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ACADEMIC
CREDIT

FOR UNIVERSITY ABROAD PROGRAMS

Academic credit is available for your Study Abroad program at Maximo Nivel. Your international studies can fulfill major, minor, or elective requirements. If you are interested in receiving university credit, just let us know when you apply and we guide you through the entire process. You do not miss a beat by studying abroad with Maximo Nivel—in fact you are another step closer to graduation!

Academic credit for your study abroad is awarded in 2 ways:

1. Your University — Maximo Nivel’s Admissions Team works directly with faculty leaders, Study Abroad offices, and Registrars to pre-approve your academic credit. We provide official transcripts at the end of the program and any progress reports as required by your home university.

2. Official School of Record — Maximo Nivel offers academic credit through our official School of Record. The School of Record has approved our courses for equivalency and validated the programs for U.S. higher education credit. The School of Record provides all official transcripts to you and your home university.

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OFFICIAL SCHOOL OF RECORD

GET THE CREDIT YOU EARN

Study abroad programs are approved for university credit through Maximo Nivel’s official School of Record. The School of Record has approved our courses for equivalency and validated the programs for U.S. higher education credit. The School of Record provides enrolled students with an academic transcript and credits are eligible for transfer into any 4-year university in the United States.

Maximo Nivel’s semester abroad and other university courses are taught in a structured, supervised environment to ensure they fulfill all academic requirements. During your Semester Abroad program, you complete a minimum of 2 Spanish language courses, 2 general education or 2 special subject courses, and a 7-week service learning or international internship program. There is a total of 15 academic credits for the semester. Syllabi for each course is available on request.

Academic credit awarded by the School of Record requires an additional tuition fee of $199.00 per credit hour and a $100 registration fee. The tuition and registration fees for academic credit are paid directly to Maximo Nivel. These fees are in addition to Maximo Nivel’s regular program fees.

Academic Credit at Maximo Nivel
Academic Credit at Maximo Nivel

YOUR UNIVERSITY

GET THE CREDIT YOU EARN

At Maximo Nivel, we work directly with many universities and we can help you get credit for your study abroad program. If you enroll in a Semester Abroad, International Internship, Service Learning, or university Spanish course at Maximo Nivel, we provide all the documentation needed to help you receive credit directly from your home institution. It is important you understand your university’s requirements ahead of time and that you work with our Admissions Team to be sure you get the credit you need.

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Study abroad programs are carefully structured to qualify for academic credit. As a study abroad student at Maximo Nivel you must meet certain minimum standards.

Program Requirements
– Attend all classes
– Actively participate in classes and field experiences
– Turn in all required assignments
– Take all required quizzes and exams
– Meet all codes of conduct
– Pay tuition in full

Attendance
Attendance is mandatory. Travel is not an acceptable reason for missing class days. Excused absences require prior authorization from your academic advisor, or in the case of illness, a doctor’s note.

Performance
The success of your study abroad program depends on you and what you make of it. You should expect an academically rigorous program. You should also be ready for unexpected challenges that come with living and studying abroad. These include, but are not limited to, language barriers, home sickness, culture shock, and possibly some minor anxiety. You should also expect significant differences in teaching styles and academic administration, as these will clearly reflect the cultural norms of the country. You are strongly encouraged to take a proactive approach towards your studies.

Plagiarism and Cheating
As an enrolled student, you are expected to uphold high standards of academic integrity. Your work should be your own. You are required to appropriately cite all sources used for written assignments.

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