Program Cost Description:
The program cost consists of three parts: 1) Program Fee; 2) Other ISU Fees; and 3) Out of Pocket Personal Cost.
Program Fee: Estimated at $3150.00 (subject to change).
The program fee includes airfare, accommodations and 3 meals daily at Anthony's Key Resort (AKR) (Sat. - Sat.), RIMS marine biology program, two dives/snorkeling daily, one night dive/snorkel, RIMS lectures on coral reef biology and dolphins, educational dolphin platform sessions and dolphin snorkel, trip insurance, tips for baggage handling, housekeeping service, waiters, chefs, divemaster, and boat.
The program fee does not include SCUBA class and materials, SCUBA certification with open-water dives, and rental of SCUBA/snorkeling gear, Roatan departure tax (estimated at $35), vaccinations, immunizations and preventive medicines, and other incidental expenses that you may incur.
Other ISU Fees - 1) $105 study abroad administrative fee charged by Study Abroad Center
Out of Pocket Personal Cost - In addition to the above costs that are not included in the program fee, you will also have the following out of pocket personal cost:
1) passport which costs $135 if you don't already have one (if you are in the College of Ag and Life Sciences, you can stop in 0018 Curtiss to find out how you can be reimbursed for the cost of a passport, or email firstname.lastname@example.org ); 2)Other personal costs, meals in airport to/from Roatan, souvenirs, snacks, etc, estimated $200 depending on personal spending habits.
Program fee and the $105 administrative fee will be applied directly to your Ubill in spring 2018.