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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Class Status: 5 - grad student
Housing Options: Hostel/Hotel Area of Study: School Counseling
Program Type: Other Minimum GPA: 3.0
Program Description:

USA in New York: Counseling



Program Overview & Course Information
This blended section of CED 566: Multicultural Counseling will begin on May 29, 2019.  It will consist of a three credit hour course that meets throughout the summer and culminates in a five day diversity institute in New York. During the Diversity institute students will be immersed for 5 days in the diversity of New York City in an experiential learning opportunity which will broaden students’ ability to work with culturally and ethnically diverse student populations. Each day, students will engage in discussions, interactions, and reflections with cultural and educational leaders and New York City school counselors who represent the many various populations of New York City as well as explore cultural centers, museums and the neighborhoods of New York City. Students will acquire new strategies to collaborate with culturally diverse students and their families or caregivers to develop systemic approaches to equalize the educational experiences for every student.

Accommodations
Students will need to make their own travel arrangements so that they arrive in New York City for the opening of the institute on Monday July 8, 2019. Lodging will be provided from Sunday night until Friday. Rooms are priced for 2 to a room.  If you would prefer to have a single accommodation instead, please contact Amy Upton as quickly as possible.

Program Costs
The cost of the USA in New York: Counseling program is $1400 .  Program cost DOES NOT include airfare.  The program cost does include the institute fee, a subway pass, accommodations, specified museum entrance fees, and a couple of receptions.  Participants should budget additional funds for other meals, supplies, or personal expenses such as souvenirs or independent travel, based upon individual spending habits.  Costs are based on anticipated rates and enrollment and are subject to change. Program items may be changed in lieu of a price increase.

Payment Schedule and Deadline
Space is limited. Program deposit of $350.00 is due at the time of application and no later than February 22, 2019. In order to qualify for a USA Study Abroad Scholarship, applications and deposits must be made no later than the priority deadline of February 22, 2019.  Final payment deadline is April 8, 2019. Applicants can reserve a spot in the program by hitting the "Apply Now" button and completing the online program application. Once accepted, applicants can confirm their place in the program by paying the program deposit of $350. The deposit is applied toward the cost of the program, $300 of which fully refundable if the participant withdraws before the priority application deadline of February 22, 2019.

Refund Policy
Program fees are refundable only in the event of cancellation of the program and are based on recoverable expenses. All payments should be considered non-refundable, and any requests for consideration of refunds based on extenuating circumstances (medical, etc…) must be made in writing and will be considered on a case by case basis.
 
For Additional Information, Please Contact:
Dr. Upton
College of Education, Department of Professional Studies
Email: amyupton@southalabama.edu
Phone:   (251) 380-2664

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/22/2019 ** Rolling Admission 07/07/2019 07/12/2019

** 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.