IFE India Spring 2018

Start Time and City:

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in New Delhi
    February 14th: Check into hotel (TBD). Meet in hotel’s lobby at 6pm. Group dinner to follow.

End Time and City:

Friday, February 23, 2018 in Delhi

Primary Trip Segments

  • Your CLiGS faculty lead will provide this information approximately two months prior to the India program’s start date.

Faculty Lead:

Bruce Hull

Program Description

Trip Duration:

10 days and 9 nights

Itinerary Overview

Your CLiGS faculty lead will provide this information approximately two months prior to the IFE program’s start date.

Important Deadlines

  • Before December 1, 2017: submit your Student Information Form
  • Before December 8, 2017: share your health information form with CLI
  • Before December 8, 2017: submit 500 USD program deposit
  • Before December 8, 2017: register with Virginia Tech’s Global Education Office
  • Before December 22, 2017: submit first half program balance
  • Before January 12, 2018: share your int’l flight itinerary with CLI
  • Before January 17, 2018: submit final half program balance

IFE India Spring 2018 To-Do List

IMPORTANT: please read this entire page carefully.

In preparation for your IFE in India, please complete each of the following steps at your earliest convenience. As CLI is an official CLiGS partner and helps manage enrollment and logistical needs for the IFE International Residency, please feel free to contact CLI anytime at 888-781-8383 or email our Director of Enrollment at nancy@studycli.org if you have questions regarding the enrollment process.
  1. Complete CLI’s Student Information Form
    Please complete our Student Information Form as soon as possible, but no later than December 1, 2017. When completing the form, “Your program is titled “CLiGS IFE INDIA February 2018”. Be sure to enter information exactly as it appears on your passport. In the days and weeks after you submit this form, you will receive several important emails from CLI in preparation for your program. Please be on the lookout for these emails and stay up to date on CLI and CLiGS requests.
  2. Secure your passport
    If you do not have a passport, please apply for one immediately. If you do have a passport, double check that its expiration date is at least six months after the end of your upcoming IFE. If your passport’s expiration date is within six months of your IFE end date, please renew your passport immediately. If you have not given your passport number to CLI, please do so once you receive your new passport.
  3. Submit your IFE India Spring 2018 deposit
    In order to secure your space in this IFE, please click the link below to submit your 500 USD non-refundable deposit by December 8, 2017. Please note that in order to submit your deposit, you must first complete CLI’s Student Information Form (step 1 above) and confirm that you have reviewed and accept the Liability Agreement the Program Refund Policy, and the CLiGS policy regarding non-enrolled travel companions (step 4 below). Please use our secure and convenient online payment system (secured by Stripe) to submit your IFE deposit.
    Submit IFE Deposit
  4. Read and accept key policies regarding CLiGS Global Programs
    Please submit the VT and CLiGS Key Policies Form before submitting your program deposit. This step must be completed before you submit your deposit in step 3, due December 8, 2017.
  5. Register with Virginia Tech’s Global Education Office and submit all required forms
    Visit the website of Virginia Tech’s Global Education Office. In the top right corner of the page, click on “VT CAS Login.” Once you are registered in the system you will have access to a list of required forms and information to submit to the Global Education Office, including a scanned, color copy of your passport, emergency contact information, and electronic signatures on key policies. Ensure that you have signed and submitted all required forms and information. Your registration needs to be submitted by December 8, 2017.
  6. Purchase your international airfare and complete CLI’s Flight Form
    Group transportation will be arranged for those students who will be arriving to New Delhi on February 13th and 14th. When booking your flights, if possible, schedule your itinerary so that your connecting flight is in Dubai. From Dubai, you can take Emirates 516 to New Delhi. This flight arrives New Delhi just before 3PM. After purchasing your international airfare, please share your flight information with CLI by completing this international flight form by the date noted under “Important Deadlines” above.
  7. Complete CLiGS and CLI’s Medical Allergies and Dietary Restrictions Form
    Please complete our medical allergies and dietary restrictions form upon reading this prompt. It’s important that your travel logistics providers have access to information regarding any medical allergies you may have or other medical considerations of which we should be aware. Please also use this opportunity to inform us of your dietary restrictions (if any).
  8. Submit the first installment of your program balance
    The first installment of your program balance of 1,400 USD (half of the 2,800 USD remaining program fee, which is the 3,300 USD less your 500 USD deposit from step 3 above) is due by December 22, 2017. Please use our secure and convenient online payment system (secured by Stripe) to submit this balance.
    Submit First Installment
  9. Stay current on important travel information
    Make sure you have thoroughly reviewed health and safety information from both the CDC and the U.S. State Department well in advance of your departure to India.
  10. Secure your your e-Visa to enter India
    Indian Visas can be applied for through India’s e-TOURIST VISA (e-TV) Application System. Although visa requirements vary from country to country, citizens of the USA require a visa to enter India. Please thoroughly review India’s visa policies at least two months prior to your IFE’s commencement date and secure your visa as needed.
  11. Submit your remaining program balance
    Your remaining program balance of 1,400 USD is due by January 17, 2018. Please use our secure and convenient online payment system (secured by Stripe) to submit this balance.
    Submit Remaining Balance