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Study-in-America/Off-Campus Programs


Faculty-led Study-in-America and Off-Campus Programs

Study-in-America/Off-Campus programs provide a wonderful opportunity for students to immerse themselves in an educational environment outside of the traditional classroom setting. 

Previous and/or current Study-in-America and Off-Campus programs include:

  • Theatre (with emphasis on acting, directing and design) in Ashland, Oregon.
  • Dance Intensive, New York City, New York
  • Storytelling and feature writing, various US national parks
  • History and research, National Archives, Washington D.C
  • Geography and geology while traveling throughout the North American southwest region
  • Anthropology/archaeology at Cross Bar Ranch, Texas and New Mexico
  • Geography at Big Bend National Park, Texas
  • Fashion Merchandising in New York City, New York

Program Proposal Submission Deadlines

Annual Study-in-America/Off-Campus program proposal submission deadlines are outlined below. 


New summer program   September 1st
Previously offered summer program that will have a new course, location or instructor of record   September 1st
Repeated summer program   October 1st

New Study-in-America Program Initiative

The Study-in-America program grant initiative application is not presently available.


Handbook for Faculty-led Study-in-America/Off-Campus Programs

The purpose of this handbook is to provide information about faculty-led Study-in-America and Off-Campus programs and to illustrate how the process works from start to finish.  This guide complements the Faculty Handbook, the Student Handbook and Texas State's Policies and Procedures Statement system.

Handbook for Faculty-led Study-in-America/Off-Campus Programs - Coming Soon!


Program Assistants

For all graduate students that will be Program Assistants for an off-campus or Study-in-America program, the form below must be completed and approved, and received by the Office of Distance and Extended Learning along with the other program approval documents.

Program Assistant Approval Form



Student Travel

UPPS on Student Travel


Information and Assistance

For additional information and/or assistance in developing a Study-in-America or Off-Campus program, please contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning at 512-245-2322 or 800-511-8656.