Oaxaca Enrollment Information 2020

Congratulations on being selected to travel on the Oaxaca: Language and Culture travel program! This trip is dedicated to improving your Spanish language skills, while deepening your appreciation for the language and Mexican culture. Your demonstrated school citizenship, passion for the language, and enthusiasm for learning more about other cultures suggest you will be a great addition to this trip!

Enrollment Process:

  1. Review the resources to make an informed decision
    • Once you have read the resources, please contact us if you decide NOT to enroll your student.
  2. Complete the enrollment paperwork
    • Please note: You will have to print, upload, and mail paperwork as part of this process. Thank you in advance!
  3. Complete payment

1. Review Resources to Make an Informed Decision

As you and your family consider your enrollment, please consult the following resources.

  • Review updated itinerary: Visit the Oaxaca Trip Page
  • Oaxaca, Mexico 2020 Travel Medicine Advisory Letter from Dr. Bryant Benson, Medical Director of Deerfield Academy
  • CDC and State Department briefings on Mexico (A PDF of the CDC page from November 14 can be downloaded here, if you would prefer)
  • Information about International SOS (ISOS), our travel medicine and security services provider
    • If you would like to speak with a medical or security professional at ISOS about the trip, please contact the CSGC.
  • Program notes: This trip conflicts with the June 6 SAT and June 13 ACT; students will not be able to take either exam if enrolled on the trip. Please contact your college advisor for testing questions.

2. Complete Enrollment Paperwork

Once you have considered the above information with your parent/guardian and have decided to enroll, please download and complete with your parent/guardian the following forms, if you and your parent/guardian agree to all terms.

If you are choosing not to enroll, please let the Center for Service and Global Citizenship know as soon as possible.

All forms must be submitted by December 9.

1. Download Forms:

2. Scan & Upload:

Once completed, please scan the following:

  • Deerfield Waiver (Please Note: original with student & parent/guardian signatures needs to be mailed in as well)
  • A color copy of your student Passport

To securely upload forms, please choose from the following:

Parent/Guardian secure upload (Please use your parent/guardian DAinfo username and password to login)

DA Employee Parent/Guardian secure upload (Please use your parent/guardian DAinfo username and password to login)

4. Mail Forms:

Once previous steps have been completed, please mail the following original copies with ink signatures:

  • Deerfield Waiver: Deerfield Academy’s Agreement, Waiver, and Release of Liability Form for Oaxaca
  • Travel Health Questionnaire

Mail to:

The Center for Service and Global Citizenship
Deerfield Academy
7 Boyden Ln
Deerfield, MA 01342

3. Complete Payment:

A non-refundable trip deposit, paid by check or wire transfer is due by December 9. Please see the invitation email for specific payment information, or contact the Center for Service and Global Citizenship Office with questions.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Center for Service and Global Citizenship via email globalstudies@deerfield.edu or phone: 413-774-1435.



This page contains enrollment information for students who have been selected for one of our 2020 trips. If you are interested in other Global Studies programs or future travel opportunities, please contact the The Center for Service and Global Citizenship.