Agenda: Conexiones Meeting 4/10/2012

Collect Passports to scan

Introductions: Three tiered – 1,2,3,4
  • Mutual interview
  • Intro to mini group
  • Reconvene, intros by name to large group

Photos/housing forms/ Confidential Info. forms

Registration Info. Summer Registration begins April 23
  • All students must register for
    • 16477 UHON 301-031 Conexiones Culture Study 3hr
    • 11618 UHON 399-006 Conexiones Cuaderno (IS) 1hr

  • Students must register for one of these:
    • 18701 SPAN 200-031 Intermediate Spanish Abroad 3hr
    • 21017 SPAN 301-031 Conexiones: Fiesta Documentation 3hr
    • 21079 SPAN 439-031 ContemporaryNicaraguaLit 3hr


  • Students may register for :
    • 19700 SPAN 203-031 Spanish Conversation 3hr
    • An honors program or Spanish/Portuguese Independent Study as arranged with a supervising Professor (1-3 hr)
    • Note: Students who register for more than 9 hours will have to pay extra tuition for the hours beyond the 9 hour full summer semester load.

For your calendar.The Conexiones/Nicaragua/ 2012 Program Fee ($1850) must be paid to the UNM Cashiers Office by May 15 – UNM tuition must be paid June 1. Your $100 application fee will be reimbursed to you on the first day of the June Orientation meetings.

Travel: Group flight (Cost: 820.90) (18 seats – 12 taken)

  • June 9 United Airlines #5256 Depart ABQ 6:00 Arr: 9:15 (Houston)
  • June 9 United Airlines #1583 Depart IAH 11:40 Arr: 2:00pm (Managua)

  • July 7 United Airlines #1595 Depart MAN 3:00 Arr; 7:26 (Houston)
  • July 7 United Airlines #4093 Depart IAH 9:00 Arr: 9:52 (Albuquerque)

Insurance: Students should arrange their travel insurance (we recommend HTH). Conexiones will arrange to reimburse $30.00 when proof of insurance is presented.

Health Screening All students should arrange to have study abroad health screening though SHAC or their personal physicians. UNM requires students and faculty to present proof of this advisement

Questions, Issues: ie (from wiki) possible things to do for any students who plan to stay past July 7th.