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General Information

Applications must be received by Thursday, October 17, by 4:00 p.m.

All students accepted into the program will be asked to make a firm commitment (including a $300 non-refundable deposit) to participate in the program by Monday, October 28, so those on the waiting list can be notified.

Preference will be given to students for whom this program would be an integral part of their program of studies and who have undertaken relevant preparations (such as the previous study of Buddhism, Tibetan studies or Asian studies.); however, no previous experience is required.

Mandatory Orientation Sessions

Information Sessions

Students from all campuses are welcome to either session:

Tentative Itinerary

Please note that this itinerary is tentative and is subject to change.

Financial Information

The program costs approximately $2,200, which includes all travel from Logan International Airport and back to campus, accommodations and visa fees. This does not include books, medical expenses, passport or pocket money.

Deposit and Payment

Students accepted into the program will be required to pay a nonrefundable $300 deposit by Monday, October 28, 2013, with the balance due by Monday, December 2, 2013.

Financial Aid

Any Smith College student can apply for an International Experience Grant through the study abroad office, regardless of their financial aid status. Students from other campuses should check financial aid options through their study abroad office.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please email us at tsip@smith.edu. You can reach the director, Constance Kassor, at
(413) 585-3429 or (413) 570-3289 or ckassor@smith.edu.