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|Restrictions:||Elon applicants only|
|Class Eligibility:||0-First Year and Above||Minimum GPA:||3.0|
|Language Prerequisite:||None||Language(s) of Instruction:||All courses in English|
|Course Prerequisite(s):||COM 100, COM 220||Housing Options:||Apartment|
|Internship Option:||No||Volunteer/Service Opportunities:||No|
|Max Credits To Receive/Transfer:||04||Program Capacity:||30|
|Program Advisor/Manager:||Mark Dalhouse||Program Leader 1:||Jason McMerty|
COM 272 US The Sundance Film Festival Experience 4 S.H.
This Winter Term program fulfills a COM elective.
Prerequisites: COM 100 and COM 220
Grades count toward an Elon GPA.
This course may not be taken on an audit or pass/fail basis.
Sundance Film Festival is located in Park City, Utah. Students will be housed within walking distance to the screening venues and steps away from the free bus system. They will have access to a grocery store and two full kitchens.
Students will spend the first half of January participating in classes on Elon's campus. The second half of the course will take place in Park City, Utah at the Sundance Film Festival.
Note: Itinerary is subject to change due to availability of local facilities and scheduling issues.
The eligibility requirements specific to this program are listed in the Fact Sheet at the top of this brochure.
See the Deadlines and Events Calendar for the most up-to-date deadline information.
March 1, 2016: Priority period begins for all programs.
11:59 PM, March 17, 2016: Priority period deadline. All applications received during priority period are reviewed for eligibility and merit rather than time of submission.
March 29, 2016: Notification begins. The GEC will send notifications via email for all applications received by priority period deadline.
March 29, 2016: Change period begins. Students that submitted applications during the priority period can switch into available programs by submitting a Change Form (available March 29).
March 31, 2016: Rolling period begins. New applications will be accepted and reviewed on a space-available basis.
Sept. 1, 2016: Final application deadline. **Students that cancel after this date will not have the deposit refunded.**
To cancel your participation in a program, complete the Winter Term Withdrawal questionnaire in your application.
- Sept. 1 - 15, 2016: Students that cancel within these dates will not have the deposit refunded.
- Sept. 15, 2016: Full payment deadline.
- Sept. 16 - 30, 2016: Students that cancel within these dates are responsible for 50 percent of the cost of the program.
- Oct. 1 - 13, 2016: Students that cancel within these dates are responsible for 75 percent of the cost of the program.
- Oct. 14, 2016: Students that cancel on or after October 14 are responsible for the full program cost.
Deposit Refunds - If you have paid the deposit and are cancelling your participation prior to the deposit refund deadline, the amount will remain as a credit on your account to be applied towards the following semester’s billing. If you have any questions about your deposit, you may contact the Bursar’s office at email@example.com or 336.278.5300.
If airline bookings have already been made by the time of a student's cancellation, some airlines may issue the student a voucher for the value of the ticket less some penalty fee for change in ticketing. These are usually valid for 12 months with the airline issuing the ticket. The airline can provide specific details.
If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact Woody Pelton, Dean of International Programs. We encourage you to address any questions you may have as soon as possible, as a delay in doing so could result in increased charges for which you may be liable.
Costs for Study USA vary program to program and are in addition to the tuition for Winter Term, which is included in the fall semester tuition bill.
The cost includes some group meals, transportation, housing, movie tickets, one festival pass, & industry panels.
Basic cost information is available on the Cost and Credit Chart.
Need-based scholarships are available for Elon WT programs through the GEC.
For additional information on scholarships or other funding for study abroad, see the Financial Planning for Global Study page.
If you qualify for a travel grant through any of the fellows or scholars programs, see the appropriate program director for more information on how to apply the grant to your study abroad program. Visit the Deadlines and Events Calendar for travel grant deadlines.
Program Leader 1: Jason McMerty
Director of the Elon in LA; Assistant Professor of Communications
2850 Campus Box
Isabella Cannon Global Education Center
CB 2375, Global Commons 360
Elon, NC 27244
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Winter||2016||09/15/2015 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Winter||2017||09/01/2016 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
NOTE: Below are the application and cancellation deadlines.
See the Deadlines and Cancellation Policy page for more information.
The start date is the date students are expected to meet at the U.S. departure airport. The end date is the date students will meet back at that same airport.
These dates reflect the best information available to the GEC but are subject to change. Please do not purchase domestic flight tickets based on the dates listed here. Individual programs will provide additional information in the fall preceding the course.
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applications will be reviewed on a space-available basis and applicants will be notified of their application status within two weeks of submission.
Indicates that deadline has passed