There are two types of Off-Campus JanTerms: Domestic and International. Domestic JanTerms travel within the United States and International JanTerms travel abroad during the month of January (or occasionally in May). Austin College also offers courses every January to Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico.
JanTerm EXPO will be held April 18, 2017
from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wright Campus Center
Courses offered for JanTerm are specially designed so that offerings vary significantly from one January to the next. Registration for on-campus courses will take place in the fall semester.
Contact: Registrar's Office
There are two types of Off-Campus JanTerms: Domestic and International. Domestic JanTerms travel within the United States and International JanTerms travel internationally during the month of January, or occasionally in May.
Contact: Hunt Tooley, Travel JanTerm Director
The deadline for all scholarships for JanTerm 2017 has passed. The information below refers to our scholarship cycle for the upcoming year, JanTerm 2018.
Become a Stephens Scholar!
The Stephens Scholarships are full scholarships connected for a JanTerm travel course. Students go through an application process, and recipients are chosen to receive a full scholarship for a designated JanTerm travel course. The application deadline will be in April 2017.
General JanTerm Scholarships
All students who register for a JanTerm/MayTerm in May 2017 spring will be automatically considered for our general scholarships. The criteria are as follows:
- This must be the student’s first international experience at Austin College.
- The student must have significant financial need (as demonstrated by FAFSA).
- The student must be in good academic, disciplinary, and financial standing with the College.
There are a number of forms that apply specifically to JanTerm courses.
CSOC/NSOC Course Information
Career Study Off-Campus (CSOC)
The CSOC program bridges the gap between knowledge developed through the liberal arts academic curriculum and the application of that knowledge within the actual workplace.
Independent Study Off-Campus (NSOC)
These courses afford students an opportunity to carry out independent study at off-campus locations, quite frequently abroad.
Travel courses: domestic and international
First Deadline: February 20, 2017
Final budget and course price deadline: March 25, 2017
On-Campus Courses Deadline: April 1, 2017
JanTerm Travel Course Expo: April 18, 2017
JanTerm Travel Course Registration: May 2-4, 2017