Travel Study Programs > Yellowstone Winter
Dates: Spring Break 2014 (Dates TBA)
This inspirational week-long bus tour will be touring noteworthy cities that played substantial roles during the civil rights movement. Students will tentatively travel to Cincinnati, Montgomery, Selma, Jackson, and Memphis. This is an opportunity to learn about a transformative chapter in American history as student’s visit the places where history was made. The trip will highlight both the movement as it happened and as it is remembered in public spaces ranging from major civil rights museums to nondescript bridges. There will be opportunities to meet people involved in civil rights struggles past and present. This will truly give students a wealth of knowledge on the civil rights movement and its legacies. (3 undergraduate credits; Department of History; a non-credit option is available). The students wanting credit for this trip will meet three times prior to the Spring Break departure and twiceafter the trip. The non-credit participants are welcome at all class meetings, and must attend the final pre-trip meeting.
TO REGISTER AS A NON-CREDIT PARTICIPANT IN THIS COURSE AND PAY THE COURSE FEE ($500) PLEASE USE THIS REGISTRATION LINK:
Register for Civil Rights Spring Break Trip
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CANCELLATION POLICY FOR CIBIL RIGHTS TRAVEL STUDY (FOR NON-CREIDT PARTIPANTS only):
Cancellations must be received in writing. Participants who cancel before January 30,2014 will receive a full refund minus a $50 administrative fee. If cancelling after January 30, 2014 but before March 1, 2014, participants will reveive a full refund minus a $100 administrative fee. Anytime after March 1, 2014 the $500 special course fee is nonrefundable, unless someone can be found to take the participant's place, assuming there is full enrollment. UW-Whitewater reserves the right to cancel the program if it does not receive a minimum number of applications/deposits. If UW-Whitewater cancels the program, all payments will be refunded in full.
CANCELLATION POLICY FOR CIBIL RIGHTS TRAVEL STUDY (FOR CREIDT PARTIPANTS only):
Participants must drop the course on WINS by January 30, 2014 for a full refund of the travel study fee. After January 30, 2014, no refund of the trip fee is available.
DISCLAIMER OF REPSONSIBILITY - CIVIL RIGHTS TRAVEL STUDY:
UW-Whitewater, its employees and agents, act only as agents for any owners, suppliers, and contractors providing services and assume no responsibility for injury, damage, death, loss, accident or delay to person or property in connection with any transportation, accommodation or services resulting directly or indirectly from any occurrence or condition beyond their control, including defect, breakdown of equipment or substitution of equipment, strikes, acts of terror, thefts, delays, changes in itinerary or schedules, etc., and the participant waives any claim arising therefrom. If this trip has to be delayed (departure or arrival) because of weather or any other contingency for which their agents cannot make provisions, the cost associated with the delays is not included.