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College of Fine Arts and Communication

Spring 2014 Semester - 12 Weeks

Enjoy springtime in Tuscany! The weather is very similar to weather in Greenville, North Carolina with RARE snow! 
Spring 14 - Winter

Watch the olive groves and vineyards begin to bloom in March – and enjoy Tuscany with few tourists during the quiet winter months.  
SPring 2014 Spring

Total cost for the Spring semester is $9,920.00 - This price covers: Tuition, all lodgings, utilities, international health insurance, transportation to and from the airport in Italy, transportation on school trips (train, bus, boat, metro), museums, tour guides, dinners on class days, breakfasts and dinners on school trips, 3 days in Rome, 3 days in Venice, overnights in Cinque Terre and Florence, semester break trip to Amalfi Coast and Pompeii (transportation, hotel, breakfast, dinners, tours), many day trips.

To learn how to apply click here:  (how to apply PDF)
First page of application and all program inquiries should be emailed to Linda Darty at dartyl@ecu.edu

Once you have been accepted
To hold your place, send the full application (linked here) the $75 application fee (non re-fundable), along with the $200.00 housing deposit.  The application and payments should be hand delivered or sent to this address: 

Mariann Appel
East Carolina University
407-B Self Help Center
Greenville, NC  27858
Contact:  Mariann Appel – appelm@ecu.edu  252-328-9219

It is very important that you make payments on time because the money is used to book the lodgings and transportation before the beginning of the semester.  If you are on financial aid, please let Ms. Appel know so your payment schedule can be modified based on your financial aid award. 

SPRING 2014 Payment Schedule

October 1, 2013 - $75.00, non-refundable application fee DUE, along with $200.00 housing deposit, which is refundable until Nov. 1.  All scholarship applications are due on this date as well.

November 1, 2013 - $700.00 payment DUE (no refunds after this date unless someone else can take your place.)
December 1, 2013 - $1,000.00 is DUE

January 1, 2014 – balance of $7,945.00 is DUE

You can pay the entire amount at any time.  We need payments on time so we can book the best lodgings in Rome, Venice, Cinque Terre and Certaldo!   

Spring 2014 Tentative Itinerary 

Jan. 26                 Depart for ROME (arrive by 10am on Sept. 16)

Jan 27-Jan 29         Rome

Jan. 30                 Charter Bus to Certaldo

Feb. 3 – March 7    1st 5 week term of classes

March 8-10            Spring break trip to Naples, Amalfi Coast and Pompeii

March 11-16          Independent travel days – (from Rome or Naples)

March 17-April 18   2nd 5 week term of classes

April 19                 Exhibition opening

April 20                 Pack up for departure

April 21-23            Venice

April 24                 Arrivaderci Italia!  Departure from Venice Airport for the states

Students Carnevale