Earning college credit while you ROAM

With ROAM, students may earn up to 2 college credits in Spanish for their work abroad. Thanks to a partnership with Grand Valley State University, students collaborate with professors on ROAM staff to show their university-level Spanish skills to earn credit.

Here's how:

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Review the expectations for credits, including the post-program writing expectations, as well as deadlines for work to be submitted. Communicate with ROAM staff to clarify expectations as needed.

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Register for the credits through a special partnership with Grand Valley State University, including forwarding of current high-school transcript. Confirm registration as a Grand Valley State University student and attend ROAM Language Experiences program.

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Complete post-program syllabus requirements, including reflective writing and discussions about language and cultural experiences during the ROAM program. Submit your work for final evaluation on a Credit/No-Credit Basis

Grand Valley State University is located in West Michigan, with over 21,000 students and 145 different degress offered, GVSU is one of the top-rated universities in the Midwest. Their comprehensive Modern Languages and Literatures programs empower graduates to explore futures that cross the barriers of language and culture, bringing the world closer together. Find out more about modern language and literature programs at GVSU here.