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Program Details

Students will examine the internetworking's of a global governance and processes, policy generation and implementation for sustainable change and gain direct experiences on the international ground of the United Nations. They will also gain insider perspectives and have direct contact with policy makers and global professionals. They will experience NYC, tours, and other guided activities to connect and unpack global issues addressed by the UN and Commission on the Status of Women.


  • Students must interview with Dr. Speicher to ensure that they are equipped to travel across the country and undergo rigorous academic study and schedule. Students may also be enrolled in WGS 4900, which will be a powerful supplement to the study abroad trip. Students should be a minimum of 18 years old. Those with special dietary needs should discuss their requirements with Dr. Speicher before traveling.


  • New York City, New York

Program Dates:

March 12, 2019 – March 16, 2019


Cost: $950 (Flight not included)

Deposit: $500

Pay deposit and all payments to the Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning in person or pay over the phone with a credit card at (801) 626-6600. Please, do not pay on campus, all payments need to be made at the Hurst Center.


Please attend the pre-departure meetings!

March 1st: Pre-trip meeting
March 12th: Fly out and arrive in NYC
Check into hotel, have dinner, plan logistics
March 13th: Receive UN pass and tour grounds
Attend sessions and events
March 14th: Travel to UN; attend events, and evening panel sessions
March 16th: Travel to UN, attend sessions until noon, and fly back to Utah

Academic Courses

Students may enroll the following credit hours:

  • POLS 4920 (2)
  • WGS 4900 (3)

Program Directors

Dr. Stephanie Speicher has led this trip with several students to previous CSW events and to New York City in March 2017.

Trip Cancellations

If the trip is canceled, all participants will be refunded. Any refunds for withdrawals from the program will be determined by the Study Abroad Director according to the recoverability of incurred costs and fees and according to the Continuing Education Policy. Once the group leaves all costs are non-refundable in their entirety. Dates & process may change. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of any such changes by staying in contact with the program director.

Any questions feel free to contact the Study Abroad Office at (801) 626-8155 or by calling the Continuing Education Office at (801) 626-6600.