Guidelines and Eligibility Requirements for January Term Travel Courses


The following guidelines and eligibility requirements apply to all students:

  • The application will include a reference from the student’s academic adviser. An interview with the course professor may also be required.
  • Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher during the term of application.
  • Students cannot be in academic warning or probation status at the time of application or during the semester prior to travel.
  • Students may not have any outstanding charges on their student account at the time of application and must be in good standing with the student accounts office.
  • Students are responsible for passport, visas, insurance, tips and any personal spending money.
  • The college reserves the right to deny travel based on assessment of student ability to participate in the travel experiences safely and to represent Trinity with integrity.
  • Students who receive employee or employee-dependent tuition remission are not eligible for funded travel, but may apply for the class as a paying traveler.
  • Priority for funded travel will be given based on seniority, defined as the number of credit hours completed at Trinity. (This applies to students enrolled Fall 2012, Spring 2013, or Fall 2013).
  • Priority for funded travel will be given, secondarily, to students whose majors coincide with the course content of the travel experience. (This applies to students enrolled Fall 2012, Spring 2013, or Fall 2013).
  • Priority for travel stipends will be given to students based on seniority, defined as the number of credit hours completed at Trinity. (This applies to students enrolled after Fall 2013).
  • Any student is invited make an application to pay full price for any trip, regardless of seniority. Such students still need to apply and be accepted by the lead instructor.
  • Alumni of the college can enroll in January Term Travel Courses at full cost on a space available basis and by approval of the faculty member.