Academic Affairs

The Washington Semester

Under an agreement with The American University in Washington, D.C., Hendrix College participates in the Washington Semester Program. Students selected to study under this program spend one of their final five semesters in Washington and are enrolled at The American University. This program affords students opportunity to continue their college education while observing the operation of government and international agencies in the nation’s capital. The experience is pre-approved for Odyssey Professional and Leadership Development credit. Detailed information may be obtained from Peter Gess in the Odyssey office or by visiting