JAMAICA - Spring 2019
- Tour of Kingston
- Visit National Art Gallery, National Heroes Park, Emancipation Park
- Visit Devon House and the Bob Marley Museum
- Tour of Parliament
- Visit USAID & U.S. Embassy
||Introduction to International Relations
||Introduction to Sociology
The program fee for the study abroad program to Jamaica will typically cover:
TOTAL PROGRAM FEE = $2,300*
- Round-trip airfare from Florida to Jamaica
- All in-country transportation
- All in-country accommodation
- Some meals
- Tours, museums, and other activity fees
- International insurance
*Prices subject to change, pending approval
Estimated costs not included in Program Fee:
||$320.31 (3 credits)
||Refer to Immunization section for required and suggested vaccinations
|Personal Spending Money
*Please note that the Total Estimated Costs not included in the program fee is an approximation and that individuals will differ.
Read through the Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy to understand payment expectations. This policy will accompany the Study Abroad Application form that you must fill out and sign to join a program.
|$130 (Non-Refundable Deposit & Application Fee)
||Due with Application
||November 16, 2018
||January 4, 2019
*Payment dates are subject to change. Participants will be informed via email if changes occur.
How to Make a Payment:
To make payments, go to the Cashier's Office in the Northwest Campus. The Cashier's Office accepts payments in cash, by check and by credit card. You can make your payments on the phone. More info here
If you are not able to make a payment according to the dates assigned by Santa Fe College's International Education Office, it may still be possible for you to join the program; however you will likely incur increased costs.
Local Laws, Special Circumstances, Safety and Security in Jamaica
Please be aware that negative attitudes towards LGBTI issues are widespread in Jamaica. For more information click on the U.S. State Department's website here
. Should you have any questions or concerns please speak with the International Education Coordinator and/or the faculty leader(s) for this program.
Carefully read the safety and security information listed on the U.S. State Department's website here
and contact the International Education Coordinator and/or faculty leader(s) if you have any questions or concerns.
Appropriate Dress and Attire
For information on appropriate dress and attire for this study abroad program, click here
. If you have questions, please contact faculty leader, Georgia Bianchi at email@example.com
Please click here
to visit the Center for Disease Control website to read about immunization information and requirements for Jamaica.
Click here: Alachua County Department of Health
, to access information about Foreign Travel.
Tentative Trip dates:
March 2, 2019 –March 9, 2019
- Depart Florida Airport
- Arrive in Kingston
- Mini lecture/presentation & Patwa lesson
- Tour of St. Thomas Parish
- Visit Reach Fall/Long Bay
- Leave for Kingston
- Tour of Kingston
- Visit National Art Gallery, National Hero Park, Emancipation Park, Devon House, Bob Marley Museum
- Tour of Parliament in Kingston
- Meet with Manifesto Jamaica
- Visit USAID/US Embassy in Kingston
- Lecture at UWI with Michael Witter
- Visit Serge Dairy Farm
- Lunch in Morant Bay
- Tour of Coffee Factory/Banana Plantations
Application & Scholarships
- Depart for Kingston airport
In order to apply for this Study Abroad program and for all Santa Fe College Study Abroad Scholarships please complete this online application. (Note that you will have to create an account. Do not try to log in with your Santa Fe credentials).
Dr. Georgia Bianchi
Dr. Bianchi is an Assistant Professor at Santa Fe College. She teaches sociology and bases her research on immigration, children of immigrants and citizenship. Dr. Bianchi has led study abroad trips to Jamaica since 2013.
Professor Forshee holds an M.A. and Ph.D in Political Science from the University of Florida. Her teaching at Santa Fe College includes Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory and the United Nations. She is also the faculty adviser for Santa Fe College's Model UN team. She has co-led the study abroad China program in 2015 and 2017 and the 2018 study abroad program to Jamaica.
This program is pending approval. All figures are subject to change. For more information, contact the International Education Coordinator.