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  • Locations: Mariscal, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador; Tzawata, Ecuador
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: HC applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Suggested GPA: 3.0
Language Requirement: Completed at least 301 ICIP Required: Yes
Housing Options: Homestay Community Based Learning: Yes
Ability to work abroad: No Board: Full Board
Other Requirements: Demonstrated interest in community-based learning (service learning) Click here for a definition of this term Visa required for U.S. passport holders: No
Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:
Quito, Ecuador                                                                                       Quito, Ecuador 

View video of information session held on 9/14/20:

Name:  Pachaysana - Ecuador
Program:  Rehearsing Change

Terms available:  fall and spring semesters (open to all majors)
Important to note:  fall semester is in Quito; spring semester is in one of two Amazon communities - either Tzawata or Mariscal
Dates:  end August to mid-December (fall semester); end January to mid-May (spring semester)
Start and end dates noted are tentative and subject to change.
Pre-university program:  Pre-university language program

Institution website:
Program website:

Visa fees:  n/a for U.S. citizens
Housing deposits:  n/a
Registration Info:  The Pachaysana semester program is equal to a full semester course load at Holy Cross.  Syllabi available on Program website 
ICIP required:  No
Other requirements:  Four semesters of college-level Spanish language
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students:
On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit then select program.
Grade equivalency sheet: Available on the Holy Cross Registrar’s website:

All information above is subject to change

For more information, please contact:
Emma Meade Assistant Director
Phone: 508-793-3090
Office:  Smith 213


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2023 11/13/2022 02/20/2023 07/30/2023 12/20/2023
Spring 2024 11/13/2022 02/20/2023 01/26/2024 05/11/2024