How to Apply to the Summer Art Program in Paris

Applications to the 2017 Summer Program in Paris and Venice excursion are now closed.   To be placed on a mailing list to receive a message when applications are open to the 2018 program, contact program director Lou Marcus at: marcus@usf.edu




Please read the following carefully:  


  1. Applications will be processed as they are received and students who are accepted into the program will have a place reserved for them in the program until the enrollment limit is reached.  Submitting an application is free and does not obligate the applicant to enroll, so do not hesitate to file the application even if you are not sure whether you will enroll. 

  2. We will accept students on a rolling admission basis until the program becomes full.  If you are accepted, you will have the option to "commit to" or "withdraw from" the program in your application portal.   Financial liability is not enforced until you choose to "commit."   

Eligibility requirements:

  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate student status.
    (Student must have completed a minimum of two full-time semesters at the university level by June 1, 2016.)
  • Non-degree seeking and non-USF students may apply.
  • A minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 in your major and an overall G.P.A. of 2.75. 
  • Minimum course prerequisites as listed in the course description or their course equivalents or equivalent background.
  • Note: USF School of Art and Art History (SAAH) graduate students are assured acceptance into the program but must still file an application.   

Application instructions:

The application to the Paris program is filed on-line through the Education Abroad office.   Their site will guide you through the various steps toward completion of the application.   

- If you are a USF student with an activated Net ID and password, file your application here:

- If you are not a USF student, please contact the program director, Lou Marcus at: marcus@usf.edu for further information and instructions on how to apply.

Transcripts:
- University of South Florida students are not required to submit a transcript since academic advising will supply that to us.
- Students at other schools are responsible for sending a current transcript (either an official or non-official transcript is acceptable) directly to the program director, Lou Marcus (marcus@usf.edu).   

After filing your application, you will be contacted by the program director to arrange a brief meeting, either in-person or by telephone. 

Any questions about the application process or problems encountered in filing it should be directed to either Program Director Lou Marcus (marcus@usf.edu) or to USF Education Abroad advisor Rene Sanchez (rene@usf.edu
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