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US: Memorial Voices in Washington, D.C.

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United States

Program Term


Program Type

OHIO Credit

Academic Focus

Leadership and Community Engagement

Application Deadline

March 15 at 11:59pm

Contact Information

Susan Fletcher 
Program Director

Cherita King
Senior Program Coordinator


Washington D.C.


Earn 2 credit hours when you join us on an unforgettable three-day trip to Washington D.C. over a weekend! Students will attend the Arlington National Cemetery veteran’s service, visit historic monuments and museums, and have the chance to independently explore the city. 
Preference to CAP students and veterans. 

Highlights and Excursions 

  • Arlington National Cemetery Veteran’s Service Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 

  • WWII Memorial 

  • Washington Monument 

  • Lincoln Memorial 

  • Holocaust Museum 

  • Many others 

Good to know

Living Arrangements 

Students will travel to and from Washington D.C. on a charter bus will stay at the Clarion Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. Students will use the Metro for transportation in the city. 

Program Dates 

October 1-4, 2020


UC 2900: Special Topics 


The program fee for this program includes: Student accommodations, some meals, excursions, transportation while on program, welcome and farewell dinner. 

In addition to the program fee, students should plan for 2 credit hours of tuition*, administrative fee, and out-of-pocket costs. Below is the student budget worksheet for this program, which outlines these costs.  

Items that are not related to the program (ie. additional entertainment, souvenirs, extra travel, contingency funds) are not included in the cost estimates provided and should be budgeted for separately.  


  • Non-resident surcharge waived for the credit hours associated with this program. 
  • If you are nominated to this program, you will be required to pay a deposit to confirm your participation. The deposit is a down payment on the total costs to be billed by OHIO and is determined by the total cost of the program.

  • For programs completed over winter-break and spring break, the credit-hours associated with the program are part of the spring semester. Students taking between 12 to 20 Athens campus hours, including those associated with the program, will not incur additional tuition costs for the spring semester. Students taking less than 12 or more than 20 Athens campus credits for the spring term will see their tuition charge adjusted accordingly.  

Looking for Funding Opportunities? 

More information on financial aid and scholarships can be found on our funding pages.

Eligibility and Requirements 

This program is open to all students, but preference will be given to CAP students and veterans. Students must be in good academic and conduct standing. 

Students who will be on probation at any point during the program for a conduct offense that took place less than a calendar year from the program start date may not study abroad.  Click here to read the entire conduct policy.

This program accepts NON-OHIO students. For more information about this process visit the Non-OHIO student page.    

Participants must have a at least a high school diploma or the equivalent (e.g. GED) by the start date of the program to be considered for eligibility.  Students enrolled in College Credit Plus (CC+) are not eligible for study away programs.