Students Abroad

Cardinal Destination Courses Abroad (May Term)

Course Information

A Cardinal Destination Course Abroad (CDCA) is a short-term, faculty-led course that takes place shortly after the spring semester ends during the month of May (May Term). Students travel internationally as a group with a North Central College faculty and staff member. Each May Term course abroad includes linked prerequisite course completed in the spring semester before departure. 

The deadline to enroll for all CDCA 2022 has been EXTENDED to Friday, November 19, 2021.

Interested? Here are your next steps...

Step 1: Speak with the course-specific faculty leader(s) to learn more about the course, logistics, and itinerary, and to request a green slip to enroll for the appropriate courses on Merlin.

Step 2: Enroll on Merlin for the linked spring semester course AND the May Term travel component (under summer session).  You MUST be registered for BOTH sections in order to participate. The enrollment deadline is Friday, November 19, 2021.

Step 3: Register with the Center for Global Education (CGE).  After the November 19th deadline, the CGE team will send you a link with instructions to register and next steps to complete by Friday, December 3, 2021.

Step 4: Pay your first $500 program fee deposit by Friday, December 17, 2021.

May Term 2022 Courses Abroad

Learn more about our CDCA 2022 opportunities! Click on the flags below to preview each course, itinerary, and to meet the course instructor(s).

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