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The fee of all mini-terms, with the exception of the U.S. domestic mini-terms, is $3,530. This fee covers all tuition, room, board, health insurance and group excursions. Financial aid does not apply to mini-terms, but loans are available. Students are responsible for coordinating and paying for their own airfare.

The fee of the Community Engagement mini-term is estimated at approximately $2,400. This fee covers airfare between Schenectady and New Orleans, all room and board, both in Louisiana and for days on campus before and after the trip, plus all fees and local transportation in Louisiana. The participants fly to Louisiana as a group so plans should be made accordingly. The exact mini-term fee may change due to variability in transportation costs.


The fee of the Civil Rights, Mexican-American Border, and New Hampshire Presidential Primary mini-terms is $3,500. This fee covers all tuition, room, board, and group excursions.


Union College International Programs (Study Away) Withdrawal Policy

Should you decide not to participate in your chosen program, you need to let the International Programs office know in writing as soon as possible.  If you withdraw before the start date for your program or during your program, you may be held responsible for a withdrawal fee in accordance with the schedule for Union College’s International Programs (Study Away) Withdrawal Policy, found in the Academic Catalog.

Students who do not plan to return to Union College for the term in which they were to study away must notify the Dean of Students Office in writing.  Neither failure to pre-schedule or register, non-payment of the term bill, nor a request for a transcript constitute official notice of withdrawal or leave of absence.