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Guadalajara, Mexico City, Mexico

Program Description

Through a hospitality lens, get to know Mexico in its vibrant and global capital of Mexico City, and trace it from Aztec to modern times. With your blood pumping, you will ascend into the heart of Mexico, CDMX, the Teotihuacan pyramid, the second biggest city in Mexico, Guadalajara, the historical Guanajuato, and a getaway to pure adventure. This two-week program also includes a museum visit, learning about Mexico's culture and tourism, as well as nearby cities of CDMX.

Location Description

Mexico City (CDMX) is the capital city of Mexico and one of the most important political, cultural, educational and financial centers in North America.

Guadalajara is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco. It's located in the central region in the Western-Pacific area of Mexico. Guadalajara is the 10th largest city in Latin America and the second most populous metropolitan area in Mexico.

Guanajuato is a city and municipal seat of the municipality of Guanajuato in central Mexico and an inspiration of the animation movie, Coco.

Location Dates:

Online: May 7th-13th

Onsite: May 14th-28th


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Students will be in shared double rooms and all accommodations will be centrally located in the downtown area or city center.

All meals will be provided as a part of the program.

Additional Items to Consider

Visa is not required for US citizens.

Immunizations and vaccinations are not required at the moment.

COVID-19 Location Information:

Each country has different requirements upon entry with regard to COVID-19. Please check this website for the most up-to-date information on what is required for the country (or countries) that are part of this program. Please note that this changes often, so we encourage you to check back frequently.

Applicant Criteria

Applicants must have a GPA minimum of 2.5

Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

Prerequisite: HM 111


Application Process

This list serves as an application preview. To apply, students will need to complete the following:

  • Study Abroad Online Application ($40 fee)
  • Short essay
  • Resume
  • Interview with Program Director 

Further details and instructions about these application requirements will be available upon log-in. 

Application Deadline


All dates are tentative and subject to change


HM 498: Special Topics in Hospitality and Tourism Management: Hospitality and Tourism in Mexico (3 credits)

Courses listed here are to be used as a general guideline for program curriculum. *All courses are considered pending until approved by the Academic Department, Program, and/or College.


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