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Short-Term Programs


The Short-term Programs at Saginaw Valley State University are dedicated to providing students with high-quality experiences that help develop the knowledge and skills they need to become productive and successful members of a global community. Our short-term programs always include opportunities for students to engage in American culture and conversation.  The programs can frequently be customized to fit the unique goals of the students and their sending organization. The unique combination of classroom experience and cultural exploration ensures the students a deeper understanding of another culture and enables them to gain new, global perspectives. 


  1. Customized programs to meet the needs of students
  2. Many authentic opportunities to interact with Americans and their culture
  3. A variety of cultural and natural activities unique to Michigan and the Midwest region of USA
  4. Award-winning housing and access to university resources and state-of-the-art recreational facilities.
  5. Personal attention and interaction with the staff and students of Saginaw Valley State University; this includes pick up and drop off at local airport as well as a weekly shopping trip to local market.

Culture Immersion Activity Options