Roanoke in the Yucatan, Mexico
The Yucatan program offers a unique opportunity for study abroad and community engagement in three sites with residential and teaching facilities across the region: Merida, Kaxil Kiuic, and Oxkutzcab.
For more information about each site, visit Merida, Kaxil Kiuic, and Oxkutzcab
Each spring semester, a group of Roanoke students travels with a Roanoke faculty member to the Yucatan. Students engage in coursework, cultural excursions, language immersion, and community engagement.
- Students will receive 4.0 units of credit during this semester this program is open to all majors.
- Standing coursework includes the Spanish language (all levels) and ANTH 261, a special topics archaeology course studying the Mayan ruins. The other two courses offered will vary each year depending on the faculty leader's interest and subject area.
- There is no language prerequisite.
- Standard Roanoke tuition, fees, room, and board apply with an additional $1600 program fee. This includes tuition, room and board, airfare, and excursions.
- Regular financial aid will apply to these program costs.
For a more detailed look at our RC in the Yucatan trips please visit the following links: