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Kasteel Well

How to Apply to the Kasteel Well Program

Students must apply one year in advance of study at Kasteel Well.

Online applications for Kasteel Well Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 will be available on September 1, 2014. The deadline to apply will be November 1, 2014.

Incoming freshman who want to attend the castle program during their sophomore year must submit an application between September 1st and November 1st, 2014.

Apply to the Kasteel Well Summer 2015 Program. The online application for the Kasteel Well Summer 2015 Program will be available November 2014.

  1. Participants are chosen by random lottery within each major to maintain appropriate representation from each department. Honors students are selected by random lottery in a separate applicant pool. Submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance. Applicants should receive notification of their acceptance status within one month of the application deadline.

  2. Applicants may apply for only one term: Applying for both fall and spring at the same time is not an option. Make certain you apply for the correct term, as changing terms at a later date will put you at the bottom of the wait list for that term.
  3. Honors Students: You can only apply for the fall term of your sophomore year.
  4. Musical Theatre majors: You are no longer eligible to attend the Kasteel Well Program.
  5. Qualifications: Students must be in good academic standing with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher and have no social sanctions against them.
  6. New Freshmen: The system will automatically upload your academic information. After the conclusion of the fall term, applications will be reviewed.
  7. Juniors and Seniors: Juniors and Seniors are both eligible to attend the program and are encouraged to apply. However, you should be aware that many of the classes offered are 200 & 300-level general education courses. Please discuss this option with your academic advisor to ensure that your degree requirements will be met.
  8. Program Deposit: Upon approval to attend, a nonrefundable and nontransferable program deposit of $300 is required. Spaces are not held for applicants, even approved applicants, without a confirmation deposit.
  9. Room and Board: Housing is mandatory. Students are housed in single, double, triple, and quad rooms. Rooms are assigned according to seniority. There is also a mandatory 14-meal-per-week food plan. A $50 room/damage deposit is required. There is no meal service on Fridays and Saturdays.

Non-U.S., Non-E.U. Applicants

Due to recent and more strict application of Dutch immigration rules, non-U.S. and non-E.U. citizens may encounter difficulties obtaining an appropriate visa. All non-E.U. international applicants should contact the Director of International Study and External Programs or the Dutch Consulate in their home country for further information about visa restrictions.