During the January Term, students will participate in innovative educational experiences focusing on original ideas, topics, pedagogies and/or experiential learning.
The Dialogues January Term focuses on a civic issue, problem or topic and will engage in experiential learning opportunities and community service work with local, community-based partners. Thematic areas for the courses include homelessness, environmental sustainability and urban renewal. The selected partner organizations include Gumbo Limbo, Habitat for Humanity, Feeding South Florida and the Solid Waste Authority. Below are some key points to remember when registering for the January Term:
• All first year students are required to participate in the Citizenship Project.
• Registration for the Citizenship Project will take place during spring registration.
• Classes will include 2.0 hours of academic credit.
• Classes will be meeting for discussion in designated classrooms, while attending the Speaker’s Series, or while participating in off-campus service opportunities.
• The Speaker Series and additional service opportunities in the community may take place outside of the assigned class schedule.
• Please adhere to the schedule established by your faculty member as outlined in your course syllabus.
To view our comprehensive 2017 J-Term catalog please click here.
For more information regarding our 2017 Citizenship Project (Required for all first year students) please click here.