Apply Now - Simple Steps

step 1 - Online Application

step 2 - Program Deposit

step 3 - Recommendation

step 4 - School Transcript

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After you apply, please call our office immediately at 512-380-1003 to confirm your program session.

Application Due Dates & Final Payment:

Apply early to confirm your spot! SOL programs fill up before our application deadlines. Once a program is full, we will create a "Wait List". SOL reserves the right to change our deadlines for programs that are waitlisted.

Program Sessions Application Opens Application & Program Materials DeadlinePayment Deadline
Costa Rica Summer Programs:
SUM I & II Sept 1 Mar 15 Mar 15
SUM III, IV & V Sept 1 Apr 15 May 1
Spain Summer Programs:
SUM I Sept 1 Mar 1 Mar 15
SUM II & III Sept 1 Apr 15 May 1
Argentina Summer Programs:
SUM I Sept 1 Apr 1 Apr 15
SUM II & III Sept 1 May 1 May 15
Mexico Summer Programs:
SUM I & II Sept 1 Apr 1 Apr 15
SUM III & IV Sept 1 May 1 May 15

For All Programs
Fall Semester (early start) Nov 1 May 1 May 15
Fall Semester Nov 1 Jul 1 Jul 15
Winter Break Mar 15 Nov 15* Nov 25*
Spring Semester Mar 15 Dec 01* Dec 10*
Intensive Month & Spring Break
NA 8 weeks prior 6 weeks prior
- All applications & materials are due by the "Application & Program Materials Deadline" date.
- If you are using financial aid or scholarships to help pay for your program, your Financial Aid Award Verification form is due by the stated Program Materials Deadline.
- Any applications submitted after the "Application & Program Materials Deadline" will require an additional $500 non-refundable deposit (applied directly to your program price), pending available space.
- Payment is due in full by the "Payment Deadline" or you will be withdrawn from the program. If using Financial Aid your $500 Good Faith Payment and any amount not covered by financial aid is due by this date.