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  • Locations: Skukuza, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: HC applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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: OTS Other Requirements: One year college-level biology
Click here for a definition of this term Visa required for U.S. passport holders: No Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:

OTS-S. Africa (resized image)Photo courtesy of Mary McClay '13 - "I just can't wait to be king", Skukuza, Kruger National Park

Name: Organization for Tropical Studies 
Program: African Ecology and Conservation, South Africa
Terms available: fall and spring semesters
Dates: late August to early December (fall semester); late January to early May (spring semester)  Start and end dates noted are tentative and subject to change.
Pre-university program: n/a
Institution website:
Program website:
Visa fees: $36
Housing deposits: n/a
Registration info: The OTS 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 year of college-level biology.
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students:
On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit then select program.   Please be aware this list is meant to give you an idea of the types of courses available to you at OTS-S. Africa based on what past students have taken. This is NOT a list of classes that are guaranteed to be available to you and you are not limited to the classes on this list. Class offerings change each semester and you can certainly register for classes that you do not see on this list.
Grade equivalency sheet: Available on the Holy Cross Registrar's website:

All information listed above is subject to change.

For more information, please contact:
Piper O'Sullivan, Assistant Director

Phone:  508-793-3053
Office:  Smith 218


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.