• Cross Borders and Boundaries with MUNDO Cross Borders and Boundaries with MUNDO
  • Engage with Pop Life - Canadian Style Engage with Pop Life - Canadian Style
  • Explore Canada's Indigenous Roots Explore Canada's Indigenous Roots
  • Learn from Stories of Freedom at the Border Learn from Stories of Freedom at the Border
  • Serve, Learn, and Lead across Borders Serve, Learn, and Lead across Borders

The Toronto Experience 2024

May 6-13, 2024 (Buxton and Greater Toronto, Ontario (Canada) area)

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of MUNDO’s first international educational road trip, MUNDO in collaboration with the Second Year Transformational Experience Program (STEP) and the Black Student Association presents The MUNDO Toronto Experience 2024-Beyond Borders and Boundaries: Creating Space, Defining Place, and Making Connections

This exciting new 8-day learning opportunity will provide participants with a unique road trip opportunity that will allow them to explore who they are at home and abroad, learn about the multicultural histories and legacies of one of Canada's most diverse and multicultural urban communities, and to engage in active development of strategies that promote positive change at home and abroad. 

Travel Notes:

Departure for Toronto, Ontario (Canada):

  • The group will depart for Toronto on Monday, May 6, 2024, at 8:30 AM (after bus pick-ups from the Ohio Union 

Return from Toronto:

  • The group will depart Toronto at 9 AM on Tuesday, May 13, 2024, and return to campus by 6 PM.


  • Passports will be required for participants who are non-Canadian citizens or permanent residents (non-U.S. students may also require additional identification and documentation) 

Learning Outcomes and Goals

Active participants in the MUNDO Toronto May Experience 2024 will  be able to:

  • Identify strategies for working collaboratively with others to achieve a common purpose related to service (MOVING THROUGH) 
  • Will discuss the benefits and challenges of identifying, exploring, and examining a diversity of ideas, viewpoints, and values for life. (MOVING OUT) 

What's Included in the Experience

This year’s experience will include roundtrip bus transportation to Toronto, accommodations and breakfasts at the University of Toronto, a subway pass for the entire stay in Toronto, a ticket to a local Arts event, multicultural tours of Toronto and surrounding areas, group exploration time, and nontraditional discovery opportunities focused on exploring the challenges and opportunities related exploring ways to “create space, define place, and make connections.”

Participation Requirements


Participants will next need to complete the Toronto Experience application by Monday, January 22, 2024

  • The application will be available beginning Monday, December 4, 2023
  • Selection to the program will be based on active status with MUNDO, PASS/BOLD, an Involved Living Organization, and the completion of essay questions focused on what participants plan to contribute to the experience as well as get out it in terms of service, learning, and leadership skill and knowledge development.


  • Participants selected to participate in the Toronto Experience will be notified by Friday, February 2, 2024

Cost (Broken into 3 payments-deposit, first and final payments)

  • $550 for Active MUNDO, PASS/BOLD, and Involved Living Organization Members 
  • $895 for Non-Active MUNDO, PASS/BOLD, and Involved Living Organization Members
  • $1800 for Second-Year Transformational Experience Program Fellowship recipients

Pre-Departure Meeting

  • All Participants are required to attend a Pre-Departure informational meeting on Monday, April 15, 2024, at 8:00 PM (Location TBD)

For More Information

Attend any of these OPTIONAL Informational Sessions

  • Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 6:30 PM on Carmen Zoom- Virtual (Use the Toronto Virtual Information Session Link to join online)
    • Meeting ID: 997 0625 1304
    • Password: 092227
  • Monday, January 29, 2024 at 6:00 PM (Location TBD) 

Visit the MUNDO May Experience 2024 Participant Resource Website 

Contact Julius Mayo at mayo.2@osu.edu