预览常见问题

When is Preview?

Preview classes begin in the Spring term, and field study travel is planned for March 2022. 

 

谁有资格预览? 参加预演是否需要接种新冠疫苗?

Full-time first-year students and full-time transfer students who enter the University in spring, summer or fall participate in Preview during the following spring semester.  You must maintain good academic and disciplinary standing prior to departure.

关于Covid-19疫苗的问题,简短的回答是“是”, 你需要全面接种Covid-19疫苗才能参加预览," although there may be some domestic travel options for those who have secured a vaccine exemption from Arcadia for medical or religious reasons. 请在这里阅读政策:

预计所有参加学校主办的家庭聚会的人ic or international travel will be compliant with the University's Interim 新型冠状病毒肺炎 Vaccination Policy. Those who have not complied with the Policy will be ineligible to participate in such travel. Those who have complied with the Policy by securing an approved exemption from the vaccination requirement based on a medical condition or religious belief may face some limitations on travel based on factors such as, but not limited to, safety risk to unvaccinated travelers and/or restrictions on unvaccinated travelers at the travel destination, which may not allow for exemptions or which may impose additional requirements that are not the same as the University's. The specific circumstances of the travel will be evaluated by the Travel Advisory Committee. 申请参加旅游项目前, 与疫苗接种状况有关的问题应联系 globalengagement@世外桃源.edu.

我需要护照还是签证?

护照

所有国际旅行都需要护照, 你需要向全球参与提交一份副本. 提供护照复印件的截止日期是11月12日. We strongly recommend that students request expedited passport processing (additional fee applies) for new passport applications and renewals because regular processing time is now over 4 months. 如果你现在有护照的话, 确保过期日期在你返回日期之后至少6个月.

护照申请可通过 U.S. State Department 网站.

请看节选自 预览入学协议 旅行证件,包括有效的美国护照:

Proper Travel Documentation: I understand that it is my responsibility to have all travel documents necessary for domestic and/or international program travel. 国际旅游, this includes a valid passport for the duration of my time abroad and for any required amount of time after I return as stipulated by the immigration policy of my host country. I agree to obtain any and all visa and clearances prior to my time abroad and ensure I have obtained the proper authorization to study in my host country. I understand that Arcadia University is not responsible for any decisions made by foreign embassies or consulates regarding approval of visa documentation and/or immigration clearance. I understand that the failure to obtain required travel documents by stated program deadlines, 张贴在 www.世外桃源.edu/global/preview-first-year-and-transfer-students/preview-faqs, may result in my removal from the program and that I may be responsible for non-recoverable 成本 incurred by Arcadia University on my behalf. 

签证

U.S. 大多数地方的短期访问都不需要签证. 如果你持有美国以外国家的护照.S.,  you'll need to check on requirements and 全球 订婚 can help you. 注意对你.S. “绿卡”持有者,护照决定签证要求. 申请美国签证的地点.S. 市民将会在预习公告和课程描述中注明.

预习费用是多少?费用包括什么?

预习课程的费用是795美元. This fee covers air and ground transportation, programmed events, accommodations, and some meals. You can pay this fee online through Self-Service or in-person a the 学生帐目办公室. 预演费的截止日期是11月5日. 

You are responsible for passport/visa fees, meals, and incidental expenses including 护照(和签证)的费用, where applicable), 午餐, 晚餐, 纪念品, 和个人活动. 费用因地点而异,但每天50美元是一个适中的预算. Past students report spending $250 to $500, depending on their habits and preferences. 

我如何报名和选择课程?

If eligible for Preview, you will be notified by email in early fall with an invitation to apply.  你需要注明你的前三名课程偏好, and you will be asked to write a brief personal statement which explains your interest in a particular course.  你的陈述将会被审查,并被视为实习的一部分, and students will receive Preview placement information by email in mid-October.

预习课程有学分吗?

完成预习课程的学生将获得两个学分. 每个教员主导课程. 预习对所有专业的一年级学生和转学学生开放.

谁负责住宿和机票?

全球参与和大学合作伙伴安排所有的旅行物流. 阿卡迪亚预订从当地机场出发的团体航班. 每个地方的住宿条件都不一样, 但是是干净的, basic and safe, 学生们每2-4人一组. 

如何在校园和实地学习地点教授课程? 我的预演旅行计划可以改变吗?

Each faculty leader will announce class times and frequency, but expect to meet weekly. 

教师 direct the curriculum and are accompanied by other Arcadia employees who mentor you throughout the experience. 全球 订婚提供出发前的后勤指导, health and safety, 护照和/或签证规定, health concerns, 成本, 天气, 和行李.

有时, Arcadia needs to change Preview travel plans in order to keep everyone as safe as possible. 请读这篇节选自 预览入学协议 更多信息:

 

阿卡迪亚保留取消、变更、暂停或修改的权利. og电竞平台保留取消的权利, 改变, 暂停, or amend any part of any program or to increase fees should circumstances make these actions advisable or necessary. I understand that the program calendar dates posted on the Arcadia University 网站 are tentative in nature, 并且可以随时改变. Arcadia University will alert me of any such changes and will work to minimize any disruption to my planning. 

退款及退票政策

Students who withdraw on or after the December 1 deadline will not be refunded their Preview fee. Students who are placed on academic or disciplinary probation are not eligible for a refund and may be responsible for paying non-recoverable 成本. All withdrawals should be communicated in a timely manner to 全球 订婚.

我如何在国际旅行时拿到我的钱?

You should take an ATM card that is linked to a bank account for easy access to funds and for the best exchange rate. Your bank may charge small fees for foreign withdrawals and it's important to notify the bank of dates you'll be traveling. Credit cards (VISA or Mastercard) are usually accepted in most locations except for smaller businesses; travelers checks are not advisable.

我需要知道这个国家的语言吗?

无论你是否有语言能力,这个机会都是开放的.