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  • Locations: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: UMass Boston/Dartmouth/Lowell applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Who can apply: UMass Dartmouth Students Language of Instruction: English
Areas of Study: Health Sciences/Public Health, Social Work Program Category: Study abroad
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Description:
UMass Dartmouth has sent volunteer teams with this organization very successfully for a number of years. Partners in Development (PID) operates a family program in the Blanchard neighborhood, Port au Prince, Haiti. Students and faculty will stay on site in a secured area, with a guard present during their entire stay. Any experiences that take place outside the gates of Partners in Development are chaperoned by a PID employee. The Assistant Field Director on site is a UMass Dartmouth graduate.

Program Dates: March 7 - 15, 2019

This is a component of a 3 credit course and registration is by permission of the instructor.

Study Abroad Travel Requirement
Students participating in faculty-led programs must travel with the group on the pre-determined dates of the program.