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Textile and Merchandising Field Study
New York City, NY, United States; (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Spring Intersession
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Housing Options: Hostel/Hotel APA Program Type: Summer Programs
Credit Type: LSU courses & credit APA Advisor: Marissa Baham
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New York - NY
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New York is the fashion capital of the U.S., and Intersession in New York allows students to meet with and see some of the major fashion houses in the industry!

Students are exposed to a wide range of career opportunities in the fashion world through appointments with professionals in the field, such as:

  • Textile and apparel designers
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers
  • Buying offices
  • Trade associations
  • Forecasting agencies
  • Museums
While staying in Mid-town, students are centrally located in the vibrant heart of New York City, within minutes of the subway.

Dates & Costs

Start Date End Date Program Fee LSU Tuition & Fees 
(Undergraduate, 3 hours)
May 19 May 26 $2,700 instate: $1,207
out of state: $2,006

2015 group shotProgram Fee Includes

  • Housing at the Hotel Edison
  • Roundtrip airfare 
  • Shuttle to/from the airport in NYC
  • Ground transportation in New York
  • Fieldtrips and cultural events

Program Fee Does NOT Include

Tuition: you must pay tuition and fees for all courses you take through LSU.  The tuition and fees you pay are based on whether or not you are a resident of Louisiana.  

If you are an out of state student, you will pay out of state tuition and fees for courses taken through LSU, including the course on the Intersession in New York program.  

Meals and Spending Money: You should plan to pay for meals and additional expenditures, such as snacks, souvenirs, and outings wth friends. Students are advised to budget $500 for meals.


intersessionstuff In order to participate in the program, you must meet the prerequisites for TAM 3030.  Please consult the LSU General Catalog for course description and prerequisites. 

Although not a prerequisite of the course, participants are encouraged to complete TAM 2045 before the start of the New York program.

Registering for your course: APA will register you for TAM 3030.  Once you fill out and submit your participant agreement and your medical disclosure form through the online study abroad portal, you don't need to do anything else.  We will take care of your registration for you.  You will be able to see the course on your spring intersession schedule, through myLSU. 

Fee bills: Fee bills, which will contain both the tuition/fees for the course and the rest of the program fee, will be available through myLSU in late April and are due in early May (exact dates TBD by the Registrar).
Course Description Credit Awarded
TAM 3030 Field Studies in Textile, Apparel, and Merchandising 3 credit hours



April 14 10:00am Parents' Orientation (143 Coates Hall)
April 20  Spring intersession fee bills available via myLSU
May 2 Spring intersession fee bills due
May 16 class on campus at LSU (9:00am - 3:00pm)
May 17 class on campus at LSU (9:00am - 3:00pm)
May 18 class on campus at LSU (9:00am - 3:00pm)
May 19 New York
May 20 New York
May 21 New York
May 22 New York
May 23 New York
May 24 New York
May 25 New York
May 26 New York
May 27 return to New Orleans
May 28 class on campus at LSU (9:00am - 3:00pm)
May 29 class on campus at LSU (9:00am - 3:00pm)

Please note: Itinerary is subject to change based on budget and/or availability.


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Casey Stannard Textiles, Apparel, Design, and Merchandising Casey Stannard

Eligibility & Withdrawal


In order to be eligible for the program, you must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.3 (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate students)
  • Completion of minimum 45 hours
  • Be at least 18 years old by the first day of the program
  • Not be on disciplinary or scholastic probation
  • While not required, students are encouraged to take TAM 2045 prior to enrolling

NOTE: This program is open to students from all disciplines. Qualified applications from other insitutions are also welcome.

Application Deadline
December 1, 2017

Although the application deadline is December 1, you are advised to register early in order to secure a spot in the program. The program will fill on a first come, first served basis from those who meet the eligibility requirements.

Deposit: A $500 deposit will be placed on your LSU billing statement at the time that you apply to the program. 

The $500 deposit is nonrefundable after December 1, 2017.

Payment Deadlines: the $500 deposit is put on your billing statement and is due at the time that the charge appears.  The rest of the program fee (minus the $500 deposit) and the tuition/fees for the courses will appear on your spring intersession fee bill.  Those fee bills are available via myLSU on April 21 and are due on May 3.

If you withdraw from the program: After December 1, you will be responsible for making payments on your study abroad program, even if you do not go on the program. The amount that you will owe is based on the date on which you withdraw. The schedule of payments for withdrawals is:

Date Withdrawal Costs
Withdrawal after December 1, 2017 $500 deposit is non-refundable
Withdrawal after January 12, 2018 $500 deposit and $1,000 payment will be paid
Withdrawal after February 9, 2018 $500 deposit and remaining program fee will be paid

Parents: Have questions about the study abroad process?  Want to ask questions?  We have a Facebook group just for parents of students going on our summer programs!  Join us here.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.