International Affairs Office

Cultural Immersion Summer Program

This short-term study abroad program combines intensive Spanish language instruction, travel and intercultural learning with service placements in community-based organizations within the coast of Ecuador.
It is 4 weeks in length, during the months of June and July.

Program Dates

Our Summer Program begins in early June (4 weeks).
Exact dates are available by emailing:
*Other dates may be available upon request of our partners.

What is included?

  • Airport Shuttle - First night at a local hotel
  • Orientation Day
  • Welcome Brunch
  • Campus Tour
  • Coastal Community Field Trip
  • Cacao Experience Field Trip
  • Cultural activity with international and local students
  • Homestay with an Ecuadorian family (all meals included)
  • Full use of the university’s facilities, including sports complex, private buses, student hub and more.
  • 6 Credits: 3 Spanish and Service Learning.