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 work completed in the spring semester before departure. 

May Term 2021 Courses

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COVID-19 Notice: The College has made the difficult decision to suspend May Term 2021 Cardinal Destination Courses Abroad (CDCA). This decision was made in line with current travel and health advisories issued by the U.S. Department of State and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and takes into account the pandemic landscape across the globe and the challenges facing international travel.


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England & Ireland

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France & Greece 


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