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Summer (Maymester) 2019 Study Abroad Programs

Maymester 2019 Programs

The College of the Holy Cross offers a number of summer (Maymester) study abroad sites for students. The programs are anywhere from four to six weeks in length, depending on the program.  Students usually take one course for Holy Cross credit (some programs may count for two credits).  With College approval, these courses can be used to fulfill common area requirements. The programs also include exciting and enriching cultural excursions and field trips.

APPLICATIONS:  Applications open on Monday, October 1, 2018 and close on Friday, November 16, 2018

Application Directions:

  1. Click on the Apply Online button below
  2. Click on any tab to search for your selected Summer program; however, the easiest way is to select "Simple Search", and choose "Summer" in the Terms pull-down menu
  3. Click on the program to open the page
  4. Click on the Apply Online tab at the bottom of the page
  5. A prompt will pop-up asking if you wish to proceed.  Click OK to continue, or Cancel if you do not wish to proceed any further.
  6. If you choose OK to continue, you will be taken to a login page.  Use your Holy Cross UserID and password to login, which will take you to the application.

Apply Online

Maymester 2019 Information Session Schedule

Summer Programs Pre-Departure Checklist (PDF) 





"Social Justice in Context"

Information Session:  Thursday, October 4, 2018 

5:30 pm in Smith 201




Choose from a number of courses at
Rothberg International School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Program Details

Information Session:  Tuesday, October 2, 2018

4:30 PM in Smith 215 (Study Abroad Conference Room)




"British Theatre in Perspective"

Information Session:  Tuesday, October 2, 2018

5:00 pm in O'Kane 481

View a student-produced video of the London Maymester 




"Spanish Theater and the Cultural Horizon"

Information Session:  Thursday, September 20, 2018

5:00 pm in Stein 423




Intensive, six-week Russian language course at the
Russian University for the Humanities (RGGU)

Program Details

Information Session:  Monday, September 24, 2018

5:00 pm in Stein 133




"Arts and Architecture"

Information Session:  Monday, October 1, 2018

4:30 pm in Stein 319


"Paris is a Classroom" June 29, 2018  Holy Cross Recent News Article


Rome, Italy

"Rome in History and Imagination"

General Information Session:  Monday, October 1, 2018

5:00 pm in Smith 201

Information Session from a Classics Perspective:

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

6:30 pm in Fenwick 420