January Term is a special three-week academic term during which students concentrate their studies on one intensive course. Students have the opportunity to take unique courses not offered during the regular semester, fulfill needed course requirements, or participate in exciting study away courses to destinations such as Costa Rica, Berlin, Israel, Mexico, and Hawaii.
How will you spend your winter break? Save money and get ahead with January Term.
For information about registering for January Term, contact your academic advisor. For all other inquiries, contact:
Office of Academic Affairs
Why take January Term?
January Term is affordable! Full-time degree-seeking students may take up to 5 credits during January Term for much less than the traditional fall and spring semesters. View the Tuition & Fees webpage for the most up-to-date cost information.
Room and Board
For information about the cost of living on campus during January Term, view the Tuition & Fees webpage or contact the Office of Residence Life at 757.455.3295. Resident students whose classes involve substantial travel time away from campus may be eligible for pro-rated meal plans.