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  • Locations: Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • Program Terms: Summer I
  • Budget Sheets: Summer I
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer I 2019 04/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
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Instruction Language: Spanish Housing Options: Host Family, Independent
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class: Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Program Type: Study Abroad SUNY Code: 739
Program Coordinator: Lizette Alvarado - lizette.alvarado@oswego.edu
Program Description:
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The Site   |   The University   |   The Curriculum   |   Costs   |   Insurance   |   Financial Aid   |   Applications

The Site
Mexico is a land of contrasts. Traditions, folklore, art, music, and food vary greatly from one region to another, as do the fascinating landscapes. From high sierras to volcanoes, jungles to deserts, and valleys to beaches, Mexico has it all.

Founded in the 12th century, Cuernavaca is the unofficial gateway to Mexico City. It is only 45 miles south of Mexico City. It is the capital of the State of Morelos. With a population of approximately 700,000, Cuernavaca is known throughout the world as the "City of Eternal Spring" because of its nearly perfect climate and year-round supply of lush, multicolored vegetation and flowers. Located in central  Mexico, Cuernavaca is a favorite leisure spot within close reach of fascinating places such as Acapulco, Puebla, Taxco, Oaxaca, and Teotihuacan.

The University
The Cuernavaca (CVA) Campus is one of 33 campuses belonging to the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), familiarly known as TEC. TEC was founded in 1943. TEC is accredited by the Mexican government as well as by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in the United States. CVA is located just outside of the city of Cuernavaca and is only a 25-minute bus ride from the town's central square. The CVA campus, founded in 1980, is young and inviting and attracts students from all over the country which provides international students the chance to interact with a broad spectrum of young Mexican people. For further details, visit http://www.cva.itesm.mx/ .

The Curriculum
Students in this program will take courses designed for students learning Spanish as Second language beginner to advanced level in the following areas: Spanish language, Communications, Mexican Culture and History, Latin American Literature, Politics and History, and Doing Business in Mexico. For a complete list of courses and descriptions, visit the following website: http://www.cva.itesm.mx/.

Students will earn 6 credits on this program. Weekend excursions and on-going campus activities ensure that the student is immersed in the Mexican culture.

Costs (budget sheet)
Select your term of interest for the latest budget information.

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Insurance
All students participating in this program are covered by the SUNY full health and accident insurance (https://www.geobluestudents.com) as well as medical evacuation and repatriation insurance.

Financial Aid
Students currently receiving financial aid can use their aid for overseas study, and may, in some cases, have their awards increased. Students not currently receiving financial aid may be eligible. Those interested in financial aid for this program should contact the financial aid office on their home campus.

Applications
Late applications are accepted on a space-available basis. Please contact the program specialist, Lizette Alvarado, for further details.

A non-refundable deposit of $250, applicable to the program cost, must be paid within 14 days of acceptance to the program in order to secure program participation. Any deviation from program requirements must be requested in writing and authorized by the Director of International Education and Programs before the final payment date.
 

Updated: 02/17/2017