According to a press release from the University, UL Lafayette will cancel its study abroad program in Italy for the Summer 2020 semester.

This decision comes as the school continues to monitor the ongoing situation concerning COVID-19.

Study abroad programs in England and Costa Rica will not be affected.

Students who were scheduled to travel to Italy for the Study Abroad Program will receive full refunds.

The University will continue to work closely with the Louisiana Office of Public Health and the CDC for guidance moving forward.

Updates will be provided as needed via University email, official social media accounts and at


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