FACULTY: Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, Professor and Mexican Exchange Program Director, NYU Silver; Maria de Lourdes Rosas López, PhD, Research Professor, Political Science, UPAEP
- Dates: January 3 - 13, 2020. Students will arrive in the morning on January 3; students will be able to depart on January 13 (last official class day is January 12); a mandatory pre-departure session in late December TBA
- Credits: 3 elective credits
- Note on Field Placement: Students with field placements must obtain permission from their faculty advisors and agency field instructors to miss field dates for a January course. Students must make up all missed field dates at another time during the year.
- Note on January Courses: January program credits count toward spring semester credit allotments but fall into the January term bill. NYU's Office of Financial Aid will have to be notified of your enrollment in a January course in order to allot any necessary spring financial aid toward the bill.
A SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT THIS COURSE: This course is best suited for students with career interest and commitment to Latino migration, health, and social welfare. The class will meet 10 days in Puebla, Mexico and will have one additional class that will take place upon return to the United States. Given the condensed timeline, students should expect the overall course experience to be demanding and rigorous, including substantive discussions related to course readings, writing assignments, an exam, and a final presentation.
- NYU Silver MSW students
- NYU graduate students at other schools and non-NYU graduate students at other universities are considered on a space-available basis
- Tuition and Fees: Graduate tuition and fees, paid directly to the Bursar.
- GeoBlue Insurance: $63.10. All students are required to carry GeoBlue Insurance for the duration of the course. Students will be enrolled by the Office of Global and Lifelong Learning.
- Estimated Housing: 2020 rate TBA. (2019 rate: $600.) Housing is double hotel rooms. Accommoations will either be double hotel rooms (two students per room) with private baths, breakfast included in price OR homestays with Mexican families (two students per home in separate rooms). This is currently being coordinated and final information will be available shortly.
- Estimated Activity Fees & Personal Expenses: $500-800 (amount varies based on individual student expenses).
- Estimated Travel Expense to Puebla: Round-trip (from New York) is around $750 depending on booking date, type, and availability.Meals: A welcoming meal will be provided and daily breakfast is included in the cost of the hotel charges. Students are responsible for any additional meals.
- Estimated Excursions: Selected agency visits and museums trips in Puebla; accompanied excursion to Mexico City.
- All other expenses are the responsibility of the student.