The New York Study Away Maymester Program offers fashion merchandising and furnishings and interiors students an action-packed schedule. Through professional visits, students learn about e-commerce, digital marketing, trend analysis, brand conceptualization and sustainable fashion practices. They familiarize themselves with various fashion auxiliary services, the best practices of social media use in the fashion industry and about launching fashion startups, among many others. Students will also have the opportunity to meet designers of global design houses, stylists, makeup artists, runway models etc. Additionally, they attend a Broadway show, visit the Metropolitan Museum’s fashion exhibit and explore New York’s vibrant fashion and retail environment. After the visits, students have the opportunity to explore New York and do some shopping as well.
Students sign up for TXMI 5710 for 3 undergraduate credits or TXMI 7710 3 for graduate credits.
- 15 corporate visits
- 6-night stay at a hotel in the Times Square area
- Airfare is not included
$1,100 + airfare
First deposit of $150 is due to OGE on Monday, January 11, 2021.
*If NYC is open with normal business activity, but there is deemed to be too much risk and UGA makes the decision to cancel, non-refundable payments will not be returned.
**If a student becomes sick with COVID on the week of trip and can't go, then non-refundable payments will not be returned. If they become sick on the trip, they would also be liable for additional, personal costs (i.e. hotel, medication, food, etc).
***If City and State officials deem it unsafe with NYC businesses closing completely/if the trip is absolutely not feasible, with another pandemic event, natural disaster or terrorist attack, then a full refund granted of non-refundable payments will be granted.
Virtual Information Sessions
- September 23rd, Wednesday at 6 p.m. (https://zoom.us/j/4638123183)
- October 6th, Tuesday at 6 p.m.
- November 17th, Tuesday at 6 p.m.