International Study Program FAQ

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General Program Overview
  • Can I earn credit hours toward graduation for the trip?
  • Yes, you can earn credit for elective hours from customized programs (short term programs) and transfer credits from exchange or study abroad programs (long term programs).

  • Is the program fee refundable?
  • A $300 non-refundable program fee applies to JSOM customized programs (short term programs).

  • Is the program fee part of my tuition?
  • No, program fee is not a part of your tuition. You can find information on tuition.

  • Does the total payment for the trip include the cost of the course?
  • Cost of the course is not included with the total payment for the trip.

  • Does tuition cover my travel expenses?
  • Your travel expenses are not a part of your tuition.

  • What is the total cost of the trip and course?
  • Please contact the faculty leader of the trip or the program provider regarding the total cost. You can find information on the cost of the course.

  • Can I get on the trip and not register for the course?
  • You are required to register for the corresponding course in order to be a part of the trip.

  • Where do I stay during the trip?
  • Please contact the faculty leader of the trip or the program provider regarding accommodation.

  • If I have already graduated, can I still participate in the trip?
  • You are encouraged to participate in faculty led/customized programs (short term programs) as a UT Dallas alumnus.

  • Can I take my spouse/family member along with me?
  • UT Dallas discourages spouse/family member travels with you during faculty led/customized programs (short term programs). Please contact the faculty leader of the trip or the program provider regarding exceptions.

  • Due to personal reasons, I don’t think I will be able to go on the trip. Can I get a refund for the payments I have made?
  • Please contact the faculty leader of the trip or the program provider regarding refund policy.

  • I can’t go on the trip; can I get a replacement instead?
  • Please discuss your individual circumstances with the faculty leader of the trip or the program provider to determine the best acceptable alternative.

  • Can I earn credit hours toward graduation for the trip?
  • Yes, you can earn credit for elective hours from customized programs (short term programs) and transfer credits from exchange or study abroad programs (long term programs).

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