Study Abroad and Travel Opportunities

The Study Away Committee will be accepting scholarship applications through January 31, 2020. Students seeking Independent Study and/or Summer 2020 credit can pick up an application from Dr. Brenda Brown in DH 119B, in the Division of Arts and Humanities office, DH 116 or download it by clicking the button below. 2020 excursions include Great Britain, Italy, Belize, and New York.


Belize | May 5-13, 2020

Dr. Jason Shaw, Associate Professor of Biology |

The USAO study abroad program to Belize has been rescheduled for Dec. 14-22, 2020.

Students may receive independent study credit through this program.

Trip Highlights

  • Walking Tours
  • Hol Chan Marine Reserve Full Day Snorkeling Excursion
  • St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park
  • Beach and Mangrove Cleanup Service Project
  • Xunatunich Mayan Ruins
  • Bird Feeding
  • San Ignacio Visit
  • Chocolate Making Experience
  • Waterfalls Excursion
  • Belize Zoo
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Sunset Sailboat Cruise

On-Ground Program Price: $1,340

Estimated Airfare: $700-$800
(Airfare stands as an estimate until ticketing is finalized)

Program Includes

  • 8 Nights of Accommodation
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • 5 Dinners
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Water Ferry to Caye Caulker
  • Full-Time Guide and Assistance

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LONDON | MAY 18-28, 2020

The USAO study abroad program to London has been postponed.

Shelley Rees, Professor of English |

Program Includes:

  • 9 Nights of Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 2x Dinners
  • All Ground Transportation
  • All Activities Included in the Itinerary
  • Full Time Guide
  • Airfare

Trip Highlights:

  • Literary Walking Tour
  • Borough Market
  • Karl Marx's Tomb
  • National Gallery
  • Globe Theater Visit
  • Explore Tintern Abbey
  • Wordsworth Museum

Program Price: $3,180

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New York Art and Theatre Trip | May 26-31, 2020

The USAO study away program to New York has been postponed.

Jacquelyn Knapp, Professor of Art |

Prices Include:

  • Round-trip airfare from Dallas or OKC to New York City
  • Round-trip transportation between the airport and hotel
  • Five nights at the Wellington Hotel, at 871 7th Avenue (complimentary wifi)
  • Tickets to two Broadway or off-Broadway plays/musicals
  • An unlimited 7-day metro pass for subways and busses
  • Introductory seminar (Getting to know New York, buying tickets, sightseeing advice)
  • New York guidebook and tour of a major Art Museum
  • Plenty of free time to explore this wonderful city on your own



The USAO study abroad program to Italy has been suspended for summer 2020.