Costs: ~$2790 for inclusive travel/lodging + ~$470/credit hour tuition (2017 costs are approximate, based on 2016 expenses and estimated increases, and subject to change).
Remoteness, majesty, wildness. An expedition like no other. The wildest of wild. The northernmost of northern. With Dr. Leon Chartrand as your wilderness guide, this excursion is unlike any offered among the Jesuit Colleges and Universities. It is unique because it includes 6 credits towards CORE humanities and General Science electives and, therefore, applies to almost every undergraduate major. It is unique because these kinds of trips are usually reserved for research intensive graduate level programs in geology, ecology, climatology, and biology. Imagine arriving at a Native Alaskan town and taking an air shuttle into the backcountry of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This is an experience of a lifetime. Six days and nights with Xavier professors at a basecamp with a different excursion each day. On this trip, students will gain unparalleled lessons about the human-earth relation. And there will be plenty of time to reflect and journal write on this experience, as the only people we will see are each other.