Summer (Maymester) 2023 Study Abroad Programs

The College of the Holy Cross offers a number of summer (Maymester) study abroad sites for students. The programs are approximately 4 weeks in length.  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 may also include exciting and enriching cultural excursions and field trips.

LONDON, ENGLAND:  "British Theatre in Perspective"                                                                  Information Session:  Monday, 19 September 2022 at 5:00 PM in the Boroughs Theatre at the Prior Performing Arts Center

POLAND:  "History, Memory and the Holocaust"                                                                              Information Session:  Wednesday, 21 September 2022 at 5:00 PM in Smith Hall, Room 201

Holocaust Maymester 2023

MADRID, SPAIN:  "Madrid and the Construction of National Identit(ies) in Spain"                  Information Session:  Thursday, 29 September 2022 at 3:30 PM in Stein 133

Madrid Maymester 2023

ROME, ITALY:  "Rome in History & Imagination"                                                                          Information Sessions:                                                                                                                                    General Info Session:  Monday, 3 October 2022 at 5:30 PM in Stein 133                                          From a Classics Perspective:  Tuesday, 4 October 2022 at 5:30 PM in Fenwick 420

Rome H&I Maymester 2023

ROME, ITALY:  "Sediments to Pediments: The Urban Geology of Rome"                                Information Session:  Virtual, via Zoom (see Maymester 2023 Info Session Schedule for link)

Rome Sediments to Pediments Maymester 2023

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL:  Various courses available at Rothberg International School, Hebrew University                                                                                                                                            Information Session:  Thursday, 6 October 2022 at 4:30 PM in Smith Hall, Room 201

PARIS, FRANCE:  Paris: History, Art, Architecture                                                                                     Information Session: Wednesday, 5 October 2022 at 5:00 PM in Stein 120

Paris Maymester 2023


APPLICATIONS:  Open on Monday, 3 October 2022 and close at midnight on Sunday, 20 November 2022 

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. Or choose the Maymester (Summer) 2023 Program Offerings tab in the left-hand navigation menu and then click on the purple link noted for each program.
  4. Click on the Apply Online tab on the brochure page

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Maymester 2023 Information Session Schedule

Summer Programs Pre-Departure Checklist (PDF)