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Fact Sheet:
Language(s) in which classes are available:
English Max credits offered: 6
Minimum VT Class Status required for admission:
2 Sophomore Program Type: VT faculty-led
Minimum Cumulative GPA:
2.5 Areas of Study: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, History, Marine Ecosystems, Sciences, Sustainability, Wildlife Science
College Sponsor: COS
Program Description:

Antarctica header photo

Hokies Abroad AntarcticaVt sign in Antarctica


Previous year syllabus:  2015 VT-SUNY-OSU Antarctica Syllabus FINAL.pdf
Rough budget:  Hokies Abroad Antarctica Rough Budget 2016.pdf



1) Use the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of this page to initiate an application.  

2) Submit a statement of purpose as a "questionnaire" within your online application.


3) Complete all online materials and questionnaires within your application, including two (2) letters of reference.  Letters of reference can come from university professors, academic advisors, high school teachers, employers, coaches, and supervisors (but not a friend or family member). Reference letters should touch on things such as your academic work, personal maturity, time management, and your ability to handle stress and social conflict.

If accepted into the course, you will receive an email notification requesting permission to charge a non-refundable $1500 deposit to your account. This deposit is required to secure your spot in the course. Your spot in the course will not be reserved until the deposit payment is received. 

Please direct any questions about the course to Dr. Lynn Resler (  

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2018 10/01/2017 10/01/2017 TBA TBA