Fees & Costs
Program Fee

The program fee (not including course tuition) for the study abroad activity will be approximately $3,267 per student with a minimum enrollment of ten students. This fee includes:

  • International airfare (round trip US-Spain)
  • Hotel accommodations in Madrid and Barcelona (breakfasts included)
  • 3 Day Rail Pass
  • Museum passes
  • Art Project
  • Metro passes (Madrid and Barcelona)

Due to international currency fluctuations and fuel costs for airlines, the program fee is subject to change.

Tuition
Tuition for the course is the standard tuition for the Lone Star College System.

Additional Individual Expenses
Students are expected to pay for most of the meals on their own. Information on dining out in Madrid and Barcelona will be provided during final information session.

Financial Aid
You may be eligible for Financial Aid. The LSCS scholarship application deadline is February 7, 2011 at 4:00pm.

Registration Process
Please follow the instructions below to sign up for the program.
1. Download and complete the Study Abroad Program Application Form. Download the Application
2. Submit the application form along with a $500 deposit, payable to "Lone Star College-North Harris" Eric T. Sims. Upon receiving the application form and deposit, a space will be reserved for you.
3. Pay in full of the program fee no later than June 10, 2011. Pending available space, students may apply for the course after June 10, but payment in full of the program fee is required with the application.
4. During the standard registration period for Second Summer Session classes, students will register for ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation as listed in the course schedule. Only students who have submitted a deposit toward the program fee may register for these courses. Payment of college tuition and fees must be made according to the payment terms of the college.
5. Students who have submitted application to the program will receive a packet of participant forms to be completed and returned to Professor Sims no later than June 10, 2011.
6. All students must attend the orientation session prior to departure for the program.

Important Dates
2010
Wednesday, October 21, 2:30, CMED-101 - Scholarship Information Session, LCS-NH

2010
November 2011 - June 2010 - Submit Study Abroad Application Form and $500 deposit to reserve a space

February 7 - Scholarship Application deadline at 4:00pm.

March 9 - First information session, FA201, 6:00pm

April 6 - Second information session, FA201, 6:00pm

May 11 - Third information session (Students must have an up-to-date passport by this date), FA201, 6:00pm

June 8 - Final information session (mandatory orientation session), FA201, 6:00pm

July 11 - First class meeting at LSC-NH

July 16 - Leave for Spain, flying into Madrid

July 17-21 - Classes in Madrid

July 22- July 27 - Classes in Barcelona

July 27 - Leave for Texas, flying into Houston

August 3 - Final meeting at LSC-NH (required journal due)