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UCF in Mexico | Exploring the Yucatan
Yucatan, Mexico (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Budget Sheets Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:
UCF in Mexico | Exploring the Yucatan
Spring Break 2018
March 10- March 19

No prerequisites, and all majors are welcome to apply.


Program Description:

On this program, students will have the opportunity to discover the rich historical and cultural heritage of the Yucatan Peninsula. Students will learn about ancient and modern Maya culture. Among others, we will visit the UNESCO world heritage sites of Chichen Itzá, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, and Tulum, an ancient Maya fortress overlooking the Caribbean. We will learn about vibrant contemporary Maya culture by visiting local villages, taking cooking lessons, and exploring the colonial cities of Merida and Valladolid. Finally, students will have the opportunity to experience Yucatan's natural beauty, including excursions to cenotes (underground rivers) and the white sand beaches of the Caribbean. 

Learning Outcomes:
  • To gain an appreciation of the people and culture of contemporary Yucatan, Mexico
  • To understand the history and prehistory of Maya civilization
  • To gain a new understanding of everyday life in another country

Program Course: LAS 3955 Study Abroad Mexico

Course Syllabus:

Study Abroad Syllabus.doc


Program fee:  TBD )2017 cost $1,700)

For details on what the program fee includes please see program Budget Sheet

Payment 1: TBA
Payment 2: TBA

The following services are included as part of the program fee:
  • Hotel accommodation
  • All breakfasts, 6 lunches and 1 dinner
  • Local guides
  • Site tickets
  • Local ground transportation
  • UCF Abroad administrative fee ($350)
The following are not included:
  • Tuition
  • Flights
Program Cost Disclaimer: UCF reserves the right to alter or cancel the program at any time. In such cases, the university shall not be liable for airfare, transportation costs, and/or any other costs incurred by the student. The UCF Abroad Office will make reasonable efforts to notify students through reasonable means to inform the students when to reserve flights, students should not make any travel arrangements until being directed to do so by this office. Students should consult their travel agent about buying travel insurance to defray unanticipated costs in the event that travel plans change. UCF Abroad will make reasonable efforts to notify students via their Knights email when any significant changes are being made to the program. It is entirely within UCF Abroad's discretion as to what changes are considered significant. 

This program is currently not accepting applications.