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Jan Term off-campus program application, fees and notes

*** Students: before you begin the application process, we recommend that you share course information and the associated costs with your parents.

Jan Term '24 Information Sessions

Portland campus:  Info session on Tuesday, February 9th, 11am - 1pm.  The information session will be held in Building 5, Room 102 on the Portland campus.  We encourage all Linfield students applying for JT ‘24 to submit their applications to the IPO, Walker 120 on MAC campus, well before Friday, February 17, 2023. However, so as not to create a hardship for the PDX students, they may turn in their completed applications to Matt Hiller in Student Life (Portland Campus)by no later than noon on Friday, February 17.

McMinnville campus:  Information sessions will be Feb. 9 and Feb. 15, Dillin Hall, 5pm-7pm.

Costs NOT included in the January Term off-campus Program Fee

  • Cost of meals before departure, during and after the program; however, a few group meals may be included in the Program Fee.
  • Students should plan on spending an additional $700-$1000 for on-site meals and personal expenses, depending on location (this range was provided by past participants).
  • Per-credit fee of $290; courses are all 4 credits for a total of $1160.
  • Costs associated with passports and visa fees are the responsibility of each student. Linfield will help facilitate the visa processes and students' accounts will be charged accordingly.
  • Passport copies for international courses (and REAL ID drivers' license copies for domestic courses) will be due no later than May 1, 2023. If copies are not turned in on-time, participation in a JT'24 off-campus program will be jeopardized. See the Student Agreement Form in the application for details.  Passports must be valid at least until August, 2024.
  • Withdrawals after May 1, 2023 will result in a $500 penalty being charged to the student's account along with any expenses Linfield has incurred on the student's behalf.  See Student Agreement Form in the application for details: section 1, C-1.
  • Airfare: for all tuition-paying students, Linfield pays for the round trip airfare of the student’s first experience abroad.  Estimated airfares are listed for each course for students who do not qualify for the subsidy provided by the College.

Applications - click on this link to download the fillable form which must be typed.  Hand-written applications will not be accepted. Hard copy applications are NOT available in the IPO.

  • Applications will be due by 5pm in Walker 120 on Friday, February 17, 2023.
  • For Jan Term, please indicate your first, second and third choices. Students not accepted to their first choice for a Jan Term course will automatically have their applications forwarded to the professor leading their second or third choice, depending on course enrollment.