全球领域研究

全球领域研究 Frequently Asked Questions

新型冠状病毒肺炎 VACCINE POLICY RELATED TO TRAVEL PROGRAMS:

所有大学赞助的国内或国际旅行的参与者都应遵守大学的新型冠状病毒肺炎临时疫苗接种政策. 那些不遵守该政策的人将没有资格参加这样的旅行. 那些根据医疗条件或宗教信仰获得批准豁免接种疫苗要求的人,可能会因诸如此类的因素而面临一些旅行限制, 但不限于, 未接种疫苗旅行者的安全风险和/或未接种疫苗旅行者在旅行目的地的限制, 不容许豁免或可能会有与大学不同的额外要求. The specific circumstances of the travel will be evaluated by the Travel Advisory Committee. Before applying to participate in travel programs, 对疫苗接种状况有疑问的个人应联系globalengagement@luntanno1.net.

What are 全球领域研究 Courses?

全球实地研究(GFS)是4学分的学期课程,以全球为重点,有计划的旅行组成部分. They are open to juniors and seniors, and sometimes sophomores and graduate students. They can meet major requirements and carry AUC designations. Some courses have prerequisites or other eligibility requirements; see course descriptions for details. 研究生 students earn 3 grad-level credits for GFS courses.

Who is eligible to participate in the GFS courses?

  • Full and part-time matriculated juniors and seniors. Some courses accept sophomores and graduate students. 
  • 在阿卡迪亚完成至少一学期(至少12学分)课程的转学学生.
  • 有关先决条件和附加资格要求的详细信息,请参见课程描述.

How do I apply for and enroll in a GFS course?

GFS courses are not open to direct registration and appear closed in Self-Service. This is because students must submit an application and meet other eligibility requirements. 大多数希望申请GFS课程的学生将收到一封电子邮件邀请申请GFS,并带有个性化的申请链接. If you did not receive an invitation to apply, please contact globalengagement@luntanno1.net寻求帮助. 

Enrollment in GFS courses is on a first-come, 标间, and in addition to the GFS application, 所有GFS申请人必须提交GFS $300的订金以完成所选课程的注册. 这笔押金将用于支付课程的总旅费,可以亲自到学生账户办公室或通过自助服务在线支付. 

How are the Field Study topics and location focuses chosen?

每学期, 全球参与向阿卡迪亚的教职员工发出了全球实地研究课程建议的呼吁. im电竞登录提供的课程是基于im电竞登录的研究兴趣和领导他们的教职员工的专业知识. We strive to offer a varied slate of courses, based in different academic disciplines and in different corners of the world, 包括北美.

甚么是环球飞行服务团旅费?

全球领域研究 courses carry a travel fee, in addition to your regular tuition. The travel fee range for courses will be listed on the GFS课程 page. 支付 can be made online via Self-Service/eBIll, or you may pay by cash or check at the Office of Student Accounts. Make checks payable to Arcadia University.

GFS travel fees vary by course and will be finalized early in the semester the course runs. Total fees depend on the location and the length of the field study. The travel fee typically includes:

  • 机票
  • 住宿
  • In-country ground transportation
  • All tours, lectures, and group activities

旅行费用可以通过您通常用于支付帐户费用的任何方式分期支付. 其他具体到你的实地研究地点的费用细节将由你的系主任列出.

Do I need a passport or visa for a GFS course?

护照

护照 are required for all international travel, and you will need to submit a copy to 全球合作. im电竞登录强烈建议学生对新护照申请和续签申请申请加速护照处理(额外费用申请),因为常规处理时间大约为3个月. If you currently have a passport, be sure the expiration date is at least 6 months after your return date.

Passport application available through the U.S. 国务院 网站.

Please see this excerpt from the 全球领域研究 Enrollment Agreement on travel documentation, including valid US passports:

Proper Travel Documentation:

我明白我有责任为国内和/或国际项目旅行准备必要的旅行证件. 国际旅游, 这包括我在国外期间的有效护照,以及根据东道国的移民政策规定的我回国后所需的任何时间.  我同意在我出国之前获得任何和所有的签证和许可,并确保我已获得适当的授权在我的东道国学习. 我明白im电竞网站不负责外国大使馆或领事馆关于批准签证文件和/或移民许可的任何决定. 我明白,如果没有获得适当的旅行证件,我可能会被开除,我将负责im电竞网站代我支付的旅行费用和任何不可收回的额外费用. 

 

What if it's not possible to travel to the planned field study location? 

有时候,阿卡迪亚需要改变旅行计划以保证每个人的安全. Please read this excerpt from the 全球领域研究 Enrollment Agreement 更多信息:

Arcadia University reserves the right to cancel, 改变, 暂停, 或修改任何项目的任何部分或增加费用,应在适当或必要的情况下采取这些行动. 我知道im电竞网站网站上公布的课程日历日期本质上是暂定的, 而且可以随时改变. im电竞网站将提醒我任何变化,并将努力减少任何干扰我的计划. 

我可以放弃GFS课程吗?

The drop period for GFS courses ends one day (24 hours) after your first class meeting.  在那个时候, you will be responsible for the entire amount of the travel fee for your GFS course, even if you later withdraw. 在大多数情况下, 在课程开始前退课的学生将不会得到退款,因为大学将代学生支付费用. 

Please see this exerpt from the 全球领域研究 Enrollment Agreement pertaining to the drop policy for GFS courses:

 

我明白在第一次班会后一天(24小时),GFS课程的休学期就结束了. After the 24-hour drop period, GFS课程的差旅费将存入我的学生账户,必须在课程旅行的学期结束前两周全额支付. 即使我在最初的24小时停学期之后的学期内任何时候退出GFS课程,我仍有责任支付差旅费.  因学术或纪律原因从项目中退出或被解雇,需支付不可收回费用的额外费用.

取消/退款

In the case of the total cancellation of your course, students will be refunded any monies paid toward the course. If a course continues but the field study portion is 改变ed, 学生可能需要支付其他必要的编程费用,以满足课程的学术目标, such as local excursions and guest speakers, 等. Students will be informed in a timely manner about these fees.