Hollins Abroad Paris operates a distinctive study abroad program in Paris, near the famed Luxembourg Gardens. Sited in Reid Hall, the classes are taught by French faculty, all in French. Students choose from courses in politics, art, history, literature, theatre, film, architecture and French language. All students reside in private homes in central Paris. RC students may use their financial aid to enroll in the Paris program for one semester, and they must have a 3.0 gpa with a minimum of intermediate French language skills (French 202). The cost, equal to a semester at Roanoke College, covers all meals, homestay, metro passes, and two weekend excursions.