 

Resources:

LUHC will not grant travel clearance to students who are non-compliant with physical exams and required immunizations. Students claiming religious exemption for immunizations may choose to receive the required immunizations OR contact the Global Perspectives office for an alternative trip within the United States. For health safety and potential legal reasons, Lee University is unable to grant appeals for religious exemptions from immunizations for international trips. Students traveling domestically will be required to have an immunization record on file. Lee University will neither assume responsibility nor grant travel privileges for anyone who does not meet the requirements delineated above.

Students going on a Lee University Global Perspectives trip should call the Health Clinic at 423-614-8430 to schedule an appointment to get the health clearance process started after completing and submitting the following forms (in "My Forms") on the Student Health Portal.

-RELEASE OF MEDICAL INFORMATION/PRIVACY NOTICE FOR PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION
-Communication Preferences
-Emergency Contacts
-Immunization History for Portal
-Medical History
-Mental Health Questionnaire 

Ecuador Spanish Health Clearance Info 

All participants must comply with Lee University Health Clinic (LUHC) policies regarding pre-departure medical clearance for university-sponsored cross-cultural travel including the following:
1. Every student traveling stateside and internationally is required to have a physical exam on file in the LUHC. The medical exam must be current (within two years) and cannot expire during the trip. No “waivers” will be accepted. Any student who declines the medical exam will not be permitted to travel.
2. All students participating in international study-abroad must comply with the Tennessee Department of Health and the Lee University policy for matriculation immunizations. This includes (1) proof of two MMR vaccines and proof of two Varicella vaccines OR (2) documented proof from a physician that you have already had the disease or have positive “titers.” (Antibody titers indicate whether a person is immune to diseases such as measles, chickenpox, or hepatitis.)
3. For diseases or illnesses that are deemed “high risk” in an area of travel, students are required to receive appropriate immunizations; this will be strictly enforced for international travel, without exceptions. For diseases or illnesses deemed “moderate risk” in an area of travel, appropriate immunizations will be highly recommended. After information from and discussion with LUHC, students must sign a waiver if they choose not to receive any highly recommended immunizations.
4. LUHC will not grant travel clearance to students who are non-compliant with physical exams and required immunizations. Students claiming religious exemption for immunizations may choose to receive the required immunizations OR contact the Global Perspectives office for an alternative trip within the United States. For health safety and potential legal reasons, Lee University is unable to grant appeals for religious exemptions from immunizations for international trips. Students traveling domestically will be required to have an immunization record on file. Lee University will neither assume responsibility nor grant travel privileges for anyone who does not meet the requirements delineated above.


For additional questions or concerns, please contact Vanessa Hammond at vhammond@leeuniversity.edu