Lawrence H. Hyde '42 Center for Global Education

Dominican Republic

In collaboration with the Institute for Latin American Concerns (ILAC), this program aims to provide students with a cross-cultural experiential learning project as well as perform community service.
Juniors will visit an orphanage, may witness Jesuit ministries at the Haitian-DR border & participate in a home stay. Juniors will receive service and retreat credit for this seminar.

List of 4 items.

  • Eligibility

    Juniors are eligible to participate in this program.
  • Program Expectations

    Participating in a service immersion trip is a privilege that must be approached with prayer, wisdom, and discernment. Students will need to fulfill all necessary requirements for pre-trip departure, on sight experiences and post trip reflection. Students will meet with their group leaders for these preparation meetings several times throughout the school year.  Students will receive retreat and service credit for their participation in this program.
  • Program Costs

    Estimated at $1,800 - Cost includes tuition, board, meals, travel within the Dominican Republic, and entrance fees. Expenses that are not included are: round trip airfare, personal items, and services such as passport fees, phone calls, and personal spending money. (Final cost is determined by participation.)  Financial aid is available through the application process.  
  • Program Dates

    This program is expected to run over April vacation.

Have a Question?

Please contact Jenny Ehalt, Associate Director, Hyde Center at or 617-474-5017 to learn more about the program or to set up a time to meet.

At a Glance

Organization Name: Institute for Latin American Concerns of Creighton University ( website )

Location: Dominican Republic

Year Program Established: 2005

Program Theme: Service Immersion

Length of Stay: one week

Group size: 10 – 12 students

Language Requirements: None