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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Suggested GPA: 3.0
ICIP Required: No Housing Options: Shared room at field station
Community Based Learning: No Ability to work abroad: No
Board: Full Board Program Exception Flag: None
Program Sponsorship: SFS Other Requirements: One semester college-level biology, ecology or environmental studies
Click here for a definition of this term Visa required for U.S. passport holders: No Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:

SFS PanamaBocas del Toro, Panama


View video of information session held on 9/15/20:  https://youtu.be/65HVqN6L61M​


Name: The School for Field Studies (SFS)
Program: Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies, Panama
 
Terms available: fall and spring semesters
Dates: late August to early December (fall semester); late January to early May (spring semester)
Pre-university program: n/a
 
Institution website: https://fieldstudies.org/​
Program website, including courses:  https://fieldstudies.org/program/panama-semester/
 
Visa fees: See Budget Sheets on Program website above
Housing deposits: n/a
 
Registration info: The SFS semester program is equal to a full semester course load at Holy Cross. Syllabi available on Program website above.
ICIP required: No
Other requirements: One semester of college-level biology, ecology, or environmental studies/science.
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students: https://sa.holycross.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Abroad.Home
On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit then select program.
Grade equivalency sheet: n/a
 
All information listed above is subject to change.

For more information, please contact:
Christopher Van Booven - Assistant Director
Email: cvanboov@holycross.edu
Phone: 508-793-2755
Office: Smith 213
 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 11/05/2021 02/18/2022 08/29/2022 12/02/2022
Spring 2023 11/05/2021 02/18/2022 01/23/2023 04/27/2023