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Capstone Year in Meknes, Morocco

Program Dates

2018-2019 Program Dates: June 14, 2018 until May 10, 2019

June 14-16:                             Pre-departure orientation in Washington, DC                

June 16:                                  Group flight to Meknes, Morocco                     

June 17-June 20:                     In-country orientation     

June 21:                                  Summer semester begins                   

August 10:                              Last Day of Summer Term                 

Aug 18-Aug 26:                      Summer Break            

August 27:                              Fall semester begins

Dec 17-21:                             Mid-Term Exams                                     

Dec 22-Jan 2:                         Winter Break               

Jan 3:                                      Spring Semester begins                       

April 29 - May7:                     Finals                    

May 9:                                  End of program Graduation Party                       

May 10:                                  Group flight to the US   

 

 

Program Costs

Application Information

Applications are handled through American Councils, the administrative organization for the overseas Capstone. Flagship students apply online and take proficiency tests at UMD according to the timeline below. 

Application Deadline:                    January 10, 2018

Online Pre-Program Exam:           January 29, 2018

Oral proficiency Interview:           Late January/Early February 2018

Review Process:                             February, 2018

Selection Meeting:                        February 23, 2018

Deadline to Confirm:                   March 11, 2018

 


Summer Overseas in Meknes, Morocco

PROGRAM DATES

2018-2019 Program Dates: June 14, 2018 until May 10, 2019

June 14-16:                             Pre-departure orientation in Washington, DC                

June 16:                                  Group flight to Meknes, Morocco                     

June 17-June 20:                     In-country orientation     

June 21:                                  Summer semester begins                   

August 17:                              Last Day of Summer Term   

August 18:                               Group flight to the US

 

PROGRAM COSTS

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Applications are handled through American Councils, the administrative organization for the Summer Overseas. Flagship students apply online and take proficiency tests at UMD according to the timeline below. 

Application Deadline:                    January 10, 2018

Online Pre-Program Exam:           January 29, 2018

Oral proficiency Interview:           Late January/Early February 2018

Review Process:                             February, 2018

Selection Meeting:                        February 23, 2018

Deadline to Confirm:                   March 11, 2018


Brooke's Guide to Capstone

Our of our 2017-2018 Capstone graduates, Brooke, has put together a very comprehensive website which discusses her experiences and advice on topics such as pre-departure preparations, daily life in Meknes, and more. Be sure to check it out!


FAQs

To help you prepare for the Capstone year in Meknes, we have compiled a list of FAQs that cover eight general topics:

  • Banking and Credit Cards
  • Cell Phones and Internet
  • Transportation
  • Gyms and Recreation
  • Living Arrangements
  • What to Bring and Not to Bring
  • Clothing and Modesty
  • Harassment and Women's Issues

If you have other questions that are not answered in this document, or if you have follow up questions, please visit the MAP below. 

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