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Most Wonderful Time of the Year

January Term offers the opportunity for an intensive — and often unusual — three weeks of study to explore something new, take on an internship or study abroad. One Jan Term is included in your tuition, although plenty of McDaniel students keep coming back for more. 

Sample Study Tours

Sample Study Tours

Discovering Berlin
Animating Life
Theatre Festival Experience

Sample On-Campus Offerings

Jan Term Sample On-Campus Offerings

Starting Your Own Business
Coping with Stress
Horror in the Postmodern Age
stress1 January Term:
Stress management 101: The perfect Jan Term class

Peppermint. Lavender. Lemon. Cinnamon. Grapefruit. Bergamot. A cacophony of aromas filled Paul Mazeroff’s Coping with Stress classroom as his purple-gloved students concocted their own stress-relieving inhalers under the watchful eye of aromatherapist-in-training Shannon Jones M.S. ’15.

Anthony Crawley, a sophomore from Baltimore, used a pipette to carefully transfer a few drops of cinnamon oil into his inhaler — a one-dram brown bottle filled with Epsom salts — before topping it off with a few drops of peppermint.

Nearby, junior Psychology major Sydney Palmer settled on lavender and chamomile, while best friends Krystal D’Amato and Paulina Hollinger, both beginning their senior years after transferring to McDaniel a year ago from Frederick Community College, exercise their individuality with totally different recipes.

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