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IFSA-Butler: Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
Merida, Mexico (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
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Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
Program Dates &
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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
Core Program Attributes:
Center-based Program, Direct Enrollment
Minimum GPA:
Housing Options:
Approved by:
Open to:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Advisor: Stephen Capobianco
Program Description:
Mérida, Mexico
Fall, Spring, and Year

Ranked as the top public university in Mexico, the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY) is a high quality, fulfilling academic environment located in the beautiful city of Mérida. Because of its location among some of the most fascinating archaeological sites in Mexico, UADY is proud of it's commitment to archaeology and anthropology.
Application Deadline
Spring: October 15
Fall: April 1
Host Universities
Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
IFSA-Butler Services
  • Tuition
  • Full academic advising and course selection/approval assistance
  • Butler University transcript for easy credit transfer
  • Academic records maintenance
  • Grade and credit query assistance
  • IFSA-Butler arranges housing with a carefully selected host family
  • Only one IFSA-Butler student lives with a host family for maximum cultural immersion and language acquisition
  • The program fee includes three meals a day
Predeparture support services
  • Personalized advising with your IFSA-Butler program advisor
  • Welcome packet, Preparing to Study Abroad guide, Financing Study Abroad guide, and newsletter updates
  • Parental support including Preparing to Study Abroad guide and Financing Study Abroad guide
  • Assistance in accommodating students with disabilities
  • Financial aid assistance and transfers
  • Travel and student visa assistance
  • Group flight arrangements to most destinations
On-site services
  • Airport pickup for group flights
  • Full-time IFSA-Butler staff abroad for assistance and support
  • 4- to 10-day orientation programs (including transportation, accommodation, activities, student handbook and welcome materials, and most meals)
  • Intensive language program
  • Transportation to host university accommodation following orientation
  • New student orientation at host university
  • Newsletter updates throughout the semester
  • IFSA-Butler welcome meal
Excursions and activities
  • Mid-semester weekend excursions and adventure trips
  • Cultural activities and social events
  • Day trips and sightseeing tours
Health services and emergency assistance
  • Full medical insurance plan for all students
  • 24-hour emergency assistance and support from on-site IFSA-Butler staff
  • Access to local medical facilities
  • Numerous scholarships available
  • Monthly payment plan available
  • Ability to pay by credit card
  • Support for U.S. university direct billing arrangements
Contact Us
1100 West 42nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3345

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Spring 2016 10/01/2015
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2016 03/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2016-2017 03/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Later applications are always welcome, but colleges may need time to process your approval.

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