MORE CULTURE. LESS SHOCK. Programs, Internships and Volunteer Opportunities
What's Included in Our Summer Program Fees

At IFSA-Butler, we believe our program fees offer more comprehensive student support services than any other study abroad organization. In addition to a great academic and cultural experience abroad, our fees include the following:


  • Tuition
  • Full academic advising and course selection/approval assistance
  • Butler University transcript for easy credit transfer
  • Academic records maintenance
  • Grade and credit appeal assistance


  • Guaranteed pre-arranged housing on and off campus
  • Fully furnished accommodation
  • Variety of housing and meal plan options offered
  • Host family stays in Spanish-speaking countries
  • At least one meal per day in Spanish-speaking countries
  • Some English-speaking programs include meals
  • Independent housing option available in some locations

Predeparture support services

  • Personalized advising with your IFSA-Butler program advisor
  • Welcome packet, Preparing to Study Abroad, Money Matters guide, and newsletter updates
  • Parental support including Preparing to Study Abroad and Money Matters guide
  • Assistance in accommodating students with disabilities
  • Travel and student visa assistance
  • Group flight arrangements for some programs

On-site services

  • Airport pickup for group flights
  • Full-time offices abroad for assistance and support
  • 1- 4-day Student Orientation and Excursions (including transportation, accommodation, activities, student handbook and welcome materials, and most meals).
  • Intensive language program for Spanish-speaking programs
  • Transportation to accommodation following orientation
  • New student orientation at host university
  • IFSA-Butler welcome meal

Excursions and activities-Latin America programs

  • Cultural activities and social events
  • Day trips and sightseeing tours

Health services and emergency assistance



Institute for Study Abroad, Alliance For Global Education and MORE CULTURE. LESS SHOCK. are registered marks of the Institute for Study Abroad, Inc.