January term (J-term)

Experience for the real world

Beyond the classroom

Complete one three-week J-Term course that explores innovative ideas, topics and experiential learning. The curriculum consists of interdisciplinary offerings and opportunities for internships, workshops and other hands-on learning, such as:

  • Performing an off-Broadway production in New York City
  • Studying and attending the presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C.
  • Interning with the ESPN X Games in Aspen, Colorado
  • Learning how to start a business on a shoestring budget
  • Studying the connections between humans and the Atlantic Ocean
  • Discovering what it’s really like to be a teacher in the school system
Dylan Kendrick, Director, Tutoring and Testing Center

“J-term is hands-on. My course, How to do Florida, is designed to get students out to see our natural resources."

Dylan Kendrick, Director, Tutoring and Testing Center

The Citizenship Project

All first-year students take a course during J-Term that focuses on a civic issue or problem.

Students participate in projects to enhance the community and make an impact. Citizenship Project topics include homelessness, environmental sustainability and urban renewal.

Anna Krift, Associate Professor, International Relations

“We picked up around 2,500 pounds of trash in just a couple of hours. Even the smallest piece, every piece is important.”

Anna Krift, Associate Professor, International Relations
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iPad-powered learning

Engage with course content on a whole new level. 

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