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Faculty-led Travel Courses


Travel Course information and a link to apply for participation will be available HERE beginning at the start of fall term, August 28, 2017.




Frequently Asked Questions

What are Faculty-led travel courses? 
They are college academic courses taught by HACC faculty and include academic and travel components. 

What are the course and travel dates? 
All travel takes place over breaks and summer sessions with course meetings scheduled before and after you travel. The average duration of travel is 2 weeks; however, the amount of travel time will vary by program. 

How do the credits apply to my degree? 
Course credits apply to your major or one of the general education core categories. Please review your curriculum sheet and confirm with your academic advisor if you have any questions.

How many academic credits will I earn? 
There is a growing variety of programs, so academic credits depend on the course and academic department and range from 3 to 4 credits.

Can I use Financial Aid? 
Yes. Financial aid can be used to cover travel course fees. You will need to schedule an appointment with your campus Financial Aid Office to review your specific circumstances, eligibility, funding limits, etc. To find the Financial Aid Office near you.

Are there scholarships available? 
Yes. HACC Foundation offers study abroad scholarships. To apply for scholarships offered through Foundation Click HERE. The deadline to apply for scholarships through HACC Foundation for the 2018 spring and summer terms is SEPTEMBER 22, 2017.

What does the Program Fee include? 
Generally program fees include the following: HACC academic course credits, airfare/ground transportation, housing, some or most meals, admission to sites & attractions included in the program itinerary, and travel insurance (for international travel only). Please refer to each program for specific details. 

What is not included in the Program Fee? 
Passports, required textbooks, spending money, immunizations (if applicable), some meal costs, and activities not scheduled on the program itinerary. Please refer to each program for specific details.

How does course registration work? 
Course registration for travel courses is handled directly by The Center for Global Education (CGE) staff. Students must apply for participation through http://hacc.abroadoffice.net/index.html. If approved for participation and once all enrollment documents are submitted, CGE staff will enroll you in the course.  CGE staff will keep you updated by email on the process. 

What is the payment schedule? 
A $300 non-refundable deposit is due at time of enrollment. The remaining program fee balance is due no less than 45 days prior to the originating travel dates. Accommodations can be made for confirmed scholarship awards and financial aid disbursements with prior written arrangement with the Center for Global Education. 

Harrisburg Area Community College Study Abroad Programs