Israel Intensive & Tour 2013
Q. Who are the primary contact persons for students registered for the Israel Study Abroad Program?
A. The primary contact person for students registered for the Israel Study Abroad program is Dave Eppling, Director of Administrative and Academic Projects. Dave can be reached at email@example.com or by telephone at (434) 592-4140 (office) and (434) 592-5400 (fax).
On-site in Israel, Cindy Matthews is the point of contact for the students regarding any of their needs. Ms. Matthews is the Executive Assistant to the Dean and accompanied law students on the tour of Israel in May 2012. She has regular contact with the Israeli Prime Minister’s office and is very familiar with Professor Bligh, Israel, the students, and the program.
Q. Where will classes meet?
A. The students will meet in conference room facilities at the hotel where they are staying. The conference room will be set up in a classroom configuration with all classroom amenities, including power outlets for laptop usage and a projector for PowerPoint presentations. Students will also have study facilities in their rooms, including a desk, seating, and Internet access.
Q. What is the extent to which facilities used and visited by Study Abroad students are accessible to students with disabilities?
A. The hotel facilities are accessible to students with disabilities and the busses used for transportation have lifts for wheelchairs.
Q. What is the refund policy?
A. Please visit the Refunds page.
Q. What type of housing is available?
A. Please visit the Housing page.
Q. How many credit hours can I earn?
A. Students are awarded three credit hours upon successful completion of the program.
Q. Can I apply financial aid to my tuition and fees?
A. Liberty University School of Law students enrolled in the Study Abroad program may be eligible for financial aid. Contact Michele Phelps, Coordinator of Financial Aid at (434) 592-5304.
Q. Can I arrange my own airfare and transportation to Israel?
A. Yes. Program fees without airfare are $3,925 in addition to the $3,000 tuition.
Q. What are the maximum number of students that may be enrolled in the Study Abroad in Israel program?
Q. Are there any prerequisites or special criteria required to enroll in the Study Abroad program?
A. Students must have completed at least one year of law school and be in good academic standing. Undergraduate students must be in good academic standing.
Q. I am not a student at Liberty University School of Law. May I enroll in the Study Abroad in Israel program?
A. Yes, but any credit or grade for any course taken in the Study Abroad program is subject to determination by the institution where you are enrolled.
Q. How many students participated in the Study Abroad program in 2012?
A. While not a Study Abroad program, 10 students participated in a Summer Intensive class in 2012 that included a trip to Israel.
Q. Will the program be open to law students outside of the U.S.?
A. While the program is not limited to students from U.S. law schools, the countries likely to be represented and the expected number of students from those countries is unknown at this time.