Participate in the NYC Experiential Learning Field Trip

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Travel to New York City with STU students and professors from November 12 to 16, 2019.  

 

A schedule will be distributed, but has included walking tours of Greenwich Village, the Brooklyn Bridge, Five-Points, Little Italy/Chinatown, and the “HighLine," visits to major museums, the opportunity to see Ground Zero, and live theatre.

 

Cost:

The cost is be $675 (CAD), plus local transit/food/spending money. The $675 includes accommodation, daily breakfast (fruit, bagel, cereal, coffee, juice), return charter coach, and all admissions/fees to mandatory activities (museums, walking tours, theatre, etc). 

 

There is limited space available, so the places will be designated on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, email Professor Tania Breen: breen@stu.ca 

 

Participants must have:

  • a valid passport to enter the USA before November 1, 2019 (if you need a VISA to enter the US, you must make this application yourself)
  • valid travel health insurance to the USA (STU student health insurance includes this, but you may be covered by a parent’s plan or buy a policy from companies such as Blue Cross or CAA)
  • $33 USD  to purchase an unlimited Metrocard in NYC for transit
  • approximately $20 (USD)/Day:  Money to purchase food while on the trip, except for breakfast
  • necessary forms (a travel Waiver and a Confidential Medical Information Form) may be picked up from Candace Wilcox at Financial Services, 103 George Martin Hall.

Key Dates for the Field Trip:

  • To reserve your spot:   Deposit: $350 ASAP to Financial Services Office (GMH 103)

  • Tuesday, October 16:   Balance: of $325 is due (Financial Services Office)

  • Wed, October 23, 4:30pm:  Mandatory Information Meeting: (location TBA)

  • Tuesday, November 12:  Depart:  6:30 am SHARP from Vanier/McCain parking lot

  • TBA:    Return to Fredericton arrival time is to be announced.