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Education Abroad Fee Structure


Effective with Fall 2021 programs and beyond
Fee Description Program Types Fee Amount
Registration Fee Independent Travel for TAMU Credit; Independent Travel for No Credit; Independent Virtual Programs $25
Limited Service Fee Faculty-led Limited; Unit-led Limited; Field Trips; Student Groups; Virtual Standard Programs (customizing a virtual experience for a group of students and faculty); Independent Travel for Transfer Credit programs $200
Full Service Fee Faculty-led Standard; Unit-led Standard; Affiliate Provider Programs; Exchange Programs $500
 

Registration Fee

Amount: $25

Program types that would fall under this fee include independent Travel (No Credit/TAMU Credit) and Independent Virtual Programs. The registration fee includes the following services which Education Abroad provides to all students regardless of the experience they participate in:
  • 24-hour emergency support and crisis management while abroad

  • Pre-departure resources and training either in person or through virtual modules including access to the Diversity Abroad Network’s climate and identity information

  • Registration in the Terra Dotta portal which provides a cloud based, central storage platform that houses student travel information and itineraries, emergency contacts, appropriate releases and paperwork (e.g. FERPA, Health History questionnaire, Education Abroad Terms of Participation, Release of Liability), and in the future, Alert Traveler

  • Access to international health insurance through enrollment in TAMU policy with CISI

  • In addition to the above, Education Abroad will also provide the following for Independent Virtual Programs: 
    • Supporting the credit transfer process when applicable
    • Liaising with applicable program leaders, departments, and units
    • Providing program budget to Financial Aid and Scholarships

Limited Service Fee

Amount: $200

Program types that would fall under this fee include Faculty-led Limited, Unit-led Limited, Field Trips, Student Groups,  Virtual Standard Programs (customizing a virtual experience for a group of students and faculty), and Independent Travel for Transfer Credit programs. The Services provided for this fee include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting students and program leaders abroad including managing crisis and working with on-campus partners in incidents involving Title IX, student conduct, and navigating challenges and triage issues as they arise

  • Providing 24/7 emergency support

  • Travel advisory and restrictions monitoring in collaboration with TAMU System Risk and partners

  • Developing and administering comprehensive pre-departure orientations and trainings to both students and group leaders

  • Reviewing and approving student applications, including clearing students for participation through the Student Conduct Office and the Aggie Honor System Office

  • Facilitation of access to disability program accommodation via list-sharing and collaboration with Disability Resources

  •  Coordination with THECB and Registrar to open and reconcile courses (faculty-led courses and placeholder courses)

  • Working with the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships to ensure that eligible students have access to and receive applicable funding for education abroad programs

  • Initiating and facilitating transfer credit approval when applicable

  • Liaising with host institutions and partners to ensure program services are clearly established and provided as stipulated by the agreement

  • Liaising with host institutions and partners to ensure students are enrolled in and receiving the agreed upon credits and courses when applicable

  • Marketing and recruitment support including the development of a program website and hosting recruitment events

  • Assessing and evaluate programs upon completion

  • Providing resources and programming for returned students (Alumni Ambassador Internship Program, Returnees Workshop, etc.)

  • In addition to the above, Education Abroad will also provide the following for Standard Service Virtual Programs: 
    • Vetting vendors and program providers for compliance and risk mitigation
    • Developing program itinerary and manage logistics
    • Developing budget including creating program fees and budget sheets
    • Liaising with applicable program leaders, departments, and units
    • Processing and paying all program invoices from vendors
    • Billing each student per the timeline established by Student Business Services
    • Providing program budget to Financial Aid and Scholarships​

Full Service Fee

Amount $500


Program types that would fall under this fee include, Faculty-led Standard, Unit-led Standard, Affiliate Provider Programs, and Exchange Programs. The Services provided for this fee include but are not limited to:

  • Vetting vendors and program providers for compliance and risk mitigation

  • Developing and administering comprehensive pre-departure orientations and trainings to both students and group leaders

  • Supporting students and program leaders abroad including managing crisis and working with on-campus partners in incidents involving Title IX, student conduct, and navigating challenges and triage issues as they arise

  • Providing 24/7 emergency support

  • Travel advisory and restrictions monitoring in collaboration with TAMU System Risk and partners

  • Reviewing, editing, and processing contracts and International Service Provider (ISP) agreements

  • Reviewing and approving student applications, including clearing students for participation through the Student Conduct Office and the Aggie Honor System Office

  • Developing program itinerary and manage logistics

  • Developing program budget including creating program fees and budget sheets

  • Liaising with applicable program leaders, departments, and units

  • Processing and paying all program invoices from vendors, including expenses related to faculty participation

  • Facilitation of access to disability program accommodation via list-sharing and collaboration with Disability Resources

  • Coordination with THECB and Registrar to open and reconcile courses (faculty-led courses and placeholder courses)

  • Billing each student per the timeline established by Student Business Services

  • Providing program budget to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for awarding aid for Education Abroad

  •  Working with the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships to ensure that eligible students have access to and receive applicable funding for education abroad programs

  •  Initiating and facilitate transfer credit approval when applicable

  • Liaising with host institutions and partners to ensure program services are clearly established and provided as stipulated by the agreement

  •  Liaising with host institutions and partners to ensure students are enrolled in and receiving the agreed upon credits and courses when applicable

  • Marketing and recruitment support including the development of a program website and hosting recruitment events and program maintenance in the Education Abroad Portal

  • Assessing and evaluate programs upon completion

  • Providing resources and programming for returned students (Alumni Ambassador Internship Program, Returnees Workshop, etc.)