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Thank you for your interest in the trip to Honduras. It will take place from 4/13/2024 until 4/21/2024. During this experience, College of Medicine students will be caring for patients in Santa Ana, a rural community in Honduras. 

Each participating student is required to review and acknowledge their responsibilities in preparation for the trip.

Honduras Brigade Frequently Asked Questions


Who is going to book travel?

  • The College of Medicine will book the travel (contact to be determined)

How much do I have to pay?

  • The total cost is $1550; however, the College of Medicine will cover $250. Therefore, you will be responsible for $1300.
  • Please note that this will paid in two phases.
  • Phase 1: The initial deposit of $50 is due on January 12, 2024 at 11:59 P.M.
  • Phase 2: The remaining balance of $1250 is due on January 26, 2024 at 11:59 P.M. For flexibility and convenience, options to pay the $1250 balance are available in the following formats:
    • Option 1: a single payment of $1250
    • Option 2: two payments of $625
    • Important: the full, remaining $1250 balance is due on January 26, 2024 regardless of the option chosen.

What does this cover?

  • This will cover your plane ticket, housing, ground transportation, and most meals.

What is not covered?

  • You will be responsible for paying for incidentals, travel insurance, some meals, pre-trip vaccinations / medications / testing, and personal items.

When is the last day to pay?

  • A non-refundable $50 deposit must be paid by January 12, 2024 at 11:59 P.M. to reserve your spot. No exceptions.
  • The remaining balance of $1250 must be paid by January 26, 2024 at 11:59 P.M., or your spot will be forfeited. No exceptions.

What if I can no longer go after submitting a payment?

  • The $50 deposit is non-refundable. Whether you receive an additional refund will depend on the circumstances of your withdrawal and airline policies.

What steps do I need to complete to reserve my spot on the trip?

  • Please complete the steps in the table below. Also, please note that you will need to pay a non-refundable deposit of $50 by 11:59 PM on 1/12/2024. These deposits will allow us to determine how many seats on the plane we need to reserve. The full payment (an additional $1250) is due by 11:59 PM on 1/26/2024.
  • Finally, to attend the trip, you need a passport that expires after 10/2024. To renew or obtain a new passport, please contact the UH Passport Office immediately, as this process can take several months.


Due Date

Submit $50 non-refundable deposit


Submit forms for Payment Works and Concur


Complete UH forms (you will receive instructions from Learning Abroad)

  • Faculty-Led Travel Acknowledgment
  • Image Release Authorization
  • Passport Information
  • Release and Indemnification Form 
  • Student Conduct Abroad Form 
  • Voluntary Health Disclosure Form


Submit remaining $1250 trip fee