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  • Locations: Falmouth, Jamaica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: USD applicants only
  • To open an application, contact Study Abroad Program Advisor (see box below for contact information)
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2023 02/27/2023
Rolling Admission 06/12/2023 06/25/2023

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Professor(s): Dr. Catherine Griffith Disciplines and Core Offered: Counseling, Graduate, School of Leadership and Education Sciences Graduate
Program Advisor: Lindsay Allen - Program Type: Graduate- SOLES
Program Description:
Jamaica Collage
Location Course Professor Program Dates Pre-Abroad Session
Falmouth, Jamaica COUN 515i: Multicultural Counseling Dr. Cat Griffith Class activities run June 12, 2023 – June 25, 2023 Classes will be offered each day and attendance at all sessions is mandatory, given the condensed schedule.   

Course Description

COUN 515i: Multicultural Counseling (3 units)

COUN 515 will examine multicultural counseling, with an emphasis on being culturally responsive for work in clinical mental health and school counseling settings. Students are introduced to academic and experiential activities designed at increasing self-awareness as well as multicultural counseling skills. Gender, race/ethnicity, social economic status, generational, and regional identifications both nationally and internationally are among some of the areas explored. A wide range of exercises and reflection activities are used to in order to increase empathy, skills, research, and understanding needed for delivering counseling services to diverse clinical populations.

Estimated Program Costs

Tuition (reduced tuition rate of $880 per unit) $2,640
Program expenses (based on double occupancy) $2,250
Global Study Fee $400
Total estimated cost (not including airfare)  $5,290

Notes about program costs:

  1. TUITION for this program is at the reduced SOLES Global tuition rate of $880/unit.
  2. TRAVEL EXPENSES are estimated at $2,250. The program fee includes on-site logistical items such as lodging, classroom rentals, speakers, some group activities, meals and transportation to class activities. If you apply and are accepted to this program then withdraw, any costs incurred on your behalf will be charged to your student account.
  3. GLOBAL STUDY FEE is $400. A non-refundable charge of $150 will be placed on your student account for all withdrawals after March 1st. Any withdrawal on or after March 8th, the entire $400 will be placed on your student account.
  4. ACCOMMODATION costs are built into the program.  Housing is provided from June 12 (check in date) to June 25 (check out date). Additional housing charges may be assessed if students drop the class after hotel accommodations are made on their behalf. Accepted students will be provided with further information regarding the group hotel and will be asked their housing preferences.
  5. AIRFARE is not charged to your student account. Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare. Please check current airfare using your departure and return cities for a more accurate estimate.


If at any point after enrolling in the program you decide that you wish to cancel your participation, you must submit written notification to the Global Center <>. A simple email will suffice. Students are responsible for all non-recoverable costs incurred by USD. Tuition refunds for the program are processed according to the same on-campus tuition refund policy established by the USD Finance Office. View the withdraw policy here SOLES Cancellation policy - Summer 2023


The application window for the program is from February 1 at 12:00pm to February 15 at 11:59pm. To be considered for acceptance, your online application must be complete by this date.  Applicants will be notified of acceptance by February 22. Further information will be provided to accepted students. If you have already opened an online application, continue working on it by visiting the direct login page.

Additional Questions

Lindsay Allen
Assistant Director
SOLES Global Center
University of San Diego
Phone: (619)260-5901


To open an application, contact Study Abroad Program Advisor (see box below for contact information)